Depression Counseling in Barrington Hills, IL.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Barrington Hills, Illinois.


Depression Counselor

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW

Pam Meyerson

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

I have a lot of background in treating patients with depression. I have achieved great results with people with certain forms of depression by making changes in their lifestyles, as well as cognitive behavioral changes. However, sometimes a patient's depression is too severe and talk therapy is not enough without medication. I work with a network of caring psychiatrists that have helped my patients with serious depression.

Depression Counselor

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

Depression can be paralyzing and make it challenging to have the motivation to take care of daily life activities. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) can provide insight to your emotions and help with identify values that you want to live by. We can work together to not allow depressive symptoms to determine how you live your life. We will identify commitments that will build positive experiences and decrease depressive symptoms. The first step and often the most difficult is making an appointment and coming in for your first session, and you will begin feeling better once you do!

Depression Counselor

Carol Drengenberg, MA, RN, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

A very useful book is "The Instinct to Heal: Treating Anxiety and Depression Without Drugs or Talk Therapy" - written by a psychiatrist who is also a specialist in integrative medicine. Research shows that Omega 3 fatty acids (fish oils), exercise, thought-changing, Dr. Pennebaker writing techniques, light therapy and a simple biofeedback process called HeartMath can all help resolve depression. I offer all these interventions to my clients. Together we will find the right combination of treatments for you. You can have more energy, sleep better, feel more positive and look forward to your future! If depression has resulted in weight gain, you can safely lose that weight. Don't give up!

Depression Counselor

Karen Cohen, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

Depression can feel overwhelming and unshakable but is in fact, very treatable. I seek to deeply understand the specific nature of each individual's depression. Together, we consider the aspects of your life that might be contributing to your depression. Maximizing your strengths, increasing useful skills and developing thought processes that support growth and healthy living, all help to create a life that feels hopeful and meaningful. I support clients in creating workable and realistic solutions to problems while finding ways to create the life you have been wanting to move towards.

Depression Counselor

Maria E.J. Kuhn, M.S., L.P.C., N.C.C., F.A.P.A.

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

Often times depression becomes crippling for those who experience it and they don't have the energy to get out of bed, let alone, know how to create a change. Fatigue, constant sadness, lack of motivation and suicidal thoughts are common in those who suffer from depression and it's important to know that there is a way to manage those feelings and create a more fulfilling life. Through counseling we will address these very complicated issues.

Depression Counselor

Jennifer Watgen, M.A., NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

The goals we develop together in counseling will identiy the causes and effects depression has on the client. We will work collaboratively to identify triggers to depression and understand why they exsist and underlying causes to depression as well. We will work together to strive towards building healthy coping skills and improving the quality of the client's life.

Depression Counselor

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

Depression is so common in today's world as a symptom of relentless stress. We use evidenced based treatments combined with supportive therapy to guide you. We are able to assess if medication would be helpful and can refer and coordinate with other health care professionals. We also have access to other levels of treatment as necessary.

Depression Counselor

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

Symptoms of Depression: Withdrawal, inappropriate guilt, overwhelming self-doubt, unwarranted pessimism, inappropriate irritability, unwarranted weight gain or weight loss, dysfunctional use of drugs or alcohol, over-sleeping or under-sleeping, inappropriate deficiency in energy, excessive lethargy and abnormally unpleasant mood. Depression Treatment: Re-structuring of psychological perspective, cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectal behavior therapy, drama-response extinction, re-framing of catastrophic predictions, anti-depressants, narrative therapy and state-of-the-art self-hypnosis. Benefits of Treatment: Rapid enhancement of mood, increased optimism, more energy, reduced fatigue.

Depression Counselor

Clint Zavakos, M.A.

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

Having trouble getting out of bed? Feeling run down every day? Normal hobbies lose their appeal? Depression can feel different to everyone. Clint believes in using an eclectic approach to treat depression with an emphasis on making the client feel heard and appreciated, changing destructive through patterns and helping individuals realize their value.

Depression Counselor

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

Learn and understand the complicated nature of depression, the biology as well as the emotional impact. Develop ways to help you access your strengths again, and see the world differently,A person with depression can suffer major depressive episodes that last for at least 2 weeks. These episodes include a depressed mood and/or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities. Additional symptoms may include the following: Increased irritability, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, agitation or restlessness, fatigue and loss of energy, trouble thinking, making decisions or concentrating, disturbed sleep, such as insomnia, changes in appetite or weight, thoughts of self harm.

Depression Counselor

Susan Steffey, Ms.ed, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

Depression is the most commonly seen mental health disorder seen in counseling and I have 25 years experience working with it. I screen for it when I do my initial psychological assessment. Depresson is a serious mental health disorder, but there are many proven and effective treatments for it. Incorporate several pschotherapapeutic modalities to resolve it., I can refer a patient for medication and I offer supportive services that can help the patent move towards health and happiness.

Depression Counselor

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

Depression is seen by some as a biochemical imbalance that is genetically transferred to the individual and can only be treated through medication. This might be part of the picture, but also a depressive, negative style of thinking can result in changes in the brain that bring about this unhealthy biochemical imbalance - and psychological treatment can change the thinking style that leads to this imbalance, rendering the individual to be free of reliance on medication and overall improved life that lasts on it's own merits.

Depression Counselor

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Barrington Hills

My approach will vary depending on the severity of the depression. The first importance is stability of well being. From there I will work on thoughts, feelings, and behaviors working towards short terms goals. Goals will include small behavior changes that will help to be building blocks and also cognitive work on realistic truths. Often things like sleep, nutrition, and exercise are also evaluated and improved in the process as ways to counter depression.



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

Barrington Hills is a city that is located in multiple counties- Cook County and Kane County and Lake County and McHenry County in Illinois. It has a land area of 27.07 square miles and a water area of 0.61 square miles.  The population of Barrington Hills is 4,251 people with 1,352 households and a median annual income of $128,529. .


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