Depression Counseling in Sacramento.

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Depression Therapist

Ivy Griffin, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

1614 X Street, Suite A, Sacramento, CA 95818

Depression can be an incredibly painful experience for some, resulting in lots of tears and overwhelming sadness and hopelessness. For others, depression can leave you feeling numb and apathetic about just about anything in life. Whatever your experience, it helps to know you don't have to go through depression alone. Therapy can provide a safe place for you to express and explore these feelings. We'll talk about possible triggers and coping skills. And, we'll begin exploring underlying factors that may be creating or contributing to this painful experience for you, which can help you implement the changes you want in your life.

Depression Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

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Depression Therapist

Joan Fellows, M.A. MFC

Licensed Marriage, Family, Individual Therapist

1909 Capitol Ave. Suite I, Sacramento, CA 95814

In treating depression I use a holistic eclectic approach depending on what works for each individual. In therapy we may focus on the underlying root causes of depression perhaps stemming from childhood issues, trauma, and relationships with parents or caregivers. We may focus on cognitive behavorial techniques relating how thoughts can affect feelings and behavoir. We may focus on current interpersonal relationships and how they play a role in your depression. We may focus on other current life stressors and develop new coping strategies for dealing with stress. My goal is to support you and assist you as you climb out of depression's often times debilitating symptoms.

Depression Therapist

Kathleen Oravec, LMFT #51941

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

2118 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95816

We all go through ups and downs in our moods. Sadness is a normal reaction to life's struggles, setbacks, and disappointments. Many people use the word "Depression" to explain these kind of feelings, but depression is much more than just sadness. Whatever the symptoms, depression is different from nornal sadness in that it engulfs your day-to-day life, interfering with your ability to work, study, eat, sleep, and have fun. Getting the support you need plays a big role in lifting the fog of depression and keeping in away. On your own, it can be difficult to maintain perspective and sustain the effort required to beat depression. Please contact me for help and support.

Depression Therapist

Deborah Cohen, MFT, MPH,CHT

Marriage and Family Therapist

2620 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95816

I assist clients with exploring how much their depression is based on unfulfilled desires or wishes, and how much it is based in a history of feeling neglected, unseen, unloved, etc. I use various techniques and processes, such as CBT therapy, hypnotherapy, EMDR, Byron Katie, and other techniques to help my clients release themselves from the grip of the depression as they are more able to access their wise, loving inner selves.

Depression Therapist

Michael Thaden, MS, LMFT, ATR-BC, CHT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

3808 Auburn Blvd., Suite 57, Sacramento, CA 95821

Some established theories about what causes depression include “Anger turned inward”, “early Object Loss”, and “the inability to Grieve”. It think it is no coincidence that Depression and Anger are two of the stages of Grief which Kubler-Ross identified as a normal aspects of resolving significant loss. Normal Grief and Bereavement can become complicated by any kind of overwhelming or traumatic experience. I find that Somatic approaches such as Sensorimotor Psychotherpy are ideal for working with Depression, as it reconnects us with the deeper natural healing resources available to us when we pay attention to the wisdom of the body as it communicates on multiple levels.

Depression Therapist

Jozeffa Greer, MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

718 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95816

Depression is more than having the blues. When you have depression, you may feel like getting up in the morning, brushing your teeth, or getting dressed all feel like too much. Sometimes life even feels so hard that killing yourself seems like a reasonable solution. Though medication may help, it is often not the whole story. Depression often masks other emotions that have been buried, sometimes from childhood, sometimes because a person was taught that only "positive" emotions were acceptable. Learn to uncover what is causing your depression and regain your aliveness so that you can once again, or perhaps for the first time, feel that you are living a full and productive life.

Depression Therapist

Heather Blessing, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

3336 Bradshaw Road Suite 320, Sacramento, CA 95827

Tired of feeling tired, sad and that nothing seems to work or make you feel better? I have personally experienced depression and truly understand how hard it is deal with depression. I want to help you become the person you want to be - to find joy in your life again - to smile and think about a future that you no longer dread but instead that you embrace! It starts with just a phone call - call now and find that light at the end of the tunnel.

Depression Therapist

Philip Kolba, MA


Looking for a change? Online counseling is convenient, effective, efficient, and confidential.
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.

Depression Therapist

Joe Borders, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

1722 Professional Dr, Sacramento, CA 95825

I help people struggling with depression by helping them to explore the history/causes of their depression, normalize and validate their emotions, create solutions to real life problems when applicable, and to create and grow hope & optimism. When depression appears to be the result of a biological problem like thyroid issues or chemical imbalances I help clients to find doctors who can evaluate them and then work with them on issues related to their depression. Medication tends to help with the symptoms of depression but doesn't do much to address the underlying thoughts, feelings, and history that have caused or contributed to the depression.

Depression Therapist

Catherine Zanzi, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC # 53648

2000 L Street, Suite 150, Sacramento, CA 95811

Sadness and depression have many causes, and therefore people respond differently to various treatment approaches. I can help you discover your own unique triggers for depression, and work with you to find the best treatment for you. Though medication has it's value in some circumstances, I view medication as a last resort after all other interventions have failed. Therapy has been proven to help people feel better faster. Let me help you begin the healing process.

Depression Therapist

Ameshia Arthur, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

1104 Corporate way, Sacramento, CA 95831

Depression can steal the joy, hope, and will from ones life. In addition depression often causes suffering to our loved ones. In therapy clients will learn techniques to manage depression lessen sadness and increase joy and healthy interaction and connection. Clients experience an increase in happiness, joy, fulfillment, goal setting, healthy connection, and productivity in their everyday lives.

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