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).
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.
Zalman Nelson, LMSW
Licensed Professional Therapist
Forest Hills, New York 11375
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.
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.
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.
Kristie Doheny, PsyD,LMHC,LMSW, RPT
Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Master Social Worker
74-05 Metropolitan Ave Suite 2F, Middle Village, New York 11379
Depression has many faces. During your individual psychotherapy session we will explore where the symptoms of depressions originated from as well as strategies to overcome your depression. The treatment will be catered to the individual needs of the client. Some of the approaches used to treat depression are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, and Gestalt therapy.
Elizabeth Franqui, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
666 Onderdonk Avenue , Ridgewood, New York 11385
We all experience sadness that may seem to be crippling, often times keeping us from moving forward. It may be that you have been living like this for some time and in silence. You need not accept this way of life. I work with clients to help them recognize their potentials and use that awareness to create opportunities for change. Stop suffering, lets start creating a better tomorrow.
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.
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.
Hal Brickman, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT
New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Great Neck, New York 10021
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.
Kristin Schaefer Schiumo, Ph.D.
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.
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.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
New York City , New York 10065
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 email@example.com.