Depression Counseling in Bloomington, CA.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Bloomington, California.


Stuart Kaplowitz, MFT
Depression Counselor

Stuart Kaplowitz, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91710 - Nearby to Bloomington.

I can honestly say that every single person I have met has been discouraged / depressed at some point in their lives. It happens. Why? Because things do not always go our way. Because we cannot plan for every thing that will come up. Because sometimes, even I may not have all the answers. It does happen! That's ok though. If you don't have the answers reach out to those you can help.

Barbara Jaurequi, MS, LMFT, MAC
Depression Counselor

Barbara Jaurequi, MS, LMFT, MAC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91730 - Nearby to Bloomington.

Symptoms of depression can emerge for a variety of reasons. Grief and loss can produce feelings of depression as can chronic stress, illnesses, relationship problems, additive disorders, trauma, sleep disorders and even a poor diet! There are many possible factors that could be causing your depression and they should all be explored before making a clinical diagnosis of major depression. I will work with you to identify the causes and solutions to manage your depression. You will receive highly directive counsel and unconditional positive regard for your well being in a compassionate, supportive atmosphere. Proper treatment can help you take your life back!

Edward L. De La Loza, EdD, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Edward L. De La Loza, EdD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Clients usually experience a progressive decline in mood, which can impact their emotions, the quality of their sleep, relationships (they may even begin to withdraw from others), and have persistent negative thoughts. Many clients prefer to explore viable holistic and integrative strategies before trying medication. In our collaboration, we will design a plan to explore possible options, strategies to strengthen effective coping mechanisms, and identify a plan to enhance the opportunity for recovery.

Bradlianne Dinsmoor, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Bradlianne Dinsmoor, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 91711 - Nearby to Bloomington.

Johann Hari, a journalist and writer on Addiction and Mental Health has described Depression as "Grief for ones own life." Yes, sometimes medication is necessary in order to lift you out of the pit of despair, but sometimes processing your pain in the presence of a compassionate witness can yield tremendous benefits. Our work together will consist of an evaluation of your depression symptoms, possible referral for medication, and a deep understanding of your pain and it's presentation in your life.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Depression Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92336 - Nearby to Bloomington.

I use several methods for helping you overcome depression. I support you in maintaining safety. Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, I help you to identify unhelpful thoughts and learn how to restructure your thoughts. I help you identify root causes of your depression and find ways to reduce their impact by replacing them with activities and relationships that support you in increased positive mood and personal responsibility. Depression can be comorbid with other issues you may be struggling with and I take a holistic approach to help you address what is needed in order to become a more fulfilled, and satisfied individual.

Lu Ann Ahrens, MS, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Lu Ann Ahrens, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92507 - Nearby to Bloomington.

When one is struggling with depression, it feels like being at the bottom of a big, black hole, always looking for a way out/up and not finding one. I provide emotional support, administer depression inventories, provide referrals for medication evaluations (if necessary), and help with cognitive processing to change thinking patterns which add to the depression. Don't try to face your depression alone. There is help available!

John Quinlan, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

John Quinlan, Psy.D.

Psychologist (License # PSY23794)

In 91730 - Nearby to Bloomington.

Depression can limit a person from thriving. These limitations can be be various and may include experiencing life as hard to get motivated or even wanting to stop existing. Thoughts of suicide are common, but not existing and not thriving can be overcome; depression can be managed. Therapy for depression will reveal the basis for your feelings of hopelessness and helplessness and help you to manage these feelings rather than be managed by them. You don't have to let depression control you. You can, with the help of therapy, manage depression so that you can thrive. Like waking up from a bad dream, you can experience a new life where you are not ruled by depression.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Grey Matters International, Inc. and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D. handles depression and other emotional disorders in a very unique way. Most of therapy or counseling processes utilize validation, unconditional positive regard, and reframing as common techniques to get someone to heal from their depression. Though this can be helpful, it rarely fixes the core problem behind it and for tough cases we then refer them usually to a psychiatrist for medication which can have tons of side effects. Instead, why not try a natural and arguably more effective way to not just change your mind, but change the brain--where the depression is rooted. Contact us at kevin@kevinflemingphd.com.

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 91711 - Nearby to Bloomington.

Persistent depression can steal your passion for life and make everyday feel hopeless and pointless. Sometimes it can feel as though nothing will ever change. At VOBH, our psychologists strive to help you identify the roots of your depression so that you once again be optimistic and hopeful about your life. We strive to collaborate with you on ways to alleviate you depression and manage sadness through research-proven therapeutic techniques.

Thomas Luttrell, PhD
Depression Counselor

Thomas Luttrell, PhD

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (AMFT)

In 92408 - Nearby to Bloomington.

I believe there are at least two kinds of depression. One is more biological or "hard-wired" and may need a biological-level intervention. Therefore, I may refer you to be evaluated by a doctor or psychiatrist for medication. The other kind of depression often arises from injured relationships or facing obstacles in life. Sometimes, depression can be a combination of both. If your depression results from a hurt relationship or failures in life, I can help you to rise above it. As a Family Therapist, I treat problems through a relationship-oriented perspective. Therefore, I may be able to address the kinds of relational issues that often worsen depression.

Catherine Wheeler, MFT
Depression Counselor

Catherine Wheeler, MFT

Dr.

In 92879 - Nearby to Bloomington.

Depression can be insidious and chronic causing you to feel like you can't connect, you're missing out on life or you're "going through the motions". This is no way to live! Don't settle for feeling detached and disconnected from your life, missing true joy and adventure. Tools can help you feel connected again and release buried feelings that keep you depressed. When depression becomes acute, you can't slow down, relax, can't sleep or sleep too much, feel a deep sadness, heaviness. Using tools for acute depression really helps you get back on track!

Andrea Teas, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Andrea Teas, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 92316 - Nearby to Bloomington.

Andrea is certified in IPT for depression. This is an Interpersonal psychotherapy. It is a brief, attachment-focused psychotherapy that centers on resolving interpersonal problems and symptomatic recovery. It is an empirically supported treatment that follows a highly structured and time-limited approach and is intended to be completed within 12–16 weeks. IPT is based on the principle that relationships and life events impact mood and that the reverse is also true.

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP
Depression Counselor

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner

In 91711 - Nearby to Bloomington.

I work with a depressed nervous system by working with the body. Often we struggle to sleep, eat, or accomplish relatively simple tasks. Our bodies are stuck with the brake on. When our body thinks it is futile, out mind follows quickly thereafter and we begin to tell ourselves how pointless things are and how worthless we are. I work with the whole body to re-regulate the body to enable you to get back to a whole integrated self.

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC
Depression Counselor

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Depression can cause experiences of lonliness, sadness, agitation, tearfulness, hopelessness, and decreased motivation. Together we can work to identify potential causes of depression symptoms and how these symptoms may be impacting your life. In most cases a core belief about ourself or the world can cause depression to persist. Some of these beliefs can include but are not limited to "I'm not good enough", "noone cares about me", "it's not safe to express my emotions", and "bad things always happen to me". Taking a collaborative approach we will incorporate both self compassion strategies and tangible skills based interventions as a way to work on improving your mood.


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Are you ready to experience new freedom? Thank you for visiting our California search of licensed therapists in Bloomington who specialize in helping people overcome sadness, treat major depression and mood disorders such as bipolar, postpartum depression, and seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Feeling down, lonely, and depressed can affect us at any station in life. Sometimes the cause may be physiological (such as hormonal or due to medication), it may be emotional, environmental, psychological or any combination of the above. Counseling for recovery and restoration from depression by a top rated therapist in Bloomington will help you climb back up and start living your dreams again.

Bloomington is located in San Bernardino County, California. It has a land area of 6.01 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Bloomington is 25,228 people with 5,751 households and a median annual income of $46,792. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Bloomington, CA

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Bloomington, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Bloomington may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Bloomington public health department.