Depression

Depression is a mental health disorder that affects mood, including how you feel, think, and behave. Everyone feels sad sometimes, but when it starts to affect your ability to perform daily tasks and your ability to enjoy things that typically bring you happiness, you may be suffering from depression. The symptoms of depression vary from person to person, but often include feeling miserable without a clear reason why, anxiety, agitation, insomnia or sleeping too much, hopelessness, changes in eating, and/or foggy thinking. Depression may also cause recurrent thoughts of death or suicide (or even a wish that it would all 'stop' in an abstract sense). If you think you might be suffering from depression, a qualified mental health therapist can help. Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s depression experts today!

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Overcome your feelings of depression. You are not your depression. In this therapeutic approach we will address the underlying imbalance that causes depression. Your psychological suffering is not just a mental or chemical imbalance. This treatment approach takes into account the issues involved in mind/body split because suffering expresses itself at every level. Depression affects the whole person: physically, mentally, physiologically and psycho-spiritually. We are whole beings.

— Dr. Nadia Thalji, Psychotherapist in San Francisco, CA
 

I work with folks who struggle with depression or anxiety, but know that there's more than this. Depression can be a deeply painful, and often chronic experience. I go further than surface level quick fixes for depression, and believe that full and lasting change is possible.

— Amanda Ball, Professional Counselor Associate in Portland, OR

Depression can affect one in many ways from lack of motivation to shower or get out of bed, complete a project, finding the negative in everything or using unhealthy coping skills to escape emotional pain. The manifestations of depression are sneaky. Depression is very common and treatable. We will work to help you get unstuck from sadness and hopelessness of depression by addressing your own unique experience.

— Beth Darby, Clinical Social Worker in Brentwood, TN
 

I utilize a variety of strategies, techniques, and tools to facilitate the understanding of depression, and working toward appropriate defense and coping mechanisms.

— Dr. Vicki D. Coleman, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Las Vegas, NV

I have worked with clients struggling with depression for many years. I do not take a one size fits all approach, but I do rely on my experience to come up with a treatment plan with the client to best meet their needs and goals. I offen encourage a clients partner or someone from their support system to join us for a few sessions to help increase understanding and support.

— Sarah Bonilla, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Redlands, CA
 

Feeling sad, depressed & down in the dumps is no fun. MH Counseling can help you improve your mood, attitude & well-being. I’ll teach you an array of techniques to help you cope w/ depression, improve your mood, & outlook on life. The first step to happiness is learning to love yourself. “The strongest people are not the ones who show strength in front of us, but those who fight battles we know nothing about”. Let’s fight those battles together & conquer them!

— Cassie Icenogle Konnoly, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Lacey, WA

We all get sad. But sometimes it is more than that. Often clients feel even more sad because they cant figure out the reason "why." Sometimes there is no one why! But therapy can help sort out some of the contributing factors as well as alleviate the feelings guilt that often comes along with depression.

— Courtney Burns, Therapist in Portland, OR
 

Extensive experience in working with clients who are dealing with symptoms of Depression. The ability to provide the space delve into how to restore drive and motivation, while seeking to gain knowledge about the impact of symptoms.

— Derrick Palmer, Social Worker in ,

Do these thoughts often enter your mind? I am worthless and can’t do anything about it. I feel guilty for just wanting to eat, sleep, and be alone. I hate who I am these days. I want you to know that you are not alone and there are people who can help. Many of my clients find relief in realizing that their struggle does not own them and that there are many options available to once again have hope for their lives.

— Justice Arledge, Licensed Professional Counselor Intern in Portland, OR
 

If the depression you are experiencing could talk, what would it say? Depression can be the result of many things - trauma, grief, anger focused inwards and even creativity not being expressed. I help my clients process and reduce their depression through talk therapy, connecting to people, changing the way they think and exercise.

— David Strah, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

Overcome your feelings of depression. You are not your depression. In this therapeutic approach we will address the underlying imbalance that causes depression. Your psychological suffering is not just a mental or chemical imbalance. This treatment approach takes into account the issues involved in mind/body split because suffering expresses itself at every level. Depression affects the whole person: psycho-spiritually, physically, mentally, and physiologically. We are whole beings.

— Dr. Nadia Thalji, Psychotherapist in San Francisco, CA
 

Quintessential Health provides comprehensive evidence based treatment for Depression and related disorders.

— Quintessential Health, Clinical Psychologist in ,

There is a lot of stigma around mental health and around depression in particular. I aim to validate one's experience and accept clients where they are at. I also attempt to challenge the negative thinking patterns that often come with various forms of depression.

— Rachel Chazanoff, Mental Health Counselor in New York, NY
 

Depression can often times leave you feeling sad, numb, lack energy and stuck for long periods of time. It can sometimes cause an impact on your thought patterns and physical health, and can happen to anyone, literally anyone. Depression is not a sign of weakness or laziness. Depression counseling provides you with support and promotes healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, loss of interest and pleasure in life, and negative self-talk.

— Daria Stepanian, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Feeling sad is part of normal human emotion. Depression is deeper and more persistent in nature. It is characterized by loss of interest, altered sleep pattern, change in appetite, energy level, concentration, daily behavior, or self-esteem. Depression can also be associated with thoughts of suicide. Typically, there are long held beliefs that contribute to depression. We work together to expand your psychological flexibility and create a workable plan to help you work through depression.

— Mekeya Jama, Clinical Social Worker in St. Louis, MO
 

I have a decade of experience helping those living with depression whether it is chronic , cyclical, or situational. I have a large tool box of skills from mindfulness to cognitive behavioral techniques to assist you in feeling in control and offer hope.

— Jennifer Harvey, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Livonia, MI

Depression is a tricky beast. It convinces you that things are hopeless and unfixable, and that joy will always be elusive. If you're reading this, however, you have tapped into hope and you're ready to make a change. I'm here to help you make that change. There are a variety of tools and techniques we can use, and I'm committed to finding the ones that are right for you. I welcome and actively seek feedback from my clients to ensure that we are on the right path to achieving wellness.

— Cristina Cousins, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in St. Louis, MO
 

Depression and anxiety go hand in hand. Using art therapy to explore triggers and coping skills for their symptoms is empowering and enlightening. Art Therapy is proven to decrease feelings of hopelessness and low self-esteem, which are linked to both depression and anxiety. Art Therapy helps you feel more connected to yourself when you’re experiencing grief and sadness.

— Marie Ragona, Creative Art Therapist in Astoria, NY