Depression Counseling in Atlanta, GA.

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


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!

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Nashville, Tennessee 37215 | 4155091117

I work with many clients who struggle with different kinds of depression. Sometimes it is related to a difficult life event or events. Sometimes it is biologically-based. Other times it may be both. While medication may be warranted in many cases, it is just one piece of the puzzle. My therapeutic style involves respectful probing of the source of the pain and sadness. Many people feel unable to move on from a particular event so I work hard to help my clients release themselves from their pain and agony. You deserve peace and happiness.

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.

Terry Thompson Horn, MA
Depression Counselor

Terry Thompson Horn, MA

Licensed Professional Counselor

2200 Century Parkway NE, #120, Atlanta, Georgia 30345 | 770-385-0940

Depression My approach to depression is multifaceted. We will utilize conventional talk therapy to help you to gain insight along with Cognitive Therapy to help you to look at your belief system about yourself and the world and to write new scripts for yourself. We will also look at historical, nutritional and environmental factors that may be contributing to your depression. I have found that for many people, addressing nutrition alone can be as powerful if not more powerful that the use of medication. Research over the last several decades has consistently found that, in the long run, psychotherapy is more effective than medication. My goal is to help to teach you skills and a lifest

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dave Jones, BS, ThM, PhD
Depression Counselor

Dave Jones, BS, ThM, PhD

Registered Pastoral/Christian Counselor

138 Jones Creek Rd, Ellijay, Georgia 30540 | 706-447-9555

The most current worldwide research now supports the conclusion that depression is, in fact, a problem not with your brain, but with your life. It wasn't just a problem caused by the brain going wrong, it was caused by life going wrong. The fault for depression lay in the environment, rather than in the person. There is real hope for you; your depression can be overcome, not only now, but for good. There is hope because at last you have come to the conclusion that all other ways do not work. And we will not only show you how to over come this dilemma but will carefully guide you through overcoming this problem in your life.

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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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. .


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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.