Depression Counseling in Buffalo Grove, IL.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.


Depression Counselor

Paul McNulty, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

Depression is frequently referred to as the common cold of mental health issues. Everyone experiences difficulties in life from time to time but when normal grief, stress,work, family issues or other stressors become overwhelming depression can set in causing individuals very serious symptoms and struggles including, decreased energy/motivation, alienation from relationships, feelings of hopelessness, fatigue, poor concentration and at worst no longer wanting to go on with life. The good news is there is help available. When dealing with depression it is important to be able to talk about the struggle but we will also give you strategies and tools to relieve your distress.

Depression Counselor

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

I provide a safe place to explore and change the destructive thoughts and behaviors that can fuel depression. We will use a grace based approach to find positive and healthy solutions to manage your overwhelming feelings so that you can find freedom from shame based cycles. We will look at your life holistically to determine if their are health problems or biochemical reasons for your depression.In addition, I lovingly challenge you to develop a healthy sense of self worth, competence and identity in Christ so you can experience joy and hope again.

Depression Counselor

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor / Therapist

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

All human beings experience sadness, but depression can be overwhelming and impair your functioning in various areas of life. Feeling depressed, hopeless, helpless, and/or worthless is no way to go through life, and I can help you get back to a healthier level of functioning. Life is more stressful now than it's ever been before, and more and more people are seeking treatment for depression. Allow me to assist you in alleviating this burden that's been holding you back from being the person you want and deserve to be.

Depression Counselor

Daniel Kill, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

Depression affects the lives of many millions of people. Current research indicates that 1:5 of the US population will suffer from a psychological health problem like depression at some point in their lives. Psychological health problems like depression is a real, medical conditions and not just "all in the mind". They are partly caused by an imbalance of chemical neurotransmitter hormones and by emotional and psychological distress encountered in our everyday life. Though depression can be a complex emotional disorder, these feelings are among the most successfully treatable health conditions that we experience in our lives. In a compassionate and collabortive setting healing is achieved.

Depression Counselor

Taylor Newendorp, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

Depression sucks. It can make you feel hopeless, empty, and alone, even when things in your life are going well. Whether your depression is chemical, situational, or a combination of both, I can help you find ways to act against that depressed feeling and take steps towards feeling better. It is common for Depression to impact your sense of self-worth, and vice versa. Thus the most effective therapeutic treatment for Depression is to re-focus on the traits and values that define who you are as a person separate from that feeling; you can then use those strengths to fight the Depression and get back to feeling like your old self again. I specialize in treating Post-Partum Depression as well.

Depression Counselor

Samantha Elliott, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

When working with clients who suffer from depression, I create a safe and comfortable space where clients can feel honored and protected. I work with clients to discover how it is that they have come to struggle the way they do. I help them to practice self care and self respect during the times that they are down and live life without boundaries when they are in a good mental space. I help clients with depression to let go of the judgement they have of themselves or that they might hear from the world.

Depression Counselor

Felicia Glick, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

Depression is something most everyone experiences to some degree in their lifetime. Some people may even feel suicidal at times. It is different from sadness or bereavement. And there are different types of depression and with a variety of causes. As a therapist, the first step is to understand the cause of the suffering. This may require open mindedness and non-judgement. I will use a variety of techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy,Mindfulness and Assertiveness Skill Building to help people move beyond apathy, low mood and hopelessness to a place of confidence, energy, and hopefulness.

Depression Counselor

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

If your child or teen is struggling with depression or self-injury you may be feeling terrified, confused, or doubtful. Your teen may appear shut down and is not communicating with you like they used to. Call us today to set up a time to meet and talk through the challenges your child is facing. Having a therapist to help both you and your child through this difficult time is a decision you will not regret.

Depression Counselor

Louise Dimiceli-Mitran, MA, MT-BC, FAMI

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

You may feel like you have lost who you are. Treatment for depression involves honoring what you've been through, acknowledging where you are now and working on multiple levels to restore your energy and your life. How to work within yourself, wisely structure your time, initiate self-care and recover your inner spirit all contribute to moving into a new reality. I will encourage you to take action around your thinking and use guided imagery, music, and other creative methods to bring you into a new way of being.

Depression Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

From mild to severe, the levels of sadness or depression that may color your world can be oppressive. We can help you understand the complicated nature of your own sadness or depression, including both the bio-chemical aspects as well as the emotional impact. Through this understanding, we develop a plan with you to access your strengths again, and see the world differently.

Depression Counselor

Clint Zavakos, M.A.

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

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

Katie Bogacki, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

Coping with depression on a daily basis takes a lot of work. It takes toughness that we sometimes don't know we still have. I will work with you to assist in unlocking the potential that you are missing within yourself. I will assist in reframing some of the challenges in your life to see the opportunity and make successes out of your experiences. I believe we all have a great deal of potential inside, waiting to be unleashed.

Depression Counselor

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

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.



You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Buffalo Grove, IL.

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

Buffalo Grove is a city that is located in multiple counties- Cook County and Lake County in Illinois. It has a land area of 9.48 square miles and a water area of 0.02 square miles.  The population of Buffalo Grove is 41,503 people with 16,094 households and a median annual income of $100,098. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Buffalo Grove, IL

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Buffalo Grove is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees