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We found 38 providers with an interest in depression and who accept United Healthcare Compass HMO near Philadelphia, PA.

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Specializes in Psychology
255 S. 17rh Street; Suite 2310
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Minna Baker specializes in psychology and practices in Narberth, PA, Penn Valley, PA, and Philadelphia, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Baker include imago relationship therapy, depression, and life transitions. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Baker has an open panel.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Eating Disorders, Imago Relationship Therapy, Life Transitions, Stress ... (Read more)

Heather L Kilroy, MA
Specializes in Other, Counseling, Psychotherapy
3580 Indian Queen Lane; Office 1
Philadelphia, PA
 

Ms. Heather Kilroy is a counselor and psychotherapist in Glen Mills, PA and Philadelphia, PA. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, holistic therapy, and couples therapy. Ms. Kilroy honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Consultation, Psychodynamic Therapy, Relational Therapy, Mindfulness, Eating ... (Read more)

Dr. Harris W Stern, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
2200 Benjamin Franklin Parkway; E105
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Harris Stern is a psychologist in Philadelphia, PA and Bala Cynwyd, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stern include depression, narrative therapy, and existential psychotherapy. Dr. Stern honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Highmark, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, Education, Personality ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Rhonda Boyd's specialty is psychology. Dr. Boyd's areas of expertise include the following: depression and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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All Interests: Depression, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Dr. Robin Terry Hornstein, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling, Psychotherapy
- United States; Click for Map, Office 2
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Robin Hornstein specializes in psychology, counseling, and psychotherapy and practices in Philadelphia, PA. These areas are among her clinical interests: acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and person-centered therapy. Dr. Hornstein takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Depression, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Feminist Therapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
28 Rock Hill Road
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Gary Ames' area of specialization is psychology. His areas of expertise include acceptance and commitment therapy, domestic abuse, and phobias. Dr. Ames is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Highmark, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks Polish.

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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 Psychology
1 Presidential Boulevard; Suite 204
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Richard Lowe works as a psychologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Highmark, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lowe is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Personality ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Thomas Gerbner is a psychologist in Bala Cynwyd, PA. His clinical interests include depression, life transitions, and stress management. Dr. Gerbner takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HSA, and Magellan Health Services. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Men's Health Issues, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Individual Therapy, Interpersonal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
1845 Walnut Street; Suite 2323
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Talya Escogido's area of specialization is psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, geriatric consultation, and psychodynamic therapy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Highmark, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Escogido honors. Dr. Escogido (or staff) is conversant in French and Italian. Dr. Escogido is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Individual Therapy, Grief, Psychodynamic Therapy, Relational Therapy, Geriatric ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
255 South 17th Street; Suite 2407
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Steven Adelman is a psychologist in Elkins Park, PA and Philadelphia, PA. His clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Adelman's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Infertility, Phobias, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Men's Health ... (Read more)

Anthony George Pennant Jr.
Specializes in Family Therapy
124 Chestnut Street; Suite 16
Philadelphia, PA
 

Mr. Anthony Pennant's specialty is family therapy. His areas of expertise include adoption issues, developmental disabilities, and grief. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Developmental Disabilities, Men's Health Issues, Neglect, Clinical Supervision, Family Therapy ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jason Lewis works as a psychologist. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lewis takes. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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All Interests: Depression, Training

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Specializes in Psychology
34th and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Kimberly Miller's area of specialization is psychology. Dr. Miller's clinical interests encompass anxiety. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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All Interests: Depression, Anxiety

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Specializes in Counseling, Child Psychology
1315 Walnut Street; Suite 805
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Leo Burke's areas of specialization are counseling and child psychology. His areas of expertise include the following: substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

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Specializes in Counseling
1518 Walnut Street; Suite 607
Philadelphia, PA
 

Ms. Katrina Pinkney specializes in counseling and practices in Philadelphia, PA. Clinical interests for Ms. Pinkney include terminal illness, depression, and aging. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

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Specializes in Counseling
225 S 69th Street
Upper Darby, PA
 

Ms. Michelle Rice is a counselor in Upper Darby, PA. Ms. Rice's clinical interests include substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Substance Abuse, Couples Therapy, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Family ... (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.