Depression Counseling Pearl MS

Local resource for depression counseling in Pearl. 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.

C. Gerald O'Brien
(601) 664-6730
640 Lakeland East Dr
Jackson, MS
Services
Forensic Evaluation (e.g., mental competency evaluation), Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial), Stress Management or Pain Management, 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: University of Louisville
Credentialed Since: 1999-04-20

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Molly Clark
(601) 984-5425
2500 N State Street
Jackson, MS
Services
Behavioral Health Intervention involving Life Threatening/Terminal Disease, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Primary Care, Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Southern Mississippi
Credentialed Since: 2010-04-14

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Linda J. Baker
(601) 856-9100
136 Sherbourne Drive
Madison, MS
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Mississippi
Credentialed Since: 1979-07-23

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Mr. Byron Galloway
(601) 706-9989
Imagine Behavioral Health1855 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Parenting, Depression
Qualification
School: Mississippi College
Year of Graduation: 1990
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No

Pam Stowers
(601) 460-0934
11 Northtown Drive
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Marriage counseling, Affairs, Depression, Anxiety or Fears
Qualification
School: Mississippi State University
Year of Graduation: 1987
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$130 - $140
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

Natalie White Gaughf
(601) 815-4233
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS
Services
Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Career Assessment and Counseling, Psychoeducational Evaluation
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Southern Mississippi
Credentialed Since: 2006-05-05

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Horace C. Lukens
(601) 832-7738
113 Sunflower Road
Madison, MS
Services
Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Maine
Credentialed Since: 1985-04-01

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Ron Mitchell
(601) 932-0074
110 Jones Lane
Flowood, MS
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, Relationship Issues, Depression, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: Mississippi College
Year of Graduation: 1993
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$120 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

Professional Mental Health Associates
(601) 366-3660
Professional Mental Health Associates2906 North State Street
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Bipolar Disorders, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: UMC
Year of Graduation: 1982
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$140+
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Martha Rosado
(601) 714-1552
11 Northtown Drive
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, Depression, Marriage counseling, Mood Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Southern Mississippi
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 6 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$140 - $140
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

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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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