Depression Specialist

Arjun Reyes MD and Associates

TMS and Ketamine Specialists & Psychiatrists located in Moorpark, CA

Depression is a common mental health condition that affects how you feel, think, and behave. Though there are many effective treatments for depression, not everyone gets relief from their symptoms with traditional care. In Moorpark, California, Arjun Reyes, MD, specializes in depression and treatment-resistant depression by integrating conventional and innovative therapies, including medication management, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), ketamine microdosing, and mindfulness-based healing treatments. To schedule an appointment or inquire about your mental health needs, contact Arjun Reyes MD and Associates or request one online to book an evaluation with Dr. Reyes today.

Depression Q & A

What is depression?

Depression is a mood disorder that causes ongoing feelings of sadness and despair. It affects how you feel, think, and behave and often leads to additional emotional and physical issues. Depression affects people of all ages and circumstances. Researchers theorize that depression develops from a combination of factors, including your genetics, biology, psychology, and environment.

What are the symptoms of depression?

Symptoms of depression vary in type and severity. Common signs and symptoms of depression include:

  • Ongoing sadness, loneliness, hopelessness, or despair
  • Feeling “empty”
  • Guilt, shame, or worthlessness
  • Irritability
  • Change in sleep habits
  • Change in eating habits
  • Withdrawal from friends and family
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of interest in enjoyable activities 
  • Aches and pains without a clear physical cause
  • Thoughts of death or suicide

If you or someone you love is experiencing these symptoms regularly, contact our office to inquire about healing options today.

How is depression treated?

Dr. Reyes develops individual treatment plans for depression after conducting a comprehensive psychological evaluation. Your plan may include medication, psychotherapy, or both.

However, it’s important to note that no single medication or therapy works for all. You may need to experience different types of antidepressants and therapies until you find the right combination that provides the best relief from your symptoms. At Arjun Reyes MD & Associates, we can help you navigate that journey.

What is treatment-resistant depression?

Treatment-resistant depression (TR-MDD) is a diagnosis to describe those who experience persistent symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD) and fail to respond to trials of traditional antidepressants and therapy. Dr. Reyes specializes in managing treatment-resistant depression and provides innovative therapies to alleviate symptoms. Options include:

  • *Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy
  • Ketamine microdosing
  • Reiki & Yoga Nidra Meditation, Sound Healing, Vibrasound, and other alternative healing treatments

To receive expert treatment for depression, call Arjun Reyes MD and Associates, or book an appointment online today.