Maureen Berube, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
246 Federal Road, Unit C-36, Brookfield, Connecticut 06804
The normal ups and downs of life mean that everyone feels sad or has "the blues" from time to time. Depression is different from normal sadness in that it engulfs your day-to-day life, interfering with your ability to work, study, eat, sleep, and have fun. The feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, and worthlessness are intense and unrelenting, with little, if any, relief. I have found in treating clients with depression that a multi-pronged approach is most effective and includes a combination of social support, lifestyle changes and emotional skills building learned within the therapeutic relationship.
Catherine Kelly, DC, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
11 Webster Ave. PO Box 251, Goshen, New York 10924
Depression is often a very debilitating condition that many people live with. It keeps us from living the vital, healthy, whole lives we are meant to live. Coming to understand the underlying causes of depression (often associated with anxiety) is a important part of my work. Approaching the depressed client with compassion,promoting healing and resolution, we can move through the pain and disempowerment to a re-emergence of life and energy.
Laura OKeefe, LCSW
Psychotherapist / Licensed Clinical Social Worker
North Salem, New York 10560
Depression is generally considered a reaction to physical or psychological stress, and any number of stressors can lead to depressive symptoms. These can include personality, environmental, or biomedical factors, i.e. chemical imbalances in the brain, trauma, and/or situational factors. Sometimes illness or certain drugs (including alcohol, prescribed medications, etc.) as well as improper diet and nutrition contribute to depression. Treatment includes identifying and understanding the underpinnings and circumstances of your depression (insight), learning helpful coping skills, and getting extra support so you can feel better and recover.
Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC, MS, MSEd
Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach
North Salem, New York 10560
I have great respect for people who are struggling in their life with an overall lack of satisfaction and motivation. I will help you identify those “triggers” that cause your low mood, and to develop coping skills to help you feel better. My clients report that they are able to sense and identify mood fluctuations as a result of our counseling sessions. Clients that are on medication can expect a team approach to their wellness, as I consult with physicians. If you are reading this right now, you or someone you care about is struggling with the ability to sustain important relationships. If so, you can call or email me to determine if counseling is right for you.
Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS
Professor Rich Esposito, M.S., CAMS
2048 Maple Avenue, Cortlandt Manor, New York 10567
Depression is common, and anyone with depression can make significant improvement. Treatment can be referred to anyone on our team at Hudson Valley family counseling. We will offer the best possible advise so you will be able to treat your depressive state of mind. You might feel angry, paranoid, trust, anxiety, even have serious relationship issues you are not able to handle. Lets talk