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Depression Therapy

At Cultivate Therapy, we understand the profound impact depression can have on your life. Our therapists provide world-class depression treatment services that will help you navigate the complexities of depression and reclaim your mental well-being, with a strong emphasis on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques. 


Work with us at our offices in Millburn, Bloomfield, or Jersey City NJ or by telehealth from anywhere in NY and NJ. 

Meet your team.

Therapists That Offer Anxiety Therapy

You May Be Experiencing:

  • Persistent Sadness or Low Mood

  • Loss of Interest or Pleasure

  • Changes in Appetite or Weight

  • Trouble Sleeping or Sleeping All the Time

  • Fatigue or Loss of Energy

  • Feelings of Worthlessness or Excessive Guilt

  • Difficulty Concentrating

  • Restlessness or unusually slow movements

  • Wishing you could disappear or even die

And you might want to come to therapy to work on things like:

  • Gain insights into the root causes of your depression

  • Develop effective coping strategies to manage symptoms using CBT techniques

  • Identify and challenge negative thought patterns

  • Learn techniques to calm your mind and soothe your nervous system

  • Heal past traumas that may be fueling present-day depression

  • Strengthen your self-esteem and sense of self-worth

  • Build healthier relationships with yourself and others

  • Explore medication if it is right for you

  • Identify and work towards goals related to a happier, healthier lifestyle

  • Practice setting boundaries with your family of origin, partner, and friends

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Zahayra Carino

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Alison Urban

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Madeline Salerno


Audrey Augustave


Evan Greenberg

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Rebecca Walsman


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Personalized Care from Depression Specialists

Our approach to depression therapy begins with honoring your unique story. As depression specialists, we believe that understanding your experiences, challenges, and aspirations is crucial for creating a personalized path towards healing and growth.

Through expert assessment, objective depression symptom inventories, and compassionate dialogue, we will pinpoint how your depression manifests and how to begin to treat it.  Whether it's persistent sadness, loss of interest in activities, or feelings of hopelessness, we will provide a safe space for exploration and understanding and a path to feeling like your old self again.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression

CBT is at the core of our therapeutic approach for treating depression. This evidence-based method focuses on identifying and challenging negative thought patterns and beliefs that contribute to your depressive symptoms. By restructuring these thoughts, you can develop healthier, more adaptive ways of thinking. 


You may also be navigating other challenges alongside your depression, such as anxiety, relationship issues, work-related stress, or life transitions. Our holistic approach considers all facets of your life to ensure comprehensive support.


Treating depression also usually involves goal-setting and habit-building around practical elements like establishing an exercise routine you enjoy, seeing friends more often, engaging in meaningful activities, reducing drinking, smoking, or drug use, along with processing loss and change.  If medication is needed or of interest, we can connect you with local prescribers we know and trust. 

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Meet with us in our Jersey City office or via telehealth for online therapy. 

At our counseling centers in northern New Jersey, we believe that transformation is possible for everyone. No matter how overwhelming your depression may feel right now, there is hope for a brighter, more fulfilling future.

We’ll help you build a customized toolbox of coping skills and insight-based changes that will soothe your depression, promote sustainable well-being, and cultivate a more mindful way of living. Through guided sessions utilizing CBT methods tailored to your needs, you'll learn to connect with your body, quiet your mind, and find moments of peace regardless of external circumstances. Let’s work together to get your life back on track.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with a depression specialist, please call us or visit our website. Together, we can work towards overcoming depression and rediscovering the joy in life.

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