Theressa McMorris, MS, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
208 N. Meadow St., Ithaca, New York 14850
Depression is misunderstood, widely experienced and for those who suffer from it, they are ripe for judgment from those whom have never had it. We know some things about depression. We know that it can be chemical but it is also situational. For whatever we know, we do know this. Depression is real and it can have devastating effects on a person, which impacts every aspect of life. It affects choices around food, alcohol, money, sex life, addictions, job performance, exercise, family relationships, parenting, etc. There is help. It is hard work. That’s the truth. There is a way through this pretty common part of life. If you think you are depressed, you probably are. There is no shame ....
Philip Kolba, MA
Ithaca, New York 14850
Research shows that the most effective treatment for depression is psychotherapy. Depression can range from feeling down to major symptoms such as having trouble even getting out of bed or contemplating suicide (if you have suicidal thoughts or plans, call the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-8255). Online counseling is effective for depression because it is easy to access: you can start treatment without even leaving the house.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Syracuse, New York 13210
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.
Jill Weldum, MA, LMFT, CCPT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Play
528 Oak St., Syracuse, New York 13203
Depression is different from sadness. The most common reason people come to therapy is because of depression. When we feel hopeless, uninterested in our lives, and sad most days, it is time to talk about it and begin feeling better. In my 20 years of practice, the majority of clients come in feeling depressed. I can help you begin feeling better in the first few sessions. We will identify what is causing the depression, help you heal it, and get on with enjoying your life.