We found 24 providers with an interest in mood disorders near Poway, CA.

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Specializes in Psychiatry
15725 Pomerado Road
Poway, CA
 

Dr. Alan Berkowitz is a physician who specializes in psychiatry. Clinical interests for Dr. Berkowitz include depression, addictions, and anxiety. Dr. Berkowitz has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Berkowitz takes. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Consultation, Anxiety, Addictions, Medication

Dr. Brad P Miller, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
9666 Businesspark Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Brad Miller practices psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Miller include depression, life transitions, and person-centered therapy. He takes Magellan Health Services, PacifiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Miller has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Psychotherapy Treatment, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Lee Evans, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
15525 Pomerado Road; Suite E-4
Poway, CA
 

Dr. John Evans' area of specialization is psychology. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Evans include depression, life transitions, and stress management. Dr. Evans accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more. Dr. Evans is accepting new patients. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Arthur Thomas Pammenter, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
9815 Carroll Canyon Road; Suite 101
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Arthur Pammenter specializes in psychology and practices in San Diego, CA. His areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Pammenter is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Dissociative ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven R Goldstein, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
16925 W Bernardo Drive; Suite 236 B
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Steven Goldstein is a psychologist in San Diego, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Goldstein include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. He is in-network for Blue Shield, ValueOptions, MultiPlan, and more. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Education, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rita Susan Romero, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
11770 Bernardo Plaza Court; Suite 208
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Rita Romero specializes in psychology. Her areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. Dr. Romero is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Feminist Therapy, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology
16935 W. Bernardo Drive; Suite 110
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Pamela McEvoy works as a family therapist and psychologist in San Diego, CA. Her areas of expertise include depression, stress management, and anxiety. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Stress Management, Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Couples Therapy, Grief

Specializes in Neuropsychology
15644 Pomerado Road; Suite 305
Poway, CA
 

Dr. Robert Gray specializes in neuropsychology and practices in Poway, CA, Mission Viejo, CA, and San Diego, CA. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and tourette syndrome. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more. Dr. Gray has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Sleep Disorders, Asperger's ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Therapy
12360 Monte Vista Road; Suite 202
Poway, CA
 

Ms. Helen Roxborough is a family therapist. Her areas of expertise include depression, lesbian issues, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Ms. Roxborough is in-network for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Lesbian Issues, Gay Issues, Family Therapy Services, Domestic Abuse, Humanistic ... (Read more)

Renee Skiles, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy
11665 Avena Place; Suite 108
San Diego, CA
 

Ms. Renee Skiles works as a family therapist. Ms. Skiles's areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and child abuse. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Child Abuse, Infertility, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Dialectical ... (Read more)

Dr. Michelle Lalouche-Kadden, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
15708 Pomerado Road; Suite 201
Poway, CA
 

Dr. Michelle Lalouche-Kadden practices psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, humanistic psychotherapy, and dissociative disorders. Dr. Lalouche-Kadden honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, First Health, and Aetna. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Eating Disorders, Cognitive-Behavioral ... (Read more)

Dr. Mary Harb Sheets, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
9930 Carmel Mountain Road; Suite F
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Mary Sheets specializes in psychology. Dr. Sheets's clinical interests include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Behavior Therapy, Grief, Men's Health Issues, Cross-Cultural ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul McColes Whitaker, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
15708 Pomerado Road; Suite S-210
Poway, CA
 

Dr. Paul Whitaker works as a psychologist in San Diego, CA and Poway, CA. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Whitaker's clinical interests include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), alcohol abuse, and depression. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance. Dr. Whitaker (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Phobias, Grief, Substance Abuse, Holistic Approaches, Codependency, ... (Read more)

Dr. Linda Marie Haack-Rogers, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
15706 Pomerado Road; S210
Poway, CA
 

Dr. Linda Haack-Rogers is a psychologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Haack-Rogers is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Haack-Rogers accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , major depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Academic Concerns, Major Depression, Phobias, Grief, Coaching, Concussion, Anxiety, Bipolar ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Neil Ribner is a psychologist in San Diego, CA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Ribner include depression, life transitions, and conflict mediation. Dr. Ribner is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Domestic Abuse, Gestalt Therapy, Men's Health Issues, Cross-Cultural Issues, Relational ... (Read more)

Dr. Joanne Jean Wendt, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
12535 Camino Emparrado
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Joanne Wendt works as a psychologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Wendt include abuse, stress management, and anxiety. She is in-network for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , mood disorders

All Interests: Grief, Anger Management, Codependency, Family Issues, Abuse, Stress Management, Anxiety, Couples ... (Read more)

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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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