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Depression & Anxiety Help Kailua Kona HI

Depression and anxiety are real and can hit anyone at any time. It's normal to feel depressed and anxious after graduation. The best thing you can do to conquer these graduation blues is to take control of your emotions, allow yourself to feel blue, but then work your way out of it by focusing on the positive, such as what you've achieved, and then form some new goals and a plan to attain them. Understand that if you need help seeking it out means you are strong. Please scroll down for more information and access to the therapists in Kailua Kona, HI listed below.

John A. Hibscher
(808) 323-2607
81-6654 Adelka
Kealakekua, HI
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Psychotherapy, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Eating Disorder (e.g., compulsive eating, anorexia, bulimia)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Northwestern University
Credentialed Since: 1977-11-27

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Summer L Eggleston
(808) 327-1711
77-6400 Nalani Street
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialties
Trauma and PTSD, Depression, Anxiety or Fears
Qualification
School: Professional School of Psychological Studies
Year of Graduation: 1989
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$100 - $110
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Ceridian

Rosana Knudson
(808) 640-7377
Rosana Knudson74-381 Kealakehe Parkway
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Personality Disorders
Qualification
School: Argosy University Hawaii
Year of Graduation: 2005
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any, Latino
Gender: All
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: HMAA

Carol Ann Brown
(808) 326-5454
75-127 Lunapule Rd
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Rodger C Kollmorgen
(808) 322-4818
79-1020 Haukapila Raod
Kealakekua, HI
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Ms. Carolyn Koneck
(808) 329-5115
75-5995 Kuakini Hwy
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Anxiety or Fears, Life Coaching, Personality Disorders
Qualification
School: Capella University
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$100 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

Nancy Moreno-Derks MS, LMFT
(808) 343-1713
Nancy Moreno-Derks MS, LMFT
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, Life Coaching, Relationship Issues
Qualification
School: San Diego State University
Year of Graduation: 1980
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any, Latino
Gender: Female
Age: Adults,Elders (65+)
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Catherine Smith
(808) 896-4002
Malama i Ka ''Ola76-5914 B Mamalahoa Hwy
Holualoa, HI
Specialties
Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Trauma and PTSD
Qualification
School: Tulane University
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 9 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$70 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: HMSA

Roger A. Weiss
(808) 329-7999
P.O. Box 3178
Kailua Kona, HI
Services
Couples Psychotherapy, Hypnosis or Hypnotherapy, Individual Psychotherapy, Career Assessment and Counseling
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Hofstra University
Credentialed Since: 1975-04-03

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Edwin Payson Gramlich
(808) 322-4456
79-1019 Haukapila St
Kealakekua, HI
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Recognizing Depression and Anxiety

By Karen Keller

It’s normal to feel depressed and anxious after graduation. Those first-job interviews have us buying a new stick of deodorant every week. Then, if you’re successful, you get to transition to the 9-to-5 routine as a reward. It’s the beginning of the rest of your life

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Pretty grim.

But what’s the difference between stuttering when you’re on the spot and real, clinically diagnosed anxiety? And what about the blues? Is it depression, or are
you just seriously bummed that you can’t get up at noon anymore? The NYU School of Medicine provides a good test for both Depression and Anxiety . For more information, check out the National Institute of Mental Health on Depression and Anxiety . Finally, Cigna has a quick and dirty guide to both the big D and the little A .

Obviously, if it’s a clear case of clinical craziness, you want to see a doctor. However, even if it’s just a case of minor brain wackiness, there are many things you can do to bolster your mental health that don’t have side effects of medication (e.g., erectile dysfunction, hair loss, or worse.

Self-Treatment

For Both Depression and Anxiety

Exercise

Relieves tension and increases the amount of serotonin—the happy neurotransmitter—in the brain. And a super-secret tip: exercise makes you look hotter. Check out what the American Psychological Association has to say about the positive link between exercise and depression .

Practice Relaxation and Deep Breathing

Who knows—it could be a foray into becoming a tantric sex master. For deep-breathing tips, see this Web MD blog or try yoga .

Get Enough Sleep

Good not only for staving off wrinkles, sleep makes you more alert at work and puts you in a better mood. For more information, see what the American Psychological Association has to say about sleep, or check out tips for battling sleeping problems from the American Insomnia Association.

Dispute Negative, Recurring Thoughts

“No one will ever love me once they really get to know me.” “I sound like a moron when I try to talk politics.” “Standard & Poor’s would never hire me.” Everybody’s got issues. Say something more realistic out loud and repeat as often as necessary until it starts sounding like the truth: “I’m a loveable person.” “I know quite a few things about politics.” “Standard & Poor’s would have to be smoking crack not to hire me.” Here’s what About.com says about defeatist thinking . The key is to pinpoint irrational thoughts, then beat the hell out of them.

Kick the Drug Habit

Stop drinking, smoking weed, or whatever you're doing to support the local drug dealer. Drugs can rouse psychological demons. The National Institute on Drug Abuse says there's an established link between smoking pot and both depression and anxiety.

Anxiety Specifically

Schedule “Worry Time”

From 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., every day, worry with abandon. That’s right. From the simple stuff like hav...

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