Depression Counseling in Portland, OR.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Portland, Oregon.


Depression Counselor

Danette Buchanan, M.S. LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

11855 SW Ridgecrest Dr. Suite 209, Beaverton, Oregon

I have been seriously depressed myself and I know how to help you find your way back to living in the light again. Depression can feel like you are not living! Let me help you eliminate the perception that your obstacles are too big for you! I use whatever works for you...art, music, journaling, mindfulness and meditation exercises/prayer, humor, stories and books, and more!

Depression Counselor

Ross Cohen, MA, LPC, LLC

Licensed Professional Counselor

325 NW 21st Ave., Suite 204, Portland, Oregon

Is depression negatively impacting your work, relationships, and quality of life? In my approach to treating depression, I draw on powerful counseling techniques to address the root cause of your emotional pain (e.g. feeling sad, anxious, unmotivated, and stuck). We also address the negative thinking (e.g. I’m a failure, I’m worthless) that continuously fuels your depressive symptoms. Another area of focus is developing practical skills (e.g. mindfulness, stress reduction, emotion processing) that help to prevent and reduce symptoms of depression and strengthen access to positive emotions. Why wait any longer? You can feel lighter, happier, and more fulfilled in all areas of your life.

Depression Counselor

Pacific University

1411 SW Morrison St, Suite 310, Portland, Oregon

Since 1980, Pacific University's Pacific Psychology Clinic has provided outpatient assessment and therapy services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in Portland, Hillsboro, Beaverton and the surrounding metropolitan area. We offer counseling and therapy for depression, anxiety, relationship problems, PTSD, and a wide range of other concerns. We also offer testing and assessment for learning disabilities, ADHD, and diagnostic clarification.


$50 for intake, sliding scale for therapy sessions, $500 for learning disability, adhd, dementia & neuropsychological assessments

Depression Counselor

Mary Krug, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

2100 NE Broadway, Suite 101, Portland, Oregon

Do you feel defeated by life? Do you have low energy and low self-esteem? I will work with you to heal the negativity that keeps you mired in a rut of self-criticism and a sense of failure. With compassion and complete acceptance, I will help you find the energy and motivation to tackle the obstacles in your way to achieving what you really want in life and experiencing peaceful contentment.

Depression Counselor

Katje Wagner, PhD, LPC

Holistic Psychotherapist, Licensed Professional Counselor

1942 NW Kearney St, Suite 23, Portland, Oregon

Depression is hard – it can create lethargy, despair, an exhausting cycle of hopelessness, and even shame. Recognizing that you are struggling with depression and reaching out for support is a huge step in and of itself. I strive to create an atmosphere where you feel welcome, safe, understood, and supported. Together, we will uncover the sources of your depression, you will gain awareness and skills to address those areas in ways you may not have even realized were possible, and you will feel genuine physical and emotional relief as you liberate yourself from detrimental habits. Depression can be transformed into a doorway for healing, sustainable change, and new possibilities for life.

Depression Counselor

Joseph Schutte, LMFT, QMHP

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

16780 Bryant Road, Lake Oswego, Oregon

Feelings of depression can cause significant impact on life. Work, relationships, motivation, and enjoyable activities all struggle. Depression is frequently described as "feeling down" or "in a rut". Counseling can assist you identify the triggers of depression symptoms, challenge thoughts and emotions that continue to cause you pain, and create new tools to move forward in life. As the grip of depression begins to lessen, you will begin to reconnect with the joy you once felt in your life. You can continue to heal relationships and thrive.

Depression Counselor

Jeffrey Post-Holmberg, MA

Individual, Couples, Family Therapist

2080 NW Everett, St. Suite 202, Portland, Oregon

Clients who come indue to patterns of depression, ask me how they can shrug off the heavy oppressive feeling that they live with on a regular basis. Many of them are tired of being tired. I remind them that the act of making and keeping an appointment is a big hurdle and congratulate them on reaching out for a collaborative professional hand. We co-discover their daily and seasonal patterns as an important first step. I work closely and compassionately with Clients to increase their awareness of how their thoughts and body are intimately connected.Through mindfulness meditation techniques and learning to be in the present moment, people begin to see the light at the end tunnel.

Depression Counselor

Judith Potts, M.A,

Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Coach

6115 SE 40th Ave., Portland, Oregon

Depression takes many forms, from low-level dissatisfaction to the inability to get out of bed in the morning. Whatever type of depression you're experiencing, you can find relief. There are many different causes of depression and approaches to alleviating it. The first step is to reduce the symptoms enough for you to be able to benefit from ongoing therapy. Then we can work together to uncover the origins of and triggers for your depression, find ways for you to cope and improve that work for your unique situation. You will need to be patient with yourself. I will support you through the process of finding your way out of depression to a place of comfort, self-acceptance and clarity.

Depression Counselor

Jon Fox, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

4531 SE Belmont St., Suite 318, Portland, Oregon

Feeling hopeless, helpless, lacking energy, not sleeping well or sleeping too much, feelings affecting your appetite, lacking motivation or having a hard time enjoying people or activities you used to enjoy? There is hope. Together we can get to the core of your feelings and draw upon hidden strengths you didn't even know you had. I'll help you find a mindful, compassionate and nonjudgmental place within you to begin healing and find your innate vitality for life.

Depression Counselor

Barry McVay, M.A. - LPC - State of Oregon

Licensed Professional Counselor

Willamette Counseling Services - 0112 S.W. Hamilton Street, Portland, Oregon

Your depression is unique to you. By holistic approach, I work with clients mental, physical, emotional, and relational dimensions to build deep understanding and bring depression relief. Symptom relief is first priority, so that together we can reach the deeper benefit of talk therapy. We will collaborate in developing a variety of strategies that may include strengthening your self-care, solving life’s difficulties, breaking negative patterns, resolving internal conflicts, strengthening secure relationships, and building emotional resilience.

Depression Counselor

Deborah Orandon, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

7409 SW Capitol Hwy #207, Portland, Oregon

At the center of depression is buried life force, but the causes of depression can be complex and varied. So first we work to find the source of the pain and negative self-concept. The counseling can take place in conjunction with medication or without. Therapy centers around interrupting depressive thoughts and behavioral patterns, healing old wounds and often, for Highly Sensitive & Gifted/Creative clients, re-framing their challenges as gifts and augmenting social skills. Often in this population there is a long history of anxiety that has interrupted the meaningful social connections they yearn for, caused adrenal fatigue and created hopelessness. Re-establishing Self-Compassion is key.

Depression Counselor

Sarah Gregory, MA, LMHCA

MA Professional Counselor

12 SE 14th Ave, Suite 203, Portland, Oregon

Struggling with depression can be a lonely, isolating experience. I want you to know it does not have to be; I would be honored to sit with you, work with you, and create a space that moves you toward healing. When helping a client work through their his or her depression, I have found it most helpful to allow space for their story to be heard. By looking at our past and the experiences that have shaped us, often we can find threads or clues that point us towards the appropriate destination ahead- healthy living. I prefer to coordinate with my client's primary care physician to ensure that he or she is being treated as a whole person, mind, body, and spirit.

Depression Counselor

Caroline Resari, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

2143 NE Boadway Ave, Portland, Oregon

If you are feeling depressed, you may not see a way out. Using a mindfulness approach, you will be able to move through what you are feeling vs feeling stuck. You leave with concrete skills that you can start using right away. Giving homework allows you to practice things in your life, to start to notice a difference, and then be able to make a change.


You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Portland, OR.

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

Portland is a city that is located in multiple counties- Clackamas County and Multnomah County and Washington County in Oregon. It has a land area of 133.45 square miles and a water area of 11.64 square miles.  The population of Portland is 632,309 people with 254,167 households and a median annual income of $55,003. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Portland 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 Portland therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility