Depression Counseling in Brooklyn Park, MN.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.


Depression Counselor

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

Depression affects 15 million people in this country! And yet, there is still a considerable stigma surrounding depression, which is why I know it can be hard to reach out and ask for help. However, depression is treatable! It is so important to address the issue so you can move on with your life. Talk therapy, exercise, medication, change of habits, and maintaining relationships are all powerful and proven antidotes to depression. Contact me for a free complimentary consultation and start living the life you were meant to lead!

Depression Counselor

Diane Hovey, PhD, LMFT, CPT, CSAT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

Depression is a boulder sized burden a person is forced to carry wherever he or she goes. It is not so unlike the mythological person, Sisyphus, who is forever cursed to push a boulder up hill. In working with clients, I believe it is important to address the nature of the boulder size burdens that insist on being one’s constant companion. In understanding their nature, it becomes possible to set the boulder aside allowing for a clearer vision of what lies ahead and a lighter step, with more energy to move on. However, depression, unlike a boulder, is not content to be set aside. It wants to be carried. Therefore, it takes dedication and creative direction to outwit its needy grasp.

Depression Counselor

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT

Minnesota Counseling and Couples Center

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

If you are suffering from depression, you are not alone. Depression is one of the most common reasons people seek help. There are a number of reasons one may feel depressed. Some causes of depression are biological imbalances, genetics, age, trauma/grief, stress, health issues, or medication/substance side effects. Often depression is also mixed with anxiety. It is very important to get a thorough assessment which is the first step of treatment- to understand the etiology, degree of severity and to help guage treatment.Treatment usually involves talk therapy and sometimes medication. As an RN and therapist, I have experience with both treatment of depression and understanding of mediciatons.

Depression Counselor

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

If you struggle with depression, you kow how hard you can be on yourself and you worry about how difficult your mood is for others. I believe that our thoughts have the biggest impact on our emotions. So you and I will be examining your thoughts and how they are influencing you toward negativity and depression or toward possibility and hope. You deserve to feel better.

Depression Counselor

Kippie Palesch, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

Life can be difficult. When we feel alone, lonely, rejected, unfulfilled, abused, or powerless, we can become depressed. I believe that if we try to resist depression and "just think positive," we can be left feeling worse about ourselves or our situations. However, if we "lean in" and listen, we can discover unmet emotional needs and a renewed sense of meaning. I believe that depression serves a purpose, it clues us in that we need to slow down and be more attentive to our needs. In a safe, supportive environment, my goal is to help you listen to and embrace the part of yourself that is in pain and, together, we'll make sense of the sadness and rediscover joy and happiness.

Depression Counselor

Hanson Associates

Gary D. Hanson, MA, LMFT and Joy A. Hanson, MA, LMFT

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

While depression is not always easy to understand or explain, we believe that working from a solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral perspective allows you to gain insight and develop skills which can create new hope and purpose for the future and a confidence that you have the capability of managing your mood and response, rather than feeling that your mood and emotions are managing you – helping you achieve a greater sense of personal contentment and confidence.

Depression Counselor

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

Does depression or trauma hold you back? Do you want to live a more fulfilling life? Are you a person who struggles with hopelessness, anxiety, stress and sadness? Do you feel like there is no hope for you? Do you struggle with depression or past trauma? Your life can be more fulfilling and hopeful. You can get rid of your emotional pain and lead a happy and pain-free life from past trauma and abuse. Depression and anxiety do not have to be a part of your life anymore. I can offer you hope by treating your depression and counseling you on your trauma issues. It will change the way you feel about life, your relationships, and yourself.

Depression Counselor

Meredith Severson, MS, LPC

Licences Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

Depression is very common and very treatable. You are not alone. I understand the misery of being depressed and how hard it can be to keep going. Together we will explore your personal experience of depression and begin working to overcome it. I take a multi-pronged approach in treating depression, providing a number of interventions tailored especially for you.

Depression Counselor

Kelly Haase, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

Struggling to get out of bed in the morning, make it to work, take care of your partner or children, often leads to a horrific spiral of guilt, shame, and feeling even worse. Depression is a terrible beast and it feeds off the shitty things we tell ourselves. Part of working through your depression is having a safe space to come and share about your experience without additional judgment or shame. You do not have to keep suffering alone!

Depression Counselor

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT

Therapist/Life Coach

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

We all feel sad or discouraged at times. However, sometimes these feelings persist for months, or are so intense that it is a daily struggle to wake up, shower, and actively participate in life. You may feel hopeless, that there is no meaning to life, and cut off contact from your loved ones. There is no single 'cause' of depression and others may become frustrated your failed attempts at getting better. Our work together can identify the many factors contributing to low mood, change unhelpful patterns of thinking or behaving that contribute to depression, increase self esteem and empowerment, and identify a balance between your self-care and various life commitments.

Depression Counselor

Joan Lompart, MA,LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

Sometimes in the midst of depression it is hard to see how negative thinking is effecting our mood. Is the glass always half empty or half full? Does the depression go back to unresolved childhood issues? I will work with clients to see how they can make some changes in their mood with cognitive therapy and EMDR. Sometimes old unfinished pain from our past is keeping us stuck in the present.

Depression Counselor

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

My method of treating depression is to assess the causes of the depression, mobilize your strengths, and support you in making the needed behavioral, cognitive and emotional changes. Depression can result from biological and/or psychosocial factors. Effective treatment will explore the underlying causes as well as developing more effective coping skills. These skills include using social support, changing self-talk, resolving underlying issues, healthy emotional expression, setting and achieving goals, and increasing assertive behavior. My clinical approach to treatment is to be actively engaged, supportive, direct and practical.

Depression Counselor

Chad Allen, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of Brooklyn Park

Depression is a common and often very painful condition that for some is quite debilitating and for others may be experienced as a low-grade, persistent feeling of negative mood. I think of depression as a collection of symptoms that vary from one person to the next, which must be explored and understood on an individual basis. Symptoms inform us that something is wrong. I find that my patients benefit most and heal more completely when we come to understand the problems underlying the symptoms and work them through, as opposed to simply attempting to relieve the symptoms without awareness of their deeper meaning.



You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Brooklyn Park, MN.

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

Brooklyn Park is located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 26.08 square miles and a water area of 0.47 square miles.  The population of Brooklyn Park is 79,149 people with 26,758 households and a median annual income of $62,974. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Brooklyn Park, MN

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Brooklyn Park 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