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Jennifer Lee Erickson, MA
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
11 Robinson Street
Pottstown, PA
 

Ms. Jennifer Erickson is a counselor and psychotherapist in Pottstown, PA. Ms. Erickson's areas of expertise include terminal illness, depression, and eating disorders. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Eclectic Therapy, Grief, Mindfulness, Eating Disorders, Couples Therapy, Clinical ... (Read more)

Specializes in Counseling
2901 E High Street
Pottstown, PA
 

Ms. Patricia Mensch's specialty is counseling. Ms. Mensch's areas of expertise include the following: terminal illness, substance abuse, and depression. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
11 W 8th Street
Pottstown, PA
 

Ms. Lorraine Donnelly's specialty is counseling. Areas of particular interest for Ms. Donnelly include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Grief, Couples Therapy, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Family Therapy Services

Specializes in Social Work
2091 E High Street
Pottstown, PA
 

Ms. Cecile Grantham's area of specialization is social work. Ms. Grantham's areas of expertise include the following: depression, women's health issues, and anxiety. She accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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All Interests: Depression, Women's Health Issues, Anxiety

Specializes in Counseling
2091 E High Street
Pottstown, PA
 

Ms. Susan Grube practices counseling. In her practice, she is particularly interested in depression, eating disorders, and anxiety. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Eating Disorders

Specializes in Counseling
1125 Benjamin Franklin Highway West
Douglassville, PA
 

Ms. Keiko Wolfe works as a counselor. Her clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and aging. Ms. Wolfe is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.
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