Depression Counseling

About Depression

Causes of depression vary and may include chemical imbalance in the brain and stressful life events, such as the loss of a loved one.
Depression can vary from a feeling persistent sadness and a loss of interest in things one previously enjoyed to major depression which can lead to people having difficulty geting out of bed and other physical and emotional conditions. These include difficulty or inability to sleep or difficult concentrating on tasks. Changes in appetite, decreased energy level, and thoughts of hopelessness and suicide are also common.

Symptoms of Depression

People who are depressed may experience the following:
Mood: anxiety, apathy, general discontent, guilt, hopelessness, inability to feel pleasure, loss of interest, mood swings, or sadness
Sleep: early awakening, excess sleepiness, insomnia, or restless sleep
Whole body: excessive hunger, fatigue, loss of appetite, or restlessness
Behavioral: agitation, excessive crying, irritability, or social isolation
Cognitive: lack of concentration, slowness in activity and thought, or thoughts of suicide
Weight: weight gain or weight loss
Also common: poor appetite or repeatedly going over thoughts

Treatment of Depression

The form of treatment with the highest efficacy is talk therapy with a counselor. During your meetings with your therapist, you will be assessed to see what other things might be of benefit from medications, exercise, diet, and support groups. Depression can also be a symptom of other issues and we work with you to reconcile the source of these issues and create change. Our team of therapists has 25+ years of experience helping people work through depression and Just Mind provides regular continuing education to continue their process of lifelong learning of best practices in the field.

What Our Clients Say

I have had a very positive experience with Just Mind and Marian in particular. She has been open, friendly, understanding, and has assisted me with specific techniques for addressing my issues. I feel very comfortable and able to communicate with her in a way that I have not been able to do before.

As an added benefit, the experience with billing / online account information has been seamless.

Individual Therapy Client

I really enjoy the help that Linder provides for me. Becoming more aware of my emotions and what I want has already started to help me have a better quality of life.

Individual Therapy Client

It was a nice relaxed environment that did not make me feel intimated. The counselor was very helpful and made me feel like I was just talking to a friend. I enjoyed going and I felt like a weight lifted each time I went. My counselor was very helpful in helping me connect dots in my past to things happening now. She guided me without pushing. It was a great experience. I have been to many counselors before yet this was by far the best I have been too. Warm, welcoming and without judgment on my thoughts and feelings.

Individual Therapy Client

It was really simple to get the first appointment and schedule a time that me and my therapist could meet every week. And he’s been amazing since day one. I’ve had a hard time being completely open and honest in the past, but he’s been so kind and welcoming. We’ve really started talking about a lot of things that I’ve never been able to articulate before.

Individual Therapy Client

Meet Our Team

Our team has been trained on a variety of well-researched methods to help you make the most progress possible in counseling.

Diana Schaeffer

Diana Schaeffer

Therapist with 30 years of experience
David Jenkins

David Jenkins

Therapist with 25 years of experience
William Schroeder

William Schroeder

Therapist with 12 years of experience
Noah Enteen

Noah Enteen

Therapist with 15 years of experience
Patricia Walker

Patricia Walker

Therapist with 30 years of experience
Marian Thompson

Marian Thompson

Therapist with 15 years of experience
Adam Maurer

Adam Maurer

Therapist with 6 years of experience
Eva Escobedo

Eva Escobedo

Therapist with 25 years of experience