Depression Counseling in Hillcrest, NY.

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


Depression Counselor

John Gerson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

Depression is often a product of frustration and anger becoming jammed up within the self; as it continues, feelings of hopeless and helplessness can be generated and turn into a story that we can create when we're depressed in which we see ourselves as victims and without power. Depression may also reflect life style issues, notably sleep deprivation and lack of exercise. Medical issues also need to be evaluated with regard to their influence on mood. Depression can be usefully seen in behavioral terms as a "call for action." I will compassionately hold your depressed feelings with you, and explore behaviors to alleviate your frustration, particularly specific to effective self-expression.

Depression Counselor

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

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

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.

Depression Counselor

Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.

Dr. Marty

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

Dr. Marty has developed his own approach to handling depression he calls Focused Short Term Therapy (FSTT)* It combines new cutting edge therapies in the field of energy psychology as well as short term focusing on the depression. When appropriate Dr. Marty uses hypnosis and self hypnosis as well. To learn more about this approach you can go to: http://drmartytashman.com/focused-short-term-therapy-fstt-2/

Depression Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

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

Catherine Kelly, DC, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

Depression is often a very debilitating condition that many people live with. It keeps us from living the vital, healthy, whole lives we are meant to live. Coming to understand the underlying causes of depression (often associated with anxiety) is a important part of my work. Approaching the depressed client with compassion,promoting healing and resolution, we can move through the pain and disempowerment to a re-emergence of life and energy.

Depression Counselor

Nikki DiFranks, PhD, MA, MS, LCSW-R

Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

In my biography on Theravive, I describe how I utilize an integrated combination of cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic modalities. That is, I tailor each treatment plan to the needs of the individual. Some patients wish to make connections between past experiences and current depression, and in this case it is appropriate to revisit the past to recognize its psychodynamic influence on current maladaptive behaviors. Other patients take a purely cognitive behavioral position on their experienced depression, wanting to be grounded in the present and move forward with problem-solving techniques and strategies. I also work with two psychiatrists who may prescribe medication where needed.

Depression Counselor

Laura OKeefe, LCSW

Psychotherapist / Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

Depression is generally considered a reaction to physical or psychological stress, and any number of stressors can lead to depressive symptoms. These can include personality, environmental, or biomedical factors, i.e. chemical imbalances in the brain, trauma, and/or situational factors. Sometimes illness or certain drugs (including alcohol, prescribed medications, etc.) as well as improper diet and nutrition contribute to depression. Treatment includes identifying and understanding the underpinnings and circumstances of your depression (insight), learning helpful coping skills, and getting extra support so you can feel better and recover.

Depression Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

Depression is very difficult to address on ones own. Often clients don't know its depression as their thoughts and feelings almost begin to feel normal. They forget about how life once was and need a help in climbing out of the dark hole that they feel there in. I will use few different approaches including referrals for medication when a client feels they are ready or request it.

Depression Counselor

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE

Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

Are you feeling depressed with sadness and a labile mood? Do you sleep most of the day? Does you depression affect you daily? does it interfere with your personal relationships? Do you feel you want to be alone, or not know what to say to others, or are just feeling wretched? Have others expressed to you, that you appear BiPolar? We can help you become more positive in your life.

Depression Counselor

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

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.

Depression Counselor

Juliette Sussmann, LMHC,NCC

New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

Understanding depression as anger at past events can help clients to understand and gain incite as to why they no longer care about life in the present moment. Often anxiety accompanies depression as worry about the future makes thoughts overactive. By using acceptance and commitment along with day to day wellness methods, we can work together to transition you back into looking forward to living your life in the moment as best as we all can. It is not an easy task to manage our lives successfully but staying stuck will only bring more regret.

Depression Counselor

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

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

Edward Pino, M.S. NCC, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Hillcrest

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....



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

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

Hillcrest is located in Rockland County, New York. It has a land area of 1.30 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Hillcrest is 7,566 people with 1,909 households and a median annual income of $94,156. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Hillcrest, NY

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Hillcrest 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