Depression Counseling in Ridgefield, NJ.

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


Depression Counselor

David Mark, MS, LCSW

School Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker, Certified Gottman Therapist

Within driving distance of Ridgefield

If you have a pulse and a heart, you have been sad. Using the science of happiness rather than standard interventions for depression we focus on increasing positive emotion, engagement, and meaning rather than directly targeting depressive symptoms. In using these interventions with clients I have noted the effects of these interventions in a variety of settings. In informal and clinical settings these interventions have commonly been reported to me and referred to as “life-changing.”

Depression Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

Within driving distance of 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.

Depression Counselor

Edward Pino, M.S. NCC, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Ridgefield

Ed has been practicing psychotherapy for over 30 years. Ed relates well to people and specialize in Co-dependency, 12 Steps, Stress Management, and relaxation. Ed has worked with depression, anxiety and addiction and consider 's himself to use counseling techniques that work. Ed is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a National Certified Counselor Certified Cognitive Behavioral Counselor, and a member of the American Counselor Association Ed has worked in both Private and Group Practices. Ed employs the use of cognitive and behavioral therapy techniques that work well and specializes his sessions for each client Ed has developed a unique approach to meeting client needs. This approac....

Depression Counselor

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Ridgefield

At the Lukin Center, take an individual approach to depression by tailoring evidence-based treatments to each person's specific needs. We use cognitive behavioral techniques to help clients meet their goals, change their ways of thinking, and ultimately feel better. While our therapists work with all clients, some of them have particular areas of expertise, including working with men and with adolescents with depression. Our therapists are sensitive to the issues most commonly faced by these groups and are able to tailor therapy to best meet their needs.

Depression Counselor

Ellen Carni, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of 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.

Depression Counselor

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Ridgefield

Almost everybody has depression of some type or another. Sometimes depression is linked to a childhood trauma and sometimes it comes from a recent traumatic event. No matter where it comes from, it can affect your mood, your thinking and your behavior. Because I have learned to deal with my own depression, I can help you deal with yours. I use a variety of modalities to work with you and get you out of your depression so that you can function better in your personal life and your career.

Depression Counselor

Lauren Muriello, LPC

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Ridgefield

We welcome adult clients into our practice at any time. We also specialize in teens. Many parents call us to find effective alternatives to more intensive therapy such as Intensive Outpatient (IOP) or Partial Care Programs (PCP). In our setting, we can provide individual and family therapy 1-2 times per week in addition to providing teen group therapy. This may be the just the right amount of therapy for your teen. We will then recommend when the time is right to reduce the number of sessions to once per week.

Depression Counselor

Daniel Minuchin, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Ridgefield

Depression is one of the most common conditions that bring people into therapy. I approach depression from various directions. I look at some of the characteristic distortions in the way depressed people think, for example, challenging the sense that their depression is unchanging when in fact they have periods of feeling okay. I work to activate people. People who are depressed are often unmotivated and isolate themselves, but being active and spending time with people tends to alleviate depression. I help people to look at their history, and the patterns in their family that have impacted on their being depressed. Put together, these approaches allow people to find ways to feel better.

Depression Counselor

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of 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.

Depression Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Ridgefield

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.

Depression Counselor

Dan Sharir, Ph.D, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Ridgefield

I work with clients to identify triggers for their depression and to find ways for clients to cope with their symptoms. I help clients examine current problems in their lives that contribute to their depression. I use cognitive behavioral therapy that helps clients to understand the way their thoughts impact their behaviors. The important thing for clients to know is that they are not alone.

Depression Counselor

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Ridgefield

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.

Depression Counselor

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Ridgefield

The number one priority I have when working with clients who are depressed is to help them see that they can learn how to cope with and manage paralyzing thoughts and feelings that hold them back in life. My clients and I work together to develop and implement several strategies to replace the negative, irrational and unrealistic thoughts they have with positive, rational and realistic ones. I also work with clients on exploring and understanding the underlying issues that may be contributing to their current feelings and problems. Through this process, clients stop repeating self defeating and self sabotaging behaviors to pursue and achieve their life goals.



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