Depression Counseling in Sanatoga, PA.

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


Depression Counselor

Cheryl Sparks, PhD, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

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.

Depression Counselor

Manisha Shendge, D.Min., FT, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

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.

Depression Counselor

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

Certified Advanced Hypnotist and NeuraLinguistic Programmer

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

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.

Depression Counselor

Vivian Good, LPC, MA, MS, ACS

Licensed Professional Counselor, Accredited Clinical Supervisor

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

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!

Depression Counselor

Qatana Samanen, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

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.

Depression Counselor

Chelle Carlson, LPC, MA

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

Loss of appetite, diminished interest in or enjoyment of activities, sleeplessness, lack of energy, social withdrawal, trouble concentrating or making a decision, low self esteem, feelings of hopelessness are just some of the behaviors associated with depression. Together we will identify triggers for your depression, utilize behavioral strategies to overcome depression, and identify and replace cognitive self talk that is engaged to support depression.

Depression Counselor

Amy Crawford, M.S.

Counselor

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

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.

Depression Counselor

Lee Bowers, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

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.

Depression Counselor

Brigette Potgieter, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

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.

Depression Counselor

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

PA Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

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.

Depression Counselor

Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW

Addiction Therapist, Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

Depression can be so cunning because many of us don't even know we are struggling with it. The problem is Depression makes facing it seem like climbing a mountain without the will to do so. I provide understanding and motivation to clients struggling with Depression. I work with clients who may not want to use medication as part of the solution and others who may need talk therapy in addition to medication. There is hope, and you are not alone.

Depression Counselor

Janet Edgette, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

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.

Depression Counselor

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

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Sanatoga

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.



You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Sanatoga, PA.

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

Sanatoga is located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It has a land area of 3.37 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Sanatoga is 8,581 people with 3,045 households and a median annual income of $67,238. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Sanatoga, PA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Sanatoga are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans