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1,613 people sought depression counseling help at Jersey City in the last year

Discover how starting 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 Jersey City, NJ 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 Jersey City, NJ 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.

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Depression Counseling in Jersey City, NJ

If you feel depressed, one thing is true: A mental health professional can help. It might be hard to explain how you feel and what you’re experiencing, but there are professionals who specialize in depression. They can offer their help and support as you learn to manage your depressive thoughts and feelings.

Would you like to schedule a depression counseling appointment? Reach out to Thriveworks Counseling in Jersey City, NJ today. We can set you up with a depression therapist right away.

Do I Have Depression?

Reminder: Only a professional can make a sure depression diagnosis. However, the following symptoms are common and do signify the possibility of depression:

  • Feelings of a deep despair
  • Loss of interest in day to day activities
  • Hopelessness and worthlessness
  • Withdrawal from loved ones
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Changes in eating habits
  • Fatigue or lack of energy
  • Suicidal thoughts or thoughts of self-harm

Do you have any of these symptoms? First and foremost, if you do, it’s okay. Depression is a common mental health condition—many people around the world have it and manage it. Now, the next step is to talk to a counselor or psychologist about how you’re feeling. They can offer treatment and help you heal.

Types of Depression

There are different types of depression including:

  1. Major and minor depression
  2. Bipolar disorder
  3. Seasonal affective disorder
  4. Postpartum depression

If you are concerned that you have any of the above forms of depression or another form of depression, talk to a mental health professional. They can help you better understand your symptoms, which type of depression you may have, and most importantly, manage your depression.

How Does Depression Treatment Work?

We keep saying if you are experiencing symptoms of depression or if you think that you may be depressed, reach out for help. Why? Because a mental health professional can truly help you heal. To outline a few functions of a depression counselor or psychologist, they can…

  • Assess your symptoms
  • Discuss root causes of your depression
  • Offer specific coping strategies
  • Design a treatment plan around your needs
  • Provide support during this difficult time

In a nutshell, the depression therapists and psychologists at Thriveworks Counseling in Jersey City, NJ can offer personalized help. If you are struggling with depression symptoms, please reach out. Our team can help.

Schedule a Depression Counseling Appointment at Thriveworks in Jersey City

You can schedule a depression counseling appointment at Thriveworks in Jersey City, NJ and meet with a provider as soon as this week. To kickstart this process, just call us. We have a scheduling team that helps our clients schedule their appointments quickly and efficiently.

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 Jersey City therapists and counselors accept 27 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • AmeriHealth Administrators

  • AmeriHealth Medicare Advantage

  • AmeriHealth New Jersey

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • EmblemHealth

  • First Health Network

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Kory Langton is a grounded, mature and empathic person. She is kind, supportive and a great listener. These skills make her a great therapist!
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Jersey City is located at the intersection of Sip Ave and Bergen Ave. Behind the building is Hudson County Community College Park. We currently share the building with Capital One and Blink Fitness, among other businesses.

Phone number

(973) 529-8926

Languages spoken by NJ providers

  • German
  • English
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