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Dr. Roberta Caplan, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
Psychol Couns Center, Brandeis University; Mailman Building - Ms061
Waltham, MA
 

Dr. Roberta Caplan specializes in psychology. Her areas of expertise include adoption issues, depression, and infertility. Dr. Caplan honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Cary J Meyer, PsyD, MA
Specializes in Psychology
Hematology and Oncology Department 41 Mall Road
Burlington, MA
 

Dr. Cary Meyer's area of specialization is psychology. His areas of expertise include psychological support for cancer patients, depression, and life transitions. Dr. Meyer takes Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Beverly Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Rose Anne Negele, EdD
Specializes in Psychology
33 Bedford Street; Suite 1
Lexington, MA
 

Dr. Rose Negele practices psychology in Boston, MA and Lexington, MA. Her areas of expertise include the following: crisis intervention, depression, and domestic abuse. Dr. Negele is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, Aetna, and more. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, major depression

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Dr. Jon E Perlman, EdD
Specializes in Psychology
321 Boston Post Road; #3c
Sudbury, MA
 

Dr. Jon Perlman practices psychology in Sudbury, MA. Dr. Perlman's areas of expertise include the following: depression, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and anxiety. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Frederick Robinson Burrage, EdD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
330 South Road
Bedford, MA
 

Dr. Frederick Burrage's specialties are psychology and counseling. He practices in Bedford, MA. His areas of expertise include depression, life transitions, and stress management. Dr. Burrage honors ValueOptions, Aetna, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. David Wayne Harder, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
112 S Great Road
Lincoln, MA
 

Dr. David Harder's specialty is psychology. Dr. Harder's areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and grief. He accepts Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
33 Bedford Street; Suite 20
Lexington, MA
 

Dr. Marilyn Ritholz specializes in psychology and counseling and practices in Boston, MA and Lexington, MA. Dr. Ritholz's areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and life transitions. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ritholz honors. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Daphne A Papadopoulos, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
564 Main Street
Waltham, MA
 

Dr. Daphne Papadopoulos' specialty is psychology. Dr. Papadopoulos's clinical interests include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), behavioral medicine, and depression. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Papadopoulos (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
158 Cabot Street
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Darle Strohl's specialty is psychology. Dr. Strohl's areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. He accepts the following insurance: Most Insurance Plans and Self-Pay/Uninsured. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Steven Neil Shapse, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
145 Lincoln Road
Lincoln, MA
 

Dr. Steven Shapse specializes in psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Shapse include depression, behavior therapy, and domestic abuse. Dr. Shapse is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Michael J Cassella, PhD
Specializes in Group Therapy, Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
747 Main Street; Suite 319
Concord, MA
 

Dr. Michael Cassella's areas of specialization are group therapy, psychology, and cognitive-behavioral therapy; he sees patients in Concord, MA. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, education consultation, and existential psychotherapy. Dr. Cassella accepts the following insurance: Out of Network and Self-Pay/Uninsured. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
11 Field Road
Lexington, MA
 

Dr. Andrea Celenza specializes in psychology and practices in Lexington, MA. Dr. Celenza's areas of expertise include depression, narrative therapy, and existential psychotherapy. She takes Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Luanna E Devenis, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
76 Bedford Street; Suite 34
Lexington, MA
 

Dr. Luanna Devenis is a psychologist and counselor. These areas are among Dr. Devenis's clinical interests: depression, life transitions, and stress management. She honors Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. In addition to English, she speaks French. Dr. Devenis has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, major depression

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Dr. Ronald Steven Molin, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
32 South Street; Suite 201 A
Waltham, MA
 

Dr. Ronald Molin's specialty is psychology. Dr. Molin's areas of expertise include the following: adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
9 Meriam Street; #22
Lexington, MA
 

Dr. Stephanie Brody works as a psychologist. These areas are among her clinical interests: adoption issues, depression, and infertility. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Brody has an open panel.

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Specializes in Psychology
158 Cabot Street
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Janet Watson practices psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. Dr. Watson is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. She is open to new patients.

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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.
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