Depression Counseling in Lake Elsinore, CA.

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


Catherine Wheeler, MFT
Depression Counselor

Catherine Wheeler, MFT

In 92879 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

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!

Sean Sprigle, LPCC
Depression Counselor

Sean Sprigle, LPCC

Licensed professional clinical counselor

Available for Online Therapy

When you’re depressed it makes life feel like you’re walking through mud, everything is more difficult and tiring and you feel less motivated to do anything. This can make depression incredibly difficult to deal with because it requires taking action to overcome. I have personal and professional experience in recovery from this unpleasant disorder, which gives me an edge and helping people to heal from depression.

Brian Jones, AMFT
Depression Counselor

Brian Jones, AMFT

Brian La Roy Jones, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

First, it's important to me to understand what my clients mean by "depression" because how one client experiences depression can be very different than another client. This is necessary so I can customize the strategies I use for each specific client based on their unique experience of depression. Ultimately, my clients can expect to discover real-world steps they can take to feel not just "less depressed" but better about their life - and more positive and hopeful.

Taylor Wikel, MA, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Taylor Wikel, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92563 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

Are you struggling with sadness, loss of motivation, low energy, feeling down, hopelessness or helplessness? Life these days are not easy and can bring on depression and loneliness. I want to be a support to you and help you through this part of your life. I will help you find hope and identify coping skills to manage your symptoms. It would be my pleasure to walk by your side and find a new path of hopefulness!

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT
Depression Counselor

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

In 92679 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

Depression Counseling, Therapy Dr. Laura Adams PsyD MFT (949) 244-1992. www.SouthOCTherapist.com. Dr. Adams is a licensed MFT and Psychoanlyst in Orange County, with private practices in Newport Beach and Mission Viejo. Dr. Adams specializes in using a Psychoanalytic approach to long-term Depression, Stress and Anxiety disorders. Dr. Adams counsels families, individuals and couples.

Larry Smith, LAADC CA
Depression Counselor

Larry Smith, LAADC CA

Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor

In 92675 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

Get Real Recovery offers outpatient therapy for those suffering from co-occurring substance abuse and depression. If you or your loved one needs help, call our Admissions Helpline today for a free confidential assessment and insurance check. We accept most private insurance plans and can arrange private pay as well.

Lu Ann Ahrens, MS, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Lu Ann Ahrens, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92507 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

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!

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Depression Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

It can often seem like society expects us to be happy and positive at all times, that any admission of sadness or a loss of motivation, energy, or engagement with life is a personal failure. But Depression isn't a personal failure, and it is also more than just "feeling sad". If you find yourself down in the hole of disconnection, surrounded by a fog that is interfering with your life and relationships, you need a hand to help you climb out. A trained therapist understands the mechanics of depression and can help you understand it and find strategies to make your way up and out of it, and back into the light. Please contact me so we can begin to work on this process together.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

In 92672 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

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.

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92691 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. More than just a bout of the blues, depression isn't a weakness and you can't simply "snap out" of it. Depression may require long-term treatment. But don't get discouraged. Most people with depression feel better with medication, psychotherapy or both.

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT
Depression Counselor

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

In 92691 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

Depression can feel overwhelming and keep us from being the person that we want and know we can be. Many times it can be an indicator of difficult and painful relationships or situations in our life. It's important to explore the causes and/or triggers for our depression, and see how the slide into a depressive state has occurred. Rather than feeling stuck, we can start to explore your sadness or lack of motivation and start to rebuild the parts of you that are able to experience a life of happiness and contentment.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 92592 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

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.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Depression Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92882 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

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.

Kimberly Stewart, CADC III, SAP, MA
Depression Counselor

Kimberly Stewart, CADC III, SAP, MA

Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

In 92590 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

Feeling lost? Feeling trapped? Feeling low- motivation and a lack of hope? Feeling like everything takes more effort and energy than you have to give? Feeling isolated and alone? Depression can feel overwhelming, unmanageable, lonely, and daunting. We can reach for unhealthy, self-destructive coping mechanisms during times like these just to get by. Together we can uncover root causes of these feelings, discover unhealthy behavior patterns that have been developed, and start to create a path that is untangled with desirable, healthy behavior patterns creating feelings of hope, motivation, self- worth and clarity.

Piper Walsh, Ph.D
Depression Counselor

Piper Walsh, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

In 92690 - Nearby to Lake Elsinore.

Are you feeling a loss of hope or less interest in the things that used to bring you pleasure? While we all get low, persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” feelings may be indicators of depression. When you are experiencing feelings of guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness that aren’t going away, it’s time to get help. Often when people are experiencing these emotions they feel isolated and that life will always be this way I treat people who are experiencing these feelings and help them to address the causes and symptoms associated with their depression, so that they can enjoy life again. Call me today at 949.370.4726 or email at info@southoccounseling.com.


You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Lake Elsinore, CA.

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

Lake Elsinore is located in Riverside County, California. It has a land area of 38.01 square miles and a water area of 5.41 square miles.  The population of Lake Elsinore is 61,981 people with 15,462 households and a median annual income of $61,248. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Lake Elsinore, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Lake Elsinore are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Lake Elsinore public health department.