Depression Counseling in Pontoon Beach, IL.

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


Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 63105 - Nearby to Pontoon Beach.

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.

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

Tyler Sparks, MA, LPC, NCC, CCSAS

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 63122 - Nearby to Pontoon Beach.

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!

Oasis Counseling Services LLC , LCPC, CHt
Depression Counselor

Oasis Counseling Services LLC , LCPC, CHt

Anthony S. Dillon, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Certified Hypnotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Depression therapy can help you break the cycle of depressive symptoms such as lack of motivation, negative self-talk, sadness, social isolation, intense bouts of anger or irritable mood, and several other symptoms that create misery for you and disrupt your life. Psychological counseling for depression works by breaking this vicious cycle of symptoms that tends to feed on itself, making the symptoms even more intense. If you or a loved one are struggling with depression, I provide the support, encouragement and research-based strategies to help you cope.

Katie Kibort, MA, LCPC, NCC
Depression Counselor

Katie Kibort, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 62269 - Nearby to Pontoon Beach.

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.

Amy Goldstein, PLPC, CHT, MA
Depression Counselor

Amy Goldstein, PLPC, CHT, MA

Mental Health Counselor

In 63132 - Nearby to Pontoon Beach.

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.

Emily Zeller, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Emily Zeller, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Depression can drain the joy from your life and feel debilitating. It can be hard to communicate what you are thinking and feeling without feeling even more exhausted. We will work together to change your negative thought patterns into positive ones and improve your mood. We’ll examine what’s causing your depression and increase your self-awareness and empathy for yourself.

Stephanie Brands, LCSW, CADC
Depression Counselor

Stephanie Brands, LCSW, CADC

Clinical Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Depression is something most people struggle with at one point in their lives. However, sometimes the depression becomes unmanageable and begins to bleed into our daily lives causing stress, strained relationships, and change in personality to the point that we no longer recognize who we are. My approach is to start where my clients are currently in their depression, creating small obtainable goals that they can meet, and providing encouragement and understanding during the treatment process. I teach skills like mindfulness and emotion regulation to help my clients manage their symptoms outside of the therapeutic environment.


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

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

Pontoon Beach is located in Madison County, Illinois. It has a land area of 10.01 square miles and a water area of 2.54 square miles.  The population of Pontoon Beach is 5,637 people with 2,237 households and a median annual income of $45,304. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Pontoon Beach, IL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Pontoon Beach, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Pontoon Beach may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Pontoon Beach public health department.