Depression Therapists in Sunnyside, NY

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Orianna Webb
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sunnyside, NY 11104  (Online Only)
I am a compassionate and engaging therapist working with adults and youth ages 10+. For adults dealing with anxiety, depression, grief or loss, trauma, or life transitions, I offer non-judgmental listening and tools to move forward. I have a special affinity for working with caregivers, HSPs, creatives, and folks concerned with social change. I am an LGBTQIA+ and neurodiversity-affirming therapist.
I am a compassionate and engaging therapist working with adults and youth ages 10+. For adults dealing with anxiety, depression, grief or loss, trauma, or life transitions, I offer non-judgmental listening and tools to move forward. I have a special affinity for working with caregivers, HSPs, creatives, and folks concerned with social change. I am an LGBTQIA+ and neurodiversity-affirming therapist.
(332) 263-3748 View (332) 263-3748
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Carlos Gustavo Haber
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sunnyside, NY 11104  (Online Only)
With over twenty years of experience in a practice focusing primarily on personal issues and improving relationships, I provide individual, couple, and family therapy, including treatment for depression, anxiety, ADHD, and ODD, and I help patients work through a variety of other issues: grief and mourning, family/relationship conflicts, issues around adoption, sexuality and coming out, autism, mood disorders. I work with patients ranging in age from children (as young as 6) to teens to adults, all in a comfortable therapeutic setting. Most of all, I believe in helping my patients achieve a fulfilling sense of self and of life.
With over twenty years of experience in a practice focusing primarily on personal issues and improving relationships, I provide individual, couple, and family therapy, including treatment for depression, anxiety, ADHD, and ODD, and I help patients work through a variety of other issues: grief and mourning, family/relationship conflicts, issues around adoption, sexuality and coming out, autism, mood disorders. I work with patients ranging in age from children (as young as 6) to teens to adults, all in a comfortable therapeutic setting. Most of all, I believe in helping my patients achieve a fulfilling sense of self and of life.
(646) 783-1578 View (646) 783-1578
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Brad Vien
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MDiv, LCSW
Verified Verified
Sunnyside, NY 11104  (Online Only)
Feeling depressed? Struggling with anxiety? Having relationship problems? Feeling bad about yourself, like you don’t measure up or that you’re not good enough? Not even sure what’s wrong, but just feel like something is “off”? I can help. I specialize in providing evidence-based psychotherapy for depression, anxiety, relationship issues, low self-esteem, and trauma. My therapy style is warm and empathic while also being active and engaged. I strive to create a safe and non-judgmental environment in which you can feel heard and understood while working through your therapy at a pace that is comfortable for you.
Feeling depressed? Struggling with anxiety? Having relationship problems? Feeling bad about yourself, like you don’t measure up or that you’re not good enough? Not even sure what’s wrong, but just feel like something is “off”? I can help. I specialize in providing evidence-based psychotherapy for depression, anxiety, relationship issues, low self-esteem, and trauma. My therapy style is warm and empathic while also being active and engaged. I strive to create a safe and non-judgmental environment in which you can feel heard and understood while working through your therapy at a pace that is comfortable for you.
(332) 263-4077 View (332) 263-4077
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Frances Berberena
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Sunnyside, NY 11104  (Online Only)
Are you finding difficulty leaving a toxic relationship whether it be with your partner, family members, friends or your boss? Are you feeling powerless to change your situation? Is your constant need for the approval of others affecting your self-esteem? Are you becoming depressed and/or anxious as a result? Have you fallen hostage to discouraging fears and insecurities? Seeking support in order to regain emotional and mental health is the first step in taking back control. I can help you on this journey.
Are you finding difficulty leaving a toxic relationship whether it be with your partner, family members, friends or your boss? Are you feeling powerless to change your situation? Is your constant need for the approval of others affecting your self-esteem? Are you becoming depressed and/or anxious as a result? Have you fallen hostage to discouraging fears and insecurities? Seeking support in order to regain emotional and mental health is the first step in taking back control. I can help you on this journey.
(646) 362-5069 View (646) 362-5069
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Anne T. Rufrano
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Sunnyside, NY 11104
I offer individual, couple, and group counseling for anxiety, depression, and loss.
You must be exhausted from life's many challenges and confusion about the state of your life. I am available to help you navigate and bring meaning to your life by listening and validating your feelings as well as providing compassion and support to do the hard work necessary for wellness. Each day is a new present, but traumas from our family origins may prevent us from moving forward. I will work patiently with you to set goals in therapy and work through loss and trauma.
I offer individual, couple, and group counseling for anxiety, depression, and loss.
You must be exhausted from life's many challenges and confusion about the state of your life. I am available to help you navigate and bring meaning to your life by listening and validating your feelings as well as providing compassion and support to do the hard work necessary for wellness. Each day is a new present, but traumas from our family origins may prevent us from moving forward. I will work patiently with you to set goals in therapy and work through loss and trauma.
(917) 809-5641 View (917) 809-5641
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Eddie Rosenstein
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sunnyside, NY 11104
Supportive therapy helps with a wide range of challenges including relationship issues, anxiety, depression, addiction, grief, trauma, self esteem and transitions. My goal is to help clients get unstuck, to help them feel happier, more successful and more connected to loved ones.
Supportive therapy helps with a wide range of challenges including relationship issues, anxiety, depression, addiction, grief, trauma, self esteem and transitions. My goal is to help clients get unstuck, to help them feel happier, more successful and more connected to loved ones.
(929) 205-9460 View (929) 205-9460
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Orlando Serrano
Counselor, LMHC, MDiv
Verified Verified
Sunnyside, NY 11104
Necesitas cambiar para seguir adelante? Searching and in need for a breakthrough? La Terapia ayuda evaluar opciones y explorar tu ser integralmente. Psychotherapy is an exploration of your whole self; mind/body/emotions. Gives new insights on vital and difficult areas of life that sometimes present much like depression, anxiety or other vulnerabilities. My positive attitude and focus on wellness helps you go through tough challenges to get ready for important decisions. My therapy helps people to work on issues around substance use/recovery, grief and loses, chronic health, relationships and sexuality, LGBTQ affirmation and trauma.
Necesitas cambiar para seguir adelante? Searching and in need for a breakthrough? La Terapia ayuda evaluar opciones y explorar tu ser integralmente. Psychotherapy is an exploration of your whole self; mind/body/emotions. Gives new insights on vital and difficult areas of life that sometimes present much like depression, anxiety or other vulnerabilities. My positive attitude and focus on wellness helps you go through tough challenges to get ready for important decisions. My therapy helps people to work on issues around substance use/recovery, grief and loses, chronic health, relationships and sexuality, LGBTQ affirmation and trauma.
(347) 935-1311 View (347) 935-1311
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Sinead Cowins
Limited Licensed Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sunnyside, NY 11104
While I love my work with all human experiences, I have specific insight and interest in working with members of the Muslim community. I provide individual and couples therapy and have special sensitivity to the culture, dynamics and nuances of an Islamic lifestyle in Western society. I work with clients who are dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship problems, intimacy challenges and navigating the professional world. In addition, I have special insight into intersectionality and what it means to have multiple identities. I work with clients who seek to incorporate and process their experience as an intersectional person.
While I love my work with all human experiences, I have specific insight and interest in working with members of the Muslim community. I provide individual and couples therapy and have special sensitivity to the culture, dynamics and nuances of an Islamic lifestyle in Western society. I work with clients who are dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship problems, intimacy challenges and navigating the professional world. In addition, I have special insight into intersectionality and what it means to have multiple identities. I work with clients who seek to incorporate and process their experience as an intersectional person.
(718) 808-8323 View (718) 808-8323
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Claudia Irusta Vera
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Sunnyside, NY 11104
Claudia Irusta Vera is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York who has been practicing since 2017. She has a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Queens College. Claudia is a bilingual, Latinx therapist whose approach to healing is focused on guiding clients to enhance their self-awareness around the way they view and speak to themselves, others, and the world around them. Claudia works with people who experience anxiety, depression, life transitions, and challenges with communication, sense of self and identity; her foundation as a therapist is person-centered.
Claudia Irusta Vera is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York who has been practicing since 2017. She has a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Queens College. Claudia is a bilingual, Latinx therapist whose approach to healing is focused on guiding clients to enhance their self-awareness around the way they view and speak to themselves, others, and the world around them. Claudia works with people who experience anxiety, depression, life transitions, and challenges with communication, sense of self and identity; her foundation as a therapist is person-centered.
(332) 264-1602 View (332) 264-1602
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Dominique Outlaw-Howell
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Sunnyside, NY 11104
Dominique has extensive training and experience working with marginalized populations, navigating LGBTQIA+ concerns, and working with individuals that have experienced complicated bereavement, chronic trauma, depression, and anxiety.
Dominique Outlaw-Howell is a Psychologist in New York who has been practicing since 2017. She has a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology with a trauma and forensic specialization. Dominique can help a client reduce symptoms that are interfering with their daily life and relationships. She works with clients to help them be present with their emotions and process them in a safe manner so that they can make healthier choices that are consistent with their values.
Dominique has extensive training and experience working with marginalized populations, navigating LGBTQIA+ concerns, and working with individuals that have experienced complicated bereavement, chronic trauma, depression, and anxiety.
Dominique Outlaw-Howell is a Psychologist in New York who has been practicing since 2017. She has a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology with a trauma and forensic specialization. Dominique can help a client reduce symptoms that are interfering with their daily life and relationships. She works with clients to help them be present with their emotions and process them in a safe manner so that they can make healthier choices that are consistent with their values.
(332) 378-5223 View (332) 378-5223
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Jennifer Burich
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Sunnyside, NY 11104
IN-PERSON only... Anxiety, depression and trauma can interfere with our relationships, creativity, spontaneity and work. Clients who work with me can expect a collaborative, individualized approach as well as practical coping skills taught with warmth, focus, compassion and humor.
IN-PERSON only... Anxiety, depression and trauma can interfere with our relationships, creativity, spontaneity and work. Clients who work with me can expect a collaborative, individualized approach as well as practical coping skills taught with warmth, focus, compassion and humor.
(646) 362-1130 View (646) 362-1130
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Dr. Veronica Mercado
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sunnyside, NY 11104  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I have over 20 years experience in child and adolescent psychotherapy as well as with adults managing stress from life transitions, grief, self esteem, anxiety, depression and general adjustment issues.
How often do you think “If I can just get through this one thing, I’ll be fine.”? It can be challenging to define that ‘one thing’ and even more challenging finding a therapist you feel understands where you are coming from. In my work with you, we will work on getting to the core of what works for you and what does not in order to get to what is holding you back.
I have over 20 years experience in child and adolescent psychotherapy as well as with adults managing stress from life transitions, grief, self esteem, anxiety, depression and general adjustment issues.
How often do you think “If I can just get through this one thing, I’ll be fine.”? It can be challenging to define that ‘one thing’ and even more challenging finding a therapist you feel understands where you are coming from. In my work with you, we will work on getting to the core of what works for you and what does not in order to get to what is holding you back.
(332) 239-2419 View (332) 239-2419
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Matthew Nicholas Hecht-Gianutsos
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Sunnyside, NY 11104  (Online Only)
I am a licensed professional who specializes in trauma, depression, anxiety, stress management, issues related to chronic and physical illness, and life transitions.
I deeply value the bond I have made with clients and have found that the strength of the therapeutic relationship is based on the client’s ability to trust in my authenticity and passion for supporting them as individuals. I strive to be a genuine, empathetic, and passionate therapist. I work with individuals of all gender identities, races, and sexualities with acknowledgment of cultural competence and sensitivity.
I am a licensed professional who specializes in trauma, depression, anxiety, stress management, issues related to chronic and physical illness, and life transitions.
I deeply value the bond I have made with clients and have found that the strength of the therapeutic relationship is based on the client’s ability to trust in my authenticity and passion for supporting them as individuals. I strive to be a genuine, empathetic, and passionate therapist. I work with individuals of all gender identities, races, and sexualities with acknowledgment of cultural competence and sensitivity.
(332) 239-1702 View (332) 239-1702
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Jessica Myers
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LMHC, LPC
Verified Verified
Sunnyside, NY 11104  (Online Only)
I work with any who has been experiencing symptoms of Anxiety and Panic Disorders, Depression, & Co-Dependency and/or has been struggling with life transitions, personal growth and self-esteem. What makes me different from other therapists? My care is genuine. I am someone that will not only care about your symptoms, but will want to know you as a whole person. I am direct in my approach, and will help you make those tough & important connections. And while therapy can be clinical, it should be collaborative & casual and I will provide a safe space to laugh and/or cry without fear of judgement.
I work with any who has been experiencing symptoms of Anxiety and Panic Disorders, Depression, & Co-Dependency and/or has been struggling with life transitions, personal growth and self-esteem. What makes me different from other therapists? My care is genuine. I am someone that will not only care about your symptoms, but will want to know you as a whole person. I am direct in my approach, and will help you make those tough & important connections. And while therapy can be clinical, it should be collaborative & casual and I will provide a safe space to laugh and/or cry without fear of judgement.
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Mariah Hallbilsback
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MA
Verified Verified
Sunnyside, NY 11104  (Online Only)
Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-worth, relational/family issues, or trouble reconciling with the past? Do you find yourself overcome with self-doubt, overthinking often, or without motivation? I am a trauma-informed, EMDR-trained, LGBTQIA+ affirming, queer therapist, who works with clients dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, and self-worth-related issues. I believe that psychotherapy that is tailored to your needs and personal experiences can have an incredible impact on your sense of well-being, improve relationships, and reconnect you safely to the world.
Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-worth, relational/family issues, or trouble reconciling with the past? Do you find yourself overcome with self-doubt, overthinking often, or without motivation? I am a trauma-informed, EMDR-trained, LGBTQIA+ affirming, queer therapist, who works with clients dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, and self-worth-related issues. I believe that psychotherapy that is tailored to your needs and personal experiences can have an incredible impact on your sense of well-being, improve relationships, and reconnect you safely to the world.
(332) 334-8789 View (332) 334-8789
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Sarah Heilman
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Sunnyside, NY 11104  (Online Only)
I work with individuals who are struggling with a range of difficulties. Whether you are facing a crisis, struggling with anxiety, depression, self-image problems, loss or trauma, or are feeling dissatisfied in your relationships, academics, or work, therapy can be a place for relief and growth. Together, we’ll formulate goals for treatment by identifying your stressors, painful patterns of thinking or feeling, and other problems areas that are holding you back or impeding your sense of happiness and satisfaction. We’ll also attend to your past experiences and examine their role in your current difficulties.
I work with individuals who are struggling with a range of difficulties. Whether you are facing a crisis, struggling with anxiety, depression, self-image problems, loss or trauma, or are feeling dissatisfied in your relationships, academics, or work, therapy can be a place for relief and growth. Together, we’ll formulate goals for treatment by identifying your stressors, painful patterns of thinking or feeling, and other problems areas that are holding you back or impeding your sense of happiness and satisfaction. We’ll also attend to your past experiences and examine their role in your current difficulties.
(332) 248-0549 View (332) 248-0549
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Nikki Katsiotas
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Sunnyside, NY 11104  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Psychologist and a Certified School Psychologist. I provide therapeutic services that help individuals manage stressful life events, improve their relationships, and increase their overall well-being. I believe strongly in providing a safe, positive and caring therapeutic environment to help people grow and reach their full potential. I work with children, adolescents and adults. I have extensive experience treating people with anxiety, depression, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, anger issues, and social difficulties, as well as in-depth experience working with adolescents and adults with disabilities.
I am a Licensed Psychologist and a Certified School Psychologist. I provide therapeutic services that help individuals manage stressful life events, improve their relationships, and increase their overall well-being. I believe strongly in providing a safe, positive and caring therapeutic environment to help people grow and reach their full potential. I work with children, adolescents and adults. I have extensive experience treating people with anxiety, depression, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, anger issues, and social difficulties, as well as in-depth experience working with adolescents and adults with disabilities.
(516) 614-6701 View (516) 614-6701
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Mind in Motion Psychological Services
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Sunnyside, NY 11104
In the past 5+ years our team of 13 professionals helped over 5k clients to overcome a hopeless depression, crippling anxiety, and amend seemingly broken relationship.
Do you ask yourself: Why do I keep drowning in the silence of my pain, fearing judgment, when screaming for help could be my lifeline? If so, it might be time to schedule a therapy session. Depression and anxiety present pervasive challenges impacting daily life. Individuals with depression experience persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and a lack of interest in once-enjoyable activities. Anxiety manifests as excessive worry, fear, and heightened stress. It’s up to you to learn to understand yourself, acquire tools and skills needed to overcome fear of judgment, loneliness, or self-doubt.
In the past 5+ years our team of 13 professionals helped over 5k clients to overcome a hopeless depression, crippling anxiety, and amend seemingly broken relationship.
Do you ask yourself: Why do I keep drowning in the silence of my pain, fearing judgment, when screaming for help could be my lifeline? If so, it might be time to schedule a therapy session. Depression and anxiety present pervasive challenges impacting daily life. Individuals with depression experience persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and a lack of interest in once-enjoyable activities. Anxiety manifests as excessive worry, fear, and heightened stress. It’s up to you to learn to understand yourself, acquire tools and skills needed to overcome fear of judgment, loneliness, or self-doubt.
(646) 969-9035 View (646) 969-9035
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Jennifer Somin
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sunnyside, NY 11104  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
By first improving our relationship with ourselves, we can improve our relationship with the world! I specialize in complex trauma and PTSD, anxiety/depression, sexual and relationship issues, life transitions, stress and personal growth.
There are many things in our lives that we can’t control which can lead to mismanaged expectations, anxiety and general unhappiness. However, if we can learn to accept what we can’t change while finding our power, direction and motivation to control what we can change, we can find a better sense of peace. My role as a counselor is to provide a safe, non-judgmental space to explore the many intricate complexities of your life and mental health and help you develop coping skills. I am a hands on, person-centered counselor who enjoys working with individuals of all ages to navigate life’s challenges.
By first improving our relationship with ourselves, we can improve our relationship with the world! I specialize in complex trauma and PTSD, anxiety/depression, sexual and relationship issues, life transitions, stress and personal growth.
There are many things in our lives that we can’t control which can lead to mismanaged expectations, anxiety and general unhappiness. However, if we can learn to accept what we can’t change while finding our power, direction and motivation to control what we can change, we can find a better sense of peace. My role as a counselor is to provide a safe, non-judgmental space to explore the many intricate complexities of your life and mental health and help you develop coping skills. I am a hands on, person-centered counselor who enjoys working with individuals of all ages to navigate life’s challenges.
(914) 996-4399 View (914) 996-4399
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Neal Santacruz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, r
Verified Verified
Sunnyside, NY 11104
You are unique. Using a client-centered approach, I work with your individual needs and focus for therapy. Sometimes a person may seek change in their lives or want to process their unresolved experiences and understand themselves better. Whether you are sad about the past or worried about the future, I am well versed in multiple therapeutic modalities to be able to help.
You are unique. Using a client-centered approach, I work with your individual needs and focus for therapy. Sometimes a person may seek change in their lives or want to process their unresolved experiences and understand themselves better. Whether you are sad about the past or worried about the future, I am well versed in multiple therapeutic modalities to be able to help.
(917) 765-0047 View (917) 765-0047
Depression Therapists

What is the goal of therapy for depression?

Therapy for depression has several major goals. One is to relieve the mental pain of depression, which distorts feeling and thinking so that sufferers cannot see beyond their current state of mind or envision feeling better. Another is to give people the mental tools to recognize and correct the kinds of distorted thinking that turn a problem into a catastrophe and lead to despair. Therapy also teaches people how to process negative emotions in constructive ways, so they have more control over their own emotional reactivity. And it helps people regain the ability to see themselves positively, the motivation to do things, and the capacity for pleasure.

What happens in therapy for depression?

Perhaps most important, no matter the type of therapy, patients form an alliance with the therapist; that connection is therapeutic in itself, plus it becomes an instrument of change. Patients learn to identify and to challenge their own erroneous beliefs and thoughts that amplify the effects of negative experiences. They learn to identify situations in which they are especially vulnerable. And they learn new patterns of thinking and behaving. They may be given “homework” assignments in which they practice their developing skills. In addition, good therapists regularly monitor patients to assess whether and how much the condition is improving.

What therapy types help with depression?

Several types of short-term therapy have been found effective, each targeting one or more areas of dysfunction. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) helps clients challenge their negative thoughts and beliefs, learn new behavioral strategies, and curb reactivity to distressing situations. Behavioral activation (BA) is a form of therapy often used in conjunction with CBT; it focuses on engagement in rewarding activity as a pathway to changing negative feelings and disturbed mood. Another widely used approach is interpersonal therapy (IPT), which targets the social difficulties that both give rise to and get exacerbated by depression. Therapists may combine approaches as needed.

Can therapy for depression be done online?

Studies have found that online therapy can be highly effective for treating depression, although it may be more challenging to build a good therapist-patient alliance on screen than in person—at least at first. However, online therapy can offer considerable advantages. Accessibility and convenience are tops among them. Some people actually find it easier to talk about problems online than in person. While online therapy typically limits visibility of facial expression and body gestures that give important nonverbal cues to a patient’s state of mind, it can give therapists a glimpse into a patient’s world and life, providing information that can be highly useful in guiding therapy.

How effective is therapy for depression?

Many studies show that therapy is highly effective provided that patients complete the prescribed course of therapy, commonly 16 to 20 sessions. Over the long term, it is more effective than medication and the effects are more enduring. As a result, psychotherapy has the power not just to relieve current suffering but to prevent future episodes of the disorder. Therapy reverses the dysfunction in neural circuitry that disposes individuals to a negative view of themselves, the world, and their future and they acquire coping techniques, problem-solving skills, and understanding of their own vulnerabilities that are useful over the course of a lifetime.