Maureen Berube, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
246 Federal Road, Unit C-36, Brookfield, Connecticut 06804
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.
Robert Salinger, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
385 South Eagle, Terryville, Connecticut 06786
Lack of pleasure, emotional deadness, lack of energy, withdrawal from those people and activities that we have valued, and a constant stream of negative thoughts about life are part of what depression does to us. Stress in relationships at home and work and early trauma can create depression. A caring relationship with an experienced and genuine other offers the way out of depression. This is what I provide for you.
Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd
Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach
North Salem, New York 10560
I have great respect for people who are struggling in their life with an overall lack of satisfaction and motivation. I will help you identify those “triggers” that cause your low mood, and to develop coping skills to help you feel better. My clients report that they are able to sense and identify mood fluctuations as a result of our therapy sessions. Clients that are on medication can expect a team approach to their wellness, as I consult with physicians. If you are reading this right now, you or someone you care about is struggling with the ability to sustain important relationships. If you are currently feeling suicidal, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Laura OKeefe, LCSW
Psychotherapist / Licensed Clinical Social Worker
North Salem, New York 10560
Depression is generally considered a reaction to physical or psychological stress, and any number of stressors can lead to depressive symptoms. These can include personality, environmental, or biomedical factors, i.e. chemical imbalances in the brain, trauma, and/or situational factors. Sometimes illness or certain drugs (including alcohol, prescribed medications, etc.) as well as improper diet and nutrition contribute to depression. Treatment includes identifying and understanding the underpinnings and circumstances of your depression (insight), learning helpful coping skills, and getting extra support so you can feel better and recover.
Stokes Counseling Services, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Depression can be something some people don't understand, but our experienced counselors know what you are going through. From the trouble sleeping, irritability, sadness, lack of energy, etc, we understand coping with this cannot be easy. Our Counselors use a variety of techniques to help you understand and cope with your depression in an easier way. Call us today to schedule your appointment with one of our therapists who focuses on depression.