Depression Counseling in Lithonia, GA.

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


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.

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.

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.

Sarah Bryan, Board Certified Christian Counselor
Depression Counselor

Sarah Bryan, Board Certified Christian Counselor

Board Cert. Christian Counselor, CTC

In 30097 - Nearby to Lithonia.

Depression is a serious medical condition with a broad range of symptoms. Emotional symptoms can include sadness, loss of interest in things you once enjoyed, thoughts of death or suicide, and feelings of guilt or worthlessness. Physical symptoms can include restlessness or slowness of speech, thought, or activity; trouble concentrating or making decisions; lack of energy; and changes in weight/appetite or sleep and many more symptoms. This is not the life you were meant to live. Hope and healing is possible. Call Sarah Bryan for an appointment. (770)548-3034

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.

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 Lithonia.

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!

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 30305 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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!

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.

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.

Paul F. Austin, MS, LPC
Depression Counselor

Paul F. Austin, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 30329 - Nearby to Lithonia.

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.

Lorraine Wrage, M.Ed., LPC, CST
Depression Counselor

Lorraine Wrage, M.Ed., LPC, CST

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Sex Therapist

In 30024 - Nearby to Lithonia.

I utilize a protocol of cognitive therapy tools along with mild exercise, healthy diet, medical attention as needed, proper sleep, etc to overcome the depression. If there are other issues related to the depression then those need addressed as well. For example, loss of a job and the job search can create a lot of stress and even depression, loss of self worth, etc. So both need to be teated in order to overcome the depression. Sometimes losses and grieving can turn into depression such as the break up of a relationship. The ensuing depression needs treated but also help to grieve the loss to gain the ability to move on.

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.

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!



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. .


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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.