OCD and Anxiety
Depression and other mood disorders are very real, and serious, conditions. Feelings of sadness, hopelessness or irritability can interfere with how you think and experience everyday activities such as sleeping, eating and managing your daily tasks.
Depression, bipolar disorder and other mood disorders are the leading cause of disability worldwide for both males and females. They are also treatable.
Rogers Behavioral Health can help.
At Rogers Behavioral Health, you can access a wide array of services that encompass mood disorders and general mental health for children, teens and adults. Through our FOCUS mood disorder line of services, we have begun crafting a scope of care for those with varying levels of depression and related disorders. Our Nashotah Program helps teenage girls with real difficulty managing their emotions.
From inpatient care to specialized day treatment, you can count on our commitment to you or your child’s individual needs. What connects these services is the passion of a dedicated team of professionals, led by leading psychiatrists and psychologists, who bring you:
Using methods that outcome studies show make a difference, we help you overcome a range of psychiatric symptoms in this area, including:
You will work on getting better with a team led by board-certified psychiatrists, physicians, psychologists, behavioral specialists, experiential therapists and more, depending on the program. We follow an evidence-based approach to care, with an emphasis on these therapies in many of our mood disorder programs:
With our mood disorders and general mental health programs, you have access to four levels of specialized care:
The appropriate level of care for you is determined based on physician review of an initial free screening you can do over the phone with one of our admissions counselors.
Contact us to request a free confidential screening and learn more.
Call 800-767-4411 or use our screening request form
Jerry L. Halverson, MD, DFAPA, is a board-certified adult psychiatrist with a subspecialty in psychosomatic medicine. He serves as chief medical officer of Rogers Behavioral Health, medical director of Rogers Memorial Hospital–Oconomowoc, and as medical director of the FOCUS Adult Mood Disorders Program. Dr. Halverson has a medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and completed an internal medicine internship at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Minnesota, and a residency in general adult psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Halverson previously was the medical director of adult psychiatry at Meriter Hospital in Madison and an assistant professor of psychiatry at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health where he directed its treatment refractory psychiatry disorders program.
Dr. Halverson is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and serves on the APA's Council on Quality of Psychiatric Care. A past president of the Wisconsin Medical Society (WMS) and Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, he is a member of the World Psychiatric Association, the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Psychiatric Association, the American College of Psychiatrists, the Wisconsin Hospital Association, the Dane County and Waukesha County medical societies and is the physician member of the combined City of Madison/Dane County Board of Health. He is a regular volunteer physician at UW's Safehaven Psychiatric Clinic for the underserved in Dane County.
Dr. Halverson has advocated for the use of objective patient care data to improve care through his work with Wisconsin initiatives in that area, and has lectured throughout the United States on mental health and health policy issues to academic, legislative and community audiences. He has been honored by his colleagues for clinical and leadership excellence, receiving numerous awards including the Wisconsin Alumni Association “Forward Under 40” award, the Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Young Physician Leadership Award from the WMS Foundation, an Early Career Leadership Award by the AMA Foundation and the AMA Women's Physician Congress Mentor Award. Dr. Halverson was selected for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® 2015-2018.
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