Depression Counseling in East Rockaway, NY.

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


Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

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.

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Depression Counselor

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist

In 11030 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

Depression is anger turned inward or against yourself. As anger builds within, an individual has three choices: To channel the anger energy assertively by expressing the feelings attached to the situations causing one to feel depressed; to express the anger through outbursts that can be very destructive to the self and others; to internalize the anger and become more depressed and less functional with time. My job is to enable you to learn how to identify and express feelings that are causing you to feel depressed. The next step is to change behaviors associated with your feelings freeing you from depressive thoughts and feelings.

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11803 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

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.

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC
Depression Counselor

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC

Social Confidence Life Coach

In 10012 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

Social anxiety and shyness can easily lead to feelings of depression. If you feel depressed because you feel alone, isolated and have trouble making friends, you might be glad to know that there is a way to learn and practice the social skills you missed learning as a child. You can learn and practice new skills, meet new people, learn how to start conversations and create your own social circle. Life can change and it takes just one step to start the process rolling in the right drection.

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT

Helping you find wholeness...

In 10016 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

There is hope if you are unable to enjoy the things that used to give you pleasure or if you have a sense of sadnesss or hopelessness that just won't go away. We all feel sad from time to time, but depression is when this goes on over time and can affect all areas of your life and even lead to you feeling like giving up on life. Together, we can look at what is going on and explore ways (through discussion, actions and possibly involving a physician) to help you back to where you would want to be - where you can experience a sense of wholeness and peace. Christopher can help you on that journey.

Insight Psychological Group, Psy.D.'s, LCSW's and LPC's
Depression Counselor

Insight Psychological Group, Psy.D.'s, LCSW's and LPC's

Group Practice

In 07666 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

The psychological component of depression usually includes an expreience of "hitting up against a brick wall" or "feeling deeply stuck in the mud." Not being able to get going, or having become totally numb to events or relationships are also common. Your therapist seeks to help you get in touch with your real self and reconnect with what matters. The work might be discussing whether and how to rebuild or strengthen your relationships. Or, the work might be focused on reconfiguring your goals and establishing better patterns in your life to help unstick yourself, releasing attachments to unhealthy addictions and relinquishing ties to unrealistic aspirations.

John Kukor, Ed.D.
Depression Counselor

John Kukor, Ed.D.

Psychotherapist

In 11040 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

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.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

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 East Rockaway.

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.

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

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.

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 10019 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

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

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Depression Counselor

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

Sometimes depression happens because you have experienced a loss: perhaps a loved one died, or a relationship has ended, or you have lost a job or an opportunity. When these and other events happen, you may feel depleted of energy as if there is no reason to go move on, you may lose sleep or sleep more, you may lose weight or gain more. I will help you understand what you are feeling, and together we will find ways to replenish your inner energy so that you are able to be a peace with what has happened and move forward in a direction that brings a sense of fulfillment in life.

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist
Depression Counselor

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist

Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist

In 11516 - Nearby to East Rockaway.

Depression is a feeling that can feel incredibly heavy to hold. Sometimes we experience challenging life events that leave us feeling much sadness, grief, inner pain and lack of joy, which interfere with our daily functioning. That is called depression. With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (challenging unhelpful thoughts) and psychodynamic modalities, I can help you work through that sadness, heaviness and pain, so that you may begin the journey of healing work. This is the first step towards holding the sadness, addressing yourself in a safe space so we can slowly help you process and shift to start feeling lighter and start seeing the sunshine and tasting the small joys in everyday life.



You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in East Rockaway, NY.

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

East Rockaway is located in Nassau County, New York. It has a land area of 1.01 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of East Rockaway is 9,894 people with 3,659 households and a median annual income of $93,490. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for East Rockaway, NY

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in East Rockaway is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local East Rockaway public health department.