Depression Counseling in Forest Park, GA.

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


Depression Counselor

Alicia Philipp, MS, LPC, NCC

Career Counselor, LPC

Within driving distance of Forest Park

Being unhappy with the type of work of you are doing can impact so many areas of your life. Through Career Counseling, we can explore what aspects of your work are related to your depression. We can look at alternatives, whether that means staying with your current job, but seeking better ways to adapt, or seeking a new job within your career field by using more effective job search strategies, or looking into alternative career options that you might find more rewarding.

Depression Counselor

Susan Blank, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Forest Park

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

Deborah Lathrop, PhD , LMSW

PSychologist and Social Worker

Within driving distance of Forest Park

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

Hope Hailey, LPC

licensed professional counselor

Within driving distance of Forest Park

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.

Depression Counselor

Paul F. Austin, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Forest Park

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

Terry Thompson Horn, MA

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Forest Park

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

Depression Counselor

Kirven Weekley, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Forest Park

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

Debra Dantzler, PhD, LPC, MAC, EAS-C, NCC, CPCS

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Forest Park

Feeling disinterested, unmotivated, lonely and stuck can spiral down into problems at work, absenteeism, and interpersonal conflicts; then spiral further into disconnection, complete lack of interest in people, place and things, spontaneous uncontrollable crying and excessive sleep. I can help you pull yourself up out of the quicksand that is depression. With compassion, understanding, education, encouragement and collaboration hope can be restored.

Depression Counselor

Tania Suarez, MSEd, LPC, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Forest Park

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

John Ballew, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Forest Park

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

AACS Atlanta Outpatient Addiction Treatment, Addiction Counseling

Jacques Khorozian

Within driving distance of Forest Park

Depression and Substance Abuse Most times, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) focuses on studying your thought patterns looking for negative perceptions of yourself, the world around you and your view of it. Many times chances are good that these will be flawed perceptions called negative cognitive distortions. These distortions cause dim lenses that change the way you view the whole world. Some cognitive distortions include: All-or-nothing thinking: Perceiving situations in absolute, black-and-white categories. Overgeneralization: Viewing a recent, negative event as a never-ending pattern of defeat.

Depression Counselor

Matthew Smith, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Forest Park

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.

Depression Counselor

Sheri Hardin, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Forest Park

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.



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

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

Forest Park is located in Clayton County, Georgia. It has a land area of 9.27 square miles and a water area of 0.06 square miles.  The population of Forest Park is 19,383 people with 5,817 households and a median annual income of $31,228. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Forest Park, GA

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