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Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
1546 Mcdaniel Drive
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Deborah Waterman's specialties are psychology and counseling. She practices in West Chester, PA. These areas are among Dr. Waterman's clinical interests: adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. She takes Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Dennis Richard Given, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
273 W Uwchlan Avenue
Downingtown, PA
 

Dr. Dennis Given's specialties are psychology and counseling. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and life transitions. Dr. Given is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Given is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
412 E. King Street
Malvern, PA
 

Dr. Peter Druian's area of specialization is psychology. His clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and stress management. He is an in-network provider for Aetna, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Druian is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
105 E Evans Street; Suite B
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Ari Tuckman specializes in psychology. Dr. Tuckman's areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and men's health issues. He takes Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Sharon Kelly, MBA, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
210 West Gay Street
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Sharon Kelly's specialty is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kelly include behavior therapy, depression, and eclectic therapy. Her practice is open to new patients.

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

Mr. Anthony Mina's specialty is psychology. Areas of expertise for Mr. Mina include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. Mr. Mina accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HSA, and Magellan Health Services, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Counseling
835 Springdale Drive; Suite 100
Exton, PA
 

Ms. Anna Carter works as a counselor. Her areas of clinical interest consist of substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression.

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Specializes in Psychology
1515 West Chester Pike; D-2
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Francine Montagnolo's area of specialization is psychology. Dr. Montagnolo is rated highly by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Montagnolo include depression, phobias, and dissociative disorders. She is affiliated with Private Practice.

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

Dr. Carol Lipsky is a psychologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. Dr. Lipsky takes Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Amy Schullery, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
1515 West Chester Pike; C-2
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Amy Schullery is a psychologist. Her areas of expertise include substance abuse, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
407 W Lincoln Highway; Suite 50 West
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Adam Bennati's specialties are family therapy and counseling. He practices in Exton, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bennati include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services.

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Specializes in Counseling
18 W King Street
Malvern, PA
 

Dr. Tracy Hill specializes in counseling and practices in Malvern, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hill include depression, couples therapy, and grief. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
505 Monument Avenue
Malvern, PA
 

Dr. Jane Hart's specialty is counseling. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hart include substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression.

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Specializes in Counseling
409 Sunset Drive
Downingtown, PA
 

Mr. Neal Bobal works as a counselor in Downingtown, PA. His areas of expertise include substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression.

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Specializes in Counseling
105 E Evans Street; Suite B
West Chester, PA
 

Ms. Kim Beggs' specialty is counseling. Her areas of expertise include terminal illness, depression, and career counseling.

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Specializes in Counseling
1463 Dunwoody Drive
West Chester, PA
 

Ms. Deborah Clifton's specialty is counseling. These areas are among Ms. Clifton's clinical interests: substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression.

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All Interests: Substance Abuse, Terminal Illness, Depression, Counselor Education, Grief, Mental Health Issues

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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.