Deciding to try depression counseling is a difficult one. However, once the decision is made, it is time to find the right depression counselor for you or your loved one. There are thousands of options available, from online counseling to counseling practices, probably all located in your area. So, how do you choose what is right for you?
Consider the Individual
You will want to consider who will be the recipient of the counseling. If it is you, you will want to think about what makes you the most comfortable in a counselor or counseling practice. There are many things to consider. For example, do you trust people who are older, or are you looking for a younger perspective? Or do you want to travel for your appointments? Think about everything that is important to you and begin your search there.
If the individual is someone other than you, you will want to consider their needs. If it is your child, you will want someone who specializes in child counseling. If it is an elderly individual or loved one, you will want someone who specializes there. Think about their specific needs before searching.
Begin Your Search
There are many different ways to find depression counseling. Let’s discuss a few of the most popular methods below.
- Google search. All you have to do is type in “depression counseling near me” to receive a list of practices and counselors using your location services. Alternatively, you can search for depression counseling in your city to find listings for your area.
- Ask others. Do you know someone who is taking advantage of counseling? If so, you might ask their opinion on that practice or individual. You might find that they are an excellent fit for you as well. Ask family and friends for their recommendations or ideas.
- Try the yellow pages. If you are not computer savvy, you can still check the yellow pages in your phone book for listings near you.
There are also other methods such as community bulletin boards or library resources for you to check out. Insight Child & Family Counseling is available to give you the depression counseling you need. Stop your searching and give us a call at 972-426-9500. Or check us out online at www.ldscounselordfw.com.