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Depression Treatments Ames IA

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Arthur H. Konar
(515) 292-2703
113 Colorado
Ames, IA
Services
Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment, Individual Psychotherapy, Psychological Assessment, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder)
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Missouri - Columbia
Credentialed Since: 1987-05-18

Data Provided By:
Ms. Anita Schlosser
Clinical Associates of Ames
(515) 292-2703
113 Colorado Ave.
Ames, IA
Credentials
Credentials: LISW
Licensed in Iowa
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions, Women's Issues
Populations Served
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Disabled, Cancer Patients, College Students
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Martha Norton
(515) 462-0950
Compass Tree Counseling600 5th Street
Ames, IA
Specialties
Trauma and PTSD, Anxiety or Fears, Depression, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Vermont
Year of Graduation: 1985
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$150+
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

Joseph N. Cress
(563) 359-4049
Psychological Health Group
Davenport, IA
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder)
Ages Served
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Infants (0-2 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Southern Illinois University
Credentialed Since: 1976-03-26

Data Provided By:
Ms. Judy Prochaska
Psychology Health Group
(563) 359-4049
2102 E 38th St
Davenport, IA
Credentials
Credentials: MSW, LISW, LCSW
Licensed in Iowa
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Dual Diagnosis, Life Transitions
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Military/Veterans
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Gloria Billings
Fifth Street Mental Health Professionals
(515) 232-2051
600 5th Street Suite 200
Ames, IA
Credentials
Credentials: LISW, ACSW
Licensed in Iowa
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Depression, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Sexuality Issues
Populations Served
AIDS/HIV+, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Chronic Illness
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Pamela Caviness
Pamela Caviness, LISW, ACSW, INC.
(515) 232-2051
600 5th Street Suite 200
Ames, IA
Credentials
Credentials: LISW, ACSW
Licensed in Iowa
17 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Depression, Interpersonal Relationships, Self Abuse, Stress, Personality Disorders, Women's Issues
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59)

Data Provided By:
Pamela Caviness, LISW, ACSW, INC.
(515) 232-2051 x13
Pamela Caviness, LISW, ACSW, INC.600 5th Street
Ames, IA
Specialties
Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Relationship Issues, Mood Disorders
Qualification
School: Arizona State University
Year of Graduation: 1991
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults,Elders (65+)
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Philip L. Ascheman
(515) 253-0566
7177 Hickman Rd, Ste 12
Des Moines, IA
Services
Substance-Related Disorder (e.g., abuse or dependency involving drug/alcohol), Stress Management or Pain Management, Psychological Assessment, Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Iowa State University
Credentialed Since: 1993-04-02

Data Provided By:
Virginia Lee Stamler
(319) 351-1491
123 N Linn St, Ste 2-C
Iowa City, IA
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Stress Management or Pain Management, Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Iowa
Credentialed Since: 1996-04-24

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Depression

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Depression

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Definition

A depressive disorder is an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts. It affects the way a person eats and sleeps, the way one feels about oneself, and the way one thinks about things. A depressive disorder is not the same as a passing blue mood. It is not a sign of personal weakness or a condition that can be willed or wished away. People with a depressive illness cannot merely "pull themselves together" and get better. Without treatment, symptoms can last for weeks, months, or years. Appropriate treatment, however, can help most people who suffer from depression.

TYPES OF DEPRESSION

Depressive disorders come in different forms, just as is the case with other illnesses such as heart disease. This pamphlet briefly describes three of the most common types of depressive disorders. However, within these types there are variations in the number of symptoms, their severity, and persistence.

Major depression is manifested by a combination of symptoms (see symptom list) that interfere with the ability to work, study, sleep, eat, and enjoy once pleasurable activities. Such a disabling episode of depression may occur only once but more commonly occurs several times in a lifetime.

A less severe type of depression, dysthymia , involves long-term, chronic symptoms that do not disable, but keep one from functioning well or from feeling good. Many people with dysthymia also experience major depressive episodes at some time in their lives.

Another type of depression is bipolar disorder , also called manic-depressive illness. Not nearly as prevalent as other forms of depressive disorders, bipolar disorder is characterized by cycling mood changes: severe highs (mania) and lows (depression). Sometimes the mood switches are dramatic and rapid, but most often they are gradual. When in the depressed cycle, an individual can have any or all of the symptoms of a depressive disorder.

When in the manic cycle, the individual may be overactive, over-talkative, and have a great deal of energy. Mania often affects thinking, judgment, and social behavior in ways that cause serious problems and embarrassment. For example, the individual in a manic phase may feel elated, full of grand schemes that might range from unwise business decisions to romantic sprees. Mania, left untreated, may worsen to a psychotic state.

SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION AND MANIA

Not everyone who is depressed or manic experiences every symptom. Some people experience a few symptoms, some many. Severity of symptoms varies wit...

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