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We found 8 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Spring, TX.

Linda R Brown, MSW
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling
326 1/2 Noble Street; # B
Spring, TX
 

Ms. Linda Brown's specialties are family therapy, social work, and counseling. She practices in Spring, TX and Old Town Spring, TX. Ms. Brown's clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and person-centered therapy. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Danielle Christine Ellis, MA
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
431 Nursery Road; Ste. A-500, Office 1
The Woodlands, TX
 

Ms. Danielle Ellis' areas of specialization are counseling and psychotherapy; she sees patients in Bellaire, TX and The Woodlands, TX. These areas are among Ms. Ellis's clinical interests: acceptance and commitment therapy, critical incident stress management (CISM), and depression. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Counseling
719 Sawdust Road; Suite 110
The Woodlands, TX
 

Ms. Sally James is a counselor. She has a special interest in terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. Ms. James honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
2611 Fm 1960 Road W; Suite D-101
Houston, TX
 

Dr. John Garlock practices family therapy, counseling, and addiction therapy. His areas of expertise include the following: substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Garlock honors.

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Specializes in Counseling
2202 Timberloch Place; Suite 120
The Woodlands, TX
 

Ms. Sharon Zauderer specializes in counseling. These areas are among her clinical interests: substance abuse, terminal illness, and depression. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Glenn Roderick Davis, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
1250 Cypress Station Drive; Suite B
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Glenn Davis works as an internist and pediatrician in Houston, TX and Cypress, TX. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Davis include knee problems, depression, and general care. Dr. Davis is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Davis takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency.

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Dr. Muhammad Hanif, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, General Internal Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
17506 Red Oak Drive; #1
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Muhammad Hanif practices adult critical care, general internal medicine, and adult pulmonology in Houston, TX. His clinical interests include prostate problems, thyroid problems, and depression. United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hanif accepts. Dr. Hanif studied medicine at Dow Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Hanif trained at Elmhurst Hospital Center. Dr. Hanif (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Hanif is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Hardeep Kaur Bal, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1140 Cypress Station Drive
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Hardeep Bal specializes in family medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Bal average 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: diabetes, obesity, and depression. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Bal is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity, Arthritis, High Cholesterol, Osteoporosis, Preventive ... (Read more)

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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.