Depression Counseling in Clarkston, GA.

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


Sheri Hardin, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Sheri Hardin, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 30033 - Nearby to Clarkston.

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.

Jeffree Gars, LCSW, DC
Depression Counselor

Jeffree Gars, LCSW, DC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 30307 - Nearby to Clarkston.

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!

Matthew Smith, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

Matthew Smith, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 30309 - Nearby to Clarkston.

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.

Eddie Reece, MS, LPC
Depression Counselor

Eddie Reece, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 30009 - Nearby to Clarkston.

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.

Lois Muir-McClain, M.A., LPC, NCC
Depression Counselor

Lois Muir-McClain, M.A., LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 30078 - Nearby to Clarkston.

Depression affects millions of Americans each year. The causes of it are still not fully understood, but it is believed that genetic/biological tendencies interact with environmental issues, such as how you were raised, abuse, and situations where you feel helpless or hopeless to change. Chronic depression creates a loop, or cycle, where your thoughts, feelings and behavior become intertwined to continue to the cycle. If you change any one of these things, either your thought patterns, your emotions, or your actions, you can break the cycle of depression. My approach will be to provide support and empathy while guiding you to make positive changes in your life to ease the depression.

Mariann Mamberg, MSW LCSW
Depression Counselor

Mariann Mamberg, MSW LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 30009 - Nearby to Clarkston.

Leaving clinical depression (also known as major depression) untreated can have serious consequences. Studies have shown that untreated, it can lead to drug and/or alcohol abuse and addiction, behavioral problems that can upset personal and business relationships, and even interfere with recovery from serious illness. Additionally, it can have adverse affects on your sleeping and eating habits, and, perhaps worst of all, how you feel about yourself. Maybe family or friends have told you to “pull yourself together”, but as much as you would like to, it just doesn’t work. It rarely does. Clinical depression requires treatment from a trained professional. Without treatment, it can have devastating effects on your life, including health, career and...(view profile to read more)

Summer Gray, MS, LPC, CIRT
Depression Counselor

Summer Gray, MS, LPC, CIRT

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Imago Therapist

In 30324 - Nearby to Clarkston.

Depression has been called the "common cold" of emotional disorders, with estimates suggesting as many as 1 out of 5 people will experience depression at some point in their lives. Summer works with a psychiatrist to provide a holistic and unified approach to treating depressive disorders. In addition, she is adept at looking at family of origin issues which play a part in depression, as well as providing strategies for currently overcoming depression and returning to a fulfilling life. Her office also offers state of the art Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy, an FDA- cleared non-drug, noninvasive treatment for depression.

Benita A. Esposito, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor
Depression Counselor

Benita A. Esposito, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach

In 30328 - Nearby to Clarkston.

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!

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

David Wright, MD, MM, MBA, MHSA

MD

In 30030 - Nearby to Clarkston.

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.

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.

Aaron Karnilow, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Aaron Karnilow, Ph.D.

Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology and Fellow American Academy of Clinical Psychology

In 30022 - Nearby to Clarkston.

In my practice I counsel patients experiencing Reactive Depression. The experience of Reactive Repression is a matter of degree. It can be fleeting, episodic, or chronic, and usually is a reaction to an emotionally charged stressful change in their lives, or a trauma, e.g. relationship breakups, medical issues, job lost, etc. as well as emotionally traumatic events from earlier years. Physiological factors can be responsible for depression. If I suspect this I would recommend a medical consultation. I primarily utilize psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral techniques when working with depression.

Rich Oswald, MA, LPC
Depression Counselor

Rich Oswald, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 30078 - Nearby to Clarkston.

Up and down days are common for us all. Sometimes, the down can really be down. During these times we tend to isolate ourselves and reduce the amount of care we give ourselves. Sometimes we may actually do things that hurt us. The best thing we can do is get help from a person. This counters the isolating tendency and increases the self-care. I understand depression, have experienced myself, and know the challenge it is to reach out. You are doing a great thing to ask for help. I admire and affirm that. We can work together to help you feel better.

Hope Hailey, LPC
Depression Counselor

Hope Hailey, LPC

licensed professional counselor

In 30339 - Nearby to Clarkston.

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.



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

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

Clarkston is located in DeKalb County, Georgia. It has a land area of 1.81 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Clarkston is 12,215 people with 3,771 households and a median annual income of $34,287. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Clarkston are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Clarkston may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Clarkston public health department.