Depression Counseling in Acworth, GA.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Acworth, Georgia.


Depression Counselor

Kirven Weekley, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Acworth

All of us feel some degree of depression at some time in our life. It is a normal feeling. But sometimes depression becomes something bigger, and causes pain. Depression is a complicated experience that involves our thinking processes, our emotional experience and our physical functioning. Treatment for depression often involves addressing each of these domains. I offer a wealth of experience in using many different methods of psychotherapy to help people with depression. Medication often offers some relief of symptoms, but medication does not address the underlying causes of depression, which is the work of psychotherapy, the work I do.

Depression Counselor

Amanda Dellinger, Ed.S., M.S., LPC, NCC, CPCS, RPT-S

Licensed Professional Counselor & Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor

Within driving distance of Acworth

Depression is serious and often goes untreated in children and teens because the signs can look different than those we associate with adult depression. Symptoms might be overlooked or minimized as part of growing up or something that will pass with time. Up to 15% of children and adolescents have symptoms of depression at any given time. Depression has a negative impact on a child’s development, school performance, and relationships. Untreated, it can lead to unhealthy and dysfunctional patterns of coping such as withdrawal, isolation, bullying, delinquency, drug use, promiscuity, self-injury, or self-destruction. The good news is that DEPRESSION IS TREATABLE! Child/teen Therapy is effective....

Depression Counselor

Avedon Elliott, MS, LPC, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Acworth

Depressive symptoms can disrupt every aspect of your life making it hard for you to feel motivated to complete day to day activities or even interact with loved ones and friends. Depression can cause a ripple effect taking a toll not only on you but also others in your life that you hold dear. My approach to helping my clients manage their depressive symptoms is utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT); discussing your cognitive distortions or irrational thinking that can keep you in your depression; and helping you developing healthy coping skills to help you manage your depressive symptoms.

Depression Counselor

Benita A. Esposito, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach

Within driving distance of Acworth

When you feel depressed, you want a counselor who can truly understand you. I've been depressed, too, and I know first-hand how it feels: the sense of loss, the loneliness, the darkness, the fatigue, the low self-esteem. It can happen to the best of us. I'll help you find a source of deep strength inside yourself. I'll help you develop more spiritual intimacy and find the peace that passes all understanding. I'll help you find your Authentic Self, your spirit, that part of you who is always connected to God. I'll help you shine, and feel unconditionally loved. I call that grace, and it is yours for the asking. I'll show you how to receive it. You are worth it!

Depression Counselor

Terry Crump, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Acworth

My approach to treating depression is not one that focuses solely on one treatment technique (e.g., CBT or Interpersonal Therapy);instead, depression is examined in terms of the biological, psychological, social and cultural factors that may be contributing to reduced functioning. In that way, treatment decisions are more apt to be effective for each individual.

Depression Counselor

Hope Hailey, LPC

licensed professional counselor

Within driving distance of Acworth

I believe it is important to look at a person's depression through the lens of family history and present life difficulties. Cognitive Behavior therapy has proven to be as effective as medication in many cases. Unresolved trauma can also be a contributing factor as well. I believe in looking at the full picture when trying it help a client. The anxiety that accompanies depression also should be addressed.

Depression Counselor

Susan Blank, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Acworth

Does each day feel like a struggle? Do you feel overwhelmed, lonely or sad? Do you have difficulty getting motivated, focusing, or concentrating? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you are probably experiencing depression. I can teach you how to reduce your feelings of depression and experience happiness and contentment once again. Utilizing mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, I will teach you a variety of techniques and tools designed to decrease your negative self-talk, elevate your mood, and increase your feelings of self-worth and confidence. Working together, I will help you gain a new sense of purpose, meaning and connection in your life.

Depression Counselor

Kalpana Murthy, MBA, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified EMDR Therapist, Career Coach, Brain Health Coach

Within driving distance of Acworth

I have helped clients who have been told they have "treatment resistant depression" and clients who have tried many approaches to reduce depression. The root cause of depression is often upsetting experiences like criticism, rejection, embarrassment, job loss, relationship endings, emotional neglect, childhood abuse, midlife career transitions. These events diminish how we view ourselves and our ability to get what we want in life. Client review: "I have struggled off and on with depression and have seen numerous counselors over the past 15 years. Working with Kalpana, I made significant progress in a relatively short period of time and years later my depression has not returned".

Depression Counselor

Lydia Minear, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Acworth

When depression hits, you may discover that feelings of despair, loneliness, and hopelessness cloud your ability to function. You feel burdened and stalled. I help clients suffering from depression by providing an accepting, safe place to process feelings and clarify your view of yourself. Together, we establish reachable goals and promote your wellbeing by incorporating practices of authenticity, self-compassion, and courage into our work together. I find that those who seek treatment for feelings of depression come to experience themselves more truly as they begin living with hope. “You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” - Brene Brown

Depression Counselor

Deborah Lathrop, PhD , LMSW

PSychologist and Social Worker

Within driving distance of Acworth

FEeling life you are in the bottom of a pit, without hope of ever escaping is an awful way to live. You don't want to get out of bed,but you dread spending time in bed mired in your own depressive thoughts. I completely understand how you feel and can get you out of your pit. I can get you out of your bed! Have you lost interest in everything that used to bring you joy? I offer hope to stop this depressive lifestyle.

Depression Counselor

Daniel Gopin, LAPC

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Acworth

Depression is one of the most common mental health challenges that people struggle with. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression. Fortunately, in many cases, with the assistance of a mental health professional, people can be empowered to overcome their natural tendency to feel depressed. I help clients explore patterns that lead them down the road to depression and help them replace negative thought patterns with healthier ones.

Depression Counselor

Tania Suarez, MSEd, LPC, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Acworth

Depression can make it hard to engage with your loved ones, focus on your work, get out of bed, and even enjoy the things you used to. And it's even more frustrating when it's out of your control and perhaps for reasons you're unaware of. In a safe and compassionate space, I can help you understand and identify your triggers for depression and help you develop healthy coping strategies to manage your symptoms.

Depression Counselor

Renee Willis, NCC, LPC, RPT, CAMS

Holy Spirit led Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Acworth

We all struggle with depression at some point in life. I will show you how to manage your depression and be as productive in society as you want to be. I equip you tools necessary to cope with your feelings and also to educate you on all the other possible emotions you could have as well. We will also explore things that trigger your sadness and proactive ways to deal with past traumas.



You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Acworth, GA.

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

Acworth is located in Cobb County, Georgia. It has a land area of 8.30 square miles and a water area of 0.53 square miles.  The population of Acworth is 22,131 people with 8,162 households and a median annual income of $53,080. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Acworth 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 Acworth therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility