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053: Mental Health Basics: The Signs & Treatments for Depression with Dr. Diana Samuel

In this week's episode, we’re talking about Depression with my dear friend and Columbia psychiatrist Dr. Diana Samuel.

In this episode we expound on:

- How to identify the signs & symptoms of depression

- The clinical & therapeutic treatments that are used for depression

- When and why medication might be necessary

- How to support someone with severe depression

and so much more that you don’t want to miss.


Dr. Samuel is an adult psychiatrist who completed her residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, and dual fellowships at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Samuel has extensive experience in evaluating and treating a wide variety of both acute and non-acute psychiatric symptoms and illnesses with many years of experience at renowned hospitals in NYC. She is trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy and actively works with families in helping them cope with mental illness in a loved one. Dr. Samuel is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center has had a busy private practice at Columbia Doctors in Midtown Manhattan. She has been cited in popular media outlets such as People Magazine, US News & World Report and Good Housekeeping.


This podcast episode is brought to you by UHSM Health Share, a unique health care membership on a mission to create holistic wellness for the mind, body and spirit. If you or someone you know is frustrated with their current health care, I encourage you to inquire about membership options at www.uhsm.com


Get started with online therapy & counseling:

Better Help Counseling (10% off your first month): https://betterhelp.com/moses

Faithful (Christian) Counseling (10% off your first month): https://faithfulcounseling.com/brittney

For a list of specific mental help & crises resources: https://brittneyamoses.com/mental-help-resources/


Connect with Dr. Diana Samuel here!

Instagram: @dianasamuelmd

Facebook: Diana Samuel, MD

https://www.columbiadoctors.org/diana-samuel-md


Connect with Brittney on social media for more:

Instagram: @BrittneyMoses

Instagram: @ChristianMentalHealth

Instagram: @faithmentalwellnesspodcast

Facebook: @BrittneyAMoses

Twitter: @Brittney_Moses

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Crisis lines by country:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

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