Therapy for Depression

We know how scary and lonely it can be to cope with depression. We understand that when you’re feeling depressed, making even relatively minor decisions can be overwhelming. Feelings of worthlessness can make it very difficult to communicate with others, leading to more isolation. You might have insomnia that keeps you up all night and feel even more fatigued as you try to make it through another difficult day. Depression is an incredibly common condition that affects approximately 16 million adults in America each year. In spite of this, people struggling with depression often feel isolated and alone. It is important to know that most people with depression get better with treatment.

As psychologists, we understand the difficulty of living with depression and create a safe, compassionate and calming environment to help you achieve life balance and wellness. We use the latest evidence-based treatments to address depression. In addition to psychotherapy, we believe that the mind-body connection is central to achieving overall well-being, and we foster collaboration with other health care and wellness providers. We encourage clients to utilize additional healing modalities such as acupuncture, yoga, meditation and nutrition. You did not ask to be diagnosed with depression, but you can take steps to get the support you need to live your life fully.

We Can Help Alleviate these Symptoms of Depression:

  • Depressed mood, feeling down, or hopelessness
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in doing things you used to enjoy
  • Feeling tired or having little energy
  • Trouble falling or staying asleep or sleeping too much
  • Changes in your appetite or weight (poor appetite or overeating)
  • Feeling bad about yourself or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down
  • Trouble concentrating on things 
  • Thoughts that you would be better off dead or hurting yourself in some way

Types of Treatment:

  • Individual Therapy 
  • Family Therapy  
  • Couples Therapy 
  • Group Therapy

Treatment Expertise:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  •  Humanistic and Existential Therapy
  •  Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Behavioral Activation (BA)

Our Team

We believe that our role as psychologists is more than “fixing problems.” Our intention is to assist you in developing an individualized treatment plan that facilitates a balance of mind, body and spirit. We strive to create a supportive, nonjudgmental and safe space to increase each patient's ability to authentically engage in the world in a meaningful way.

Dr. Stephanie Davidson is a licensed, clinical health psychologist specializing in the use of cognitive-behavioral, humanistic and existential approaches to treat patients with a range of medical and mental health challenges. She has a strong interest in mindfulness-based interventions to heal the body and mind. Her focus is on collaboration with the goal of assisting patients in adjusting to difficult experiences and achieving a greater sense of well-being, balance and peace in their lives. Dr. Davidson also specializes in the treatment of depression and other mood disorders.  Learn more about Dr. Davidson

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Dr. Narineh Hartoonian is a licensed, clinical health and rehabilitation psychologist specializing in the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr. Hartoonian has a strong desire to support patients with a wide range of difficulties, including those who are struggling with depression, anxiety, adjustment to chronic medical condition and disability, and acute and chronic pain.  Her focus is on providing a supportive, safe and collaborative environment with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of life for her patients.  Learn more about Dr. Hartoonian

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Dr. Angela Williams is a licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in cognitive-behavioral and humanistic/existential approaches to therapy. She has extensive training in Brief Crisis Intervention, which she uses in the treatment of patients who are struggling with a wide range of difficulties, including depression, bipolar, infertility, and difficult relationships. Her therapeutic style blends strength-based acceptance with practical skill development. Incorporating mindfulness-based interventions, she helps her patients move through difficult experiences and be more present in their lives. Learn more about Dr. Williams

 

We are here for you every step of the way.
To make an appointment please call:

818-446-2522