Depression Counseling in Elk Grove, CA.

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


Depression Counselor

Orville Easterly, D. Min, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Overcome fear and improve your state of mind. Learn about the causes of depression and build your coping skills. Develop greater knowledge about what generates fearful responses and how to abolish feeling overwhelmed by these emotions. Learn the difference between healthy and harmful types of fear. Choose today to begin building the person you desire to be.

Depression Counselor

Caitlin Markham, MA, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Feeling depressed? You are not alone. Talk the first step in restoring your happiness by participating in individual therapy session aimed at helping you thrive. In session you will gain insight and awareness into your feelings of depression, learn skills to combat defeating thoughts, and work on creating and maintaining supportive relationships to promote recovery. Together we can build the strength that it takes to overcome depression and the courage to live the happy live you desire.

Depression Counselor

Joan Druckman, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Depression can have many different signs: tearfulness, loss of motivation, loss of energy or joy in life, weight changes, inability to concentrate, sleep disturbance, irritability, loss of interest in sex, feelings of worthlesssness and hopelessnes, among other symptoms. Sometimes depression seems to come out of nowhere, and other times depression can be directly linked to a stressfull life event. I will help you identify the factors that might be causing or maintaining your depression, and also develop a plan with you to begin to feel better and to live better. Depression doesn't have to constrict your life. Our goal will be to return your life to vitality, purpose, and meaning.

Depression Counselor

Michael Thaden, MS, LMFT, ATR-BC, CHT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Some established theories about what causes depression include “Anger turned inward”, “early Object Loss”, and “the inability to Grieve”. It think it is no coincidence that Depression and Anger are two of the stages of Grief which Kubler-Ross identified as a normal aspects of resolving significant loss. Normal Grief and Bereavement can become complicated by any kind of overwhelming or traumatic experience. I find that Somatic approaches such as Sensorimotor Psychotherpy are ideal for working with Depression, as it reconnects us with the deeper natural healing resources available to us when we pay attention to the wisdom of the body as it communicates on multiple levels.

Depression Counselor

Nancy Ryan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

If you are struggling from depression, you might be feeling hopeless, fatigued, losing interest in the things that once gave you pleasure, having trouble with eating and sleeping, or just find it difficult to get going. Don't wait any longer to get help. You can't just think happy thoughts, pull yourself up by your bootstraps and get over it. Seeking professional help is what it takes. Let me help you regain your motivation, feel hopeful and positive again, gain feelings of self-worth and confidence, and get back to your life.

Depression Counselor

Deborah Cohen, MFT, MPH,CHT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

I assist clients with exploring how much their depression is based on unfulfilled desires or wishes, and how much it is based in a history of feeling neglected, unseen, unloved, etc. I use various techniques and processes, such as CBT therapy, hypnotherapy, EMDR, Byron Katie, and other techniques to help my clients release themselves from the grip of the depression as they are more able to access their wise, loving inner selves.

Depression Counselor

Retha Millikan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Counselor

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

I enjoy watching depressed clients begin to identify and control the automatic thoughts that keep them stuck. Although we can't control our emotions, we can control the thoughts that create them. It takes a lot of intense practice, and requires a little homework, but the outcome is a feeling of mastery over ones emotional life. In time, feelings become subject to the client's more helpful thoughts.

Depression Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

There are many causes for depression and many forms of depression, from reactive depressions to deep internal depressions. Sudden depressions as well as long lasting depressions are not to be ignored. They are serious emotional responses which can benefit extensively from appropriate counseling and therapeutic interventions. Having a caring and listening ear to talk to during a time of depressive despair can be extremely healing. It is often stated that a healthy listening relationship can heal beyond measure. There are depressions which will benefit from medical interventions along with talking interventions. In general, cared for depressions will greatly improve and most will pass.

Depression Counselor

Joan Fellows, M.A. MFC

Licensed Marriage, Family, Individual Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

In treating depression I use a holistic eclectic approach depending on what works for each individual. In therapy we may focus on the underlying root causes of depression perhaps stemming from childhood issues, trauma, and relationships with parents or caregivers. We may focus on cognitive behavorial techniques relating how thoughts can affect feelings and behavoir. We may focus on current interpersonal relationships and how they play a role in your depression. We may focus on other current life stressors and develop new coping strategies for dealing with stress. My goal is to support you and assist you as you climb out of depression's often times debilitating symptoms.

Depression Counselor

Jozeffa Greer, MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Depression is more than having the blues. When you have depression, you may feel like getting up in the morning, brushing your teeth, or getting dressed all feel like too much. Sometimes life even feels so hard that killing yourself seems like a reasonable solution. Though medication may help, it is often not the whole story. Depression often masks other emotions that have been buried, sometimes from childhood, sometimes because a person was taught that only "positive" emotions were acceptable. Learn to uncover what is causing your depression and regain your aliveness so that you can once again, or perhaps for the first time, feel that you are living a full and productive life.

Depression Counselor

Heather Blessing, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Tired of feeling tired, sad and that nothing seems to work or make you feel better? I have personally experienced depression and truly understand how hard it is deal with depression. I want to help you become the person you want to be - to find joy in your life again - to smile and think about a future that you no longer dread but instead that you embrace! It starts with just a phone call - call now and find that light at the end of the tunnel.

Depression Counselor

Catherine Zanzi, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC # 53648

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Sadness and depression have many causes, and therefore people respond differently to various treatment approaches. I can help you discover your own unique triggers for depression, and work with you to find the best treatment for you. Though medication has it's value in some circumstances, I view medication as a last resort after all other interventions have failed. Therapy has been proven to help people feel better faster. Let me help you begin the healing process.

Depression Counselor

Joe Borders, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

I help people struggling with depression by helping them to explore the history/causes of their depression, normalize and validate their emotions, create solutions to real life problems when applicable, and to create and grow hope & optimism. When depression appears to be the result of a biological problem like thyroid issues or chemical imbalances I help clients to find doctors who can evaluate them and then work with them on issues related to their depression. Medication tends to help with the symptoms of depression but doesn't do much to address the underlying thoughts, feelings, and history that have caused or contributed to the depression.



You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Elk Grove, CA.

Are you ready to experience new freedom? Thank you for visiting our California search of licensed therapists in Elk Grove 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 Elk Grove will help you climb back up and start living your dreams again.

Elk Grove is located in Sacramento County, California. It has a land area of 42.19 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of Elk Grove is 166,913 people with 49,316 households and a median annual income of $79,487. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Elk Grove for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees