Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT
Helping you find wholeness...
2345 University Ave, Bronx, New York 10468
There is hope if you are unable to enjoy the things that used to give you pleasure or if you have a sense of sadnesss or hopelessness that just won't go away. We all feel sad from time to time, but depression is when this goes on over time and can affect all areas of your life and even lead to you feeling like giving up on life. Together, we can look at what is going on and explore ways (through discussion, actions and possibly involving a physician) to help you back to where you would want to be - where you can experience a sense of wholeness and peace. Christopher can help you on that journey.
Zalman Nelson, LMSW
Licensed Professional Therapist
Great Neck, New York 11023
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.
Walter Masterson, LCSW
Psychotherapy and Counseling
Home visits, Nassau County, NY 11023
Often depression is held in place by thoughts and beliefs that suck the hope out of one's life. Therapy is effective in finding the source of the problem and providing tools for intercepting and changing the problematic thought patterns. Medication may or may not be needed to get the process started. When one gains the ability to envision a rewarding life, it often ends the cycle of depression.
Lisa Lempel-Sander, LPsyA
221 Hollywood Avenue, Douglaston, New York 11363
The benefits of therapy for depression are indisputable, since treatment offers the important opportunity to be deeply understood and affirmed. Depression is one of the most frequently cited reasons for seeking treatment. It's also highly amenable to treatment. In addition to helping you understand what lies behind your depression, we'll establish a good strong working relationship which is an important bulwark against future depression and supports the growing self as it strives toward health.
Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
3333 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, New York 10463
Depression is a big umbrella word today to describe a large tree of disorders that fall under the general rubric of a low mood. For some people depression is something that follows them around and never disappears completely. For others depression is accompanied by the change in weather and is particularly disabling in the winter months when there is less sun. Working in talk therapy together with a psychiatric consultation and possible medication is the gold standard to treat depression. I work together with psychiatrists when needed to alleviate my patients depression and allow for the talk therapy to be more effective.
Hal Brickman, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT
New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker
23 Linwood road , Port Washington , New York 11050
Hal helps clients understand depression and better cope with the nasty and persistent erosion of hope. Hal encourages his clients to understand the reason(s) for their depression and unique ways to climb out of it. He also encourages clients to connect to, express, even write about their depression. Hal believes that only by facing it head are we able to effectively disarm depression, while increasing self-esteem.
Chloe Carmichael, PhD
230 Park Ave, 10th floor, New York, New York 10169
No two people experience depression in the same exact way. Symptoms of depression include fatigue, low self esteem, appetite changes, poor concentration, insomnia or excessive sleeping, irritability and sadness. Depression can be a challenging illness to live with, but there are some excellent treatment options available. You don’t have to go through depression alone. Depression can be treated. Dr. Chloe is available to support you as you work to leave depression behind. Dr. Chloe is well versed in many types of therapies for treating depression including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal therapy and Mindfulness meditation.
Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists
98-120 Queens Boulevard, Rego Park, New York 11374
Depression- a common condition affecting 1 in 10 Americans, depression can have a significant impact on a person’s relationships, ability to enjoy life, do work or study. Symptoms can include: • sadness • decreased energy • hopelessness • pessimistic or negative outlook • decreased interest in activities • changes in appetite and/or weight • sleeping much more or much less than normal • thoughts of death or suicide • low self-esteem • poor concentration Depression may range from mild to severe and can be treated by talk therapy and medication (when deemed appropriate).
Lauren Levy, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
1623 Third Avenue Suite 202, , New York, New York 10128
The number one priority I have when working with clients who are depressed is to help them see that they can learn how to cope with and manage paralyzing thoughts and feelings that hold them back in life. My clients and I work together to develop and implement several strategies to replace the negative, irrational and unrealistic thoughts they have with positive, rational and realistic ones. I also work with clients on exploring and understanding the underlying issues that may be contributing to their current feelings and problems. Through this process, clients stop repeating self defeating and self sabotaging behaviors to pursue and achieve their life goals.
Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS
QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER
135 WHITSON STREET, FOREST HILLS, New York 11375
Our enriched, multi-modal approach is effective for clients who consult us regarding depression and mood-modulation issues. Often the combination of cognitive-behavioral, supportive and psychodynamic-ego-enhancing approaches help moderately depressed clients within a relatively short time--usually within a few months. Our approachability, empathic listening skills and pragmatic conflict-resolution expertise are most useful for clients suffering from the debilitating effects of depression. We also stress a holistic approaches that integrate medical and nutritional needs, as well as incorporating stress reduction, physical exercise and meditation work. Our clients often benefit greatly.
Kristin Schaefer Schiumo, Ph.D.
117 Cove Drive, Manhasset , New York 11030
In sessions, we will explore the ways in which your symptoms are affected by your relationships, including family and friends. You are given the opportunity to focus on the meaningful relationships in your life and how they may be contributing to your symptoms of depression. As these relationships are developed or improved, inter-personal connection is strengthened. This sense of support or emotional connection proves critical in alleviating depression. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is used to target negative thoughts, emotions, and actions that contribute to your depression. You will learn modulated, positive, and effective emotional responses to whatever life brings your way.
Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist
35 Bonnie Heights Road, Manhasset, New York 11030
Depression is anger turned inward or against yourself. As anger builds within, an individual has three choices: To channel the anger energy assertively by expressing the feelings attached to the situations causing one to feel depressed; to express the anger through outbursts that can be very destructive to the self and others; to internalize the anger and become more depressed and less functional with time. My job is to enable you to learn how to identify and express feelings that are causing you to feel depressed. The next step is to change behaviors associated with your feelings freeing you from depressive thoughts and feelings.
Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP
725 River Road Suite 102A, Edgewater, New Jersey 07020
With more than 20 years of experience, I have been providing a safe environment where you can talk about your depression. As you know when you are depressed one feels like you are not good enough and not able. I believe in empowering people to reach their full potential by providing services that are strengths based, practical, holistic, and focused on promoting lasting change. I work using a style of trust and authenticity to create change