Jacqueline Swensen, PhD, LCSW
Licensed Psychoanalyst, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
119 West 57 Street, Suite 720, New York, New York 10019
Chronic depression can leave one feeling completely hopeless about life. It also depletes the little bit of energy you have, making getting out of bed in the morning a chore. You might find yourself sleeping too much, yet feeling exhausted all the time. When I work with people who exhibit these symptoms, the initial psychotherapy steps include helping the person set goals and begin working toward them while the therapy unfolds and sources of the depression get examined in new ways.
Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD
330 W. 58th St, Suite 203, New York, New York 10019
Dr. Vaughan has successfully worked with patients suffering from depression for fifteen years. Depression can lead to low self-esteem, low energy, reduced concentration and motivation, suicidal thoughts, irrational guilt, and unwanted changes in sleep and appetite. Therapy can reverse these symptoms by addressing behaviors and thoughts that reinforce them. Dr. Vaughan also engages in active problem-solving with patients to help them change life circumstances and aspects of relationships that might perpetuate depression.
Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.
330 west 58th street - suite 601, new york, New York 10019
This is a broad broad category. There are as many things that people call depression, and as many kinds of depressed people, as there are shades of color. The first step is to rule out physical problems – there are several that masquerade as depression – and then to rule out the simple solutions. Any good self-help book or website can give you advice on coping with the inertia that is so problematic in depression. If those are not helping enough, it is time for a careful assessment of your particular brand of what you might be calling depression. It can involve any mixture of anger, resentment, internal pressure, fear, and more. How we handle all that depends on what we find
Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management
We offer effective skills building interventions against depression. This condition cripples teens, adults, everyone. It robs people's desire to live and spend time with others. Physical ailments are easy to recognize and accept, but depression takes different forms. Children and teens become angry and violent, adults isolate themselves; sometimes many turn to alcohol or drugs. Experience the difference! Reclaim your happiness! Join us and learn how to develop effective skills against depression.
Zalman Nelson, LMSW
Licensed Professional Therapist
New York, New York 10022
Depression is often a "check engine" light that there are things we love and enjoy doing, are good at, our passions and interests – but we aren't doing them or making time for them. It leaves a hole in our life..often filled by unhealthy, downer stuff. We aren't powerless; we are empowered to identify those needs and wants and joys, and make them happen. Overcoming depression takes feeling I'm behind the steering wheel of my life. Often, we just need a start, a push, a move in a good direction, and get the ball rolling – the depression fades, or becomes far easier to handle.
New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
New York Behavioral Health
380 Lexington Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10168
Depression is painful, it can disrupt many areas of your life-- from personal relationships, work, organization and cleanliness, your sleep, appetite, and sex life. It can even make someone not want to go on. It is one of the most common problems I treat. Despite how common and painful it can be, there is good news. There are a number of highly effective treatments for depression supported by science. I utilize Cognitive Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Behavioral Activation, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and when appropriate some skills from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). I also incorporate physical exercise and meditation when appropriate.
Maureen Berube, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
144 East 44th Street, Suite 401, New York, New York 10017
The normal ups and downs of life mean that everyone feels sad or has "the blues" from time to time. Depression is different from normal sadness in that it engulfs your day-to-day life, interfering with your ability to work, study, eat, sleep, and have fun. The feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, and worthlessness are intense and unrelenting, with little, if any, relief. I have found in treating clients with depression that a multi-pronged approach is most effective and includes a combination of social support, lifestyle changes and emotional skills building learned within the therapeutic relationship.
Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
19 West 34th St., Penthouse, New York, New York 10001
I will determine the severity of depression and the need for medication. We will figure out if depression is an acute response to a crisis or situation. We will look at the causes, your experience of depression, what are triggers for depression, and ways to cope with it and give you better control of it. If it is a recurrent depression we will find ways for you to cope, and develop good support networks if you don't have them.
Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
7 West 30th Street, New York, New York 10001
Sometimes depression happens because you have experienced a loss: perhaps a loved one died, or a relationship has ended, or you have lost a job or an opportunity. When these and other events happen, you may feel depleted of energy as if there is no reason to go move on, you may lose sleep or sleep more, you may lose weight or gain more. I will help you understand what you are feeling, and together we will find ways to replenish your inner energy so that you are able to be a peace with what has happened and move forward in a direction that brings a sense of fulfillment in life.
Dan Sharir, Ph.D, LMHC, NCC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
19 West 34 Street Suite 1200, New York, New York 10001
I work with clients to identify triggers for their depression and to find ways for clients to cope with their symptoms. I help clients examine current problems in their lives that contribute to their depression. I use cognitive behavioral therapy that helps clients to understand the way their thoughts impact their behaviors. The important thing for clients to know is that they are not alone.
Tania Suarez, MSEd, LMHC, NCC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
352 7th Avenue, Suite 1001 , New York , New York 10001
Depression can make it hard to engage with your loved ones, focus on your work, get out of bed, and even enjoy the things you used to. And it's even more frustrating when it's out of your control and perhaps for reasons you're unaware of. In a safe and compassionate space, I can help you understand and identify your triggers for depression and help you develop healthy coping strategies to manage your symptoms.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Manhattan, New York 10001
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R
Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R
244 5th Ave. Suite 9G, New York, New York 10001
Depression is often the illness hiding in plain sight. It’s difficult to get help as depression has the ability to drain you of your will and sense of agency. I work with people suffering with moderate to severe depression. My approach is to find out what is happening now in your life that is causing you distress, your response to it, and also recognize any repetitions of events, relationships or behaviors which may be pulling you down. I work both short and long term. Symptom relief is the immediate goal, whereas a longer-term goal may be to identify any underlying issues triggering the depression.