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Jill C. Keogh MSW, LCSW
Specializes in Therapy, Social Work
3121 Comanche Trail; Office 1
Lexington, KY
 

Ms. Jill Keogh practices therapy and social work. Her clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and behavior therapy. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Ms. Keogh's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Depression, Phobias, Employee Assistance Program, Cognitive ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
80 Codell Drive; Stue 210
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Emily Skaggs' area of specialization is psychology. Dr. Skaggs's areas of expertise include adoption issues, behavior therapy, and infertility. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Infertility, Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

Joan Charlene Lillard LCSW
Specializes in Social Work
501 Darby Creek; Suite #52
Lexington, KY
 

Ms. Joan Lillard is a social worker in Lexington, KY. Areas of expertise for Ms. Lillard include critical incident stress management (CISM), mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), and solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT). Ms. Lillard takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Mr. Dan Pugel LPCC
Specializes in Counseling
2333 Alexandria Drive
Lexington, KY
 

Mr. Dan Pugel's area of specialization is counseling. Areas of expertise for Mr. Pugel include crisis intervention, infidelity issues, and phobias. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Men's Health Issues, Substance ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychiatry
average rating 5 stars (2 ratings)
715 Shaker Drive; Suite 101 Pain Management Medicine
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Camellia Mazloomdoost is a psychiatry specialist in Lexington, KY. Dr. Mazloomdoost is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Ms. Linda B. Angelo M.S.
Specializes in Psychology
average rating 4 stars (2 ratings)
535 West Second Street; Suite 207
Lexington, KY
 

Ms. Linda Angelo's specialty is psychology. Clinical interests for Ms. Angelo include psychodynamic therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and eclectic therapy.

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Clinical interests: Eclectic Therapy, Humanistic Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Couples Therapy, ... (Read more)

Mark A. Etscheidt PHD
Specializes in Psychology
average rating 3.9 stars (5 ratings)
Uk Interventional Pain Associates; Uk Good Samaritan Hospital 310 South Limestone
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Mark Etscheidt practices psychology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Etscheidt honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Substance Abuse, Sleep Disorders, Biofeedback, ... (Read more)

Dr. Martha Welling Wetter PH.D.
Specializes in Psychology
average rating 5 stars (1 rating)
2365 Harrodsburg Road; Suite B225
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Martha Wetter works as a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wetter include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), self-harm, and depression. She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Depression, Behavior Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Phobias, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Counseling
1101 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY
 

Ms. Jane Bowen's specialty is counseling. She takes Medicare insurance. She is affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Social Work
1517 Nicholasville Road; Suite 400
Lexington, KY
 

Mr. Joseph Caudill works as a social worker. His clinical interests include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Mr. Caudill is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Dr. Vincent Bernard Dummer PSY.D.
Specializes in Psychology
average rating 4.5 stars (1 rating)
436 W Second Street
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Vincent Dummer works as a psychologist in Lexington, KY. In addition to English, he speaks Dutch. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dummer welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
800 Rose Street
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Elizabeth Hay's specialty is pediatric psychiatry. Dr. Hay is in-network for Medicare insurance. She graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Psychiatry
740 South Limestone; B-163 Kentucky Clinic
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Sean Buckley is a Lexington, KY physician who specializes in psychiatry. Dr. Buckley attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with VA Long Beach Healthcare System.

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Specializes in Psychiatry
627 W Fourth Street
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Courtney Markham-Abedi is a psychiatry specialist. She graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Psychiatry
1101 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Vincent Mullen specializes in psychiatry and practices in Lexington, KY. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
average rating 3.33 stars (3 ratings)
1055 Wellington Way; Suite 110
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. John Michelman is a pediatric psychiatrist in Lexington, KY. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Michelman is 3.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Michelman accepts.

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What is Mental Health Care?

Mental health care refers to a broad group of professionals who work to keep people mentally well. Just as physical illness can cause unwanted aches and pains, mental illness can cause unwanted thoughts, behaviors, and feelings. Even people who are not dealing with a mental illness can suffer from the effects of a stressful situation and find it difficult to cope. Mental health care workers seek to improve the emotional, psychological, and social well-being of their clients, usually through therapy.

There are many kinds of mental health care providers. Some examples include psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, psychiatric nurses, substance abuse professionals, and social workers. Mental health workers treat patients at all stages of life and through many common problems, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and several others.

Some of the symptoms that occur with mental health issues and may cause a person to seek treatment include:
  • Changes in eating or sleeping
  • Decreased energy, fatigue
  • Numbness or a lack of interest in life
  • Feeling hopeless
  • Recurrent, persistent thoughts
  • Feeling unusually anxious, sad, angry, worried, or on edge
  • An inability to care for one’s self or perform daily tasks

Patients seeking mental health treatment have several options. The most widely used treatment is psychotherapy, also called talk therapy or simply ‘therapy’. In therapy, mental health workers guide patients as they talk about issues in their life and problem-solve ways to make positive, healthy changes. Some patients also take medication to treat mental illness. Medications are especially effective at treating the chemical imbalances behind more severe cases of depression, anxiety, and illnesses such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Many mental illnesses are treated with a combination of both medication and therapy. For example, in substance abuse care, medications to ease withdrawal symptoms are commonly used together with a specific kind of therapy called behavior therapy, which teaches patients how to handle challenging situations without drugs or alcohol. Mental health workers may also consult with physicians or use community resources to help patients function at their best.
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