Depression Counselling in Oakville, ON.

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


Sherry Van Blyderveen, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Sherry Van Blyderveen, Ph.D.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologist

400 Main Street East, Suite 210, Milton, Ontario L9T 4X5 | 905-878-5050

Each New Leaf Psychology Centre associate has experience offering therapy for depression. Therapy can help you feel less depressed, engage more fully in life, and feel more optimistically about your future. Ms. Saliba specializes in providing therapy for youth who are depressed and engage in risky behaviors such as self-harm. Dr. Gilani specializes in depression related to pain, physical disabilities, and injury.

Jonathan Christink, B.A., M.Ed.
Depression Counsellor

Jonathan Christink, B.A., M.Ed.

345 Lakeshore Rd East, Unit 309, Oakville, Ontario L6J 1J4 | 905 319 1488

In working with individuals who struggle with depression, I primarily use a cognitive behavioural therapeutic (CBT) approach. The principal aim of this approach is to increase awareness that thoughts and behaviours drive emotion. In addition, the goal is to increase consciousness of distorted perceptions. That is, often individuals who struggle with depression do not think accurately, and if their thoughts are not accurate, than they cannot be trusted. The purpose of CBT is to bring awareness to cognitive distortions and then teach individuals how to rebalance their thoughts to be more accurate.

Sarah Schlote, MA, RP, CCC, SEP
Depression Counsellor

Sarah Schlote, MA, RP, CCC, SEP

Registered Psychotherapist, Canadian Certified Counsellor, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

5420 Highway 6 North, rooms 338-351 (East Entrance), Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2 | 519-265-4681

Feeling depressed, discouraged, hopeless or helpless can be a painful "stuck" place to be in. We can help you process and overcome the adversity that contributed to this state of collapse, work through the thwarted survival responses that can underlie depression, well as develop skills to address the negative thoughts, assumptions, self-criticism and limiting core beliefs that might be maintaining your low mood and discouragement. We work with the emotional, mental and physical aspects of depression, using mindfulness, cognitive and body-based approaches that are trauma-focused. Together, we can support you to climb out from the depths, and restore hope and a sense of embodied aliveness.

Isabel Thorman, M.A.
Depression Counsellor

Isabel Thorman, M.A.

Registered Psychotherapist

603 Argus Road, Suite 209, Oakville, Ontario L6J 6G6 | 416-436-3470

Depression is among the most common and devastating health conditions a person can face. Fortunately, there are treatments that are scientifically supported to provide relief to individuals suffering from depression. In particular, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is among the most researched and proven for mild to moderate depression. At Meristem, we strive to incorporate CBT interventions into individually tailored treatment plans that are wholistic and comprehensive because research and clinical experience has shown us that this eclectic approach gives us the best results at recovery for clients of all ages.

Susan Ockrant, MSW, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Susan Ockrant, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

116 Thomas Street, Oakville, Ontario L6J 3A8 | 905 827 2121

Having symptoms of depression can be devistating. I can help you examine what life circumstances may have led to or may be contributing to how you are feeling. We can also uncover stressors and pressures that you may be experiencing, as well as lifestyle choices that may be contributing to your symptoms. I can help you in your journey to lifting the cloud of depression.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

Bayridge Counselling Centre- Oakville
Depression Counsellor

Bayridge Counselling Centre- Oakville

Individual, Couples, and Family Counselling

345 Lakeshore Road, East, Unit 309, Oakville, Ontario L6J 1J4 | 905-319-1488

While we all have days where we feel sad and 'depressed', if it goes on day after day so that negative thoughts make us feel exhausted, powerless, empty, discouraged and hopeless, then we need help. Leaving depression untreated can lead to several physical and mental complications and even suicide. Fortunately, trained counsellors can assist us in retraining our mind and teach us new skills to challenge depressive thinking so that we can lead a confidently depression free life.

Luisa Anoja, MSW, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Luisa Anoja, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

235 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, Ontario L6J 1H7 | 289-837-3227

Depression is not in your head but a real mental health issue that needs to be taken seriously. In our culture, depression is stigmatized and often misunderstood. When someone is depressed, they do not receive the same treatment as if they had a physical problem. Especially if on a medical leave from work, the shame and the judgement of others can be debilitating for patients. I can offer a space for clients to be themselves, to talk freely (without consequences and shame). Often, just feeling heard and understood does a great deal for the improvement of symptoms. I offer a listening, non-judgmental ear as well as practical and updated strategies to get back to your real self.

Andrea Ramsay Speers, MA
Depression Counsellor

Andrea Ramsay Speers, MA

Registered Psychotherapist

175 Glenashton Drive, Oakville, Ontario L6H 6N2 | 905-491-6949

For anyone who has ever felt the hopeless, despairing numbness of clinical depression, it can be difficult to really believe that things could turn around, that you could ever hop out of bed with enthousiasm - much less ever feel like yourself again - but it is possible. Working together, we'll put one foot in front of the other and guide you, step by step, in simple but powerful actions you can take to help you get back to enjoying life again. Don't settle for feeling depressed, hopeless, tired, and bad about yourself for one more day. You CAN regain your energy, your motivation, and your enjoyment of living again...starting today.

Ingrid Dresher, RP, MSc(hon)
Depression Counsellor

Ingrid Dresher, RP, MSc(hon)

Registered Psychotherapist (College of Psychotherapists of Ontario)

Eglinton and Kipling (two minutes east of Highway 427), Etobicoke, Ontario M9R 1Y4 | (416) 487-9129

Depression is the most common mental-health disturbance worldwide and falls within a wide continuum of severity. There is an equally broad range of causes, including grief and loss and absense of a supportive community. Some believe it is biological. Whatever the cause, some individuals feel depression more acutely and more frequently than others. Current research recognizes the benefits of psychotherapy on positive treatment outcomes. My approach is to recognize the life experiences that have contributed to depression and to help address directly the feelings underneath. To find relief and hope is sometimes a matter of learning to dig deeper into feelings with help from a psychotherapist.

Martin Dragan, BSc (Hons.) , DHS, ACS
Depression Counsellor

Martin Dragan, BSc (Hons.) , DHS, ACS

Martin Dragan

845 Harrington Court # 200, Burlington, Ontario L7N 3P3 | 905-319-1488

There are a variety of forms that sex and depression interact. For instance, people taking medication for depression often experience a decline in libido. Other individuals may have organic causes of sexual dysfunction, therefore contributing to their depressive state in that form. The reverse is also true, as people suffering from depression have a lower sex drive and lower sexual satisfaction. In any of these cases, it is important that individuals and couples seek counselling to learn about strategies and techniques that can vastly improve their sex lives.

Julianne Maslabey, RP,RMFT
Depression Counsellor

Julianne Maslabey, RP,RMFT

Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Marriage & Family Therapist

460 Brant St, Suite 200, Burlington, Ontario L7R 4B6 | 289 962-1107

If you have lost interest in your usual activities, are feeling sad and/or more tired than usual, have noticed a change in sleep or appetite, have difficulty concentrating or are feeling that life isn't worth living, you may be experiencing depression. Research has shown that a combination of medical treatment and therapy is the most successful in treating depression. I have helped many clients reduce depression symptoms and have led depression support groups. I use a holistic approach that helps you change the feelings, thoughts and behaviours that contribute to depression

Lorena Patrucco, BA(Ed.), M.A
Depression Counsellor

Lorena Patrucco, BA(Ed.), M.A

Registered Psychotherapist (q) -Counselor

4008 Powderhorn Court, Mississauga, Ontario L5L 3C4 | (647) 896-2103

Adolescence is a critical stage where rapid changes, physical, social and emotional take place in your child’s life. Sometimes, these changes feel too big for children to handle and the pressure of growing up can be really stressful for them as well. Adolescents can experience depression as adults do. Some of the common signs include, loss of interest in activities, irritable mood, self-harm, or suicidal thoughts. Counselling approaches such as CBT or DBT are the first line treatments for child and teen depression used in my practice.



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Oakville is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 138.89 square kilometers.  The population of Oakville is 193,832 people with 66,269 households . The population ranking for Oakville is #27 nationally and #12 for the province of Ontario with a density of 1395.60 people per sq km. Oakville therapists serve postal code: L6H.