Depression Counseling in Ridgefield Park, NJ.

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


Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

In 10463 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Depression is a big umbrella word today to describe a large tree of disorders that fall under the general rubric of a low mood. For some people depression is something that follows them around and never disappears completely. For others depression is accompanied by the change in weather and is particularly disabling in the winter months when there is less sun. Working in talk therapy together with a psychiatric consultation and possible medication is the gold standard to treat depression. I work together with psychiatrists when needed to alleviate my patients depression and allow for the talk therapy to be more effective.

Trisha Sanders, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Trisha Sanders, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07675 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Depression is a mood disorder that can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest that can interfere with daily functioning. Reaching out for help is a step towards wellness. Symptoms of depression can vary from person to person, but it is a very treatable condition. Therapy for depression helps you overcome the feelings of hopelessness and despair and to gain control of your life.

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 11225 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Depression and sadness, though sometimes quite serious, are also a part of our human experience. I have a deep appreciation for our depressions; from light malaise, apathy and low energy, to and deep, dark places. It is important to normalize as much as possible, examine what our beliefs of happiness are, and to understand our emotions and what triggered and triggers them. We are not simply what we feel in the moment, and things do, get better. I am here for you, to examine, advise and suggest, but most importantly to listen and take seriously your pain. To be here for you.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

My approach emphasizes teaching people to challenge negative thoughts and maladaptive thinking. It enables clients to recognize distorted thoughts that promote negative perspectives which contribute to symptoms of depression. By learning how to accentuate strengths and utilizing one's own unique skills, clients struggling with depression learn how to achieve a more positive outlook on life.

Susan Bady, LCSW, BCD
Depression Counselor

Susan Bady, LCSW, BCD

Registered Psychotherapist

In 11215 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

I have a multifacted approach to depression. If need be, I help you understand why you are depressed and how to change. I offer hypnosis and EMDR and meditation which all can transform the brain so that centers for depression become smaller and areas of well-being increase. I use behavioral approaches, encouraging physical activity, contact with nature, re-thinking negative thought processes. If you wish, I can help you connect with a spiritual side of yourself to put depression in perspective. And, if needed, I will recommend medication.

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R
Depression Counselor

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Clinical Social Work

In 11101 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Depression is a mood disorder that can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest that can interfere with daily functioning. Reaching out for help is a step towards wellness. Symptoms of depression can vary from person to person, but it is a very treatable condition. Therapy for depression helps you overcome the feelings of hopelessness and despair and to gain control of your life.

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.

LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LAC, LCADCs, and Ph.D.

In 07666 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Some of our staff here at the Mars & Venus Counseling Center are experts in the treatment of depression. These experienced counselors, through the techniques and philosophies of leaders in the field of counseling, will provide compassionate, comprehensive treatment of depression for adults, adolescents, and children. Counseling is provided on an individual basis for adults. Family involvement is necessary for the treatment of children and adolescents. Some of the typical symptoms of depression are low energy, low self-esteem, insomnia, over-eating or poor appetite, difficulty concentrating or making decisions, and feelings of hopelessness. These symptoms can be from mild to severe with different periods of time. The counselor will help the client...(view profile to read more)

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10013 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

I work with many clients who struggle with different kinds of depression. Sometimes it is related to a difficult life event or events. Sometimes it is biologically-based. Other times it may be both. While medication may be warranted in many cases, it is just one piece of the puzzle. My therapeutic style involves respectful probing of the source of the pain and sadness. Many people feel unable to move on from a particular event so I work hard to help my clients release themselves from their pain and agony. You deserve peace and happiness.

Terri DiMatteo, MA, LPC
Depression Counselor

Terri DiMatteo, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07092 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

I believe that depression is nature’s way of shutting us down when there is some element in our life or our past that overwhelms and burdens us. It is often something experienced that our usual ways of coping cannot remedy. A client experiencing depression is often ‘turning off’, ‘shutting down’ and going inward in response to something in their life or in their relationships that is just too much to bear. I help depressed clients discover what it is in their life that is overwhelming them and help them find the strength and power to directly face the matter that is causing the turn inward and the shutting down.

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Depression Counselor

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists

In 10463 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Depression- a common condition affecting 1 in 10 Americans, depression can have a significant impact on a person’s relationships, ability to enjoy life, do work or study. Symptoms can include: • sadness • decreased energy • hopelessness • pessimistic or negative outlook • decreased interest in activities • changes in appetite and/or weight • sleeping much more or much less than normal • thoughts of death or suicide • low self-esteem • poor concentration Depression may range from mild to severe and can be treated by talk therapy and medication (when deemed appropriate).

Gail Rosen, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Gail Rosen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10001 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Depression is not just sadness. It is imperative to begin the process of getting out of your depression before you sink into a major episode and are overwhelmed by a negative focus on all that you do or try to do. Just like the TV commercial says, "depression effects everyone, even the family dog". Unfortunately most often family members don't understand your experience, don't know what to do to help you, and don't understand that you can't just "snap out of it". I have been there and I know exactly how you feel and how to help you. I will educate you on depression and will be warm and supportive and help you change your focus to a positive one. Let me help you. I understand.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Depression Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

We all feel sad or “down” occasionally, however, if someone feels sad all or most of the time, has a loss of interest in their favorite activities of life, feels worthless or guilty for no reason, feels life is empty and meaningless, he or she may be in the midst of a serious depression. A good rule of thumb is that, if someone feels this way every day for two weeks, it’s time to call a therapist. Together we can properly evaluate if you or your loved one is suffering from major depression or Low-Grade Depression (Dysthymia), whether the depression may be recurrent or may be part of a Bipolar Disorder, and how it can be helped by therapy and/or medication

John Kukor, Ed.D.
Depression Counselor

John Kukor, Ed.D.

Psychotherapist

In 11040 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

My goal with clients who suffer from depression is to get you up and going again so you can enjoy your life more, and experience greater meaning and satisfaction. Depression can make a person feel exhausted and gloomy, and it tends to make people think things will never get better. But depression is one of the most treatable emotional disorders. I am committed to supporting my depressed patients to become "formerly depressed," and to have some energy again, to have something to look forward to, to feel like life is meaningful again.

Diane Davis, L.C.S.W.
Depression Counselor

Diane Davis, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 10010 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

I have extensive experience working with depression, from mild forms to severe, cripplling depression. Sometimes depression can seem like the world around you has changed, leaving you isolated and feeling all alone. At times some may feel unable to go on with their daily life. I help you identify the root causes of depression and can provide strategies to move through and onwards with life.

Adam Lukeman, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Adam Lukeman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10027 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Sometimes my clients think they know why they are depressed. Sometimes they are right but, at other times, understanding the true root of depression requires looking at places which do not meet the eye at first. As a therapist, I assist my clients in observing, exploring and gaining an accurate understanding of their depression. New doors and possibilities in life then open and are built upon the foundation of self awareness.

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.
Depression Counselor

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker

In 10543 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

I provide clients with a safe place to explore the root causes of their depression. Within the therapeutic relationship, we will also examine how the individual's thoughts, actions and feelings are connected to and feeding into their depression. We will work on breaking these negative cycles and start positive more adaptive ways of thinking, and acting to improve their mood.

Tanvi Mathew, MS, LPC
Depression Counselor

Tanvi Mathew, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Depression is defined as a mood disorder that so many people experience nowadays. It can be induced for many reasons such as grief/loss or even be environmentally based. Depression is when you feel persistent bouts of sadness and hopelessness. You will often lose interest in activities that you once enjoyed, have a loss of appetite, feel fatigue and withdraw socially. Things that once seemed easy may feel difficult to do now. At Emerge, you will regain your emotional and physical strength by exploring and becoming knowledgeable about the triggers that cause your depression. Together, we refocus and define your goals to becoming emotionally and physically well again.

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT
Depression Counselor

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT

Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07045 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Are you feeling depressed with sadness and a labile mood? Do you sleep most of the day? Does you depression affect you daily? does it interfere with your personal relationships? Do you feel you want to be alone, or not know what to say to others, or are just feeling wretched? Have others expressed to you, that you appear BiPolar? We can help you become more positive in your life.

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP
Depression Counselor

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP

Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer

In 10003 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Most depressed clients feel trapped by the circumstances that life has presented them. By introducing some elegantly simple tools, you will discover that there are openings (physically and energetically) that can dissolve frustrating anxiety/depression. Importantly, you become aware of perceptions and experiences not previously available to you. The tools/exercises that we use in session experientially shift us out of our everyday minds - This allows us access to another intelligence within a naturopathic pathway supported by our bodies, our hearts and nature.

Ariana K. Goswick, LMHC
Depression Counselor

Ariana K. Goswick, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10007 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Symptoms of depression often vary from person to person. While variables such as culture and age can change how one experiences depression, most forms of depression include the following common symptoms: • Feeling hopeless or worthless • Frequent crying and bouts of sadness • Sleep disturbance (too much or too little) • Anger • Anxiety • Loss of interest in activities that were once enjoyable • Physical ailments such as muscle pain or headaches • Changes in weight or eating habits • Difficulty concentrating • Thoughts of suicide If you or someone you know is struggling with depression, I encourage you to reach out for support.

Mitchell Milch, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

When depressed we lack the energy and motivation to care for ourselves as if we are undeserving or incapable of loving ourselves. Often, depression signifies that we feel hopeless and helpless to be happy with ourselves and/or create a happier life for ourselves. The answer lay with mourning the loss of what we mistakenly believed was indispensable to looking ahead with hopeful optimism. Our relationship will provide the support to help you let go of these self limiting beliefs, while encouraging you and guiding you to develop your inner resources, and take advantage of resources available to you.

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC
Depression Counselor

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10016 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Depression can feel like there's no light at the end of the tunnel. But there is. I've helped many people pull themselves out of the darkness and into a bright new day. I have various skills and techniques to help you get back in control of your mood and move on. If you're in a relationship, this will mean an increased ability to express yourself. If you're single and don't want to be, I can help you jump-start your love life.

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

There is hope if you are experiencing intense feelings of hopelessness and despair. However, first you need to learn about the new advances in neuroscience that emphasize the role of the brain in how you feel. Let me help you to develop insight into what triggers unhealthy, self-critical thoughts and self-defeating patterns of behavior. Please visit my website at lhorowitz.com for more information about my practice.

Joanna Buset, LPC
Depression Counselor

Joanna Buset, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Specializing in Children & Adolescents

In 07012 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

I use a variety of approaches to help clients overcome depression. I work towards helping clients of all ages identify and express feelings, and then employ healthy coping skills to make life feel less overwhelming. By definition, depression is a feeling of hopelessness and helplessness. I aim to help clients feel more empowered, and take concrete steps to reach goals that improve self-esteem and promote well-being. I work with all ages, and have a great deal of experience helping children and adolescents as well as other mothers. My style is warm and accepting!

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

In 10168 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Depression is painful, it can disrupt many areas of your life-- from personal relationships, work, organization and cleanliness, your sleep, appetite, and sex life. It can even make someone not want to go on. It is one of the most common problems I treat. Despite how common and painful it can be, there is good news. There are a number of highly effective treatments for depression supported by science. I utilize Cognitive Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Behavioral Activation, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and when appropriate some skills from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). I also incorporate physical exercise and meditation when appropriate.



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

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

Ridgefield Park is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 1.70 square miles and a water area of 0.19 square miles.  The population of Ridgefield Park is 13,102 people with 4,633 households and a median annual income of $63,841. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Ridgefield Park, NJ

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Ridgefield 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Ridgefield Park public health department.