Depression Counseling in Playa Vista, CA.

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


Depression Counselor

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

Are you tired of living a life without joy, satisfaction, and fulfillment? Do you feel lonely and isolated? I specialize is helping you to build your self-confidence and motivation so that you can live a life that feels more satisfying and joyful. Through our relationship you will develop insight and motivation to finally move out into the world so that you can live the life you have always wanted to live.

Depression Counselor

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

Depression feels like a giant weight, the glue on your body that binds you to your bed. It is hard to see out of the dark fog that surrounds your everyday experiences. Finding a psychotherapist is like finding an ally; you don't have to bear the weight of your problems alone. Psychotherapy for depression and anxiety can offer hope for a changed perspective and happiness.

Depression Counselor

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

If you or your child / adolescent are suffering with symptoms of depression such as, loss of interest in activities, low self-worth, and mood changes then I would like to help. Untreated depression can negatively impact relationships, productivity, physical and mental well-being. Whether you understand the root cause of your depression or are unsure of why you are struggling, therapy can be the start you need to move towards healing.

Depression Counselor

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

If the people in your life haven't ever experienced depression (which is different than being depressed), they can't understand why you can't get over it, move on with your life, or do the things that you used to do. Some people even get into "cheerleading" (c'mon-- you can do it!). That's why I work to understand your depression and help you to manage the feelings of helplessness, despair, and frustration related to depression--little by little, day by day, you might start to get better under my care as I would do my best to understand what you're going through.

Depression Counselor

Susette Magana, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

Depression is biological, emotional and physical in nature. If you're feeling overwhelmed, or like you are paralyzed in specific areas of your life. It's easy to stop trying. Make attempts to seek out help and connect to someone in the areas that bring you shame and feelings of worthlessness. Therapy can give an opportunity to confess those thoughts, in a safe environment, in order to come out from under the shame you feel and begin to find freedom.

Depression Counselor

Lori Shnorhokian, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

Clients that come in with depression can be in a very difficult time and phase in their lives. With therapy, you will be able to identify what is making you depressed and how to decrease it significantly by using every day tools that can be learned. You will be in a safe environment and able to share your feelings that are related to feelings of depression and sadness.

Depression Counselor

Suzette Vaughan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

Depression often results in a person believing that the only position to take is one of helplessness and hopelessness. Friends and family often cannot understand why their loved one cannot take action. However, to the person affected by depression, ruminating is the action they are taking which feels just as valid as any other type of action. Negative memories and negative interpretation of events dominante. It is difficult to accept the unknown and they under-estimate their ability to cope. Fatalistic beliefs, ambiguity and unfocused attention add to the overwhelming power of depression. In therapy, I help clients accept the unknown, focus attention, and transform the critical voice.

Depression Counselor

Shana Lutsky, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

I have worked for many years with people who are suffering from depression. Depression can manifest in a number of ways- lack of interest in activities that previously made you happy, low energy, a decrease or increase in appetite, a sense of hopelessness, substance usage etc. When one experiences sadness which is pervasive it can be very troubling and frightening. One's outlook on life when depressed can seem very bleak and as thought it may never lift. However, talking about ones feelings about feeling depressed with a skilled caring professional is one way to help to start alleviate these feelings.

Depression Counselor

Audrey Johnson, Psy. D.

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

If you feel depressed, I can help you by putting your feelings in perspective and changing your thoughts to be more positive. I have successfully treated people with depression with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and they are living a happier more fulfilling life. There's no reason that life can't be happier and more in your control. Gaining those tools by a professional therapist is sometimes the way to go. Let me help you by showing you the tools to make your life happier. For a free and confidential consultation, call now.

Depression Counselor

Lisa Locke, M.S, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

Are you feeling sad and hopeless? Have you lost interest in previously enjoyable activities? Perhaps you feel irritable most of the time and are not sure why. Are you experiencing a change in appetite, frequent headaches or withdrawing from others? These symptoms could point to depression. Depression takes many forms and without treatment can often worsen. In therapy I assess your symptoms as well as your family and medical history. I help you identify your thoughts and get to the source of self-defeating beliefs that may contribute to unwanted feelings. I also promote the practice of actions that will encourage positive change. Don’t suffer alone. There is hope and change is possible.

Depression Counselor

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

Depression has many different faces. It can be triggered by sad events, like the loss of a loved one, or by seemingly happy events, like the birth of a child. Sometimes it can even be caused by influences we don’t really understand. Helping individuals identify the causes of their depression, and explore new ways to cope are at the heart of my work in this area. Often clients who begin therapy because of depression discover that what they are feeling is to past trauma, issues related to their family history or upbringing, negative thinking or limiting beliefs. With the opportunity to work through past issues in a safe, non-judgmental setting often helps people find relief from their overwhelming emotions and lift the fog of depression that has been weighing them down.

Depression Counselor

Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Chaplain & Grief Counselor

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

Depression can come in many forms. When you feel depressed, life is not working, you feel exhausted, you tend to isolate, and hold a negavite perception about your life, your self esteem, and not feeling hopeful about your future. My approach to treating depression is to move you out of isolation, work through your feelings of hurt, shame and guilt, and begin to trust and connect with others. You will benefit from learning how boundaries can help you to say yes to life, how to say no to others and their hurtful control, and take control over what is yours and what you want for yourself and your relationships. You will benefit from finding hope and solutions to depression.

Depression Counselor

David Highfill, LCSW

Therapist & Counselor

Within driving distance of Playa Vista

Among the most common events leading to depression are; experiencing changes in our daily functioning & feeling a loss of control in our lives, such as in our relationships, health, careers, family, divorce, death, history of abuse, finances, sex lives, or even moving. In dealing with depression, I utilize a holistic, strengths based approach. We will explore how these changes are impacting you physically, personally and socially. Together, we will draw on the positive aspects of your existing supports & routines that remain intact, reinforce or rebuild these, & work toward helping you maneuver through the depression you are experiencing.



You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Playa Vista, CA.

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

Playa Vista is located in Los Angeles, California. It has a land area of 1.30 square miles.  The population of Playa Vista is 6,010 people and a median annual income of $68,597. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Playa Vista, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Playa Vista 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