Depression Counseling in Columbia, IL.

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


Judy Koehler, M.A., LPC, NCC
Depression Counselor

Judy Koehler, M.A., LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 63131 - Nearby to Columbia.

Are you tired of sleepless nights or difficulty getting out of b in the morning? Having trouble concentrating or getting motivated during the day? Is crying or tearfulness getting the better of you? Don't despair. Depression affects 20% of people at some time in their life. The consequences of clinical depression can become life-threatening.The good news is that it is usually very treatable. You don't have to live like this. Just make the call for help today. Additional information on depression may be found at: www.judykoehlertherapist.com.

Amy Goldstein, PLPC, CHT, MA
Depression Counselor

Amy Goldstein, PLPC, CHT, MA

Mental Health Counselor

In 63132 - Nearby to Columbia.

Everyone can experience sadness at times, but depression Is considered to be something more. Depression can affect individuals differently with some of those symptoms being: Feeling of helplessness, emptiness, worthlessness or guilt, irritability, and anger, appetite changes, stomachs, or even headaches. Amy believes that depression is not a sign of weakness, nor is it something that you can quickly snap out of. Depression can be caused by a combo of biological, genetic, psychological, environmental and social factors. Amy works with her clients to find ways to accept, adapt or change those depressive life events once pinpointed, and set realistic goals for their future.

Katie Kibort, MA, LCPC, NCC
Depression Counselor

Katie Kibort, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 62269 - Nearby to Columbia.

Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Also called major depressive disorder or clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities, and sometimes you may feel as if life isn't worth living. Using cognitive behavioral approaches, clients can learn to identify negative beliefs and behaviors and replace them with healthy, positive ones. We explore relationships and experiences, and work to develop positive interactions with others. And find better ways to cope and solve problems.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 63105 - Nearby to Columbia.

Grey Matters International, Inc. and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D. handles depression and other emotional disorders in a very unique way. Most of therapy or counseling processes utilize validation, unconditional positive regard, and reframing as common techniques to get someone to heal from their depression. Though this can be helpful, it rarely fixes the core problem behind it and for tough cases we then refer them usually to a psychiatrist for medication which can have tons of side effects. Instead, why not try a natural and arguably more effective way to not just change your mind, but change the brain--where the depression is rooted. Contact us at kevin@kevinflemingphd.com.

Sharon Moehle, Ed.S.
Depression Counselor

Sharon Moehle, Ed.S.

Licensed Psychologist

In 63017 - Nearby to Columbia.

Sharon looks forward to collaborating with individuals experiencing depression because it so rewarding to see them improve. She provides individualized therapy and offers a variety of treatment options (counseling, EMDR, EEG biofeedback, Quantum biofeedback, temperature training, relaxation exercises, etc). Frequently clients utilize a combination of counseling, biofeedback, and EMDR. Biofeedback can provide a calming and stabilizing effect. Counseling and EMDR are used to process trauma, identification of, and changing of negative core beliefs that are at the root of depression. Please call Sharon today and start addressing your negative core beliefs (314.707.4560).

Tyler Sparks, MA, LPC, NCC, CCSAS
Depression Counselor

Tyler Sparks, MA, LPC, NCC, CCSAS

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 63122 - Nearby to Columbia.

Depression is a word that is thrown around a lot these days. In therapy, you'll learn the difference between feeling sad and being stuck in a state of depression. You'll be able to recognize the root causes of your depression which often times have to do with unmet expectations or needs, how you view yourself and God, and/or unresolved grief or relational conflict. I look forward to helping you live life to the full!

Jerry Waggoner, M. Div., M. Ed., LPC
Depression Counselor

Jerry Waggoner, M. Div., M. Ed., LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 63050 - Nearby to Columbia.

There can be various factors contributing to depression. Sometimes medication is helpful. But, it is universally understood and accepted that supportive and insightful counseling is an essential part of treating and managing depression. Jerry can help you assess the nature and source of depression and help provide a road map for negotiating its many twists and turns.

Lisa Dierdorf, MA, PLPC
Depression Counselor

Lisa Dierdorf, MA, PLPC

Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor

In 63131 - Nearby to Columbia.

Depression comes in many different shapes, colors and sizes. It is not a one size fits all experience. Depression can be anything from feeling "blue" or sad for an extended period of time to feeling helpless, hopeless or like a burden, to thoughts of suicide. No matter where you might be on the depression spectrum, it can be helpful to seek counseling. My approach in treating depression is to assist you in identifying patterns of thought and behavior that may be contributing to your experience of depression. Identifying negative thought or behavior patterns is helpful in determining which new coping skills would benefit you the most in treating your depression.


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

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

Columbia is a city that is located in multiple counties- St. Clair County and Monroe County in Illinois. It has a land area of 10.25 square miles and a water area of 0.05 square miles.  The population of Columbia is 10,191 people with 4,050 households and a median annual income of $62,708. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Columbia, IL

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Columbia are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Columbia public health department.