Depression Counseling in Collegeville, PA.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.


Jennifer Bullock, M.Ed, M.L.S.P., LPC
Depression Counselor

Jennifer Bullock, M.Ed, M.L.S.P., LPC

Licensed Profesional Counselor

In 19102 - Nearby to Collegeville.

As a group therapist, I help clients suffering from depression to share their pain and internal dialogues which keep people feeling isolated and hopeless, with the team / group model depressed clients break out of their own internal trap of sadness, desperation as they share and work as part of a team with others who are caring for them. We help people get out of their head and into the world and for folks suffering from depression getting out of their heads is critical for moving forward and getting unstuck.

Jean Eljay, MS, PhD, CNLP, CH, CI, AdvHC
Depression Counselor

Jean Eljay, MS, PhD, CNLP, CH, CI, AdvHC

Certified Advanced Hypnotist and NeuraLinguistic Programmer

In 19380 - Nearby to Collegeville.

We all do our best to have an abundance of hope in our lives. Sometimes circumstances, emotional wreckage and frustration prevent our reaching our goals and expectations. By identifying the emotional toll charged by an endless cycle of frustration, a personal plan of growth will be put in place. This approach short-circuits frustration and provides hope now and into tomorrow. Dr. Eljay has 20 years of counseling experience in lessening this burden.

Brigette Potgieter, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Brigette Potgieter, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 19422 - Nearby to Collegeville.

Depression is more than feeling sad. Depression is a sustained period of feeling "down," accompanied by some or all of the following symptoms: decreased interest in activities that were previously enjoyable; decreased concentration; decreased energy; difficulty sleeping; hopelessness; thoughts and/or acts of self-harm; marked weight gain/loss; increased irritability; isolating from friends/family. Note: this list is not meant to diagnosis depression. If you feel that you may be struggling with depression, you do not need to struggle alone. Depression is treatable and you can recover. Not all depression needs to be treated with medication. Together we will chart your course to recovery.

Vivian Good, LPC, MA, MS, ACS
Depression Counselor

Vivian Good, LPC, MA, MS, ACS

Licensed Professional Counselor, Accredited Clinical Supervisor

In 19087 - Nearby to Collegeville.

We are social beings. If our interactions with others are difficult or conflicted, depression can result. We may feel hopeless, isolated, sad, irritated, even worthless. In a safe, empathetic environment, I help clients to identify relationship patterns which fuel their depressive symptoms, and to change problematic ways of relating to others as well as to themselves. When our relationships are going well, we feel better about ourselves, we engage in activities, we increase our mood. We enjoy living!

Lee Bowers, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Lee Bowers, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19085 - Nearby to Collegeville.

There is a wide continuum that constitutes depression. We all have "bad days" or an occasional case of the "blues," but if you rarely experience any joy in life, if more often than not, it is shear drudgery to get up and face the day, or if your situation feels hopeless, then you may well be suffering from clinical depression. I'll help you identify the source of the depression, and we'll work together to resolve it. If medication seems appropriate (rarely my first choice), I can refer you for medication evaluation.

Amy Crawford, M.S.
Depression Counselor

Amy Crawford, M.S.

Counselor

In 19335 - Nearby to Collegeville.

We are whole people - thoughts, feelings, body, heart, mind, soul. Yet many times when we seek to treat depression, we are treated as a walking symptom list, with "problems" to be defeated or obliterated. Sometimes, depression is our body and mind's way of protecting us - getting us to slow down, to notice, to feel, to grieve. When we seek to obliterate or fight against it, we lose that precious message and we set ourselves up for failure. Therapy should work towards alleviating the symptoms of depression, while also holding and regarding the roots of it with gentle introspection. Together, we will work towards healing in a way that preserves and respects your unique journey.

Kevin Drab, M.A., M.Ed.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Drab, M.A., M.Ed.

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified EMDR Therapist, Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 18901 - Nearby to Collegeville.

While the causes of depression remain unclear, we are fortunate to have many approaches which have helped countless people regain their lives. As there may be many factors involved in why an individual is depressed I always do a thorough assessment. While I am not adverse to psychiatric medications I have concluded that their use for depression is questionable, albeit an option when combined with therapies such as Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness, Behavioral Activation, and Logotherapy. I have found that taking a holistic approach, tailoring the therapy to the client and their world, is the best approach to treating depression.

Eugene Kayser, M.A., M.F.T.
Depression Counselor

Eugene Kayser, M.A., M.F.T.

PA Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 18936 - Nearby to Collegeville.

Depression is the single most diagnosed problem in mental health. I believe it can be divided into two categories: situational depression and clinical depression. We all can experience sadness and changes in mood due to negative circumstances in our lives. I work with clients to examine the current issues, look into the past for previously successful solutions, and work toward implementing solutions in the future. Clinical depression is suspected of being genetically linked and found in families. It is usually triggered by a traumatic event which causes neurological changes. This is best treated with a combination of talk therapy and medication.

Marie Miller
Depression Counselor

Marie Miller

Licensed Therapist

In 19063 - Nearby to Collegeville.

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.

Ellen Schrier, MS, LPC, NCC
Depression Counselor

Ellen Schrier, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19044 - Nearby to Collegeville.

When you are feeling hopeless, experiencing periods of feeling deeply sad, lacking a sense of enjoyment in life and low have levels of energy, you may be depressed. With the help of anti-depressant medication and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, you stand a good chance that you can back on the road to happiness and wellbeing again. Together, we can help you gain an awareness of your automatic negative thoughts, reinforce more positive self-talk and teach you behavioral coping strategies to alleviate your symptoms of depression.

Barbara Shaw, MS, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Barbara Shaw, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 19468 - Nearby to Collegeville.

If you are feeling intense sadness, numbness, irritability or just a bad case of the blahs, you may be suffering from depression. Together we will explore the underlying causes of your particular symptoms. Next, we will address these issues so that you can climb out of the black hole that you find yourself in. I have struggled with depression myself and I can tell you that with appropriate guidance from a supportive professional, you can work toward living a fuller, more satisfying life that is not defined by your symptoms. You can take back control of your life and replace self-loathing with self-love, self acceptance, and self-compassion. Enjoy your life, instead of enduring it!!

Manisha Shendge, D.Min., FT, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Manisha Shendge, D.Min., FT, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 19468 - Nearby to Collegeville.

Not feeling like yourself? Sad? Down? Irritable? Angry? Low self Esteem? Not feeling joy and happiness in life? You may be experiencing depression. It does not always manifest as depressed and sad feelings, but also may be irritability and anger as well. At REACH Counseling, we use a multifaceted approach to depression and explore the emotional, psychological and spiritual sources of it and how to help you. We use techniques that emphasis hope and positive changes in your life. We help you learn what depression is and how to help yourself deal with it in all aspects of your life. We use psychotherapy and spirituality and incorporate techniques such as mindfulness.

Jeffrey Carter, LPC
Depression Counselor

Jeffrey Carter, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19038 - Nearby to Collegeville.

Major depression affects individuals in many ways - you may experience a sad or depressed mood, or an inability to feel pleasure, feelings of guilt, worthlessness, helplessness, or hopelessness, loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities, including sex, difficulty concentrating and complaints of poor memory, insomnia or oversleeping, appetite changes, which may include weight gain or loss as well as fatigue and lack of energy. WalkinTalkinTherapy assist with these symptoms thru combining a mild form of exercise with talk therapy.

Walter Matweychuk, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Walter Matweychuk, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19102 - Nearby to Collegeville.

My approach attacks depression by quickly focusing in on the primary cause of depression. I show people how their current beliefs about their adversities, past and present, are the primary cause of depression. I teach people how it is well within their power to adopt, without delay, alternative beliefs that help them cope with and prevail over these adversities. I also show my patient how to feel worthwhile and adequate even if she is depressed and performing poorly in life. Often self-downing goes with feelings of depression and makes for depression over being depressed. REBT tackles the rut of depression by attacking both the original and the secondary feelings of depression.

Lori Lorraine, MA, LPC, NCC, NCP, BCCP
Depression Counselor

Lori Lorraine, MA, LPC, NCC, NCP, BCCP

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19087 - Nearby to Collegeville.

If you’re struggling with depressive symptoms, therapy is a critical part of relief. The first step is being heard & then assessed. Is this a new experience or a familiar one? Has it been triggered by a specific situation? The next, is identifying & replacing negative coping strategies & thoughts with positive alternatives. In addition to identify negative thought patterns, it’s vital to understand where these beliefs came from & work to reframe unhealthy views of the self & others. Know that I’m not someone who immediately suggests medication to everyone. A certain level of discomfort prompts us to change. However, when medication is needed, I'll work closely with your PCP or psychiatrist.

Philip Friedman, Ph.D
Depression Counselor

Philip Friedman, Ph.D

Director: Foundation for Well-Being; Psychologist

In 19462 - Nearby to Collegeville.

I create a safe, warm, caring atmosphere so that you can share your painful, feelings of depression, sadness, helplessness and hopelessness. You may also be experiencing guilt, anger, fear, shame or grief that often accompany depression. I can help you shift from this state of emotional and mental darkness to the experience of emotional and mental light. I can help you let go of “shoulding” on yourself, unrealistic expectations, perfectionism, self attack thoughts, loss and the sense you are defective or deficient in some way. In the process you will learn to be more forgiving and compassionate to your self; more hopeful and optimistic; and to be more resourceful, resilient, self-aware a

Valerie Anne Davis, Mrs
Depression Counselor

Valerie Anne Davis, Mrs

AD Specialst Life Coach Behavior Modification Counselor LLC

In 19151 - Nearby to Collegeville.

I provide Coaching or Behavior Modification Counseling for those who are suffering from Depression. Factors depend on the type of depression.and how the client is handling it on their own. I determine by analyzing the client by means of a Consultation to determine if i should use just my Coaching Skills or if I should use Behavior Modification. I can be reached at 267-970-7615. valerieannedavis@live.com

Sophie Doar, LPC, CYT
Depression Counselor

Sophie Doar, LPC, CYT

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19146 - Nearby to Collegeville.

Depression is an invisible suffering that can cause us to feel paralyzed, unmotivated, lonely, misunderstood or ashamed. In some cases it can cause us to question the value of our lives, or how much we matter to others. Working with depression includes: increasing feelings of safety, self-compassion, and agency; examining family mental health histories and early attachment experiences; examining beliefs about ourselves and how we view and relate with others; giving voice to parts of ourselves that we may have silenced; and building an attachment where we feel seen, understood, and where there is trust.

Shireen Kapadia, PhD
Depression Counselor

Shireen Kapadia, PhD

Licensed psychologist, clinical

In 19317 - Nearby to Collegeville.

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.

Jennifer McCarron, MA, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Jennifer McCarron, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified EMDR Therapist

In 18936 - Nearby to Collegeville.

I help clients look at how past and current factors have led to their current depression. I have them change and/ or adapt their way of dealing with those issues in a way that allows them to feel better. I work with their primary physician and/or psychiatrist to determine if medication would be a helpful adjunctive therapy and if illnesses playing a role in the depression. I also teach clients ways to challenge their negative, distorted views of themselves and others to have a more positive and realistic approach to their lives.

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.

Janet Edgette, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

Janet Edgette, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 19341 - Nearby to Collegeville.

Over my thirty years of practice I’ve seen hundreds of depressed children, teenagers, and young adults. In some kids it shows up as sadness, in others as a chronic irritability or anger. Some kids just sleep a lot, or lose themselves in video games. We can blame technology, social media, the pressure kids feel to get into a “good” college, the disconnect they feel with their parents and other adults, but we can’t deny the fact that many children, teens, and young adults are unhappy. I have a long history of helping these kids work their way out of their depression—sometimes counseling them individually, sometime with their parents—and would welcome the opportunity to help yours.

Danielle Massi, LMFT, MS
Depression Counselor

Danielle Massi, LMFT, MS

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 19110 - Nearby to Collegeville.

One of my clients once explained her depression to me as falling down a well and being stuck at the bottom. People would tell her to get over it, feel better, etc., but she believed that being stuck at the bottom of the well was an impossible situation to get out of. It is that sort of dismissal that leaves people feeling isolated and alone with their depression. In therapy, I will help you find a way to climb out, without the pressure of someone telling you to simply "get over it." We will take our sessions at whatever pace you are comfortable with.

Qatana Samanen, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Qatana Samanen, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19301 - Nearby to Collegeville.

No matter how long you have been suffering from depression, you can free yourself mind, body and spirit. When you identify the negative self-talk that gets you down and consistently challenge that self-talk, ultimately replacing it with positive self-talk, you feel better about yourself and your life. When you get out and begin doing things that give you pleasure, your mood improves When you connect with the unconditional love and healing power of your own inner knowing, you transform old patterns and create a life of greater peace and contentment.

Lori Kovell, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Lori Kovell, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 19103 - Nearby to Collegeville.

In depression, sometimes it's difficult to see the forest through the trees. Depression can be debilitating and impact every area of your life from relationships to sleep to concentration and functionality. If you feeling like nothing goes right for you or you have limited hope for your future, it's time to talk with a therapist. I'm here to help. I offer a gentle approach to working through your concerns. Through a collaborative approach, you will rediscover your self-worth. I will teach you how to identify your negative thinking, change your negative thoughts to more realistic ones and improve your outlook on life.



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Collegeville is located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It has a land area of 1.57 square miles and a water area of 0.03 square miles.  The population of Collegeville is 5,287 people with 1,255 households and a median annual income of $91,875. .


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Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Collegeville 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Collegeville public health department.