Depression Counseling in Darien, IL.

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


Depression Counselor

Home Psych Services, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

Within driving distance of Darien

Home Psych Services, P.C. provides comprehensive behavioral health treatment for depression involving evaluation, psychotherapy, and, when appropriate, medication management. Because our services are delivered in your home, we are in a unique position to assess the triggers of your depression which are often related to factors within the home enviornment such as family tension, financial hardship, or struggles to maintain independence. Our treatment approach targets depression at its source utilizing solution-focused practices to get the best outcome in treating your problems.

Depression Counselor

Margo Tirado, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

Many people struggle with feelings of depression: fatigue, not enjoying life the way you once did, feeling over-whelmed by life's demands, a constant feeling of sadness. Individuals who seek counseling report that their feelings of depression are often diminished or reduced. Don't struggle with this alone. It would be my honor to journey with you during this season of life. There are solutions to help you feel better. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you find solutions and support.

Depression Counselor

Rae Mazzei, Psy.D., CADC, BCB

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Darien

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

Daniel Kill, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Darien

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

Regina Rogers, LCPC, NCC, BCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

People who struggle with depression often report feeling overwhelmed with life or less interested in activities. They struggle with maintaining focus and have difficulty in interpersonal relationships. While there are many types of therapy for the treatment of depression, today, most people with depression can be treated successfully with antidepressant medications, “talk” therapy (psychotherapy), or a combination of the two. Talk therapy is effective because it helps you to understand and work through the root of depression, helping you to identify patterns of thinking and behaving that underlie personal difficulties. With therapy, you will be able to live in accordance with your values.

Depression Counselor

Jennifer Watgen, M.A., NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

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

Polaris Counseling

Professional Counseling Practice

Within driving distance of Darien

If you are depressed, you may feel that you are all alone with your problems, but you are not alone, we are here to help.  At Polaris, we understand the feelings of hopelessness associated with depression.  You may feel that your life can’t get any better, or that you do not deserve a better life. But it can get better, and you do deserve a better life! Let us help…

Depression Counselor

Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

Depression is an intruder. It gets in the way of personal happiness and pursuits. Depression also interferes in interpersonal relationships. So how do you deal with this intruder? Either you manage depression or it manages you. I assist my clients in developing coping strategies to manage depression so that it is less intrusive. Using modified thinking and acting strategies, individuals report improved mood and energy. I often hear my clients report, "I feel like myself again!"

Depression Counselor

Taylor Newendorp, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

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

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Darien

Depressive symptoms can stem from a variety of sources in an individual’s life usually reflecting a sense of loss. While medications can be helpful, it’s the behavioral symptoms associated with depression that can leave a lingering impact even after the depressive symptoms have stated to improve. Being pulled into depressive experiences over and over reflects both habits that can be difficult to break and/or subconscious issues that have yet to be addressed. Through processes such as hypnotherapy that address the whole person, we are able to capture a wider range of challenges and help the individual to regain the ground lost to he depressive illness.

Depression Counselor

Clint Zavakos, M.A.

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

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

Donna Martino, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

Sometimes people feel depresed and can atribute it to stressful events that have occured, other times people can't quite put their finger on why they feel depressed, they just know they're not happy, feel unmotivated, and in some cases hopeless and helpless. What we now know about neuroscience helps us understand how and why depression occurs. I will help you determine whether your depression can be improved through talk therapy combined with some changes to your daily routine or whether a clinical depression has set in that may respond well to medication too. I have a wonderful, caring Doctor I work with who will assess clinical depression and offer recommendaitons if necessary.

Depression Counselor

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Darien

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.



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

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

Darien is located in DuPage County, Illinois. It has a land area of 6.19 square miles and a water area of 0.12 square miles.  The population of Darien is 22,256 people with 9,121 households and a median annual income of $80,048. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Darien for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees