Counseling for Depression in Pittsburgh

Get help from one of our expert counselors. Most major insurances accepted and sliding scale private pay available.

How do I know if I have depression?

Depression is not just sadness. Depression is a more extreme medical disorder that requires intervention. Left untreated, depression can be devastating to those who experience it and all those around them. Fortunately, with treatment, many people can and do get better.


Symptoms of depression

Not all depression looks the same.  People with depression can experience a range of symptoms.  Many of these symptoms can also be evidence of an anxiety disorder.  These symptoms include:

  • Changes in sleep
  • Changes in appetite
  • Lack of concentration
  • Loss of energy
  • Loss of interest in activities
  • Hopelessness or guilty thoughts
  • Agitation
  • Aches and pains
  • Suicidal thoughts

Causes of depression

Depression has many potential causes, including adverse life events, biological changes, or medical conditions.  Some examples include:




Medical issues

Drugs or alcohol

Counseling services for depression in Pittsburgh, PA

Do you have depression? Only a trained professional can diagnose clinical depression.

How can we help?

Contact us today by filling out our online intake form  -  or just call us at (412) 229-7353.  We have a caring, compassionate and expert counselor to listen and help.

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Benefits of counseling and treatment for depression

Counseling for depression will help you to:

  • Learn coping skills 
  • Process your thoughts to help understand and manage your emotions
  • Recognize the difference between depression and sadness
  • Recognize the difference between clinical and situational depression
  • Understand that emotions are not pathological. 
  • Achieve your goals for recovery

Ready to take the first step?

We have a tremendous team of caring and skilled counselors who want to help. The first step can sometimes be the hardest.  Contact us below to take that step.