Depression Counseling in Palm Desert, CA.

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


Larry Goodman, MA, MFT
Depression Counselor

Larry Goodman, MA, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist (MFT)

42-525 Rancho Mirage Lane, Rancho Mirage, California 92270 | 760-766-1622

Many people struggle with depression, men and women as well as children and adolescents. Depression needs to be assessed for severity and treated appropriately. The standard of care may include medication and talk therapy involving Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which can be very effective for most clients. Depression often masks frustration and anger or severe negative thoughts which can be explored in treatment. Most people benefit from talk therapy and find relief. Other family members may also be included in the treatment if that is appropriate.

Barbara Kreedman, Ph.D, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Barbara Kreedman, Ph.D, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist

73-725 El Paseo, Suite 23-D, Palm Desert, California 92260 | 760-340-1114

Depression often times is a symptom of stuffing ones emotions for years and finally the emotions shutdown. Sometimes depression is a reaction to a current loss. Identifying why the depression exists and what the individual is "truely" reacting to is key to undoing the patterns of depression. Often times, an individual has never focused on their internal feelings to allow themselves to feel what they feel. Therapy becomes an avenue to identify and resolve issues which to date have been buried and contribute to having depression in the first place. If depression is the result of a current trauma, addressing the issues can again reduce the degree of depression. Medication can be helpful.

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

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.

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Edward L. De La Loza, 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.


You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Palm Desert, CA.

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

Palm Desert is located in Riverside County, California. It has a land area of 26.81 square miles and a water area of 0.20 square miles.  The population of Palm Desert is 51,869 people with 23,925 households and a median annual income of $52,892. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Palm Desert is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Palm Desert therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Palm Desert public health department.