Depression Counseling in Washington, DC.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Washington, District of Columbia.


Depression Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Washington, District of Columbia

Research shows that the most effective treatment for depression is psychotherapy. Depression can range from feeling down to major symptoms such as having trouble even getting out of bed or contemplating suicide (if you have suicidal thoughts or plans, call the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-8255). Online counseling is effective for depression because it is easy to access: you can start treatment without even leaving the house.

Depression Counselor

Rob Williams, LICSW, CGP, MBA

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia

Anxiety and depression are a part of everyone's life. When they become persistent or prevent us from moving forward in life it is time for professional help. I will work directly with you on relieving your symptoms as well as with a psycho-pharmacologist if medication is necessary. I use a mindful approach to anxiety reduction and relapse prevention for major depression. I assist you in learning how to work with mood shifts in a mindful way. You will learn how to notice thoughts and their impact on physical and emotional experiences, accept these thoughts and experiences, and use this information to develop a different relationship to thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations.

Depression Counselor

James J. Gray Psychotherapy Training Clinic

4400 Massachusetts Ave., Asbury Building, North Wing, Rm 228, Washington, District of Columbia

The exact methods used by your therapist in the James J. Gray Psychotherapy Training Clinic will depend on your symptoms, strengths, preferences, and goals for treatment. In general, though, our staff therapists practice Cognitive Behavior Therapy. This is an active approach in which your therapist will help you build new skills for coping with the difficult situations in your life and will ask you to practice these skills between treatment sessions.


Children under age 18 are not treated in our clinic.

Depression Counselor

Reginald Cunningham, EdD, LPC, LCPC

Counseling Psychologist

2000 P Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, District of Columbia

Seeking counseling from me, who is experienced and truly understands depression, can provide you with much relief. When in the throes of depression, many individuals develop tunnel vision and feel trapped.I can help eliminate self-destructive patterns.In your counseling sessions, you can begin to identify and address depression symptoms, learn ways to take better care of yourself and those who depend on you, and learn how to live your life in more constructive and empowering ways.

Depression Counselor

Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW

Psychotherapist

2500 Q Street, NW, Suite 237, Washington, District of Columbia

Through counseling for depression, you can learn to identify and change feelings that have become entrenched in thought patterns and behaviors. Even though depression may feel like a dead end street, there is always a way out and up. Through therapy, I will assist you in making optimal choices to treat your depression. You will learn how to live your life to the fullest.

Depression Counselor

Dr. Beverly Wright, (M.Div., M.Th.)

Licensed Clinical Christian Counselor

1629 K Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, District of Columbia

Depression is a cloud over one's life. For those afflicted with depression, please understand you are not alone. You are not going out of your mind, and the black cloud can be lifted. As a depressed Christian, don't feel ashamed. A sad truth is that many Christians attach spiritual failure to depression. So, they suffer in silence, hoping, and praying for deliverance. For clients wishing to be treated without habit forming drugs, I can assist in finding a reprieve, through Bibliotherapeutic, and God's earthly grown methods. If it is determined that medication is required, I can provide a referral. With both methodologies in place, the mind, body, and soul can be successfully restored.

Depression Counselor

Angela Sarafin, LMFT

Licensed Therapist

316 F Street NE, Suite 212, Washington, District of Columbia

We all have disappointments and failed dreams but sometimes depression sneaks up on us and steals the joy from even the small things. It is challenging to find the balance between struggling against versus giving in to the lethargy. I help people explore needs, wants, preferences and obligations in order to identify where to focus the current limited amounts of energy and what is most likely to create additional energy. I provide a safe space where you don't have to put on a fake smile, where you can talk about the things that everyone else is tired of hearing about, and where you can explore what your depression might be trying to tell you.

Depression Counselor

Therapeutic Links, LLC

Licensed Psychotherapists and Counselors

2000 P St. NW, Suite 200, Washington, District of Columbia

Our approach to therapy focuses on the whole person and not just the symptoms. We are trained in various treatments they may be used by themselves or in combination with others, depending on our client's needs. We find that most of our clients benefit from a combination of Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) to address depression. Psychodynamic Therapy will help you gain insight about how your emotions affect your behaviors. CBT also uncovers core beliefs, but it takes you a step further by helping you break those unhealthy thought/behavior patterns and replace with new ones. Contact us today to assess which approach is appropriate for you in managing depression.

Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Washington, District of Columbia

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.

Depression Counselor

Keith Miller & Associates Counseling

Psychotherapists and Couples Counseling

1320 19th Street, NW Suite 200, Washington, District of Columbia

What if you knew that your brain has a built-in way to stop depression from dragging you down? Depression is a natural mind-state that every human knows, but sometimes depression locks onto us and won't let go. If this is happening to you, we can show you how to level the playing field in your favor, without medication. Not all counseling approaches tap into recent neurological research that shows that you can learn to separate from depressed parts of your mind and build new channels within you that are not clogged with depression static. Visit our detailed website or call to learn more about this modern approach to transform your depression and start living the life you've been missing!

Depression Counselor

Jade Wood, MA, LMFT, MHSA

Psychotherapist

1400 20th Street NW , Washington , District of Columbia

Life can present you with difficult situations which are hard to process and move past. These challenges are not on your timeline and affect everything. Having worked in many healthcare settings, I am familiar navigating life-changing events and grief. I understand the territory of encountering loss, coping with trauma, the complexity of the medical system and living with illness. These issues can have ripple effects on your relationships, sense of self and perceptions of the world. I know how complex things can get, and I will support you during this process.


You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Washington, DC.

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

Washington is not part of any county and is located in District of Columbia. It has a land area of 61.14 square miles and a water area of 7.19 square miles.  The population of Washington is 672,228 people with 273,390 households and a median annual income of $70,848. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Washington, DC

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Washington for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees