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We found 24 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near San Antonio, TX.

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Specializes in Psychology
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Sally Dunlap's specialty is psychology. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for her residency. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, adoption issues, and depression. Dr. Dunlap takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Men's Health Issues, Sleep Disorders, Education, ... (Read more)

Khadijat Quadri, MA
Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
4100 E Piedras Drive; 262
San Antonio, TX
 

Ms. Khadijat Quadri specializes in counseling and addiction therapy and practices in San Antonio, TX. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavior therapy, depression, and adoption issues. Ms. Quadri takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Phobias, Substance Abuse, Employee Assistance Programs, ... (Read more)

Yvette Massey
Specializes in Counseling
San Antonio, TX
 

Ms. Yvette Massey practices counseling in San Antonio, TX. Her areas of expertise include depression, life transitions, and person-centered therapy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Massey accepts. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Person-Centered Therapy, Domestic Abuse, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Dialectical ... (Read more)

Dr. Kirleen Richardson Richardson, MA, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Counseling
1604/bandera Road Located In Synergy Business, Office 1; 12030 Bandera Road #108
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Kirleen Richardson is a family therapist, cognitive therapist, and counselor. Areas of expertise for Dr. Richardson include depression, christian counseling, and narrative therapy. Dr. Richardson honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Feminist Therapy, Clinical Supervision, Body-Mind Psychotherapy, Psychotherapy ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
6711 S New Braunfels Avenue; Suite 100
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Raul Martinez works as a psychologist in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Martinez's areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Martinez is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Education Consultation, Diagnostic Evaluation, Men's Health Issues, Education, ... (Read more)

Jeannette Centeno Santos, MA
Specializes in Counseling
502 Mary Louise Drive
San Antonio, TX
 

Ms. Jeannette Santos is a counselor in San Antonio, TX. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, christian counseling, and narrative therapy. Ms. Santos is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. In addition to English, Ms. Santos speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Psychotherapy Treatment, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
4415 W Piedras Drive; Suite 208
San Antonio, TX
 

Ms. Andrea Alvarez specializes in counseling. These areas are among her clinical interests: terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

Dr. Maureen Sullivan King, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychotherapy
Suite 201, Office 1; 7744 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Maureen King is a psychologist and psychotherapist. Dr. King's clinical interests include critical incident stress management (CISM), depression, and narrative therapy. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Feminist Therapy, Object Relations Therapy, Clinical ... (Read more)

Dr. Becky R Davenport, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy
16007 Via Shavano
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Becky Davenport is a family therapist in San Antonio, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Davenport include crisis intervention, infidelity issues, and phobias. Dr. Davenport is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Child Abuse, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Separation, Premarital Therapy, ... (Read more)

Jessie Mae Estrada, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
202 E Locust Street
San Antonio, TX
 

Ms. Jessie Estrada's specialties are family therapy and counseling. Her areas of expertise include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and couples therapy. Ms. Estrada is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Depression, Grief, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
1222 N Main Avenue; Suite 740
San Antonio, TX
 

Ms. Tari Dempsey's area of specialization is counseling. Areas of expertise for Ms. Dempsey include terminal illness, depression, and counselor education. Ms. Dempsey honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Family Therapy Services, Crisis Counseling, Grief, Couples Therapy, Mental Health ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
3031 W Ih 10
San Antonio, TX
 

Ms. Yvette Ramirez's area of specialization is counseling. Her areas of expertise include substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. Ms. Ramirez accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

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Specializes in Counseling
3066 E Commerce Street
San Antonio, TX
 

Mr. Michael Busch's specialty is counseling. Mr. Busch has a special interest in terminal illness, depression, and mental health agency services. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Mental Health Agency Services

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Specializes in Counseling
105 Willim Avenue
San Antonio, TX
 

Ms. Deborah Lee's area of specialization is counseling. Ms. Lee's areas of expertise include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

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Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
903 W. Martin
San Antonio, TX
 

Ms. Destinee Abrego's specialties are counseling and addiction therapy. Her areas of expertise include the following: substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, and Blue Choice.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

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Specializes in Counseling
4414 Centerview; Suiete 204
San Antonio, TX
 

Ms. Jessica Boulanger is a counselor in San Antonio, TX. These areas are among her clinical interests: terminal illness, depression, and mental health agency services. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Boulanger honors.

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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.