Depression Counseling in Walnut, CA.

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


Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Walnut.

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.

Priscilla Traub, MS., LMFT
Depression Counselor

Priscilla Traub, MS., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90815 - Nearby to Walnut.

Talk therapy is incredibly beneficial for all areas of treatment, especially depression. Psychotherapy will help the depressed client to identify and understand life problems. Therapy will explore life problems and the cognitions behind the thoughts that lead to the depressed feelings. Together, in a safe and warm environment the client will be able to regain a sense of control and pleasure.

Megan Minnick, LPCC
Depression Counselor

Megan Minnick, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 92821 - Nearby to Walnut.

Having depression goes beyond normal feelings of sadness or having the "blues." We might find ourselves losing interest in things that we once enjoyed, we can lose motivation to put one foot in front of the other or we might just feel constantly sad or down. Depression can occur over a couple of weeks to even years. Just know that you don't have to feel this way any longer and there are many ways that we can work together to improve your mood and get you back to feeling hopeful about your future.

Bradlianne Dinsmoor, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Bradlianne Dinsmoor, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 91711 - Nearby to Walnut.

Johann Hari, a journalist and writer on Addiction and Mental Health has described Depression as "Grief for ones own life." Yes, sometimes medication is necessary in order to lift you out of the pit of despair, but sometimes processing your pain in the presence of a compassionate witness can yield tremendous benefits. Our work together will consist of an evaluation of your depression symptoms, possible referral for medication, and a deep understanding of your pain and it's presentation in your life.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Walnut.

Depression can express itself in a variety of forms. The symptoms of depression vary from person to person. While occasional depression might be considered normal, it is not normal for it to become a hinderance to enjoying and living life. If you are depressed, allow me to provide you with tools to manage the depression while we explore the roots of the depression to create a path out of it.

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, CSAT
Depression Counselor

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90803 - Nearby to Walnut.

Depression takes away your ability to feel joy in life. But with the right help you can overcome it. I use Dialectical Behavior Therapy to help you understand your emotions and take concrete actions to change how you feel. It's not easy, but it is an evidenced based therapy that can offer you a chance to feel joy. Understanding how you can change your mood in positive ways can help you find joy again. I can help you do that.

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT
Depression Counselor

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92821 - Nearby to Walnut.

Sometimes "talk therapy" alone can relieve depression and most clients find it to be helpful. I do utilize cognitive therapy when dealing with depression because our thoughts have a great deal to do with our feelings and there is evidence that this treatment approach to depression can be quite effective. When necessary, I will provide a psychiatric referral for an evaluation to determine whether or not you are a candidate for medication.

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.

Carla DeFraine, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Carla DeFraine, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 92618 - Nearby to Walnut.

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.

Michelle Harwell, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Michelle Harwell, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90041 - Nearby to Walnut.

It can feel impossible to go at life alone. From the bottom of a hill, the slant upward can feel steep, daunting, and sometimes hopeless. I am committed to walking alongside you and honoring your story while we pursue freedom and healing. We will explore areas in your life where you find yourself getting stuck. Then we will work on building healthy relationships so you will never need to journey up the hill alone.

Sandra Lambert, LMFT, LPCC, Ed.D
Depression Counselor

Sandra Lambert, LMFT, LPCC, Ed.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91741 - Nearby to Walnut.

All of us feel sad from time to time. But when sadness lasts for awhile and it affects our lives in a negative way, it is time to do something about it. Depression can be caused by various factors, such as, divroce, death, loss of job, abuse, and/or negative traumatic memories. Sometimes we may not be able to pinpoint the cause of our sadness. That's where counseling can prove beneficial. Therapy can help you figure out the source of your depression, give you tools to deal with it and set goals for a happier and brighter future.

David Highfill, LCSW
Depression Counselor

David Highfill, LCSW

Therapist & Counselor

In 91101 - Nearby to Walnut.

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.

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92618 - Nearby to Walnut.

Depression, just the very word feels hopeless and limited, there is a sense of internal and external collapse of the world. Yet it can also be used as a tremendous starting point to examine one's life, goals, expectations and longings, both current and historical. Depression can actually function to suppress emotional pain that has been cut off, denied and stuffed away. Depression is treatable today.

Olga Aguilar, M.A. LMFT
Depression Counselor

Olga Aguilar, M.A. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90041 - Nearby to Walnut.

Studies show that talk therapy along with medication are the most effective for chronic depression. Although I cannot prescribe medication, I have a vast amount of experience practicing talk therapy with depressed clients. Depression can be debilitating and can interfere with every aspect of your life. Whether your depression is situational or hereditary, through psychotherapy we'll get to the root of it.

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT
Depression Counselor

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist

In 92618 - Nearby to Walnut.

I specialize in helping clients find ways to fight depression without resorting to medication. There are a number of ways including creating awareness of thought patterns and how they affect our moods, identifying your own unique downward cycle, and scientifically proven strategies. Schedule a free 20 minute consultation to learn more.

John Quinlan, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

John Quinlan, Psy.D.

Psychologist (License # PSY23794)

In 91730 - Nearby to Walnut.

Depression can limit a person from thriving. These limitations can be be various and may include experiencing life as hard to get motivated or even wanting to stop existing. Thoughts of suicide are common, but not existing and not thriving can be overcome; depression can be managed. Therapy for depression will reveal the basis for your feelings of hopelessness and helplessness and help you to manage these feelings rather than be managed by them. You don't have to let depression control you. You can, with the help of therapy, manage depression so that you can thrive. Like waking up from a bad dream, you can experience a new life where you are not ruled by depression.

DeAnn Richter, LMFT
Depression Counselor

DeAnn Richter, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92870 - Nearby to Walnut.

Working through depression is difficult. Finding what led to your depression can also be hard to recognize. Together we will find out why you're feeling sad and look for ways to overcome the depression with tools you'll learn in the therapy sessions. Through practice, you'll be able to use the newly learned tools to conquer your depression as easily as brushing your teeth.

Mark Pines, MA LMFT
Depression Counselor

Mark Pines, MA LMFT

License Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92780 - Nearby to Walnut.

I know what it is like to be depressed. I help people transcend the feelings of hopelessness and helplessness to find their own resilience. The good news is that depression is very well studied and no one should suffer needlessly. Finding the right person to help you is a lot to do with chemistry. Please call me at (949) 288-3123 if you have any questions at all. I want your therapy journey to be as successful as possible.

Andrea Teas, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Andrea Teas, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 91737 - Nearby to Walnut.

Andrea is certified in IPT for depression. This is an Interpersonal psychotherapy. It is a brief, attachment-focused psychotherapy that centers on resolving interpersonal problems and symptomatic recovery. It is an empirically supported treatment that follows a highly structured and time-limited approach and is intended to be completed within 12–16 weeks. IPT is based on the principle that relationships and life events impact mood and that the reverse is also true.

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92831 - Nearby to Walnut.

All of us occasionally experience feelings of sadness. Most of the time, these painful interludes clear rapidly. Clinical depression, however, is an extremely painful state which is characterized by intense feelings of hopelessness and despair. When this mood state occurs, professional help is needed. My therapeutic process allows the here and now experience between therapist and client to reveal how present day thoughts, feelings, and beliefs formed in the past influence your current life and affect your mood. Bringing to light the cognitive processes that may be holding the depression in place help you gain the clarity and control needed to restore your health. Please feel free to call.

Megan Lundgren, M.S. LMFT
Depression Counselor

Megan Lundgren, M.S. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91016 - Nearby to Walnut.

You feel depressed. Or you don't feel anything at all. You've felt lethargic and low-energy for so long, You've forgotten what its like to laugh freely. To thrive. I'm here for you. Many of the clients I treat for Depression are aware of their need for therapy, but have difficulty asking for help. Today is your chance to do something for yourself: give me a call at (626) 272-4908. Let's walk together towards healing.

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 92821 - Nearby to Walnut.

There are two emotions which can be utilized in the process of healing from trauma: anger and sadness. Sadness can be a very effective vehicle for healing. The only problem with sadness is that it is such a short leap from there to depression. Sadness heals; depression does not. Depression can keep a person stuck in the same place for years without any progress. You must be very careful not to fall into depression when you decide to explore your feelings about the negative experiences of your life. Unfortunately, many people find the difference between sadness and depression to be obscure at best, and they often vacillate between the two. We encourage you to be very careful of depression becau....

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Depression Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91710 - Nearby to Walnut.

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.

Debra Burianek, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Debra Burianek, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Walnut.

Depression is no laughing matter! It is not just feeling sad, it is life crippling and it is handicapping. If you feel like you just cannot do it anymore, that you cannot find the energy to get through your day, that you are not in control of your emotions anymore, that nothing is fun anymore, that life has become unmanageable..please do not wait a moment longer and reach out for help. The people who you love and are depending on you need you to make the call. Please give a professional a try to help.

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91105 - Nearby to Walnut.

Imagine feeling up instead of down. Not having to force yourself out of bed every morning. Enjoying being around others and having increased confidence and self esteem. I am empathic, authentic and genuine offering a reality based analytical approach into the root of your depressive feelings. Together, you will gain awareness of your feelings and learn that being kind to yourself doesn't have to be selfish or difficult, but second nature. I will guide you through feeling good and being in control of self.



Walnut is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 8.99 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Walnut is 30,237 people with 8,753 households and a median annual income of $100,184. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Walnut, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Walnut is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Walnut public health department.