Depression Counseling in Darby, PA.

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


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

Vivian Good, LPC, MA, MS, ACS

Licensed Professional Counselor, Accredited Clinical Supervisor

In 19087 - Nearby to Darby.

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!

Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.
Depression Counselor

Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.

Dr. Marty

In 08043 - Nearby to Darby.

Dr. Marty has developed his own approach to handling depression he calls Focused Short Term Therapy (FSTT)* It combines new cutting edge therapies in the field of energy psychology as well as short term focusing on the depression. When appropriate Dr. Marty uses hypnosis and self hypnosis as well. To learn more about this approach you can go to: http://drmartytashman.com/focused-short-term-therapy-fstt-2/

Marie Miller
Depression Counselor

Marie Miller

Licensed Therapist

In 19103 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

Shireen Kapadia, PhD
Depression Counselor

Shireen Kapadia, PhD

Licensed psychologist, clinical

In 19317 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

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 Darby.

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.

Qatana Samanen, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Qatana Samanen, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19301 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

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 Darby.

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.

Colleen Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW, CH, Counselor
Depression Counselor

Colleen Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW, CH, Counselor

LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER, CERTIFIED HYPNOTHERAPIST

In 08033 - Nearby to Darby.

Do you feel frustrated, irritable or hopeless? These are signs of depression. We will work together to identify and analyze specific aspects of your life that may be causing you to be depressed. Once these areas are identified, we work together to build coping skills to manage your symptoms. Most of the time, we have these skills with in ourselves, and we simply need a skilled therapist to point them out and help activate them.

Lee Bowers, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Lee Bowers, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19085 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

Danielle Massi, LMFT, MS
Depression Counselor

Danielle Massi, LMFT, MS

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 19110 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 19019 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

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 Darby.

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.

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

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

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19087 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

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

Manisha Shendge, D.Min., FT, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 19428 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

Cheryl Sparks, PhD, LPC
Depression Counselor

Cheryl Sparks, PhD, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19087 - Nearby to Darby.

Depression can distort your view of yourself, your future and the world, leaving you feeling hopeless, guilty or worthless. If you are depressed, you know that it is impossible to "just snap out of it." Research shows that depression disrupts the optimal chemical balance in the brain and changing that is not easy, but therapy is an important part of effective treatment. It is important to recognize ways of thinking or relating to others that hold depression in place; then it is possible to grow in the freedom to think, feel and relate to others differently. These small changes lay the foundation for more growth and healing, and give you the courage to risk new ways of relating.

Ellen Schrier, MS, LPC, NCC
Depression Counselor

Ellen Schrier, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19090 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

Valerie Anne Davis, Mrs
Depression Counselor

Valerie Anne Davis, Mrs

AD Specialst Life Coach Behavior Modification Counselor LLC

In 19151 - Nearby to Darby.

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

Christopher DiOrio, MS MLA
Depression Counselor

Christopher DiOrio, MS MLA

Individual and Couples Counselor MS, MLA

In 19032 - Nearby to Darby.

Depression can be a lonely and isolating experience. It can also be managed successfully with coping skills and the proper supports. I focus on self esteem building and addressing the painful self talk that might be adding to the depression cycle. Depression is also different for every individual and coming to understand how and why your depression impacts your life will be a major step in learning how to manage it and live a fulfilled hopeful life.

Jennifer McCarron, MA, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Jennifer McCarron, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified EMDR Therapist

In 18936 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

Brigette Potgieter, LCSW
Depression Counselor

Brigette Potgieter, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 19422 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

Jeffrey Carter, LPC
Depression Counselor

Jeffrey Carter, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19038 - Nearby to Darby.

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.

Barbara Shaw, MS, LMFT
Depression Counselor

Barbara Shaw, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 19468 - Nearby to Darby.

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!!

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19807 - Nearby to Darby.

Dr. Jemail's approach to depression begins with a through assessment of its history-family roots, biological predispositions, patterns, medical and endocronological needs, experience of attachment, loss, and response to stress or change. Depression has medical, psychological, social and spiritual dimensions. To address depression sometimes therapy has to explore how changes of life style impact the patient and their quality of life. There are degrees of depression and it is important to determine where this fits in the developmental life of the depressed person. Recent research suggests that approaching depression from a medical model is not enough, a multidimensional approach is best.

Philip Friedman, Ph.D
Depression Counselor

Philip Friedman, Ph.D

Director: Foundation for Well-Being; Psychologist

In 19462 - Nearby to Darby.

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

David Leibovitz, Psy.D.
Depression Counselor

David Leibovitz, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 08053 - Nearby to Darby.

Depression is often a symptom that your life has gotten out of balance. whther your depression issues are biological or situation, longstanding or recent, psychotherapy has been shown to be useful to get back to a life of vibrance, meaning, and peace. My employment of cognitive behavioral therapy techniques (CBT) may help you get back on track toward a life worth living.



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

Darby is located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. It has a land area of 0.84 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Darby is 10,687 people with 3,040 households and a median annual income of $33,750. .


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