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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 Minneapolis, MN 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 Minneapolis, MN 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 have therapy for depression?

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?

When Maggie’s father died suddenly, she fell into a black hole of sadness for several months. She thought she might benefit from depression counseling, and scheduled her first session. 

Maggie discovered that she was able to talk about her grief and receive expert guidance about how to move forward with her life. And although she was still bereaved, she could see a path forward, and was better equipped to cope with his absence.

If you’re feeling depressed, consider reaching out to Thriveworks in Minneapolis, MN for depression counseling. We’ll work to match you with a depression counselor who can help you find ways to take care of your mental health and reclaim your life and wellbeing.

What Is Depression Counseling?

Depression counseling helps to treat the many symptoms and effects of depression, and in some cases, depressive disorders. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), major depressive disorder affects more than 16 million American adults every year. However, there are many other different types of depression, including:

Each type of depression requires a different clinical playbook. Fortunately, depression counselors at Thriveworks in Minneapolis, MN, can apply their extensive knowledge to whatever symptoms you’re experiencing, offering you expert care through depression counseling. 

How Does Depression Counseling Work?

Depression therapy can help you understand how your mood influences the overall way you see and interact with the world. A therapist can work with you to help find practical ways of managing—and ultimately conquering—those overwhelming feelings of sadness, insecurity, or helplessness.

Depression counseling can assist you if you’re seeing changes to your: 

  • Sleeping habits, including if you’re sleeping too much or having insomnia
  • Libido, such as losing your sex drive
  • Eating habits, like eating too much or too little
  • Finances, including spending too much as a form of “retail therapy”
  • Employment—it’s not uncommon to lose a job when you’re too depressed to work
  • Physical health, as depression can cause physical symptoms like headaches and digestion issues

You don’t have to continually endure the pain of depression when there may be a positive solution that depression counseling can provide. For instance, a Thriveworks depression counselor in Minneapolis, MN, can evaluate your symptoms and determine what counseling approach will work best for your needs. 

This might involve cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT),  (interpersonal therapy), or another counseling method. An accurate diagnosis is important because it will determine what treatment plans will help you begin your recovery journey through depression therapy.

Schedule Depression Treatment at Thriveworks in Minneapolis, MN

Remember that you are not alone, and your mood can turn around with proper treatment. Call Thriveworks today to set up your first depression counseling appointment. 

Thriveworks offers added benefits like: 

  • In-network coverage with most insurance providers
  • Mental health help when and where you need it
  • Instant scheduling for both in person and online sessions
  • The ability to schedule online or by phone
  • Personalized mental health care for your unique needs

You can book online or on the phone. Thriveworks depression counselors are top-rated, credentialed, and have your best mental health outcome in mind—and they’re looking forward to working with you.  

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We cover 180 million Americans – and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Minnesota therapists and counselors accept 1 insurance plans

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Self-pay costs at Minneapolis
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

5.0 Thriveworks Minneapolis reviews are collected through Thriveworks.com.
★★★★★
I’ve worked with Marcie and she is very empathetic and client centered therapist. She is respectful and works collaboratively with her clients to help them in their treatment. She is culturally competent and uses this to help her clients feel comfortable and at ease. I highly recommend her. She is professional and easy talk to and confide in.
Read more I’ve worked with Marcie and she is very empathetic and client centered therapist. She is respectful and works collaboratively with her clients to help them in their treatment. She is culturally competent and uses this to help her clients feel comfortable and at ease. I highly recommend her. She is professional and easy talk to and confide in.
Minneapolis Aug 2021
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Where to find us

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Getting here

Thriveworks in Minneapolis, MN is located at the intersection of Harmon Place and Hennepin Ave, across the street from Loring Park. We currently share the building with Conservis and Cafe Lurcat, among other businesses.

Phone number

(612) 445-3874

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