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We found 50 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Medicare near Mineola, NY.

Dr. Michael Frank Kirschner, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
99 Hillside Avenue; Suite Z
Williston Park, NY
 

Dr. Michael Kirschner works as a psychologist. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, life transitions, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Kirschner honors Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He is conversant in German. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Carol Gottlieb Noble, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
185 Roslyn Road; Suite 2
Roslyn Heights, NY
 

Dr. Carol Noble is a psychologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Noble honors. She is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Social Work, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
8 Barstow Road; Apartment 3 B
Great Neck, NY
 

Ms. Deborah Ross is a social worker, counselor, and addiction therapist. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, suicide, and interpersonal psychotherapy. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Dr. George H Northrup, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
77-10 Hewlett Street
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. George Northrup works as a psychologist in New Hyde Park, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Northrup include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Northrup accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
935 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Fugen Neziroglu specializes in psychology. She is conversant in Spanish. Her areas of expertise include the following: body dysmorphic disorder, depression, and community health issues. Dr. Neziroglu is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital. She accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Neziroglu welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Jonathan M Jackson, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
Adelphi University
Garden City, NY
 

Dr. Jonathan Jackson works as a psychologist. Dr. Jackson's clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. He is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
142 Mineola Avenue 2f
Roslyn Heights, NY
 

Dr. Nina Goldman is a psychologist in Roslyn Heights, NY. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and Oxford Health Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Goldman accepts. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
585 Plandome Road; Suite 106
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Richard Zweig's area of specialization is psychology. Dr. Zweig's areas of expertise include the following: geriatric consultation, depression, and life transitions. He takes Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Gayle Rockmore Berg, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
70 Glen Cove Road; Suite 209
Roslyn Hts, NY
 

Dr. Gayle Berg works as a psychologist and counselor in Roslyn Heights, NY. Dr. Berg's areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and infertility. She honors ValueOptions, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare insurance. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Sherry Henig, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
142 Mineola Avenue; Suite 2i
Roslyn Heights, NY
 

Dr. Sherry Henig's specialty is psychology. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: behavior therapy, adjustment disorders, and infidelity issues. Dr. Henig is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Robert M Cristal, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
37 Shelter Lane
Roslyn Heights, NY
 

Dr. Robert Cristal's specialty is psychology. Dr. Cristal's clinical interests include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Aetna, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Richard Wallace Koffler
Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
626 Rxr Plaza; 6th Floor Suite: 663
Uniondale, NY
 

Mr. Richard Koffler practices counseling and addiction therapy. Areas of expertise for Mr. Koffler include alcohol abuse, depression, and adjustment disorders. Anthem, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Koffler honors. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
142 Mineola Avenue
Roslyn Heights, NY
 

Dr. Elaine Dinitz is a group therapist, family therapist, and psychologist in Roslyn Heights, NY and Manhasset, NY. Her areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and grief. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and Group Health Incorporated (GHI). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Dinitz's office for an appointment.

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Dr. R Phillip Phillip Colon, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
300 Old Country Road; Suite 91
Mineola, NY
 

Dr. R. Colon practices psychology. His clinical interests include depression, geriatric consultation, and life transitions. He is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. Dr. Colon has an open panel.

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Specializes in Psychology
25517 Northern Boulevard; Suite B1
Little Neck, NY
 

Dr. Jerold Gold is a psychologist in Little Neck, NY and Great Neck, NY. Dr. Gold's clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and infertility. He accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and Group Health Incorporated (GHI), in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Dustin Kahoud, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychoanalysis, Addiction Therapy
500 Old Country Road; Suite 301
Garden City, NY
 

Dr. Dustin Kahoud's areas of specialization are psychology, psychoanalysis, and addiction therapy. His areas of expertise include alcohol abuse, crisis intervention, and infidelity issues. Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kahoud accepts. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

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What is Depression?

Everyone knows what it feels like to get the blues once in a while. But depression is a serious illness that is more severe than a bad day and lasts much longer. Symptoms of depression stop a person from being able to function and enjoy daily activities for weeks or months at a time. It can happen to anyone, and it isn’t something that people can control by force of will or “snap out of.”

Some common symptoms of depression include:
  • Feeling sad, guilty, empty or hopeless
  • Fatigue and a lack of energy and motivation
  • A loss of pleasure in activities that were previously enjoyed
  • Unusual sleep or eating habits
  • “Mental fog” -- trouble concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
  • Physical aches and pains
  • Suicidal thoughts or a preoccupation with death

We don’t yet know what causes depression, but it’s thought that it is a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and social influences. Because of this, the most effective treatments for depression combine medication with psychotherapy. Therapy, especially cognitive-behavioral therapy, can be extremely helpful in resolving the negative thoughts and feelings that come with depression. It gives patients new tools that they can use themselves to cope when their depression is making them feel down.

Some of the common medications used to treat depression include antidepressants such as SSRI’s (Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft) or atypical antidepressants (Cymbalta, Wellbutrin). It’s important to remember that these medications have different effects on everybody, and no one medication works right for everyone. You may have to try a couple before finding the one that works just right for you. If the first medication you try doesn’t work, don’t give up, and talk to your doctor about trying something else. In extreme cases where medication is not enough, electro-convulsive therapy and hospitalization may be the answer to keeping a severely depressed person safe.

Depression is a difficult illness to deal with, but it is more common than you’d think and there are many people who can help. With the right treatment, you can get back to fully enjoying your life again.