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We found 12 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Aetna Silver near Paoli, PA.

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Specializes in Psychology
491 Allendale Road; Suite 304
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Howard Markowitz works as a psychologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Markowitz include depression, sexuality, and behavior therapy. Dr. Markowitz accepts several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Behavior Therapy, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, ... (Read more)

Ellen Furman
Specializes in Counseling
303 West Lancaster Avenue
Wayne, PA
 

Ms. Ellen Furman's area of specialization is counseling. Clinical interests for Ms. Furman include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and anxiety. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Grief, Anger Management, Emotional Abuse, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
1450 E Boot Road; Suite 500d
West Chester, PA
 

Mr. Anthony Mina specializes in psychology and practices in West Chester, PA. Areas of expertise for Mr. Mina include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HSA, and Magellan Health Services. Mr. Mina is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Education, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Psychiatry, Counseling
2256 Georgetown Drive
Malvern, PA
 

Dr. Linda Copel practices family therapy, psychology, and psychiatry. Areas of expertise for Dr. Copel include terminal illness, substance abuse, and depression. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
1440 Russell Road
Paoli, PA
 

Ms. Tara Gutgesell practices counseling. These areas are among her clinical interests: hypnosis (hypnotherapy), abuse, and depression. Ms. Gutgesell takes Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Codependency, Divorce Issues, Family Issues, Hypnosis, Abuse, Life Transitions, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
1440 Russell Road
Paoli, PA
 

Ms. Bonnie Baker's specialties are counseling and addiction therapy. These areas are among her clinical interests: substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Thomas Hild Graham, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neurology
11 Industrial Boulevard; Suite 204
Paoli, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Graham is a neurophysiologist, neurologist, and electrodiagnostic medicine specialist in Paoli, PA. After attending Penn State College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Graham completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise include facial problems, migraine, and depression. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Named 'Top Doc' by Philadelphia Magazine; Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 1st Edition; and Who's Who in the East, 26th Edition. Dr. Graham is professionally affiliated with Paoli Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Depression, Brain Problems, Facial Problems, Migraine, Myasthenia Gravis, Aneurysm, Dementia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc Ira Harwood, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
234 Mall Boulevard; The Atrium Building Suite G30
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Marc Harwood is a physician who specializes in family medicine and sports medicine. Dr. Harwood's areas of expertise include the following: lower back strain, torticollis, and cystocele (bladder prolapse). His professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Harwood's residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011 and Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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All Interests: Depression, Cystocele, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Maren Elizabeith Jeffery, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Maren Jeffery's specialty is adult cardiology. Her areas of expertise include cardiac risk reduction, depression, and heart attack. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jeffery is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Jeffery has received include Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012 and Recognized by Suburban Life magazine's "Top Physicians 2010" issue. She is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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All Interests: Depression, Dizziness, Cardiac Stress Testing, Stress Echo, Consultative Cardiology, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kelly Anne Anne Spratt, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
Penn Medicine Valley Forge; 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard
Berwyn, PA
 

Dr. Kelly Spratt works as a cardiologist. She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Spratt's clinical interests include consultative cardiology, cardiac risk reduction, and depression. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Spratt obtained her medical school training at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Frankford Hospital, and Graduate Hospital. Her professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital.

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All Interests: Depression, Cardiac Stress Testing, Consultative Cardiology, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Adi Ganz, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
Penn Medicine Valley Forge; 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard
Berwyn, PA
 

Dr. Adi Ganz is a cardiologist in Philadelphia, PA and Berwyn, PA. After completing medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, he performed his residency at Tufts Medical Center. His clinical interests include cardiac risk reduction, depression, and exercise stress test. Dr. Ganz accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ganz speaks Hebrew. His professional affiliations include Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Chestnut Hill Hospital.

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All Interests: Depression, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
1220 Valley Forge Road The Commons at Valley Forge; Suite 38
Valley Forge, PA
 

Ms. Sarah Leboon specializes in social work and practices in Valley Forge, PA. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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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.