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We found 41 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Aetna Silver HMO near Drexel Hill, PA.

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Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology, Sleep Medicine
101 Cambridge Road
Broomall, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Borson specializes in psychology, neuropsychology, and sleep medicine and practices in Broomall, PA and Ridley Park, PA. For his professional training, Dr. Borson completed a residency program at Norristown State Hospital. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Borson is in-network for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Borson welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Sleep Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Broughton Milbourne, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
13 West Third Street
Media, PA
 

Dr. Gregory Milbourne practices psychology in Media, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Milbourne include depression, infertility, and phobias. Dr. Milbourne is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Highmark, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Russian. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Charles L Zeiders, MS, PsyD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Psychoanalysis
86 West Eagle Road; Office 1
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Charles Zeiders works as a family therapist, psychologist, and psychoanalyst in Havertown, PA. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Zeiders's areas of expertise include the following: infertility, suicide, and infidelity issues. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

All Interests: Depression, Hoarding, Suicide, Dissociative Disorders, Substance Abuse, Sleep Disorders, Eating ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
1260 E Woodland Avenue; Suite 200
Springfield, PA
 

Dr. Barry Jacobs practices psychology in Springfield, PA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. Dr. Jacobs is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Dr. Jacobs (or staff) speaks Arabic, Korean, and Spanish.

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All Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Family Therapy Services, Relationship Issues, Behavior Problems

Dr. Jerry M Lazaroff, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1029 N Providence Road
Media, PA
 

Dr. Jerry Lazaroff specializes in psychology. His areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and education consultation. Dr. Lazaroff takes TRICARE, Aetna HSA, and AmeriHealth, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
1 Presidential Boulevard; Suite 204
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Richard Lowe's specialty is psychology. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. Dr. Lowe takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Highmark, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Harris W Stern, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
20 Conshohocken State Road; Suite 511
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Harris Stern practices psychology in Philadelphia, PA and Bala Cynwyd, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stern include depression, narrative therapy, and existential psychotherapy. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Highmark, and United Healthcare HSA. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
3440 Market Street; Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Rhonda Boyd practices psychology. Dr. Boyd's clinical interests encompass depression and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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All Interests: Depression, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

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Specializes in Psychology
15 Presidential Boulevard; Suite 202
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Gerbner specializes in psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gerbner include depression, life transitions, and stress management. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HSA, and Magellan Health Services, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
28 Rock Hill Road
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Gary Ames specializes in psychology and practices in Bala Cynwyd, PA. He is conversant in Polish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ames include acceptance and commitment therapy, domestic abuse, and phobias. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Highmark, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Depression, Phobias, Developmental Disabilities, Dissociative ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Child Psychology
10 Courtney Lane
Media, PA
 

Dr. Steven Simminger works as a family therapist and pediatric psychologist in Media, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Simminger include depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. Dr. Simminger takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HSA, and Magellan Health Services, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
860 W Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Sion Segal is a psychologist in Bryn Mawr, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Segal include depression, behavior therapy, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Aetna, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Aetna Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Segal accepts. He has an open panel. In addition to English, he speaks Hebrew.

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Specializes in Psychology
1216 Montgomery Avenue
Narberth, PA
 

Dr. Della Grossman's specialty is psychology. Dr. Grossman's areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and infertility. Aetna, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Aetna Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grossman takes. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Behavior Therapy, Infertility, Psychodynamic Therapy, Eating Disorders, Employment ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
3350 Township Line Road
Drexel Hill, PA
 

Ms. Tiffany Schneider works as a counselor in Drexel Hill, PA. Clinical interests for Ms. Schneider include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She takes Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Couples Therapy, Grief, Mental Health Issues, Sexual Abuse, Terminal Illness, Family ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
5100 State Road; Suite W-350
Drexel Hill, PA
 

Dr. Brett Schur's specialty is psychology. These areas are among Dr. Schur's clinical interests: adoption issues, depression, and domestic abuse. Patient ratings for Dr. Schur average 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
3535 Market Street; Suite 670, Department of Psychiatry
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Greeson's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Greeson include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), behavioral medicine, and stress management. He is in-network for Aetna, Aetna Bronze, Aetna HSA, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, dysthymia (mild depression)

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Pain, Coping Skills, Dysthymia, Sleep Disorders, Emotional ... (Read more)

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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.