Depression Counseling in Woodbury, MN.

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


Depression Counselor

Alexa Tennyson, MA, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Woodbury

We will work together to identify your particular depressive symptoms, how they affect you, and how to reduce their impact in your life. Cognitive behavioral therapy is considered the gold-standard in treating depression, so we will likely start there. In addition, we will spend time delving into your past, how you grew up, and formative times in your life to see if any of these may be contributing to depression your life. Clients often report that understanding the source or contributing factors of depression helps them to feel better and more in control. It also helps us create a treatment plan based on your unique situation rather than a one-size-fits-all approach.

Depression Counselor

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT

Therapist/Life Coach

Within driving distance of Woodbury

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

Anna Grimm, LMFT, EAGALA Certfied

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Woodbury

Depression can occur because of a number of different reasons, including but not limited to: loss of a loved one, a move or new job, a growing family, or conflict within the important relationships in your life. I will help you understand the roots of what might be going on for you, and design a treatment plan specifically suited to meet your needs. You don't have to suffer from depression, it is very treatable! I offer home-based therapy, or the more traditional office setting.

Depression Counselor

Christine Ruehling, LADC, QIDP

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Woodbury

I work with many clients that have reported depression as one of the reasons they used. Depression can also be something that people in early recovery may experience as the body and the brain adjust to not having the person’s chemical of choice and slowly returns back to the normal state of homeostasis. I work with clients on developing a variety of coping skills such as Mindfulness Techniques, and various skills from Cognitive and Dialectical Behavioral Therapies. These techniques can reduce symptoms of depression for many clients in a short period of time. For other clients further work may be necessary to increase self-esteem and feelings of worthiness.

Depression Counselor

Chad Allen, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of Woodbury

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.

Depression Counselor

Heather Holt, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Indépendant Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Woodbury

I look at therapy as building a proverbial toolbox. The tools that fill this toolbox are coping skills. Some things we try will work for you while other coping skills won't. We work together to figure out what will work best for you. You will find that psychotherapy with me addresses your primary concern, not mine! I work with you to identify goals and we work to achieve those goals. With depression - we work to find or create enjoyment in everyday life. We also work to find creative outlets for the depression symptoms.

Depression Counselor

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Woodbury

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

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Woodbury

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

Meredith Severson, MS, LPC

Licences Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Woodbury

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

Cathy Johnston, MA, LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

Within driving distance of Woodbury

Does life feel overwhelming and hopeless? I'll help you connect with your pain without getting lost in it, understand where it comes from, and interrupt the cycle of negative and despairing thoughts that characterize depression. When you can make sense of your suffering and share it in a supportive environment, it shifts from feeling impossible to live with to being a manageable part of life. You'll understand the events and behaviors in your life that contribute to feeling depressed and learn how to experience a range of emotions. Whether you're on antidepressants or feel strongly about not using them, therapy is an effective way to break depression's state of lethargy and powerlessness.

Depression Counselor

Joan Lompart, MA,LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Woodbury

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

Kelly Haase, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Woodbury

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

Thomas King, MSW, M.Ed., LICSW

Licensed Indedpendent Therapist and Coach

Within driving distance of Woodbury

There are times when depression is debilitating and life may seem hopeless. Although you may feel alone you are not. In therapy I will stand with you and help you rediscover the strength that is within you and help you find your way back to feeling normal. I use a person-centered, cognitive behavior approach so you receive both support and direction. I can also connect you to other resources for medication or holistic health management. Call today.



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

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

Woodbury is located in Washington County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 34.91 square miles and a water area of 0.82 square miles.  The population of Woodbury is 67,855 people with 24,059 households and a median annual income of $99,698. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Woodbury, MN

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Woodbury is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees