Depression Counseling in Ridgefield, NJ.

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


Terri DiMatteo, MA, LPC
Depression Counselor

Terri DiMatteo, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07092 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.

Mitchell Milch, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.

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.

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).

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 10019 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

This is a broad broad category. There are as many things that people call depression, and as many kinds of depressed people, as there are shades of color. The first step is to rule out physical problems – there are several that masquerade as depression – and then to rule out the simple solutions. Any good self-help book or website can give you advice on coping with the inertia that is so problematic in depression. If those are not helping enough, it is time for a careful assessment of your particular brand of what you might be calling depression. It can involve any mixture of anger, resentment, internal pressure, fear, and more. How we handle all that depends on what we find

Jaime Grunfeld, LMHC
Depression Counselor

Jaime Grunfeld, LMHC

Psychoanalytic Therapy for Professionals

In 10006 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

The cause of depression is a mixture of nature and nurture. Part of it is biologically, embedded in our DNA, and part of it is circumstantial, depending on the hardships and stress we go thru in life. Sometimes we might need anti depression medication, specially when the biologic component is the main cause of one's depression. However, when it's caused mainly my external factors, Psychotherapy alone is effective, and will help you be sour happy self again.

Michael Lepak, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Michael Lepak, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07042 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 10065 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

Grey Matters International, Inc. and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D. handles depression and other emotional disorders in a very unique way. Most of therapy or counseling processes utilize validation, unconditional positive regard, and reframing as common techniques to get someone to heal from their depression. Though this can be helpful, it rarely fixes the core problem behind it and for tough cases we then refer them usually to a psychiatrist for medication which can have tons of side effects. Instead, why not try a natural and arguably more effective way to not just change your mind, but change the brain--where the depression is rooted. Contact us at kevin@kevinflemingphd.com.

Ellen Carni,  Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Ellen Carni, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 10024 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

In any given year, seven percent of Americans will be diagnosed with depression -- feeling sad for weeks or months on end, often with a sense of hopelessness and taking little or no pleasure in life. I will work with you both interpersonally and cognitively. We will look at the psychosocial roots of your depression in your family of origin and also faulty thinking you are harboring that leads to negative beliefs about yourself. In this way, you become empowered to make more positive and adaptive choices for yourself and have a more positive outlook on yourself and your possibilities. If you need medication, I will refer you to a psychiatrist and we will work collaboratively to help you.

Michael Fisher, PhD
Depression Counselor

Michael Fisher, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

Everyone experiences depression from time to time. I consider it to be one of many normal human emotions. But when we can't shake the feeling and it begins to take over making it difficult to enjoy even the basic pleasures of life there's a problem that needs to be addressed. In treating depression I like to take a holistic approach looking at a number of factors including one's experiences growing up, current life stressors , physical health and genetic predispositions among others. In understanding one's life within this larger context I can help my client to avoid stepping into the same emotional traps that have tended to perpetuate depression.

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
Depression Counselor

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

In 10022 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

We offer effective skills building interventions against depression. This condition cripples teens, adults, everyone. It robs people's desire to live and spend time with others. Physical ailments are easy to recognize and accept, but depression takes different forms. Children and teens become angry and violent, adults isolate themselves; sometimes many turn to alcohol or drugs. Experience the difference! Reclaim your happiness! Join us and learn how to develop effective skills against depression.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

I will determine the severity of depression and the need for medication. We will figure out if depression is an acute response to a crisis or situation. We will look at the causes, your experience of depression, what are triggers for depression, and ways to cope with it and give you better control of it. If it is a recurrent depression we will find ways for you to cope, and develop good support networks if you don't have them.

Joan Warren,  LMFT
Depression Counselor

Joan Warren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10016 - Nearby to Ridgefield.

Depression is a life challenge that is shared by many of us and treated in a variety of ways. Letting go of self blame and regret may be your need. Examining past history and increasing or altering perspective about how this affects your self worth may bring relief. Addressing present thought patterns and how they relate to mood and behavior is practical and beneficial. But, receiving consistent support by a trained, compassionate and dedicated professional who will remain by your side through attempts to change may be the most important and positive step toward relieving depression and that is what I bring to our sessions.



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

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

Ridgefield is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 2.54 square miles and a water area of 0.30 square miles.  The population of Ridgefield is 11,373 people with 4,002 households and a median annual income of $68,843. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Ridgefield, NJ

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Ridgefield 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 public health department.