Depression Counseling in Lithonia, GA.

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


Debra Dantzler, PhD, LPC, MAC, EAS-C, NCC
Depression Counselor

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

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 30030 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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.

Susan Blank, MS, LPC, NCC
Depression Counselor

Susan Blank, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 30328 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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.

Rich Oswald, MA, LPC
Depression Counselor

Rich Oswald, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 30078 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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.

Tanja Ketisch, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

Tanja Ketisch, Psy.D.

Dr. Tanja Ketisch

In 30022 - Nearby to Lithonia.

Depression is a very common but also serious condition. Symptoms of depression can vary from person to person depending on gender, culture, or age. Most often people with depression feel sad or empty for long periods of time. Anger, shame, and irritation can also be part of depression. Sometimes these emotions can be experienced in the body as aches or nausea. Depression can affect one’s thinking patterns and physical health. In some cases, depression can lead people to consider suicide. Therapy for depression can take on different forms depending on the person’s needs. Most often, we look at patterns of thinking and learn to moderate the way we view ourselves.

Anchor Point, Ed.D, LPC, CFAE, GCADC-III
Depression Counselor

Anchor Point, Ed.D, LPC, CFAE, GCADC-III

Prinicpal Psychotherapist

In 30013 - Nearby to Lithonia.

I have much experience treating people suffering with depression. I am a caring, listening and also interactive therapist. People who have come to Anchor Point express feelings of inner peace, relief from their distress, and finally feeling understood. In addition to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) I specialize in stress reduction techniques and practical approaches to improving your mindset. We also offer biofeedback and neurofeedback therapies as well as EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) which are often effective in helping people learn to move from depression to positive functioning.

Matthew Smith, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

Matthew Smith, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 30309 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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.

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

Tania Suarez, MSEd, LPC, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 30324 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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.

Terry Thompson Horn, MA
Depression Counselor

Terry Thompson Horn, MA

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 30345 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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

Bridgette Morris, BCCC
Depression Counselor

Bridgette Morris, BCCC

Board Certified Christian Counselor

In 30092 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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.

Summer Gray, MS, LPC, CIRT
Depression Counselor

Summer Gray, MS, LPC, CIRT

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Imago Therapist

In 30324 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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.

Kirven Weekley, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kirven Weekley, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 30014 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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.

Jeffree Gars, LCSW, DC
Depression Counselor

Jeffree Gars, LCSW, DC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 30307 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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!

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.



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

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

Lithonia is located in DeKalb County, Georgia. It has a land area of 0.92 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Lithonia is 2,022 people with 775 households and a median annual income of $26,913. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Lithonia, GA

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Committing to weekly sessions of therapy without insurance coverage or low cost options is very challenging for most people in Lithonia. If this applies to you, please contact your counselor and ask about sliding scale options or inquire about insurance coverage. The good news is that there are options available to you to establish an effective relationship with a great therapist in Lithonia. Your well being and health are important enough to make the best possible effort for. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Lithonia public health department.