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Are you anxious, stressed, depressed? I was too at one point in my live. My life experiences and training as an LPC and Master Addiction Counselor wil... Are you anxious, stressed, depressed? I was too at one point in my live. My life experiences and training as an LPC and Master Addiction Counselor will inform our collaboration in therapy. Read more

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I am passionate about helping young adults as they adjust to new lifestyles with their own struggles in order to live more meaningful lives. I special... I am passionate about helping young adults as they adjust to new lifestyles with their own struggles in order to live more meaningful lives. I specialize in depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and life transitions using effective strategies. Read more

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What is your go-to approach for depression counseling?

My preferred method for addressing depression involves a combination of client-centered therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). In client-centered therapy, I create a nonjudgmental space where clients can freely share their experiences. This approach helps them feel heard and understood. Following this, CBT techniques are used to help clients recognize and challenge any distorted beliefs that may be contributing to their depression. This dual approach aims to promote self-awareness and empower clients to manage their depression more effectively

What tools do you teach in depression counseling?

I guide clients in utilizing the CBT triangle to uncover the underlying beliefs fueling their depression. Once identified, clients can then focus on reframing and distancing themselves from these unproductive beliefs. The goal is for clients to develop a more constructive belief system that better supports their well-being.

How do you know when a client is making meaningful progress in depression counseling?

I can recognize a client's progress with their depression when they become increasingly aware of their unhelpful beliefs and can transition from negative belief momentum to a more positive one. They start to realize the power of perspective and how they have control over which perspectives they empower.

What can clients do in their personal time to supplement depression counseling?

Clients can enhance their ability to manage depression by practicing mindfulness and being present with their negative emotions, viewing them as signals pointing to unhelpful beliefs. During this time, clients can write down these unhelpful beliefs to gain a clearer understanding of what is embedded in their life template/beliefs, and then focus on restructuring these beliefs.

What should someone do to prepare for starting depression counseling?

Clients can prepare for their therapy intake by reflecting on their personal narrative and identifying moments that contribute to their depression, which they can then discuss with the clinician. Additionally, conducting research on cognitive-behavioral therapy to understand the dynamics of personality and ego flow can be beneficial.

Starting Depression counseling

What can counseling do for those who suffer with depression?

Depression counseling can help those with major depression, minor depression, postpartum depression, persistent depressive disorder, and more. The providers at Thriveworks in Duluth, GA will develop a unique treatment plan based on your specific experience, needs, and goals.

Is it worth going to therapy for depression?

It is absolutely worth going to therapy for depression — depression counseling helps people better manage their symptoms and get back to living happier lives again.

How does depression counseling work?

Depression counseling works by helping people pinpoint life problems, distorted thought patterns, and other causes of their depression, then process and work through them in order to mitigate the negative effects those factors have on their lives.

Signs of depression

Common signs of depression include:

  • Consistent low mood
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Oversleeping or difficulty sleeping
  • Changes in diet (eating much more or less)
  • Withdrawal and isolation
  • Feelings of guilt or worthlessness
  • Feelings of hopelessness
  • Loss of interest in previous hobbies or activities
  • Excessive substance use

Is depression counseling conducted in person or online?

Thriveworks depression counseling in Duluth, GA is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How often should you attend depression therapy sessions?

Depression counseling can last for a few weeks, months, or longer, dependent on the severity of one’s depression as well as their needs and preferences.

How much does depression counseling cost?

At Thriveworks, we take most major forms of insurance, which means that many of our clients only pay a $0-$50 co-pay per session. However, there are also self-pay options that sit around $200 per session, depending on the service and location, for those who are out-of-network.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Duluth therapists and counselors accept 21 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia | BCBS

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia | Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

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Self-pay costs at Duluth
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

4.1 Learn about verified reviews
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My child is a little more relaxed and happy after 5 sessions with Andrew. He will continue the therapy and we are confident he will getting better every day
Read more My child is a little more relaxed and happy after 5 sessions with Andrew. He will continue the therapy and we are confident he will getting better every day
Qingqing Feb 2024
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Shame on Thrive works. My partner and I have been seeing a therapist and liked her. BUT both last week and this week we drove to Duluth location (35 minutes from my house), waited in the waiting room, only to find out our therapist wasn’t even there!!! Called to inquire why and basically got no reason. I received both the text message confirming my appointment and the emails. What if we were in crisis??? So disappointed with them.
Read more Shame on Thrive works. My partner and I have been seeing a therapist and liked her. BUT both last week and this week we drove to Duluth location (35 minutes from my house), waited in the waiting room, only to find out our therapist wasn’t even there!!! Called to inquire why and basically got no reason. I received both the text message confirming my appointment and the emails. What if we were in crisis??? So disappointed with them.
Tracy Jan 2024
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★★★★★
I am very pleased with my therapist and I have learned much about myself!
Karen Dec 2023
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★★★★★
Working with Eboni has truly transformed my life but also the personal love I have for myself. I’d thought I was need of therapy due to stress from my job. After a few months I realize that I was going to be tackling more than just work issues. Eboni was absolutely phenomenal in her quietness when I needed to see myself and determine the truth behind any problems I was trying to work through. I’m so much better because of it and I’m so happy that I made the decision to start. Though I still have a lot to work on;I can already see a difference and so can everyone else! Thank you Eboni!!
Read more Working with Eboni has truly transformed my life but also the personal love I have for myself. I’d thought I was need of therapy due to stress from my job. After a few months I realize that I was going to be tackling more than just work issues. Eboni was absolutely phenomenal in her quietness when I needed to see myself and determine the truth behind any problems I was trying to work through. I’m so much better because of it and I’m so happy that I made the decision to start. Though I still have a lot to work on;I can already see a difference and so can everyone else! Thank you Eboni!!
Duluth Jan 2022
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★★★★
My counselor, Eboni, is amazing and finds different ways using different resources to help me seek better insight. She is highly recommended if you are looking for someone to deal with self-esteem and anger management issues.
Read more My counselor, Eboni, is amazing and finds different ways using different resources to help me seek better insight. She is highly recommended if you are looking for someone to deal with self-esteem and anger management issues.
Duluth Aug 2021
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★★★★★
Very good
Atlanta Jun 2018
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★★★★★
I felt better about myself walking out of the session...
Atlanta Apr 2018
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★★★★
Enjoyed my first session.
Atlanta Apr 2018
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Duluth is located off of Abbotts Bridge Road, and near Kani House. You will find an Urgent Care Center across the street, and an Extra Space Storage down the road.

Phone number

(678) 679-9918

Languages spoken by GA providers

  • English
  • Spanish
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm

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Wednesday 7:00am - 9:30pm
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Saturday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday 7:00am - 9:30pm

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