We found 5 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept ValueOptions near Houston, TX.

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Dr. Richard Bernard Pesikoff, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX

Dr. Richard Pesikoff is a pediatric psychiatry specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His clinical interests include sleep disorders, depression, and adolescent issues. Patient ratings for Dr. Pesikoff average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Pesikoff is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital and Houston Methodist.

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Dr. Richard Michael Barrett, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
3730 Kirby Drive; Suite 700
Houston, TX

Dr. Richard Barrett is a physician who specializes in pediatric psychiatry. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, adolescent issues, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He is in-network for ValueOptions insurance. Dr. Barrett is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Barrett is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Peter C Cousins, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Child Psychology
3701 Kirby Drive; Suite 596
Houston, TX

Dr. Peter Cousins is a family therapist and child psychologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Cousins accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Cousins's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
5900 Memorial Drive; Suite 216c
Houston, TX

Dr. Rebecca Leblanc works as a psychologist in Houston, TX. Dr. Leblanc's areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She honors ValueOptions and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She is accepting new patients.

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Delee Darcy, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
Suite 211, Office 1; 17045 El Camino Real
Houston, TX

Ms. Delee D'arcy works as a family therapist and counselor in Baytown, TX and Houston, TX. Ms. D'arcy's areas of expertise include the following: person-centered therapy, caregiver issues, and adjustment disorders. She honors Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to 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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