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What are Mood Disorders? Mood disorders encompass a group of mental health conditions characterized by persistent disturbances in mood and emotions. These disorders impact individuals' ability to regulate their feelings, leading to prolonged periods of depression, mania, or both. Prevalence of Mood Disorders: Mood disorders are prevalent worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, depression, a common mood disorder, affects over 264 million people globally. Bipolar disorder, another mood disorder, affects around 1% of the world's population. Treatment Options for Mood Disorders: Addressing mood disorders involves a combination of psychotherapy, medication, and lifestyle changes. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) can help individuals develop healthy coping skills and manage distorted thought patterns. Medications like antidepressants or mood stabilizers may be prescribed under medical supervision. Remember, seeking professional help is vital in managing mood disorders, as it empowers individuals to regain emotional balance, enhance well-being, and lead fulfilling lives.

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Professionals Who Specialize in Mood Disorders

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  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🙏 Spiritual

Michelle Feder, PsyD

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, PsyD

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Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

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Menachem Kiwak

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC, LPC, NCC

  • 🧘 Calm
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  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Tzvi Hilsenrath

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Get active in your own rescue - if you care for yourself at all - and do it while you can." - Marcus Aurelius

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Roxanne Singer

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Taibke Hyman, LPC

Therapist, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor

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Aaron Silverman

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Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

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Shlomo Zalman Kaufman, MHC

Therapist, Mental Health Counselor

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Nina Kaweblum, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

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Naomi Franklin

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Sarah Green

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Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

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Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, Ph.D

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  • 🧘 Calm
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  • 💙 Warm
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Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Passion is the driving force behind my work.

  • 🎯 Direct
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  • 😃 Humorous
  • 🤝 Collaborative

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Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-R

We are hurt in relationship, and we heal in relationship.

  • 🎯 Direct
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  • 🙌 Affirming
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Therapist, Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW

Although we can't go back and make a brand new start, we can start from now and make a brand new end.

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Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

The client is the expert in their own life

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💪 Challenging
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Simona Noaghiul Yland

Therapist, MD, MPH, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

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Why survive...when you can thrive!

  • 🎯 Direct
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Deborah Tobaly

Therapist, Master of Social Work, LMSW

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  • 🥇 Empowering
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  • 🧘 Calm
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  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Carey McIntosh

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Deeper healing than you ever imagined is yours for the taking.

  • 💙 Warm
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Sheefra Blume

Coach, Certified Enlifted Coach; Clinical Herbalist

She believed she could, and so she did.

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • 💡 Solution-oriented
  • 🙏 Spiritual

Raizy Mushell

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-R

Nothing is impossible. The word itself says "I’m possible".

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Therapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT

Know all the theories, master all the techniques, but as you touch a human soul be just another human soul.” - Carl Jung

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 🙌 Affirming
  • 🥇 Empowering

Nina Rapaport, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakes ~ Jung

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Dr. Chaya Lieba Kobernick

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

לא עליך המלאכה לגמור ולא אתה בן חורין להבטל ממנה

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 😃 Humorous
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Penina Pultman

Psychiatric Medication Provider, DMSC, PA-C

With you every step of the way

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Rivky Weiss

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.

  • 💙 Warm
  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
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Mendel Toron

Therapist, LCSW, CCTP, EMDR Certified

“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” ― Carl Gustav Jung

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
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Ariela Bellin

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

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  • 😃 Humorous

Yehuda (Hudi) Kowalsky

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Cultivating Spontaneity | Trauma-Focused & Family Therapist

Elliott Blitenthal

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. -Carl Jung

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