Depression Counselling in Markham, ON.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Markham, Ontario.


Carrie Fleetwood, M.Ed. Registered Psychotherapist
Depression Counsellor

Carrie Fleetwood, M.Ed. Registered Psychotherapist

Individual, Marriage and Family Therapist

6633 Hwy7E, Suite 208 Ashgrove Medical Building, Markham, Ontario L3P 7P2 | 905 202 2031 x2

The good news on this dark subject is that there is hope! Depression is very treatable and you can and will feel better with a multifaceted approach. First, you will need to discuss this with your doctor and/or psychiatrist for the possible medical aspects but then, combined with the right therapeutic techniques and a safe, supportive therapist (like me! :) you will learn to regulate your mood, find new ways of managing stress and difficult emotions, make needed changes in your life, and begin to recover from underlying pain and past trauma. I would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding your treatment so don't hesitate to call me!

Winnie Lai, MDiv, RP, CCFT, RMFT
Depression Counsellor

Winnie Lai, MDiv, RP, CCFT, RMFT

Registered Psychotherapist

15 Allstate Parkway , Suite 600, Markham, Ontario L3R 5B4 | 416-271-6818

Winnie's approach to depression draws primarily from Cognitive- Behavior Therapy. If you feel that you don't have the energy to do things, or even get up in the morning, then come in for counselling. Counselling can help you to explore what is the bothering you emotionally, understand yourself better, and learn how to see or understand the issues from a better perspective

Sylvia Michael, RMFT, RP
Depression Counsellor

Sylvia Michael, RMFT, RP

Registered Psychotherapist, Indiviual & Couple Therapist

4898 Sixteenth Ave., Markham, Ontario L3R 0K6 | 905.477.1104 x 240

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.

Richard Amaral, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Richard Amaral, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

9889 Markham Rd. (Hwy 48), Unit 211, Markham, Ontario L6E 0B5 | 416-931-9502

Over the last couple of weeks, have you lost interest in things that used to interest you? Have you found yourself getting more tired than usual? Is it tough to get motivated over things you used to enjoy? Do you find yourself crying for no reason at all? These are some of the questions used to see if you are living with depression. I will help you gain insight into why you are feeling this way, and coach you on strategies to improve your mood.

David Holan, MA
Depression Counselor

David Holan, MA

Counsellor & Life Coach

Available for Online Therapy

Mindfulness-based therapy and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) are the primary approaches I use with clients to provide tools and skills for managing and reducing depression. For clients experiencing depression, it is important to realize that most feelings of depression are the result of, in some, reliving the pain from the past. If you are experiencing depression, your therapy will include learning to recognize the those mental and emotional places where you are 'stuck' in the pain from the past, and learn to release it. If you are on anti-depressants, therapy will also assist in managing your depression.

John Schurmann, B.A. Psych, B.S.W. (Hon), M.S.W.
Depression Counsellor

John Schurmann, B.A. Psych, B.S.W. (Hon), M.S.W.

Social Worker, Psychotherapist, ADD Specialist, Life Coach

199 Snowdon Cir., Markham, Ontario L3P 7S7 | 905-944-1711

I define Depression as having an "Emotional Fever." If you're running an emotional fever and find it difficult to recover. Hire me as your counselor/coach and I will help you: 1) understand the reasons of your depression, 2) learn to read your emotional thermometer, 3) track your emotional fever, 4) establish a nurse-patient self-care relationship, and 5) build a strong support system. As a bonus, I will include a thermometer (at no cost). You will be able to take your or someone's emotional temperature quickly and easily. I have helped 1000's of people (young & old) recover from short and long term depression. Give me a try. I can help.....

Ron Wyse, RP, RMFT; DD, ThM, MDiv, BA
Depression Counsellor

Ron Wyse, RP, RMFT; DD, ThM, MDiv, BA

Registered Psychotherapist; Registered Marriage and Family Therapist

1 Valleywood Drive, Markham, Ontario L3R 5L7 | 416-998-8506

Aside from bio-chemical imbalances in one's body, depression can arise from a number of situational and relational factors. We can explore how any of these can be understood, responded to, and lived with in a way which can help to alleviate depressive challenges. It can be difficult to gain awareness of what's not right, and how to get things right, when you're battling just to survive. Our work together can help to clarify what's happening, and how to put helpful coping practices to work.

Todd Hayen, PhD, RP
Depression Counsellor

Todd Hayen, PhD, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

50 Wellington St East, Aurora, Ontario L4G 1H5 | 905 418 0246

Many years ago depression was called melancholia and was not considered so negatively as it is in our current "performance" focused culture. We are expected to be "up" continuously in today's busy life-styles, with work, children, relationships, and even in our playtime. The result of this sort of expectation can be debilitating and certainly can lead to long bouts of feeling out of control, unfulfilled, unmotivated and ultimately immobilized. Depression can certainly be dealt with through very effective therapeutic techniques. I work with clients to better understand the root cause of their sadness and help them to look at the possible meaning behind their depression and how to best cope.

Bojena Kelmendi, M.S.W. R.S.W.
Depression Counselor

Bojena Kelmendi, M.S.W. R.S.W.

Registered Social Worker, Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Depression hurts and is becoming epidemic in our society. However, depression is a treatable condition and there are effective approaches that can help you break the cycle of chronic unhappiness so you can keep moving forward, learn how to face life’s challenges with greater resilience and regain a sense of well-being. I work from the best evidence- based therapies for depression: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Interpersonal therapy (IPT), Solution Focused Therapy and Art Therapy to help you overcome the mental habits leading to despair, rumination, and self-blame so you can repossess the sense of hope, joy and life balance.

Angela Colangelo, MA, RP
Depression Counsellor

Angela Colangelo, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Markham Road/Hwy 48, Markham, Ontario L6E 1A3 | 647.955.8539

Depression is a common response to stressful life events, whether prolonged or acute. I help clients determine the possible causes, healthy copying strategies, support systems. Often my clients respond well to the offer of mindful presence and an empathic ear. I prefer to be a part of a larger team helping the client by encouraging them to speak with a spouse/partner, other family, doctor or religious community. I support responsibly the client's choice to pursue pharmaceutical treatment or not.

Nidhi Gupta, R.I.H.R, Dip. BSc (Hons), RPc
Depression Counsellor

Nidhi Gupta, R.I.H.R, Dip. BSc (Hons), RPc

Regd. Psycotherapist: Individuals, Teens, Couples, Families

600B Magnetic Drive, North York, Ontario M3J 2C4 | 416.830.5285

Depression is still so misunderstood in today's modern society. It is very commonly mis-diagnosed or too quick to be diagnosed by our traditional medical facilities, often leaving the person feeling worse off than they were before. I work with clients to find solutions out of their depression, to create goals for themselves, even small mini goals a day have an inspiring effect for the sufferer. I offer hope and light at the end of the tunnel, so the client can see a future for themselves.

Kristina Virro, HBa, MA, MSc, RHN, RP (Q)
Depression Counsellor

Kristina Virro, HBa, MA, MSc, RHN, RP (Q)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) & Registered Holistic Nutritionist

379 Church Street, Suite 402 , Markham, Ontario L6B 0T1 | (647) 300 - 9465

Depression can convince you that your life lacks meaning and purpose. In a safe, compassionate space, we'll discuss how we can bring your hopes, dreams, and values back into your present-day life, while looking at how current thoughts and beliefs might be contributing to the depression. I incorporate elements of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Internal Family Systems Therapy in my work and also have a certificate in trauma-informed care should this be linked to the depression.

Kimberley Cochrane, MA, RP, dipTIRP, CEC, CAPT
Depression Counsellor

Kimberley Cochrane, MA, RP, dipTIRP, CEC, CAPT

Registered Psychotherapist (RP) - Somatic Experiencing (SE) Practitioner, Integrative, Relational Somatic Therapist for Individuals & Couples

6633 Highway #7 (at Ninth Line), Markham, Ontario L3P 1Y7 | 647-222-3086

I'm a relational psychotherapist. So while I know that you feel bad inside, I also see that a lot of those bad feelings - worry, low self-esteem, fear of failing, depression - exist at the boundary or interface where you meet the world. They're relational feelings as well as self-feelings. They sound like: "Am I good enough? Have I made a mistake in their eyes? Do they like me? Am I in trouble?" When you feel that the answers to these questions are negative, then you feel badly about yourself, in yourself. Relational psychotherapy helps you understand your depression, yourself and how just being bad feelings is the first step towards moving past them.

Herman Chow, RP, RMFT, CCFT
Depression Counsellor

Herman Chow, RP, RMFT, CCFT

Registered Psychotherapist & Registered Marriage & Family Therapist

Suite 600, 15 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ontario L3R 5B4 | 416-953-4072

Depression is like falling into a deep hole and you can't seem to get out. Using a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Emotion Focused Therapy, I can help you manage your depression so that it won't negatively impact your relationships, jobs, and health. Even as little as a few sessions, you will see that you are not as stuck and able to make movement in life. You will gain a sense of control and joy into your life.

Wellness Within Online Online, R.P.
Depression Counselor

Wellness Within Online Online, R.P.

Wellness Within Online Registered Psychotherapists

Available for Online Therapy

Depression can convince you nothing will ever change, nothing really matters and it can steal your passion for life. This can be challenging and dangerous terrain to navigate alone because painful and incorrect ideas in your mind can pass as truth. Let us help. Don't navigate this alone. We're here and can help you reclaim your mind and your life. Psychotherapy is specially designed to help you stop this cycle so you can find your way out of this terrain. We'll help you all the way through.

Gayle McGuire, MDiv, RP
Depression Counsellor

Gayle McGuire, MDiv, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

3660 Midland Ave, Scarborough, Ontario M1V 0B8 | 647-974-1360

Depression is prevalent in our society and it is a difficult illness to live with. I have experience working with people suffering from depression and if you are struggling with this issue we can work together towards a brighter and happier future. In a warm and safe atmosphere I will provide you with tools to work towards moving your emotions into a more positive framework.

Elizabeth Hepworth, HBA, MA, RP
Depression Counsellor

Elizabeth Hepworth, HBA, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

37 Sandiford Drive, Suite 412, Stouffville, Ontario L4A 7X5 | (905)640-4112

Depression is a normal human behaviour which typically indicates the need to slow down and spend time on "refueling" yourself. Depression becomes clinical when ignored and the emotion begins to interfere with everyday functioning. In a nurturing and caring environment we begin the slow process of making that person buoyant. We set up small achievable goals decided on by the client. The goal is to teach them how to accept, listen to their emotion and take action long before clinical depression.

Phyllis Ng, MA, RP, CCC
Depression Counsellor

Phyllis Ng, MA, RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist

32 South Unionville Ave. Suite# 2051, Markham, Ontario L3R 9S6 | 647-293-7344

Everyone experiences sadness during their life time. However, if your sadness has bothered you for a period of time and affected your school/work performance, appetite, sleep, regular routine, and relationships with people around you, you may be struggling with depression. I use Cognitive-Behavioral approach which has proven to work effectively for depression to help people examine their thinking patterns and change their unproductive behaviors. Depression is treatable and cannot be ignored. Otherwise, the problem can become more chronic and severe which make it difficult to treat.


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Are you ready to experience new freedom? Thank you for visiting our Ontario search of licensed therapists in Markham 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. Counselling for recovery and restoration from depression by a top rated therapist in Markham will help you climb back up and start living your dreams again.

Markham is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 212.35 square kilometers.  The population of Markham is 328,966 people with 102,676 households . The population ranking for Markham is #16 nationally and #7 for the province of Ontario with a density of 1549.20 people per sq km. Markham therapists serve postal code: L3P.