Depression Counseling in Jackson, CA.

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


John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Depression Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95624 - Nearby to Jackson.

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.

Nancy Ryan, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Nancy Ryan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 95628 - Nearby to Jackson.

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.

Kristen Ewers, MA, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Kristen Ewers, MA, LMFT

Licenced Marriage Family Therapist and Interns

In 95608 - Nearby to Jackson.

Symptoms of depression can include: •Agitation, restlessness, irritability •Change in appetite •Difficult to concentrate •Fatigue/lack of energy •Feelings of hopelessness •Feelings of guilt, self-hate •Becoming withdrawn/isolated •Loss of interest in activities that were once enjoyed •Thoughts of death/suicide •Trouble sleeping/excessive sleeping

Kimberly Greene, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Kimberly Greene, LMFT

Kimberly Greene, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95661 - Nearby to Jackson.

I will help you view your depressive state with curiosity and without judgment, in an effort to understand and heal the source of the depression. Simple identification of the source of depression can enhance treatment outcomes and provide some relief from depression. I can help you recognize and access your inner strength, autonomy, and capacity for change.

Katharine Bryda, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Katharine Bryda, LMFT

Licensed Therapist

In 95242 - Nearby to Jackson.

Depression is a mood disorder that can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest that can interfere with daily functioning. Reaching out for help is a step towards wellness. Symptoms of depression can vary from person to person, but it is a very treatable condition. Therapy for depression helps you overcome the feelings of hopelessness and despair and to gain control of your life.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Depression Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95608 - Nearby to Jackson.

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.

Mariann Arney, M.A., LMFT
Depression Counselor

Mariann Arney, M.A., LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95258 - Nearby to Jackson.

Depression can hinder ones life progress. Through skills training and exploring the source of the depression, you will be able to reduce the effects of depression upon your life and be able to manage the symptoms that depression creates. If necessary, a referral for medication may be part of your treatment. If needed, we will fully discuss this option and I will provide referrals.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Available for Online Therapy

Depression counseling involves assessing and making appropriate changes in the physical, emotional, and relational aspects of a client's life that are contributing to depressed mood. I work with clients to both remedy the underlying causes and their resulting cognitions, and the lifestyle habits that hinder their recovery. Often it is appropriate to work in conjunction with medical professionals who may suggest medications and/or nutritional supplements to correct the biochemical aspects of depressive episodes. Clients benefit most when their treatment is comprehensive and avoids dealing solely with symptom relief.

Philip Starkman, MSW, RSW
Depression Counselor

Philip Starkman, MSW, RSW

Registered Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

When one is depressed the range of thoughts and feelings encompass a wide spectrum. Sadness and despair might be pervasive. One can feel as if they have fallen into a deep dark pit where everything is covered in negativity and hopelessness. In this state, one can feel inadequate, discouraged, unable or unwilling to make decisions. In addition, guilt, shame, profound low self-esteem and loss of interest in relationships, sex, career and even life itself are commonly found. A variety of evidence-based tools, specific to the needs of the individual, applied skillfully at the right time, can dramatically lift one out of that deep, dark pit and help avoid relapse.

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.

Joan Druckman, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Joan Druckman, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 95630 - Nearby to Jackson.

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.


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

Jackson is located in Amador County, California. It has a land area of 3.72 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Jackson is 4,649 people with 1,884 households and a median annual income of $43,689. .


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Mental health treatment and therapy in Jackson is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Jackson are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Jackson public health department.