Depression Counseling in Atlantic Beach, NY.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Atlantic Beach, New York.


Michael Fisher, PhD
Depression Counselor

Michael Fisher, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

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.

Ellen Carni,  Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Ellen Carni, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 10024 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

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.

Gaetano Salvadore, CHLC, CSPC
Depression Counselor

Gaetano Salvadore, CHLC, CSPC

Certified Life Coach, Certified Sports Psychology Coach & Certified Hypnotist

In 10018 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

What gets you out of bed in the morning? Are you feeling, indecisive, sad, maybe even trapped? Navigating certain periods in your life can be challenging. It can be even more challenging, even overwhelming, if you're going through it alone. Together will explore some of the thoughts, ideas and feelings that may be holding you back. As you gain clarification, I will share with you the coping techniques and tools that are meant to help you stay present and avoid those overwhelming feelings. I provide a safe, supportive environment, where your needs and goals are my sole focus.

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD
Depression Counselor

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

In 11791 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

Experiencing depression can be particularly trying on a person. At times, many individuals in your life may not understand what depression is or why you "can't snap out of it". It is crucial to understand that depression is not a choice and with time, effort, and the right treatment approach, you can work toward minimizing depressive symptoms and returning to your own personal level of success and happiness.

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R
Depression Counselor

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11701 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

Depression means sadness that may result in crying or may simply steal your happiness. It may be difficult for you to function throughout your day, to think positive thoughts, to make decisions or to enjoy anything. It also involves low energy, sleep and eating disturbances and isolation. I help my clients get through their depression by finding out who they are, seeing how they can regain self-confidence, acting like a mirror to reflect your best qualities and helping regain feelings of connectedness. Simultaneously, each symptom is worked on by determining coping skills to match the problem in strength and intensity.

H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R
Depression Counselor

H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

In 10001 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

Depression is often the illness hiding in plain sight. It’s difficult to get help as depression has the ability to drain you of your will and sense of agency. I work with people suffering with moderate to severe depression. My approach is to find out what is happening now in your life that is causing you distress, your response to it, and also recognize any repetitions of events, relationships or behaviors which may be pulling you down. I work both short and long term. Symptom relief is the immediate goal, whereas a longer-term goal may be to identify any underlying issues triggering the depression.

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

Diane Davis, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 10010 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

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.

Fabiana Franco, Ph.D. LLC
Depression Counselor

Fabiana Franco, Ph.D. LLC

Dr. Fabiana Franco

In 10023 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

Seeking therapy for depression is not an easy decision. It's hard to find the line between normal feelings of unhappiness and clinical depression. This is especially true since depressions makes it harder to make decisions and leaves you feeling like it's pointless to try new things. If you have been feeling low for more than two weeks and you have noticed other symptoms such changes in your sleeping or eating habits, then contact me to find out if therapy is the right choice. We will start therapy with a comprehensive evaluation to work out whether you have clinical depression and what is causing it. Then we'll use the most effective methods to alleviate your symptoms as soon as possible.

Philip Kolba, MA
Depression Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

In 10013 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

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.

Meredith Silversmith, MA, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Meredith Silversmith, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 11530 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

In adulthood, our closest relationship is often with our spouse, partner, or significant other. When chronic conflict invades this relationship, it can become difficulty to find joy and contentment in life. Meredith works with couples in which one or both partners are experiencing depression. She believes that as the relationship heals and partners learn strategies for respecting and valuing one another's needs and desires, symptoms of depression will be alleviated.

Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD
Depression Counselor

Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD

Psychotherapist

In 10019 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

Dr. Vaughan has successfully worked with patients suffering from depression for fifteen years. Depression can lead to low self-esteem, low energy, reduced concentration and motivation, suicidal thoughts, irrational guilt, and unwanted changes in sleep and appetite. Therapy helps clients cope with and minimize symptoms. Clients will gain clarity about the root causes of depression and find new perspectives and behaviors that assist them in arriving at a more adaptive and fulfilling way of life.

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10003 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

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.

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

In 10463 - Nearby to Atlantic Beach.

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.



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

Atlantic Beach is located in Nassau County, New York. It has a land area of 0.43 square miles and a water area of 0.60 square miles.  The population of Atlantic Beach is 1,914 people with 618 households and a median annual income of $110,714. .


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Licensed, professional counseling in Atlantic Beach is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Atlantic Beach public health department.