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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In therapy you can expect to identify factors that are contributing to your depression and learn how to effectively cope with them. We will also identify negative thought patterns that may be contributing to feelings of hopelessness and work to change them. You will also develop concrete skills to relieve suffering and prevent later bouts of depression. These skills may include new ways to cope with challenges and creating a personal plan that includes positive lifestyle changes. ​

— Jessica Aron, Clinical Psychologist in WHITE PLAINS, NY

Depression is an issue that most people will struggle with at some point in their lives. For those of us who grew up with depression, it can seem like a lifelong battle. Others that are finding themselves in a brand new struggle with the illness, it can seem like an insurmountable task. I am here to guide you through it, no matter how it started, we will finish it.

— Bryce Miller, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate

Depression can have some serious lows, but you don't have to stay in a depressed mood. We will examine how life experiences, past and present, can contribute to seeing the world and personal experiences in an unsatisfying light. We'll explore the root causes of depression to sow healthy seeds of happiness which will send you on your way of living the life you desire!

— Natasha Lamb, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Jacksonville, FL

I work with people experiencing symptoms of depression using therapeutic approaches that cater to each individual's needs and experiences.

— Cathy Harrington, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Everett, WA

We will first concentrate on symptom management and relief. You will learn new techniques to strengthen your overall health, improve your outlook on life, and increase your sense of motivation. As you begin to experience some sense of hope we will begin the deeper work of building awareness and identifying the sources of your depression. By uncovering what is contributing to your depression, you can recognize the ineffective patterns of behavior and coping mechanisms that no longer work for you.

— Wayne Kossman, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Wilton Manors, FL

The majority of my clients are experiencing some level of depression and/or anxiety, even if that is not the presenting issue. Depression looks different for everyone, so I don't look at it as a one size fits all approach. We need to identify what depression looks and feels like for each person in order to create a targeted plan and begin the healing process. Relief comes in various forms, and there is usually a combination of behavioral, cognitive, and feeling work involved in the process.

— Angela Taylor, Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, TX

I treat individuals experiencing Depression, Bi-polar Depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder, adjustment disorders, and those experiencing grief and loss.

— Amy Burley, Licensed Professional Counselor in Plano, TX

Do you often feel like you are not enough, some days, you may even feel completely worthless, like you cannot do anything right. Are you feeling overcome with feelings of guilt and shame, crying spells, and unexplained gut-wrenching pain that no one understands. You are not alone over 70 million adults in the U.S live with depression. Depression is more than a bad case of the blues that you can “just snap out of”.

— Jennifer Hillier, Licensed Professional Counselor in San Antonio, TX

Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy has been a top choice for people suffering from depression, especially "treatment-resistant" depression, and has shown the ability to help due to rapid mood enhancing effects within a few hours of the medication and increased neuroplasticity of the brain to rewire with new connections. Integration is key to process what comes up during your experience and take full advantage of the neuroplastic window with new skills, habits and more positive thoughts.

— Jessica Eden, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Arvada, CO

Therapy for depression is individualized based on your circumstances. There may be grief or past trauma that contributes to your low mood that we work through in therapy. Current stressors might have pushed you past your limits, & we will work to get you back on track. Some common areas addressed in therapy for depression are dealing with negative thoughts, learning new ways to interact with your emotions, exploring coping patterns, & trying out new ways of interacting with yourself & others.

— Roberta Ballard, Psychologist in Marietta, GA

You would conquer the world if you had the energy to get up and do it. Depression can hold you back from enjoying the many adventures life holds. Whether it’s camping, world travels, or conquering new skills, depression can feel like a black void or weight holding you back. In our work together, I'll help you make friends with your depression, see what it's holding onto, and work with it to help you gain traction.

— Timothy Kelly, Clinical Social Worker in Aurora, CO

Depression can feel overwhelming, and can keep us from experiencing all that life has to offer. I can help you get to the bottom of this and figure out how to cope with and change behaviors that can lead to a more content and joyful experience of life.

— Saren Craig, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in , OR

I use mindfulness, CBT, DBT, and EMDR techniques to help manage depression

— Ethan Emerson, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Sherman Oaks, CA

Years of treating depression disorders and the multiple ranges of severity. Helping clients identify coping skills and identifying internal strengths to minimize depression as well as internal causes.

— Lee-Andre Garvin, Licensed Professional Counselor in Denver, CO