Depression Counseling in Farmingdale, NY.

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


Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW
Depression Counselor

Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker / Psychotherapist

In 11724 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

Anxiety & depression are frequently interconnected and can have challenging effects on our personal and professional lives. Finding evidence based strategies to counter the negative thought patterns we have can become a valuable tool for our recovery. Together we can explore these patterns and find strategies to replace them with more positive and nurturing patterns.

Donna Schinik, L.C.S.W.
Depression Counselor

Donna Schinik, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10605 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

Depression leaves people feeling lethargic, unmotivated and often hopeless. It can be difficult to see your way out. It has been proven that with professional help your situation can look brighter. As your outlook begins to improve you will notice increased energy, developing enthusiasm and the return of prior interests. Finding a supportive, empathic professional you can trust is key. Don't go through it alone.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Depression Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

It can often seem like society expects us to be happy and positive at all times, that any admission of sadness or a loss of motivation, energy, or engagement with life is a personal failure. But Depression isn't a personal failure, and it is also more than just "feeling sad". If you find yourself down in the hole of disconnection, surrounded by a fog that is interfering with your life and relationships, you need a hand to help you climb out. A trained therapist understands the mechanics of depression and can help you understand it and find strategies to make your way up and out of it, and back into the light. Please contact me so we can begin to work on this process together.

Abby Mullen, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Abby Mullen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10709 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

Depression can leave you feeling lonely and under motivated for change. Therapy with me can help alleviate those emotions and negative setbacks from depression. Furthermore, you will gain useful and important coping skills which will help you reengage with your friends, family, work and life. Depression can be scary but working with a skilled and empathic professional can help you live your life again.

David B. Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist
Depression Counselor

David B. Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 11771 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

Sometimes depression is a chronic feeling of loss of energy, sadness, and inability to take action. At times, it can be triggered by certain situations in life. Depending on the specifics for an individual, help may consist of working with internal beliefs or may consist of working to improve a life situation, or a combination of these. I get to know the client, finding out how they experience the depression, what is going on in their life, what may have first started the depression, and what thoughts they experience. I can also work in conjunction with a psychiatrist where needed. Therapy interactions help the client see and embrace more positive and effective thoughts and energies.

Zarna Shah, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Zarna Shah, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11596 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

Being depressed is often undermined and minimized. It is more than sadness, there are changes in your sleep, appetite, perceptual changes in your view of the world, and relationships surrounding you. You may also experience a sense of hopelessness, fatigue, loss of interest, irritability, and feelings of guilt. I can help you recognize your depressive symptoms, teach you how to cope with them and make changes to improve your daily functioning,

Diane Georges, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH
Depression Counselor

Diane Georges, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH

Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Board-Certified Telemental Health Provider

In 11743 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

Anxiety and depression often go hand-in-hand and experiencing both can often feel like a vicious cycle that is hard to break free from. I can help you explore the relationship between your anxiety and depression, support you in identifying and resolving the underlying causes, and empower you to reconnect with the parts of your life that are important and meaningful.

Elana Chasser, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT
Depression Counselor

Elana Chasser, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist

In 11570 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

Depression can range from sad to debilitating. It can come as a reaction to a trauma or painful event or creep up on you from a buildup of years of unhappiness. When given attention, depression can help you learn about what may be missing in your life, what you want to achieve, pain that needs healing, or how to become more empowered. Depression can be used for strength and positive. Experience how!

Richard Scheinberg, LCSW-R, BCD, CHt.
Depression Counselor

Richard Scheinberg, LCSW-R, BCD, CHt.

Richard Scheinberg, Agency Founder and Director

In 11730 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

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.

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11803 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

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.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

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 Farmingdale.

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 11550 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

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.

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC
Depression Counselor

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC

Marriage Therapist

In 10803 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

What makes depression tricky is that it manifests in brain chemistry as well as emotion. Deciding which came first is often a chicken and the egg question. Working together, we will explore the roots of the depression (even if you think you don't know what they are) and treat both the symptoms of the depression as well as the root cause (which I promise you are present somewhere).

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,CST,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd
Depression Counselor

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,CST,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

In 06901 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

I have great respect for people who are struggling in their life with an overall lack of satisfaction and motivation. I will help you identify those “triggers” that cause your low mood, and to develop coping skills to help you feel better. My clients report that they are able to sense and identify mood fluctuations as a result of our therapy sessions. Clients that are on medication can expect a team approach to their wellness, as I consult with physicians. If you are reading this right now, you or someone you care about is struggling with the ability to sustain important relationships. If you are currently feeling suicidal, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

David Mark, MS, LCSW
Depression Counselor

David Mark, MS, LCSW

School Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker, Certified Gottman Therapist

In 11561 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

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.”

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach
Depression Counselor

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 11743 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

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. Our practice works with couples in which one or both partners are experiencing depression. We believe 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. Call/text us at 516-387-5143 for a free 15 minute consultation to see if we're a good fit for your needs.

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R
Depression Counselor

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11701 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

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.

Amy Miller Hoag, MS LCAT CASAC
Depression Counselor

Amy Miller Hoag, MS LCAT CASAC

Licensed Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Depression separates us from the very people we need so desperately. As a social creature, it is natural to desire unconditional support when depressed and hurting. A supportive therapist can help guide you through depression and into a healthier, happier you. I use a mix of different evidenced based methods to help you reduce symptoms of depression.

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist
Depression Counselor

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist

Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist

In 11516 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

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.

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC
Depression Counselor

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Credentialed Alcohol Substance Abuse Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Depression is a mood disorder where it is important to seek out a professional. Chris has treated many people with depression and other mood disorders. Millions of Americans are effected by Anxiety and Depression with various symptoms of low mood, irritability, loss of pleasure. As a veteran psychotherapist who has treated many clients with depression, proper assessment is essential that can include coordinating care with a physician. While not all individuals need medication, having a therapist who can identify symptoms and offer empathy and understanding to individuals who suffer from a mental health disorder is beneficial. Chris uses a cognitive behavior therapy approach to help clients.

Stacey Chernin, M.A., Psy.D., LMFT, MHC, CFT
Depression Counselor

Stacey Chernin, M.A., Psy.D., LMFT, MHC, CFT

Licensed Marriage Counselor and Family Therapist

In 11795 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

Everyone that experiences deep depression or even circumstantial depression benefits from counseling and therapy. Therapy can immensely assist an individual that is depressed by tracking the root evils and causes of the depression. By looking at the situation as a whole, I help a person to find what makes them sad, and I also teach them to cope, overcome, and find the positive things that will help them overcome depression and help them see the brighter things in their future and life.

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD
Depression Counselor

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

In 11791 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

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.

Family Guiding, Psy.D
Depression Counselor

Family Guiding, Psy.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

In 11743 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

Sometimes it feels as though your sadness is a heavy weight on your shoulders. We can help you lift that weight and feel more peace and joy in your life. We use a safe and collaborative approach to helping you explore the roots of your sadness while learning evidence-based interventions to alleviate feelings of sadness, loneliness and being overwhelmed.

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy
Depression Counselor

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapists

In 11743 - Nearby to Farmingdale.

Living with depression can be challenging, particularly when you see no signs of this feeling going away. We can help you determine what aspects of your life and relationships are causing this sadness and begin working to alleviate these distressing symptoms. Individual therapy can be beneficial alone or in conjunction with medication to reduce depressive symptoms and enhance positive feelings. We are available for a free 15 minute phone consultation to determine whether therapy with us is right for you - to schedule, send an email to info@nassauwellness.com or call/text (516) 387-5143.



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

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

Farmingdale is located in Nassau County, New York. It has a land area of 1.12 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Farmingdale is 8,688 people with 3,359 households and a median annual income of $73,750. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Farmingdale, NY

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Farmingdale for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Farmingdale public health department.