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9,831 people sought depression counseling help in Colorado in the last year

Discover how starting therapy with a depression counseling can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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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 Boulder, CO 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 Boulder, CO 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.

Need more help deciding?

Many people could definitely benefit from talking to a depression counselor at Thriveworks in Boulder, CO. Mental health providers at Thriveworks like counselors and psychiatrists are highly trained and licensed to explore their clients’ symptoms and help develop short- and long-term treatment plans for emotional distress and behavioral problems. Our counselors and psychiatrists in Boulder, CO aim not only to improve their clients’ mental health outlooks, but also help them move toward complete remission from their disorders.

If you think you could benefit from working with a depression counselor, reach out to Thriveworks Boulder, CO today. We’re here to help.

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Depression?

Depression can show up in your life in numerous unwelcome ways. For example:

  • Meaningful weight gain or loss
  • Trouble falling asleep or staying asleep
  • Sleeping too much
  • Physical symptoms like headaches and stomachaches
  • Slowed-down thoughts and movement
  • Unusual fatigue
  • Overwhelming feelings of sadness, guilt, or worthlessness
  • Inability to focus or make decisions
  • Frightening thoughts of death (Note: contact a crisis center immediately if you are experiencing suicidal ideation.)

You may notice these and/or other symptoms of depression in yourself or someone you love. The symptoms may last for as few as two weeks or as long as several years. It’s never too early or too late to seek professional help from a depression counselor at Thriveworks in Boulder, CO.

What Are the Most Common Types of Depression?

Thriveworks depression counselors and other mental health providers can help clients with different types of depression, including:

  • Bipolar (manic) depression
  • Postpartum depression
  • Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
  • Persistent depressive disorder (PDD), aka dysthymia

Treatment plans can vary for the different types of depression. For instance, clients with SAD may benefit from light therapy, and bipolar clients may benefit from mood stabilizers as opposed to antidepressants. Your counselor can guide you to the best treatments and support you through your recovery.

Treatment Options for Depression

Treatment for depression might include:

  • Pharmaceutical interventions (antidepressants)
  • Psychotherapy
  • CBT
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Behavior therapy
  • Couples counseling

Depression Treatment in Boulder, CO Is a Phone Call Away

You will probably know in your gut when the time is right to seek help from a depression counselor at Thriveworks in Boulder, CO. If you’re reading this, it’s probably time. Our insightful, licensed, highly qualified mental health providers can walk you through treatment plans for depression and help determine what’s best for you. Do not wait until you’re in crisis to ask for support. Get help today.

When you work with a counselor at Thriveworks in Boulder, CO, you can expect numerous client benefits like online counseling opportunities (covered by health insurance), and evening and weekend sessions. We look forward to your call so we can match you with an exceptional provider today.

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 Colorado therapists and counselors accept 27 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Colorado Medicare Advantage

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Colorado | GHI BMP

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Colorado | PPO - HMO

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

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Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Boulder is right off of S Broadway. We are near Dental & Implant Centers of Colorado, and the Boulder Fire Station.

Phone number

(720) 864-0574

Languages spoken by CO providers

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