Depression Counseling in Mantua, NJ.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Mantua, New Jersey.


Depression Counselor

Cheryl Sparks, PhD, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Mantua

Depression can distort your view of yourself, your future and the world, leaving you feeling hopeless, guilty or worthless. If you are depressed, you know that it is impossible to "just snap out of it." Research shows that depression disrupts the optimal chemical balance in the brain and changing that is not easy, but therapy is an important part of effective treatment. It is important to recognize ways of thinking or relating to others that hold depression in place; then it is possible to grow in the freedom to think, feel and relate to others differently. These small changes lay the foundation for more growth and healing, and give you the courage to risk new ways of relating.

Depression Counselor

Lori Lorraine, MA, LPC, NCC, NCP, BCCP

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Mantua

If you’re struggling with depressive symptoms, therapy is a critical part of relief. The first step is being heard & then assessed. Is this a new experience or a familiar one? Has it been triggered by a specific situation? The next, is identifying & replacing negative coping strategies & thoughts with positive alternatives. In addition to identify negative thought patterns, it’s vital to understand where these beliefs came from & work to reframe unhealthy views of the self & others. Know that I’m not someone who immediately suggests medication to everyone. A certain level of discomfort prompts us to change. However, when medication is needed, I'll work closely with your PCP or psychiatrist.

Depression Counselor

Manisha Shendge, D.Min., FT, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Mantua

Not feeling like yourself? Sad? Down? Irritable? Angry? Low self Esteem? Not feeling joy and happiness in life? You may be experiencing depression. It does not always manifest as depressed and sad feelings, but also may be irritability and anger as well. At REACH Counseling, we use a multifaceted approach to depression and explore the emotional, psychological and spiritual sources of it and how to help you. We use techniques that emphasis hope and positive changes in your life. We help you learn what depression is and how to help yourself deal with it in all aspects of your life. We use psychotherapy and spirituality and incorporate techniques such as mindfulness.

Depression Counselor

Philip Friedman, Ph.D

Director: Foundation for Well-Being; Psychologist

Within driving distance of Mantua

I create a safe, warm, caring atmosphere so that you can share your painful, feelings of depression, sadness, helplessness and hopelessness. You may also be experiencing guilt, anger, fear, shame or grief that often accompany depression. I can help you shift from this state of emotional and mental darkness to the experience of emotional and mental light. I can help you let go of “shoulding” on yourself, unrealistic expectations, perfectionism, self attack thoughts, loss and the sense you are defective or deficient in some way. In the process you will learn to be more forgiving and compassionate to your self; more hopeful and optimistic; and to be more resourceful, resilient, self-aware a

Depression Counselor

Jeffrey Carter, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Mantua

Major depression affects individuals in many ways - you may experience a sad or depressed mood, or an inability to feel pleasure, feelings of guilt, worthlessness, helplessness, or hopelessness, loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities, including sex, difficulty concentrating and complaints of poor memory, insomnia or oversleeping, appetite changes, which may include weight gain or loss as well as fatigue and lack of energy. WalkinTalkinTherapy assist with these symptoms thru combining a mild form of exercise with talk therapy.

Depression Counselor

Danielle Massi, LMFT, MS

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Mantua

One of my clients once explained her depression to me as falling down a well and being stuck at the bottom. People would tell her to get over it, feel better, etc., but she believed that being stuck at the bottom of the well was an impossible situation to get out of. It is that sort of dismissal that leaves people feeling isolated and alone with their depression. In therapy, I will help you find a way to climb out, without the pressure of someone telling you to simply "get over it." We will take our sessions at whatever pace you are comfortable with.

Depression Counselor

Elizabeth Earnshaw, LMFT, CCTP

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Mantua

Our therapists are equipped to support you in managing, coping with, and overcoming depression and depressive symptoms. Our practice provides a safe and empathetic environment where you are safe to explore the issues that are causing you emotional distress. We use a collaborative approach, so you are a part of your treatment. We meet you where you are and believe you know yourself best.

Depression Counselor

Amanda White, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor & Addiction Therapist

Within driving distance of Mantua

Although all human beings are susceptible to feeling bouts of sadness, depression is unique in that it comes with a specific set of symptoms and is a disorder that may be persistent. Depression may arise as the result of a specific event that has happened or trauma or for no specific reason. Regardless of the reason, depression may have serious consequences if gone untreated. I can help you work through it through mindfulness and talk therapy. Together, we will help identify core beliefs and maladaptive behaviors in your life that may be keeping you stuck in the negative cycle.

Depression Counselor

Ariel Stern, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Mantua

Depression can mean very different things for different people. My goal as a therapist is to help you understand the unique underlying cause(s) of your depression so that you can make lasting changes. I will use a combination of insight oriented, psycho-dynamic tools to help understand why your depression is occurring along with more interactive tools such as mindfulness and mind/body connection to support immediate relief from depressive symptoms.

Depression Counselor

Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW

Addiction Therapist, Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Mantua

Depression can be so cunning because many of us don't even know we are struggling with it. The problem is Depression makes facing it seem like climbing a mountain without the will to do so. I provide understanding and motivation to clients struggling with Depression. I work with clients who may not want to use medication as part of the solution and others who may need talk therapy in addition to medication. There is hope, and you are not alone.

Depression Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

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

Lauren Rosner, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Mantua

Living with depression can feel like your stuck under a stack of bricks. The good news is that depression is treatable and you can feel better. In therapy, we can work together to get a better understanding of your depression and it's origin. I will support you in reclaiming your life through exploring your options for steps forward and in development of healthy coping skills.

Depression Counselor

Walter Matweychuk, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Mantua

My approach attacks depression by quickly focusing in on the primary cause of depression. I show people how their current beliefs about their adversities, past and present, are the primary cause of depression. I teach people how it is well within their power to adopt, without delay, alternative beliefs that help them cope with and prevail over these adversities. I also show my patient how to feel worthwhile and adequate even if she is depressed and performing poorly in life. Often self-downing goes with feelings of depression and makes for depression over being depressed. REBT tackles the rut of depression by attacking both the original and the secondary feelings of depression.



You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Mantua, NJ.

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

Mantua is located in Gloucester County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 16.00 square miles and a water area of 0.08 square miles.  The population of Mantua is 15,054 people with 5,756 households and a median annual income of $82,673. .


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