Depression Counseling in Santa Rosa, CA.

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


Christine Dufond, MFT
Depression Counselor

Christine Dufond, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

130 Petaluma Ave. Suite 2A, Sebastopol, California 95472 | 707-483-8232

My approach with treating depression is to assess for negative thought patterns as well as unresolved grief or trauma. Once I determine the source, I have a Holistic approach for depression that involves a program of self care and inner work. I offer somatic techniques such as breath work, guided visualizations, EFT (the tapping technique that releases anxiety or trauma). I also teach cutting edge Law of Attraction techniques that help you stay out of depression and build up your self esteem as well as create more love, happiness, and financial abundance in your life.

Ross L. Kellogg, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Ross L. Kellogg, LMFT

Licensed Individual, Marriage, and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

I use a blend of cutting-edge therapeutic techniques such as sensorimotor psychotherapy, internal family systems, and object-relations psychotherapy to create a personalized healing journey. Focused on working with individuals who desire more permanent solutions to their emotional pain, my approach to depression therapy is as compassionate as it is transformative. By engaging with these specifically tailored methods, clients find themselves nurtured, understood, and empowered, unlocking new pathways to well-being and joy. This personalized care provides clients with a value-driven and life-enhancing experience that goes beyond traditional therapy.

Steve Rose, PhD
Depression Counselor

Steve Rose, PhD

Addiction Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

When struggling with depressed moods, everything feels heavy and you lack a sense of meaning and purpose. Even the most simple tasks can feel impossible. If you find yourself turning to alcohol, substances, or other addictive behaviours to cope with depressed moods, there is a way out. I help clients with addictions overcome the depressed moods causing them to turn to substances or addictive behaviours to cope. Everyone is different, so I work with you to develop a plan that fits your unique situation. If you are unsure where to start, send me a message. If I'm not the right fit, I can connect you to resources that will allow you to start getting help today, without having to wait.

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT
Depression Counselor

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT

Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor

Available for Online Therapy

Working with the experience of depression is much more than changing our thoughts to change our behavior. Our brains are wired to notice the negative; it's part of our survival. I support my clients in expanding what they notice, and help them discover what works for them by creating a tool kit through experiential relational interventions in session. When I see children, I utilize play therapy as the modality, including Child Centered Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, and Prescriptive Play Therapy. When working with adolescents and adults, I utilize expressive arts, DBT, CBT and Narrative Therapy.

Eric Ryan, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Eric Ryan, Ph.D.

Psychologist

633 Cherry Street, Santa Rosa, California 95404 | 707-239-1096

Depression or sadness is a basic an universal feeling that has many causes. Some people are depressed due to stressful, difficult situations or relationships, feeling overwhelmed and unable to cope leading to a depressive shut down. Other times depression is a reaction to being stuck in ones life, not seeing a clear path or way to move forward. Sometimes depression stems from childhood abuse or neglect, often producing feelings of being defeated in life with low self esteem. All too often people seek a quick fix for depression using antidepressant drugs, which only mask the true nature of the problem. I aim to help you get to the true cause of your depression, teaching life skills.

John Kane, LMFT
Depression Counselor

John Kane, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

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.

Well Coached Life, PhD, MA, SEP
Depression Counselor

Well Coached Life, PhD, MA, SEP

WELL COACHED LIFE| Individuals | Couples | Youth

Available for Online Therapy

I work with a depressed nervous system by working with the body. Often we struggle to sleep, eat, or accomplish relatively simple tasks. Our bodies are stuck with the brake on. When our body thinks it is futile, out mind follows quickly thereafter and we begin to tell ourselves how pointless things are and how worthless we are. I work with the whole body to re-regulate the body to enable you to get back to a whole integrated self.

Karen Gordon, MS, LPCC
Depression Counselor

Karen Gordon, MS, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Depression is a big, blanket term that means something unique for each person. I will help you look at exactly how you're getting stuck. We will explore the thoughts, fears, trauma, relational issues, and challenges that could be contributing to your depression. I believe that feeling connected and being seen are the foundation of helping you get well.

Richard Doleman, MA, MFT
Depression Counselor

Richard Doleman, MA, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

865 Third Street, Santa Rosa, California 95404 | (707) 573-8436

Depression is like a huge weight on you or an inundating black darkness. It robs your world of light and color as it weighs you down, sapping your vital energy. Medication can sometimes help, but it does to provide the whole answer because it does not touch the roots of depression, which dare hidden in your emotions. Depression is a natural response to unintegrated emotional pain. This is where I can help. I am direct, yet gentle, warm and respectful. As we work together the process unfolds. My gift is in helping you to have new emotional experiences which move you through the painful feelings hidden under your depression and back into a vital engagement with your life.

Annie Buxbaum, LMFT, PsyD
Depression Counselor

Annie Buxbaum, LMFT, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

3410 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, California 95403 | 707-582-0701

Episodes of depression can sneak up on us and leave as quickly as they come or sit heavy like a boulder on our shoulders and a grey cloud over our heads. Therapy can ease the stress of the depression, lighten the load, and hopefully an umbrella between you and the dark cloud. Sometimes we feel worse before we get better but if you are looking to find a therapist then it sounds like you are closer to feeling better than you think.


You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Santa Rosa, CA.

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

Santa Rosa is located in Sonoma County, California. It has a land area of 41.29 square miles and a water area of 0.20 square miles.  The population of Santa Rosa is 174,972 people with 64,088 households and a median annual income of $61,050. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Santa Rosa, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa public health department.