Depression Counseling in Buffalo Grove, IL.

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


Depression Counselor

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

Research has shown that the most effective approach to depression is a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy and medication (if appropriate). I provide compassionate support for the painful challenges of depression while teaching you to develop effective coping strategies including the ability to lessen negative thinking and increase their enjoyment of daily life. If you are taking or want to try anti-deprresants, I can help with medication management. I also help family members of those with depression manage the stress it causes them as well as learn to use effective approaches to support their relative.

Depression Counselor

Dan Blair, LMFT, LCPC, NCPC

Marriage Counselor

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

Depression is an energy disorder, a thief of enjoyment, accomplishment, connection with others, and self-care. It comes in many forms and facades. You can feel helpless not being able to change your feelings. Depression can be scary and cannot be reasoned away. I can help you identify, understand and regulate difficult emotions, and find a workable plan to address how difficult it can be.

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

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

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

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

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

Rae Mazzei, Psy.D., CADC, BCB

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

Are you feeling sad or depressed? Do you sometimes feel hopeless? Working with a therapist has been shown to be an effective treatment for depression. Within a non-judgmental and supportive therapeutic environment, I will work closely with you to identify the causes of your depression, to develop effective coping skills, and to make positive and enduring life changes.

Depression Counselor

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

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

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

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

Susan Steffey, Ms.ed, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

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

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

If a client is depressed the client will (1) be able to know what is depressing him/her (2) be able to know the major thoughts he/she has (3) know 3 to 5 new thoughts that will overcome the major depressive thoughts (4) know 3 to 5 new things to do to stop being depressed (5) know 3 to 4 new things to do to improve his/her relationships with others (6) know how to live with increased happiness and purpose

Depression Counselor

Denise Ambre, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Buffalo Grove

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 17 million adult Americans suffer from depression during any 1-year period. Depression is a real illness and carries with it a high cost in terms of relationship problems, family suffering and lost work productivity. Yet, depression is a highly treatable illness. It is critical for people who suspect that they or a family member may be suffering from depression seek care from a licensed mental health professional who has training and experience in helping people recover from depression. I have a great deal of experience in helping people recover from depression. I offer a non-judgmental, healing environment.

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.



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