Depression Counseling in Atlanta, GA.

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


David Wright, MD, MM, MBA, MHSA
Depression Counselor

David Wright, MD, MM, MBA, MHSA

MD

465 Winn Way, Ste. 221, Decatur, Georgia 30030 | 207-749-0236

Depression is approached in a highly individualized manner--taking into account the client's background, personality factors, religious or spiritual beliefs, and their support system. This approach may include subconscious, unconscious, pre-conscious, &/or conscious techniques. This approach may also involve taking into account personality & emotional factors that are specific to the client. Most importantly, this approach takes into account the use of positive and negative triggers that can prevent an explosive reaction in the first place. It's a highly pro-active, pre-emptive approach. Depression & Anxiety are Specialties at our practice.

Tania Suarez, MSEd, LPC, LMHC, NCC
Depression Counselor

Tania Suarez, MSEd, LPC, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

23 Lenox Pointe NE, Atlanta , Georgia 30324 | 646-820-9162

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.

Eddie Reece, MS, LPC
Depression Counselor

Eddie Reece, MS, LPC

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.

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!

Paul F. Austin, MS, LPC
Depression Counselor

Paul F. Austin, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

2801 Buford Hwy, Suite T-80, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 | 404-267-9173

I work with you to better understand what is making you depressed and how to feel better. We will look at how the depression started, what keeps it around and how to get relief from the pain that it causes. Depression can involve multiple emotions such as anger, hurt and fears. We will make an individual plan for you to work through the depression.

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.

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.

Christine Mezza, LPC, NBCCH, CAMS-II, DCC
Depression Counselor

Christine Mezza, LPC, NBCCH, CAMS-II, DCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

While we all have the experience of feeling "down in the dumps" or "bummed out", or just "having a bad day", depression goes and hurts deeper than that. Clinical depression is prevalent in our society today. It has been called "the common cold of mental illness". The experience of depression can seem overwhelming, even crushing, but the good news is that it is very treatable. Psychotherapy and medication are very effective in treating clinical depression, and people can come through the depression to experience joy in life.

Johnetta Barnes, LPC, NCC, CPCS
Depression Counselor

Johnetta Barnes, LPC, NCC, CPCS

Licensed Professional Counselor

3915 Cascade Road, Suite 105, Atlanta, Georgia 30331 | 404-963-9511

Client's will explore the triggers and or root cause to their depression. Client's will monitor their mood and learn effective coping mechanisms to manage their depression symptoms. Client's will utilize positive coping skills, CBT to include re-framing/thought stopping techniques, work with therapist to develop a daily activity plan, support systems and explore necessary referral options to assist in alleviation of symptoms.

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.

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....

Jeffree Gars, LCSW, DC
Depression Counselor

Jeffree Gars, LCSW, DC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

1530 Dekalb Ave NE *Suite C, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 | 7703676726

Depression is a difficult time where we may feel as though there is no hope of ever getting back to feeling motivated and excited about our self and our life again. Depression may be because of a situation in our life that has become painful or it may have to do with our biochemistry being out of balance or it can be because of both. I work with adults and adolescents. When I am with clients who are depressed it is my job to first help the client understand how they can get the short term and long term help they require. It is important to be with a kind, compassionate and experienced therapist that will hear you and help you get out of your isolation and find help and hope again!

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

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

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

Druid Chase Office Park, 2801 Buford Highway NE, Suite 540 (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".



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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. .


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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.