Depression Counseling Grand Forks ND

Local resource for depression counseling in Grand Forks. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to analysis and treatment for depression, including psychoanalytic or psychodynamic approaches, anti depressants, behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy and more. Read on for more advice and content on mental health.

Sue A. Russell
(701) 746-8737
628 7th Ave S, Ste B
Grand Forks, ND
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Gender Issues (MenÆs/WomenÆs Issues), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: U No Dakota
Credentialed Since: 1994-01-06

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Mr. David Bialik
(701) 552-6134
Center for Psychiatric Care1451 44th Ave South
Grand Forks, ND
Specialties
Depression, Relationship Issues, Trauma and PTSD, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Minnesota School of Social Work
Year of Graduation: 1995
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$130 - $140
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

Radiance Therapeutic Massage
(701) 772-1134
1407 24th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Psychologist

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Thompson Susan J Phd
(701) 780-9700
3374 S 31st St
Grand Forks, ND
Industry
Psychologist

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Northwestern Mental Health Center
(218) 773-6102
1424 Central Ave NE
East Grand Forks, MN
Industry
Mental Health Professional, Psychologist

Data Provided By:
Dr. Sue A Russell
(701) 566-0926
628 7th Avenue South
Grand Forks, ND
Specialties
Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Self Esteem
Qualification
School: University of North Dakota
Year of Graduation: 1991
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

Tyler John D Dr Psychlgst
(701) 772-1588
2100 S Columbia Rd Ste 202
Grand Forks, ND
Industry
Psychologist

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Whalen, Jonathan, Phd - Lipp Carlson Lommen & Witucki
(701) 746-8376
2808 17th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
Industry
Mental Health Professional, Psychologist

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Russell Sue A Dr Clinical Psychologist
(701) 746-8737
628 7th Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
Industry
Psychologist

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Dakota Therapy Center Llc
(701) 746-9341
600 Demers Ave Ste 301
Grand Forks, ND
 
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Rain, Rain, Go Away – 5 Ways to Battle the Blues

May 6, 2011
Kristen Harding M.D.
Rain, Rain, Go Away – 5 Ways to Battle the Blues

I am feeling downright soggy these days. Like many parts of the nation, we have had more than our fair share of rain this past month. Along with the rain come dark, gloomy days that really start to dampen you soul after a while. My daughter told me the other morning that it wasn’t time to get up because it was still dark outside (she also uses the opposite theory at bedtime.) No, it wasn’t still night, it was just raining again.

Our moods can be impacted greatly by the weather. I chose the location of my residency training not only by where there was a strong program, but also by where I might experience 300+ days of sunshine a year. I figured that if I was working long hours it would be critical for me to be in a place that would also charge my solar batteries. I found that sun and weather were powerful motivators.

Do you find you just want to crawl back in bed on gloomy days? It may be due to the sleep-related hormone, melatonin. The body produces more melatonin when our eyes detect darkness. But when our eyes detect light, our body makes more serotonin. Many of us have heard about the importance of good serotonin levels to keep us feeling happy.

A 2002 study done in Germany looked at the impact of ultraviolet light on mood. The group that was exposed to UVA twice a week for three weeks reported feeling more balanced, less nervous, and more strengthened than the other group. They also showed an increase in their serum serotonin level and a decrease in their serum melatonin level compared to baseline. The control group showed no change.
So how do we battle these dreary days?

1. Find a creative outlet. Make a craft with your child, re-arrange a room, write a real handwritten letter (not email or text!), or visit with friends (set a ground rule that no one can complain about the weather.)

2. Listen to music. Pick something upbeat. Dance!

3. Exercise. Rainy days can be good days for using your Wii or find an exercise show on TV and imagine you are on that gorgeous beach exercising with the host.

4. Go outside, even when the weather isn’t great. Remember when you were a kid and you would put on boots and a raincoat and go puddle-jumping? We still need fresh air, even on rainy days.

5. Eat healthy food. Turkey, fish, chicken, nuts, eggs, and beans all contain good amounts of tryptophan which is a precursor to serotonin. Try to avoid the comfort foods that you crave on days like th...

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