Depression Counseling in Germantown, MD.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Germantown, Maryland.


Depression Counselor

Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Germantown

There may be a time in your life when you feel lonely, sad, and uninterested in things that you once considered fun to do. For some of us depression is situational and improves with the situation improves. For others, depression may run in the family and your mood may go up and down. I will help you to understand how you can manage your symptoms and move forward to meet treatment and personal goals. Interventions will be based on each client's needs.

Depression Counselor

Mark Napack, MA, MS, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)

Within driving distance of Germantown

Depression is different from simple sadness. From it being like a low-grade fever to positively debilitating, depression can be helped by counseling and therapy. I am an experienced counselor and therapist in dealing with depression. I use evidence-based approaches to help resolve the life-draining experience of depression. In working together, you can move from depression to life. I look forward to hearing from you.

Depression Counselor

Laurie Levine, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Germantown

The heaviness of depression can be debilitating; the feeling of not being able to get out of bed or not finding the energy to push through another day. I will work with you to wade through the heavy cloud and find that there is light on the other side. You will find the joy in your day, you will feel positive about your decisions and you will experience energy that makes life worthwhile. I don't pretend that it is easy, but I know that working as a team, we will fight the beast that is depression and find you laughing on the other side.

Depression Counselor

Ashburn Psychological Services

Ashburn Psychological Services

Within driving distance of Germantown

According to NIMH, Major Depression is the leading disability in the US. for those between the ages of 15 and 44. And Dysthymia, Postpartum Depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Situational Depression and other mood disorders impact nearly 10% of the US population 18 years of age and older annually. Cognitive-behavior therapy and/or psychiatric medication are very effective in treating the different mood disorders and depression. At times, therapy or counseling alone will suffice in addressing the problem. At other times, medication is warranted in conjunction with therapy for the treatment of depression. We at Ashburn Psychological Services are here to help.

Depression Counselor

Cynthia Rebholz, M.S., LCMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Germantown

Depression is often defined as a negative view of self, other and even the world turned inward. We will work to change your negative perceptions, attributions and quiet your inner critic. You will learn to recognize strengths in yourself and others as tools to send depression packing. You will learn positive ways to cope with stressors and soothe your mind.

Depression Counselor

Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor/Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Germantown

We all experience ups and downs in life. This is normal and pat of living life. However, depression is characterized by feelings that are much more intense, let longer, and interfere more intensely with day-to-day functioning and interaction with other people. It is a serious condition that can impact every aspect of your life. It can affect your family relationships, work relationship, and impact negatively on your sense of self worth. Depression is very treatable. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is our primary approach to treating depression and it has been proven to be effective for most forms of depression and even to prevent the occurrence of future depressive episodes.

Depression Counselor

Beth Levine, LCSW-C

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Germantown

Depression can feel like a dark cloud that hovers over you. Sometimes it can come with no warning and feel like the cloud will never go away and like you’ll never see the light of happiness. I provide a safe place for people to talk about their feelings and some tools to help people get some relief from depression. People’s strength to get through tough days and tough times is inspirational. I am reminded of this quote A.A. Milne writes for Christopher Robbin: “Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

Depression Counselor

Nancy Montagna, Ph. D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Germantown

Depression is a suffering that takes the joy out of life and seems endless and hopeless. It drains your self-esteem. It is a sign of a problem but it makes solving problems more difficult. Sometimes medication can help, but psychotherapy is more effective. There are several approaches to getting out of depression and I would use all of them. We can work to notice and challenge depressing thoughts. We can work with underlying trauma or loss where you may have begun to feel depressed. I can also support you to take the kind of actions that lift your mood. You will learn ways of being more nourished and fulfilled.

Depression Counselor

Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Germantown

Through counseling for depression, you can learn to identify and change feelings that have become entrenched in thought patterns and behaviors. Even though depression may feel like a dead end street, there is always a way out and up. Through therapy, I will assist you in making optimal choices to treat your depression. You will learn how to live your life to the fullest.

Depression Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Germantown

Research shows that the most effective treatment for depression is psychotherapy. Depression can range from feeling down to major symptoms such as having trouble even getting out of bed or contemplating suicide (if you have suicidal thoughts or plans, call the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-8255). Online counseling is effective for depression because it is easy to access: you can start treatment without even leaving the house.

Depression Counselor

Brad Wasserman, LCSW-C

Psychotherapist for Adults, Adolescents, Couples & Families

Within driving distance of Germantown

Depression breeds hopelessness, a pervasive darkness that can make it difficult to reach for help. You may feel a low grade of chronic depression in which you can function but rarely seem to enjoy anything you do. Or it may feel like there’s a refrigerator on your chest, making it difficult to even get out of bed. Others around you don’t understand, telling you to “cheer up” or “get over it,” not understanding why your mood is so low. While the best results are often a combination of therapy and medication, therapy alone is often successful in treating depression. Good therapy will provide a path out of depression, a journey that has you feeling better and more hopeful along the way.

Depression Counselor

Jade Wood, MA, LMFT, MHSA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Germantown

Life can present you with difficult situations which are hard to process and move past. These challenges are not on your timeline and affect everything. Having worked in many healthcare settings, I am familiar navigating life-changing events and grief. I understand the territory of encountering loss, coping with trauma, the complexity of the medical system and living with illness. These issues can have ripple effects on your relationships, sense of self and perceptions of the world. I know how complex things can get, and I will support you during this process.

Depression Counselor

Reginald Cunningham, EdD, LPC, LCPC

Counseling Psychologist

Within driving distance of Germantown

Seeking counseling from me, who is experienced and truly understands depression, can provide you with much relief. When in the throes of depression, many individuals develop tunnel vision and feel trapped.I can help eliminate self-destructive patterns.In your counseling sessions, you can begin to identify and address depression symptoms, learn ways to take better care of yourself and those who depend on you, and learn how to live your life in more constructive and empowering ways.



You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Germantown, MD.

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

Germantown is located in Montgomery County, Maryland. It has a land area of 17.02 square miles and a water area of 0.10 square miles.  The population of Germantown is 88,717 people with 31,359 households and a median annual income of $84,615. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Germantown 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