Depression Counseling in Clarkston, GA.

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


Depression Counselor

Cindy McKee, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Clarkston

Did you know that depression is really typically about anger? The 2 are interwoven. If you think of your emotions like the layers of a volcano. The volcano may be closed and the anger is inside but you feel depressed. So addressing the underlying anger helps greatly. There are things that you can do to increase your serotonin levels other than medication but sometimes medication is needed as an adjunct to therapy.

Depression Counselor

Sheri Hardin, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of 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.

Depression Counselor

Tania Suarez, MSEd, LPC, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Clarkston

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

Kirven Weekley, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Clarkston

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

John Ballew, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Clarkston

Depression is a peculiar experience. While some people experience it as a sudden and unmistakable thing, more often it creeps in gradually, sucking the joy out of life. It damages our ability to maintain perspective, which is one reason it sometimes seems so overwhelming that it is hard to imagine life without it. Therapy can help identify the sources of depression and empower you to move beyond patterns that keep you stuck and unhappy. My clients often want to change their lives and rid themselves of depression without the use of antidepressant medication, something I support when possible if they are willing to commit to other ways of caring for themselves.

Depression Counselor

Benita A. Esposito, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach

Within driving distance of 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!

Depression Counselor

Susan Blank, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Clarkston

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

Paul F. Austin, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Clarkston

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.

Depression Counselor

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

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of 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.

Depression Counselor

Bridgette Morris, BCCC

Board Certified Christian Counselor

Within driving distance of Clarkston

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.

Depression Counselor

Deborah Lathrop, PhD , LMSW

PSychologist and Social Worker

Within driving distance of Clarkston

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

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Clarkston

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!

Depression Counselor

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

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

Within driving distance of Clarkston

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".



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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