Depression Counseling in New York City, NY.

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


Melissa Cohen, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Melissa Cohen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

37 West 57th Street, 4th Floor, New York, New York 10019 | 646-416-7936

Almost everyone suffers from some depression in their lives. But some people experience it at a much deeper level and have more difficulty coping with it. When it lingers or gets really bad, therapy is a place to begin to try and understand where it is coming from and work on ways to cope with it and find ways to possibly overcome it. My approach is active as it combines traditional talk therapy with solution oriented therapy.

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

New York, New York 10013 |

I work with many clients who struggle with different kinds of depression. Sometimes it is related to a difficult life event or events. Sometimes it is biologically-based. Other times it may be both. While medication may be warranted in many cases, it is just one piece of the puzzle. My therapeutic style involves respectful probing of the source of the pain and sadness. Many people feel unable to move on from a particular event so I work hard to help my clients release themselves from their pain and agony. You deserve peace and happiness.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Depression Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

New York, New York 10011 | 1-855-404-3222

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.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

19 West 34th St., Penthouse, New York, New York 10001 | 347-450-3026

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.

Michael Zone, LCSW, ACSW, MEd, JD
Depression Counselor

Michael Zone, LCSW, ACSW, MEd, JD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

534 East 83rd Street, A, New York, New York 10028 | 516-410-8241

Depression is the single most common issue affecting people. Fortunately, it also has the highest incidence of successful treatment. Cognitive-behavioral therapy has been shown to be extremely effective in helping people overcome their feelings of depression, sadness and low self-worth. Depression is often debilitating and can negatively impact all areas of life. Don't continue to suffer.

Ariana K. Goswick, LMHC
Depression Counselor

Ariana K. Goswick, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

225 Broadway, New York, New York 10007 | 9175253759

Symptoms of depression often vary from person to person. While variables such as culture and age can change how one experiences depression, most forms of depression include the following common symptoms: • Feeling hopeless or worthless • Frequent crying and bouts of sadness • Sleep disturbance (too much or too little) • Anger • Anxiety • Loss of interest in activities that were once enjoyable • Physical ailments such as muscle pain or headaches • Changes in weight or eating habits • Difficulty concentrating • Thoughts of suicide If you or someone you know is struggling with depression, I encourage you to reach out for support.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

321 E 69th Street, 3F, New York, New York 10021 | (646) 745-7755

Often depression is held in place by thoughts and beliefs that suck the hope out of one's life. Therapy is effective in finding the source of the problem and providing tools for intercepting and changing the problematic thought patterns. Medication may or may not be needed to get the process started. When one gains the ability to envision a rewarding life, it often ends the cycle of depression.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

New York City, New York 10013 | 1-877-606-6161

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.

Ami Kaplan, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Ami Kaplan, LCSW

Ami B. Kaplan

113 University Place, New York, New York 10003 | 212 358-1884

Many depressions are situational - stemming from family dynamics in childhood or a traumatic event. Psychotherapy can help explore what is causing the depression. There is a "clearing out" that happens when one is able to talk about a past situation, feel everything you have to feel about it and be heard and understood by another person. Therapy can help facilitate that process.

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical PhD Psychologist

330 west 58th Street, Suite 409, New York, New York 10019 | 646.300.5095

Depression can create feelings of sadness, fatigue, restlessness, and a lack of enjoyment in things that you just can't move beyond. It can get in the way of basic tasks (eating, sleeping, getting out of bed), or sometimes you can get to the things you need to, but just don't "feel like yourself". Depression is not a sign of weakness, and seeking help is a sign of strength. The worthlessness, helplessness, hopelessness, and sometimes thoughts of ending your life, can all be helped with treatment. We can work together on understanding your depression, making small changes, and finding ways to help you move forward in your life. Take the next step and schedule a consultation to get started

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

380 Lexington Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10168 | 646-599-3498

Depression is painful, it can disrupt many areas of your life-- from personal relationships, work, organization and cleanliness, your sleep, appetite, and sex life. It can even make someone not want to go on. It is one of the most common problems I treat. Despite how common and painful it can be, there is good news. There are a number of highly effective treatments for depression supported by science. I utilize Cognitive Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Behavioral Activation, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and when appropriate some skills from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). I also incorporate physical exercise and meditation when appropriate.

Adam Lukeman, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Adam Lukeman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

116th St & Broadway, New York, New York 10027 | 917-805-9213

Sometimes my clients think they know why they are depressed. Sometimes they are right but, at other times, understanding the true root of depression requires looking at places which do not meet the eye at first. As a therapist, I assist my clients in observing, exploring and gaining an accurate understanding of their depression. New doors and possibilities in life then open and are built upon the foundation of self awareness.


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in New York City is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your New York City therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local New York City public health department.