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723 people sought depression counseling help at Corpus Christi in the last year

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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 Corpus Christi, TX 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 Corpus Christi, TX 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?

Depression can be physically exhausting and mentally punishing at the best of times, but imagine being depressed when you have a newborn baby to care for at home. Postpartum depression is the last thing a new mother needs when she’s dealing with sleepless nights and continuous feedings. Even celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Serena Williams, and Cardi B have spoken up about their difficult personal experiences with postpartum depression. Fortunately, the mental health condition is highly treatable with professional help and a great support system. 

The licensed depression counselors at Thriveworks in Corpus Christi, TX have the compassion and experience to help people suffering from mild to severe depression. Our highly qualified team of psychologists, counselors, therapists, psychiatrists, and social workers can work with you to find a treatment plan that will get you back to your daily routine and help you achieve your goals in life. 

Do I Have Postpartum Depression?

If you are depressed (see the common symptoms below) and you recently gave birth, then you may have postpartum depression. A psychiatrist or depression counselor at Thriveworks in Corpus Christi, TX can give you a full psychological assessment to know for sure. People can suffer from other kinds of depression as well, including the following:

  • Bipolar affective disorder or manic depression
  • Major, moderate, and mild depression
  • Persistent depressive disorder (PDD) or dysthymia
  • Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) 

Treatments for the types of depression can vary. For instance, someone with SAD may benefit from light therapy. And someone with postpartum depression may benefit from hormonal interventions. 

What Are the Symptoms of Depression?

Depression can manifest in different ways, depending on a variety of factors including cultural, genetic, and environmental. Men and women have also been known to show contrasting signs of depression. For example, women tend to internalize their thoughts and feelings, while men tend to externalize them as anger or irritability. 

The licensed depression counselors at Thriveworks in Corpus Christi, TX are highly trained to identify the symptoms of depression, which can include the following:

  • A depressed mood that doesn’t go away or get better (continuously feeling sad and/or negative)
  • Anhedonia (losing interest or pleasure in activities you normally enjoy)
  • Overwhelming feelings of guilt or worthlessness
  • Physical fatigue and exhaustion
  • Diminished energy levels in thought and action (psychomotor retardation)
  • Psychomotor agitation 
  • Sleeping too much or too little (insomnia)
  • Changes in sex drive (no libido)
  • Irritability (which is more often a symptom in men than women)
  • Unintentional weight gain or loss due to changes in appetite
  • Drinking or using drugs to self-medicate
  • Isolating oneself

What Happens When Depression Goes Untreated?

When you don’t treat your depression at the first opportunity, you risk long-term repercussions. Early intervention is best, but any intervention is better than nothing. The depression counselors at Thriveworks in Corpus Christi, TX seek to help their clients manage their neurochemistry, cognitive processes, and emotions to prevent chronic problems associated with depression. Untreated depression can result in a variety of issues, for example:

  • Social isolation
  • Sleep disruption
  • Heart disease
  • Weight issues
  • Physical pain
  • Compromised immune system

And no one should have to live with the long-term psychological suffering that depression inflicts when the condition is so treatable. 

How Do You Treat Depression?

The depression counselors at Thriveworks in Corpus Christi, TX use a wide variety of psychological measures and techniques to treat depression in their clients. These evidence-based, empirically-proven treatment methods include:

  • Pharmaceutical interventions (e.g., antidepressants like SSRIs) prescribed by a Thriveworks psychiatrist
  • Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other cognitive therapies
  • Diet and exercise modifications
  • Holistic treatments like mindfulness and meditation
  • Behavior therapy
  • Couples counseling
  • Family therapy
  • Substance abuse treatment 
  • Addiction treatment

Find Your Exceptional Depression Counselor at Thriveworks in Corpus Christi, TX

Don’t let depression hold you back from fulfilling your dreams. It’s a treatable condition that you share with millions of other people. You are not alone–and you can find immediate help by calling a depression counselor at Thriveworks in Corpus Christi, TX. Our counselors can meet with clients online or in-person at our brick and mortar clinic in Corpus Christi, depending on what’s most convenient. Many clients like the accessibility that online appointments can provide. And they can meet with their counselors virtually on evenings and weekends. 

The depression counselors at Thriveworks are all fully licensed, thus they accept most health insurance. They can provide premium care at affordable prices, so clients don’t need to worry about high out-of-pockets treatment costs.  

When you enroll at Thriveworks in Corpus Christi, TX, you get unlimited access to your depression counselor by phone and email between sessions. You also get a quick turnaround on appointment times. Most clients can meet with their therapist within 24-48 hours of their initial call. 

Find out what makes our licensed depression counselors so exceptional and beloved. Call the Thriveworks office 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 Corpus Christi therapists and counselors accept 36 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Ambetter by Superior Health Plan

  • APEX Memorial Hermann

  • ARIA | Covenant Management Systems

  • Auto Club Enterprises (Employers Health Network)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO

  • Buist Byars and Taylor (Employers Health Network)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

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Self-pay costs at Corpus Christi
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

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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.
Read more 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 Corpus Christi is in the same building as Kleberg Bank, Berkeley Eye Center, Shoreline Sandwich, the office of Deana Jung Prescott MD, Baker & Baker Estate Planning Law office, and Progressive Insurance, as well as many other businesses. Across the street on S Staples Street is Banuelos Tires & Wheels Inc., Stripes, and 7 Eleven Fuel Station. Next door to our office is a Bank of America. North of our office is Williams Drive, and south of it is Curtis Clark Drive.

Phone number

(361) 256-7205

Languages spoken by TX providers

  • English
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