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We found 13 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept TRICARE near Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Paul John Ambrosini, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
4641 Roosevelt Boulevard; Suite C229
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Paul Ambrosini's specialty is pediatric psychiatry. Dr. Ambrosini has a special interest in depression. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and CIGNA Plans. He studied medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Best Doctors 2009-2010, 2011-2012. Dr. Ambrosini's professional affiliations include Drexel Medicine and Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression

Dr. Veronica Ann Covalesky, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
800 Walnut Street; 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Veronica Covalesky sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. Her medical specialty is adult cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Covalesky include rheumatic heart disease, depression, and exercise stress test. She is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Jefferson Health, and Methodist Hospital. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Covalesky takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Dizziness, Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Celeste Patricia Durnwald, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
3400 Spruce Street; 2000 Courtyard Building
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Celeste Durnwald practices maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Areas of expertise for Dr. Durnwald include diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), heart problems, and lupus. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at Northeast Ohio Medical University and performed her residency at Summa Health System. Her professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Diabetes Management, Urinary Tract Problems, Diabetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Dominic Adam Marchiano, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
800 Walnut Street; 11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Dominic Marchiano is a maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) specialist. His clinical interests include diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), high risk pregnancy, and heart problems. Dr. Marchiano's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). His education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Miscarriages, Blood Tests, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hansie Marie Mathelier, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Cardiology
51 N. 39th Street; Heart & Vascular Pavilion, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Hansie Mathelier works as a cardiologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Mathelier include obesity, consultative cardiology, and heart problems. Dr. Mathelier takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Mathelier is affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Amyloidosis, Consultative Cardiology, Heart Problems, Intensive Care, Obesity, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Kelly Anne Anne Spratt, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
51 North 39th Street; Phi, Suite 2c
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Kelly Spratt, who practices in Philadelphia, PA and Berwyn, PA, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. The average patient rating for Dr. Spratt is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Spratt include consultative cardiology, cardiac risk reduction, and depression. Dr. Spratt takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Frankford Hospital, and Graduate Hospital, Dr. Spratt attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Spratt is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

Dr. Joyce W Wald, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; East Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Joyce Wald's medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Wald attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Temple University Hospital. Her areas of expertise consist of depression, heart transplant, and ischemic cardiomyopathy. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wald honors. She has received the distinction of Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012. She is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Heart Transplant

Dr. Marion Rudin Frank, MA, EdD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
250 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Marion Frank practices psychology and counseling in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Frank has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Frank include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and suicide. She is in-network for Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. Dr. Frank's practice is open to new patients. In addition to English, Dr. Frank (or staff) speaks French and Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Depression, Suicide, Phobias, Dialectical ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
255 S 17th Street; Medical Tower - Suite 2708
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Stuart Kurlansik's area of specialization is cognitive-behavioral therapy. Clinical interests for Dr. Kurlansik include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kurlansik honors. Dr. Kurlansik is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Systematic Desensitization, Phobias, Coping Skills, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

Eileen Kates Dancis, MSW
Specializes in Therapy, Social Work
15 Meredith Road
Wynnewood, PA
 

Ms. Eileen Dancis' specialties are therapy and social work. Her areas of expertise include the following: acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and life transitions. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Highmark, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Depression, Substance Abuse, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kai Paul Syvertsen, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1218 Chestnut Street; Suite 607
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Kai Syvertsen is a psychologist. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more. Dr. Syvertsen welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Sleep Disorders, Cognitive-Behavioral ... (Read more)

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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, bipolar disorder

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

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

Mr. Anthony Pennant works as a family therapist. Areas of expertise for Mr. Pennant include adoption issues, developmental disabilities, and grief. Mr. Pennant 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: , postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

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

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What are Mood Disorders?

Mood disorders are mental illnesses that primarily impact a person’s feelings, or mood. A person with a mood disorder might have primarily negative or primarily positive feelings, or maybe very few feelings at all. They might cycle back and forth from feeling unusually down to feeling on top of the world. Mood disorders are challenging to live with and frequently misunderstood, but they are also treatable. The two main mood disorders are depression and bipolar disorder.

In depression, people feel unusually sad, empty, hopeless, or unhappy. They may have low self-esteem, a lack of energy, and little interest in the world around them. They may have trouble sleeping and eating regularly. Everyone feels blue now and then, but depression is different. It is much more intense than a typical down day. It lasts much longer, and it interferes with people’s ability to do the things they normally do. At its worst, depression can even lead to thoughts of suicide.

Bipolar disorder sometimes feels like depression. But a person with bipolar disorder cycles through periods of depressed mood and elevated mood, or mania. Mania is like the opposite of depression. Manic people might feel invincible and unusually happy. They might talk or move quickly and not need very much sleep. They might spend too much, eat too much, gamble, or engage in risky and impulsive behavior. In severe cases, they may even hear voices or hallucinate. There is a subset of bipolar disorder called bipolar II, with typical depression symptoms but a milder form of mania, called hypomania. Hypomania includes many of the feelings of full mania but fewer of the risky and dangerous behaviors. Approximately six million Americans suffer from bipolar disorder. It tends to run in families, but the exact cause is still not well known.

There are several effective treatments available for mood disorders, including medications and talk therapy. Not every treatment will work for every person, so it sometimes takes time to find the right fit. A good mental health professional can help.