Depression Counseling in Atlanta, GA.

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


Kalpana Murthy, MBA, MS, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH
Depression Counselor

Kalpana Murthy, MBA, MS, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified EMDR Therapist, Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist, Career Coach, Board Certified Telemental Health

Druid Chase Office Park, 2801 Buford Highway NE, Suite 550-A (N.Druid Hills, Lenox Rd, 85, 400), Atlanta, Georgia 30329 | 770-310-9305

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".

Kirven Weekley, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kirven Weekley, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

455 E. Paces Ferry Rd, NE, Suite 201, Atlanta, Georgia 30305 | 7708610136

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.

Kelly Cave, MA, LMFT, LPC, ABCST
Depression Counselor

Kelly Cave, MA, LMFT, LPC, ABCST

Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

6065 Roswell Rd NE, Suite 620, Atlanta, Georgia 30328 | (770) 769-2796

It is normal for people to go through periods of life where they are feeling "down" or low in energy. Sometimes there are events and circumstances that create this mood, but sometimes it comes without any rhyme or reason. Whether stemming from a traumatic life event or not, feeling depressed is not something that you need to feel guilty or ashamed of, it is something to overcome and grow stronger from. You do not have to overcome these negative thoughts and feelings alone. I provide a place for you to come and be heard, a place to share the pain that you are going through and your story, a place to share your heart. I will help carry your burdens until you get to a place of strength.

Sheri Hardin, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Sheri Hardin, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

2784 N. Decatur Rd., Suite 145, Decatur, Georgia 30033 | 404-424-8488

When we are depressed, we usually feel stuck, helpless, and hopeless. My approach is to help you realize or remember that you have options, and to help you determine what those options are. When we can see our options, we feel better because we feel more in charge of our lives. When we remember our power, we do not need to feel depressed any longer.

Daniel Gopin, LPC
Depression Counselor

Daniel Gopin, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

2751 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, Georgia 30324 | 678-977-0515

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.

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

2964 Peachtree Road Suite 760, Atlanta, Georgia 30305 | 678.463.1092

Did you know that the number of people who suffer with depression is similar to the number of people who suffer from seasonal allergies? I bet that is a surprise to you, since we don't hear people talking about depression like they talk about their allergies. People who suffer with depression are not only dealing with the depression but they are often doing it alone. Let us walk with you in this process so that you are not alone. We use a variety of techniques and when necessary, work collaboratively with psychiatrists to proscribe medication. Depression can feel like a heavy blanket - of crying, sadness, lack of motivation, apathy. Let us help you throw off the blanket and start thriving!

Eddie Reece, MS, LPC, BC-TMH
Depression Counselor

Eddie Reece, MS, LPC, BC-TMH

Licensed Professional Counselor

Downtown Alpharetta, Alpharetta, Georgia 30009 | 770-671-1814

I believe if you’re battling depression, you could be “de-pressing” important thoughts and feelings – or at least attempting to. One cure for depression is “ex-pression.” I can help you learn ways to express yourself in ways that will dissipate your depression. Your depression may also be a sign that you aren’t living the life you want to live. I can help you discover and create that life – a life free of paralyzing depression. Contact me today to learn to how.

Bridgette Morris, BCCC
Depression Counselor

Bridgette Morris, BCCC

Board Certified Christian Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Depression varies from person to person but there are common signs and symptoms. If you are feeling overwhelmed, have a loss of energy, feel hopeless, have anger and irritability you could be suffering from depression. The most important thing to do to overcome depression is ask for help. Bridgette understands this can be difficult to do so she strives to offer each client an empathic ear and offer solutions to help them step out of their depression and regain their love for life.

Matthew Smith, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

Matthew Smith, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

1401 Peachtree St Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30309 | 404-870-3532

In his therapy practice, Dr. Smith provides individual and group services, as well as family-based interventions. Common reasons for seeking therapy include difficulty adjusting to life changes and transitions, coping with traumatic life experiences, and difficulty managing feelings, such as depression, stress, anxiety and anger. Other common issues include dissatisfaction in significant relationships, parenting challenges and issues related to body image and unhealthy eating patterns. Dr. Smith focuses on increasing a client's self-awareness and assists them in establishing new ways to cope with their difficulties that are consistent with the client's personal values and beliefs.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Atlanta, Georgia 30301 | 1-877-606-6161

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.

Hope Hailey, LPC
Depression Counselor

Hope Hailey, LPC

licensed professional counselor

6425 Powers Ferry Rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30339 | 678-772-3687

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.

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

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

Licensed Professional Counselor & Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor

6095 Pine Mountain Road, Suite 105, Kennesaw, Georgia 30152 | 678-217-7529

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....


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

Atlanta is a city that is located in multiple counties- DeKalb County and Fulton County in Georgia. It has a land area of 133.46 square miles and a water area of 0.89 square miles.  The population of Atlanta is 463,878 people with 185,820 households and a median annual income of $47,527. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Atlanta, GA

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Atlanta, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Atlanta may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Atlanta public health department.