We found 49 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Medicare near Scarsdale, NY.

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Dr. Pablo Sanchez-Barranco, MD
Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Psychotherapy
21 Bloomingdale Road; Newyork - Presbyterian/westchester Division
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Pablo Sanchez-Barranco practices addiction psychiatry and psychotherapy. He graduated from the University of Seville Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: alcohol abuse, depression, and psychosis. Dr. Sanchez-Barranco is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Sanchez-Barranco is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include VA NY Harbor Health Care System, Weill Cornell Medicine, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester Division.

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Dr. Victoria M Wilkins, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
21 Bloomingdale Road; 2 South
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Victoria Wilkins' area of specialization is psychology. Her areas of expertise include depression, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and anxiety. Dr. Wilkins takes Coresource, Aetna, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Anxiety, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders

Dr. Patricia Marino, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychotherapy
21 Bloomingdale Road; Newyork - Presbyterian/westchester Division
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Patricia Marino specializes in psychology and psychotherapy. Areas of expertise for Dr. Marino include depression, heart problems, and cancer. Her professional affiliations include Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Marino accepts Coresource, Aetna, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received the distinction of NIH Loan Repayment Program, Awarded. In addition to English, she speaks Italian.

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Dr. Karen M Zager, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
112 Heath Place
Hastings On Hudson, NY
 

Dr. Karen Zager practices psychology in New York, NY and Hastings On Hudson, NY. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, sexuality, and life transitions. Dr. Zager accepts several insurance carriers, including ValueOptions, Health Net, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Margaret Mary Postlewaite, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
16 Byron Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Margaret Postlewaite works as a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Postlewaite include depression, existential psychotherapy, and intimacy issues. She accepts the following insurance: Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare. She is open to new patients.

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Gary S Trosclair
Specializes in Social Work, Psychoanalysis
16 Hollywood Avevue East
Tuckahoe, NY
 

Mr. Gary Trosclair's areas of specialization are social work and psychoanalysis; he sees patients in Tuckahoe, NY and New York, NY. Mr. Trosclair's areas of expertise include the following: depression, infertility, and adjustment disorders. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Stanley Burt Friedland, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
89 Old Mamaroneck Road
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Stanley Friedland practices family therapy, psychology, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Areas of expertise for Dr. Friedland include depression, behavior therapy, and geriatric consultation. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, POMCO, Cigna, and more. Dr. Friedland's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
382 Birch Lane
Irvington, NY
 

Dr. Sarah Cohen specializes in psychology. Her clinical interests include depression, grief, and men's health issues. She accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. Dr. Cohen welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Howard L Millman, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
85 Old Mamaroneck Road
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Howard Millman practices psychology in White Plains, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Millman include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. ValueOptions, PacifiCare, and Self-Pay/Uninsured are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Millman honors. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Psychology
503 Grasslands Road; Suite 107
Valhalla, NY
 

Dr. Robert Regal works as a psychologist. His clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, alcohol abuse, and trichotillomania. He is professionally affiliated with Private Practice. Dr. Regal accepts Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, dysthymia (mild depression)

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Specializes in Psychology
12 Old Mamaroneck Road
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Henry Hartman works as a psychologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Hartman include crisis intervention, depression, and infertility. Patients gave Dr. Hartman an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Hartman's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
280 Mamaroneck Avenue; Suite 311
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Paula Ippolito works as a psychologist. These areas are among Dr. Ippolito's clinical interests: depression, education consultation, and learning disabilities. She takes Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Mary Denise Cancellare, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
21 Bloomingdale Road; Newyork - Presbyterian/westchester Division
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. M. Cancellare is a psychologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Cancellare include substance abuse, depression, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna, and Medicare. Dr. Cancellare is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Dr. Joseph Edward McNamee, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
143 Garth Road (5p)
Scarsdale, NY
 

Dr. Joseph McNamee's area of specialization is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. McNamee include depression, sexuality, and life transitions. He honors several insurance carriers, including ValueOptions, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare. Dr. McNamee has an open panel.

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Dr. Steven Roger Guggenheim, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
109 Argyle Avenue
New Rochelle, NY
 

Dr. Steven Guggenheim specializes in psychology and practices in New Rochelle, NY and Larchmont, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Guggenheim include crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. He honors POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Guggenheim has an open panel.

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Dr. Martin Murray Mintz, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
98 Greenridge Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Martin Mintz practices psychology. These areas are among his clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and phobias. He honors POMCO, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Mintz has an open panel.

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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.
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