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John Schurmann, B.A. Psych, B.S.W. (Hon), M.S.W., R.S.W.
Social Worker, Psychotherapist, ADD Specialist, Life Coach
Location: 199 Snowdon Cir., Markham L3P 7S7
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I define Depression as having an "Emotional Fever." If you're running an emotional fever and find it difficult to recover. Hire me as your counselor/coach and I will help you:
1) understand the reasons of your depression,
2) learn to read your emotional thermometer,
3) track your emotional fever,
4) establish a nurse-patient self-care relationship, and
5) build a strong support system.
As a bonus, I will include a thermometer (at no cost). You will be able to take your or someone's emotional temperature quickly and easily. I have helped 1000's of people (young & old) recover from short and long term depression. Give me a try. I can help.....
Marcus Chow, M.Div.
Individual, Couple and Family Counsellor
Location: 8A Centre Street, 2nd Floor, Markham L3P 2N8
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Over the course of life, one could experience depression, and lose both interest and energy to engage in daily life activities. In depression counselling, I will walk along side with you to unpack your situation and to draw out those negative feelings and thoughts relating to the situation. Together, we will explore those feelings and thoughts, and examine their validity. Moreover, I will support you and assist you to come up with some strategies to break some unhelpful behaviour patterns. You will be empowered to make positive changes, which allow you to see your situation from different perspectives. Sessions can be conducted in English or Cantonese.
Alexandra Bond, Hon.B.Sc, (psych), MSW, RSW
Registered Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist
Location: 6568 Main St., 2nd Floor, Stouffville
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Depression is not a sign of weakness! I can help you alleviate the guilt that accompanies depression. I am trained in evidence based strategies that are as effective as medication, but also better for relapse prevention. Being compassionate to the self and learning to adjust negative thought and behaviour patterns are key factors in overcoming depression. I will work with you to establish small manageable goals that will not overwhelm you. I will help you to improve relationships that typically play a major role in sustaining depressive symptoms. Simply taking the time to talk and process your thoughts will help you to feel better after only 1 session.
Richard Amaral, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Location: 9889 Markham Rd. (Hwy 48), Unit 211, Markham L6E 0B5
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Over the last couple of weeks, have you lost interest in things that used to interest you? Have you found yourself getting more tired than usual? Is it tough to get motivated over things you used to enjoy? Do you find yourself crying for no reason at all? These are some of the questions used to see if you are living with depression. I will help you gain insight into why you are feeling this way, and coach you on strategies to improve your mood.
Winnie Lai, B.Comm., MDiv., RMFT.
Registered Marriage and Family Therapist
Location: 4631 Steeles Avenue East, Suite 102, Toronto
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Winnie's approach to depression draws primarily from Cognitive- Behavior Therapy. If you feel that you don't have the energy to do things, or even get up in the morning, then come in for counselling. Counselling can help you to explore what is the bothering you emotionally, understand yourself better, and learn how to see or understand the issues from a better perspective
Stacey Dombrowsky, RIHR, RCP
Registered Psychotherapist and Addictions Counsellor
Location Near Therapist: Markham, ON
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Depression is not something to be ashamed of, nor is it a character flaw or a sign of a weak personality. No one with depression can just "snap out of it". You wouldn't ask someone to "snap out of diabetes or some other illness and you cannot expect it of a person with depression. Everyone gets sad sometimes - a brief blue mood, feelings of disappointment or loss. The great news is that up to 80% of people who receive proper treatment improve as a result. There are two principle modes of treatment for depression - Psychotherapy and medication. You’re not alone; millions of families and friends have felt exactly like you. Your one step closer to change.
Andrea Beck, Hon BA (Spec. Psych), MSW RSW
Registered Clinical Counselor/Social Worker
Location: Carlton & McCowan, Unionville
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If you are feeling sad much of the time, irritable, overwhelmed, exhausted or if you no longer find pleasure in activities you once enjoyed, I would be pleased to help you start the journey to feeling better. Depression does not have to be part of your life. I will help you explore the roots of your low mood, examine your thoughts, feelings, your relationships and look at ways to see and do things differently. For more information or to see me, call, email or book online at www.beckcounselling.com. Or for Skype counselling: www.webcounsellor.ca
Shyamala Kiru, DMin, MDiv, Registered Marriage & Family Therapist
Clinical Fellow OAMFT/AAMFT
Location: 15 Allstate Parkway, Markham L3R 5B4
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Shyamala has extensive experience working with clients that struggle with feelings of sadness and depression, including experience working collaboratively with a medical team. Her approach includes cognitive behavioural therapy to help clients in coping with the symptoms of depression and creating a plan to move forward, as well as exploring patterns of emotional regulation that may lead to longer term success in managing this very common issue.
Cindy Hayen, PhD candidate, MA
Location: 50 Wellington St East, Aurora
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Studies have shown that psychotherapy for depression can be as effective as taking antidepressants. Depression can range from mild feelings of sadness and emptiness to all-encompassing, fully debilitating darkness. If you are experiencing feelings of depression, emptiness, hopelessness, and sadness and are finding it difficult to function in your day to day life, psychotherapy can be helpful in helping you to understand what is going on with you and help you to rise up from the depths to lead a more satisfying and meaningful life. It can also assist you in re-engaging in the process of living and in relationships with the people who are important to you.
Herman Chow, D.Min, Registered Marriage and Family Therapist
OAMFT/AAMFT Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor
Location: Suite 600, 15 Allstate Parkway, Markham L3R 5B4
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Depression is like falling into a deep hole and you can't seem to get out. Using a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Emotion Focused Therapy, I can help you manage your depression so that it won't negatively impact your relationships, jobs, and health. Even as little as a few sessions, you will see that you are not as stuck and able to make movement in life. You will gain a sense of control and joy into your life.
If you struggle with feeling alone, feel endlessly sad, or that just getting through the day is difficult, these may be indications that you could benefit from seeing a Markham depression counselor. Finding joy in life again through depression counselling Markham, ON is within reach. If you or someone you love in Ontario needs help and is depressed, we hope you will contact one of our Markham depression counselors for treatment and support. Markham Counselling for depression. Help is available to you.
Welcome to our network of depression therapists in Markham who are trained and experienced in counselling and treatment for depression. You are not on this journey alone, no matter how depressed, there is hope. Depression counselling Markham, ON with a licensed psychotherapist or psychologist that specializes in depressive disorders in Ontario can help you find new hope and healing for your life. Choose a Markham depression counselor or psychologist below to begin your new journey of healing.