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We found 49 providers with an interest in mood disorders near Piscataway, NJ.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Psychosomatic Medicine
74 Brunswick Woods Drive
East Brunswick, NJ
 

Dr. Tamer Wassef's specialties are addiction psychiatry, addiction medicine, and psychosomatic medicine. He practices in Belleville, NJ, Newark, NJ, and Jersey City, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wassef include gender identity, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and domestic abuse. Dr. Wassef honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Independence Blue Cross, and Cigna. He studied medicine at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Meharry Medical College for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Clara Maass Medical Center, and Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders, postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Marion Rollings, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Counseling, Child Psychology, Addiction Therapy
1st Floor, Office 1; 236 West High Street
Bound Brook, NJ
 

Dr. Marion Rollings works as a family therapist, cognitive therapist, and counselor. Dr. Rollings's areas of expertise include the following: body dysmorphic disorder, phobias, and developmental disabilities. She honors Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders, postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Frederick Rotgers, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
32 Brunswick Avenue
Metuchen, NJ
 

Dr. Frederick Rotgers' specialty is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Rotgers include depression, behavior therapy, and life transitions. He honors Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Rotgers's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Behavior Therapy, Education Consultation, Substance Abuse, Anger Management, Coaching, ... (Read more)

Hal Jordan Ketofsky, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
688a Nassau Street
North Brunswick, NJ
 

Mr. Hal Ketofsky is a family therapist, psychologist, and counselor. His areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and suicide. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Mr. Ketofsky accepts WellPoint, Coventry, and First Health, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Suicide, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Margaret E Nichols, PhD
Specializes in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Psychotherapy
1119 Raritan Avenue; Office 1
Highland Park, NJ
 

Dr. Margaret Nichols is a social worker, psychologist, and counselor in Jersey City, NJ, Highland Park, NJ, and Freehold, NJ. Dr. Nichols's areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and phobias. She takes Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Feminist Therapy, ... (Read more)

Sally Roberta Wolberg
Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
150 Lake Avenue
Metuchen, NJ
 

Ms. Sally Wolberg works as a counselor and addiction therapist. Areas of expertise for Ms. Wolberg include alcohol abuse, depression, and life transitions. New patients are welcome to contact Ms. Wolberg's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Eclectic Therapy, Adjustment Disorders, Phobias, Grief, Substance Abuse, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christine Louise Barsa Del Alcazar, MSW, PhD
Specializes in Social Work
6 Voorhees Road
New Brunswick, NJ
 

Dr. Christine Barsa Del Alcazar's specialty is social work. Her areas of expertise include depression, life transitions, and stress management. On average, patients gave Dr. Barsa Del Alcazar a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Psychodynamic Therapy, Family Issues, Life Transitions, Stress Management, ... (Read more)

Judith Cohen Oshinsky, MS
Specializes in Social Work
320 Raritan Avenue; Suite 303b
Highland Park, NJ
 

Ms. Judith Oshinsky practices social work. These areas are among her clinical interests: body dysmorphic disorder, phobias, and dissociative disorders. She takes Aetna and Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Grief, Psychodynamic ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey H Axelbank, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
727 Raritan Avenue
Highland Park, NJ
 

Dr. Jeffrey Axelbank is a psychologist in Highland Park, NJ. His areas of expertise include depression, domestic abuse, and dissociative disorders. Dr. Axelbank accepts the following insurance: Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Neglect, Education, Group ... (Read more)

Insung Park, MS
Specializes in Acupuncture
402 Main Street; #207
Metuchen, NJ
 

Mr. Insung Park specializes in acupuncture. Mr. Park's areas of expertise include the following: menstrual disorders, cancer supportive care, and migraine. In addition to English, he speaks Korean.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Dr. Robert A Karlin, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
Rutgers University Psychology Department 53 Avenue E; Room 101
Piscataway, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Karlin works as a psychologist. Dr. Karlin's areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, behavior therapy, and behavioral disorders. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), bipolar disorder

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Behavior Therapy, Behavioral Disorders, Phobias, Seasonal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
15 Calvin Place
Metuchen, NJ
 

Ms. Sharon Evancio's specialty is counseling. These areas are among her clinical interests: alcohol abuse, depression, and behavior therapy. Ms. Evancio honors Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Dr. Deirdre Anne Kramer, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
320 Raritan Avenue; Suite 303b
Highland Park, NJ
 

Dr. Deirdre Kramer specializes in psychology. These areas are among Dr. Kramer's clinical interests: depression, infertility, and phobias. She is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Infertility, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Men's Health Issues, Feminist Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mary Dess Laney, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
296 Amboy Avenue
Metuchen, NJ
 

Dr. Mary Laney's specialty is psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Self-Pay/Uninsured are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Laney takes. Dr. Laney is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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Caroline B Goldberg, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
320 Raritan Avenue; Suite 307 B
Highland Park, NJ
 

Ms. Caroline Goldberg works as a social worker in Wayne, NJ and Highland Park, NJ. These areas are among Ms. Goldberg's clinical interests: domestic abuse, infertility, and suicide. She takes Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders, postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Infertility, Suicide, Domestic Abuse, Intimacy Issues, Grief, Men's Health Issues, Life ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
47 Raritan Avenue; Suite 2a
Highland Park, NJ
 

Dr. Maureen Hudak works as a psychologist in Highland Park, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hudak include depression, humanistic psychotherapy, and dissociative disorders. She accepts the following insurance: Humana, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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What are Mood Disorders?

Mood disorders are mental illnesses that primarily impact a person’s feelings, or mood. A person with a mood disorder might have primarily negative or primarily positive feelings, or maybe very few feelings at all. They might cycle back and forth from feeling unusually down to feeling on top of the world. Mood disorders are challenging to live with and frequently misunderstood, but they are also treatable. The two main mood disorders are depression and bipolar disorder.

In depression, people feel unusually sad, empty, hopeless, or unhappy. They may have low self-esteem, a lack of energy, and little interest in the world around them. They may have trouble sleeping and eating regularly. Everyone feels blue now and then, but depression is different. It is much more intense than a typical down day. It lasts much longer, and it interferes with people’s ability to do the things they normally do. At its worst, depression can even lead to thoughts of suicide.

Bipolar disorder sometimes feels like depression. But a person with bipolar disorder cycles through periods of depressed mood and elevated mood, or mania. Mania is like the opposite of depression. Manic people might feel invincible and unusually happy. They might talk or move quickly and not need very much sleep. They might spend too much, eat too much, gamble, or engage in risky and impulsive behavior. In severe cases, they may even hear voices or hallucinate. There is a subset of bipolar disorder called bipolar II, with typical depression symptoms but a milder form of mania, called hypomania. Hypomania includes many of the feelings of full mania but fewer of the risky and dangerous behaviors. Approximately six million Americans suffer from bipolar disorder. It tends to run in families, but the exact cause is still not well known.

There are several effective treatments available for mood disorders, including medications and talk therapy. Not every treatment will work for every person, so it sometimes takes time to find the right fit. A good mental health professional can help.