Christian Depression Counseling in Huntington Beach

Are you feeling discouraged and disengaged?Do the circumstances you are in and the challenges you are facing seem hopeless?If you are overwhelmed with sadness and are finding it impossible to lift yourself up, you very well may be suffering from depression.

It has been determined that around 350 million individuals around the world struggle with symptoms of depression.It is a leading cause of disability.Many with depression never get the treatment they need to overcome the condition.

One reason some don’t seek help is they feel doing so is a sign of weakness and feel that they should have the ability to control such emotions.Some don’t even realize that a problem with depression exists.

If you suspect you are struggling with depression and hopelessness, Christian Counseling in Huntington Beachis available to help you.We can assist you in finding healing, peace,and wholeness by combining psychology counseling methods with faith-based solutions for total whole-body wellness.

The burden of depression is one we are not designed to carry alone.If you are in need of help, contact a Christian counselor for depression (from the list on the right) today or call us at 949-386-7181.

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Relief From Depression Is Possible

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

Jerimiah 29:11

The Lord will lead the way and will stick by you through thick and thin, in good times and in bad times. He is an ever-present help when you are troubled. In God’s Word, he tells us not to be discouraged. But, when you are depressed, you can be so overwhelmed with hopelessness, you have difficulty believing. You may feel like you are stuck in the dark and gloom.You may even grow faint and wish you weren’t even living.

Life might seem to have no meaning and you don’t feel connected to God or to other people. It can be unbearable without someone to help walk you through it all. That is where Christ-centered counseling comes into the picture.We are here for you. We can help.

Am I Depressed?

Depression often affects individuals differently. Some people may feel sad and have problems concentrating while others may be hit so hard by it, they contemplate suicide. If you are thinking that you may be suffering from depression, it’s imperative to seek help immediately.

Depression is cunning and sneaky. It can come out of nowhere and turn your world upside-down in a matter of no time. Whether your symptoms are mild, moderate or severe, it is best to get help as soon as you suspect you may be depressed so you don’t have to suffer from it another minute.

Depression symptoms include:

  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Difficulty remembering and concentrating
  • Being over-tired
  • Feeling hopeless
  • Frequent bouts of irritability
  • Little or no interest in things you used to love to do
  • Eating too little or too much
  • Frequent headaches, digestive issues and other aches and pains
  • Suicidal thoughts

Even if your depression seems hopeless and totally out of control, God is mercy and grace. He is strong enough to handle the situation. In your darkest hour, you can count on Him to see you through. Christ-centered counseling will help you combat depression and all the symptoms that go along with it. You will overcome with God and a Christian counselor to help you.

Different Depression Types

The causes of depression are many. It affects individuals in various ways. There are different kinds of depression. Women can suffer from postpartum depression after giving birth. Some have depression due to something that is going on in their life like a death or divorce. Figuring out which type you have can greatly help in deciding what you need to do in order to find healing.

Around 16 million American adults have major depression which causes severe limitations in your normal functioning.

Depression types include:

  • Major depression
  • Persistent depressive disorder
  • Bipolar depression
  • Seasonal affective disorder
  • Postpartum depression
  • Situational depression
  • Atypical depression

Our Huntington Beach Christ-focused Counseling center has who dedicated depression counselors bring their expertise and experience to the table in order to treat a large variety of depression types. They custom tailor Christ-focused treatment plans for the individual needs each client has.

Christ-Focused Depression Treatment In Huntington Beach

God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. – Hebrews 6:10

The scripture above tells us that we are to show love to all as unto Him. God asks us to help others and to continue helping them. At our counseling center, that is exactly what we do. We know depression is a huge burden to bear. We are available to help you work through the mirk and mire so you can come out victorious. There are some of our counseling staff members who have personally experienced depression in their own lives. Our goal is to meet you where you are. We strive to assure you that it is alright to feel your feelings.We want to offer healing and hope to you. We will encourage you to work through things at your pace in the manner that works best for you as an individual. Our Christian counselors know that you are unique -unlike anyone else in the world and we treat you as such. We support and encourage you completely.

Get Connected With a Christian Counselor
Contact Trish at reception
949-386-7178

Can Therapy Put an End to Depression?

Depression can be greatly helped through counseling. Studies have proven that following just 16 therapeutic weeks of treatment, as many as 40% have reported they’re feeling better. Those statistics are for counseling of the secular nature so when you add in the Christ factor, the results are even more amazing. Christian counseling for depression yields even higher results since Christ is the healer. Faith-based counseling makes a lot of difference in the world because,with God, all things are possible. At the center, we feel privileged to be His servants – proclaiming His healing, mercy,and love.

Additional benefits that come from Christian Depression Counseling include:

  • Learning to control behaviors and thoughts that are negative and destructive in nature.
  • Finding emotional, physical, and spiritual relief from symptoms due to depression.
  • Identifying the roots of depression and working through it as well.
  • Finding faith-based support and counseling methods that are tried and true.
  • Gaining a place that is safe and secure where you can express your feelings, concerns, and future hopes and dreams.
  • Learning ways to build healthier relationships.
  • Offering ways in which for you to vocalize your feelings in a constructive and healthy way.

The Lord can work so many miracles in your life. Our association of faith-based counselors fully believe that so much is able to be accomplished through prayer, faith and studying the Bible. We are confident that therapy can stomp out depression and are grateful for the honor of working for God and being allowed to witness His wondrous miracles.

What Can I Expect From Depression Counseling?

But Jesus beheld [them], and said unto them, with men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible. – Mathew 19:26

At our Huntington Beach Christian Counseling, we thrive on supporting individuals during their struggles by helping them get through the healing process. With God as the pillar for recovery and a firm foundation of faith, we know all things are possible. We also implement a number of methods of treatment like support groups, nutrition, exercise and, when needed, anti-depressants.

Our ultimate goal is for you to understand and deal with the triggers which agitate your depression in order for you to gain the control necessary to triumph over your behavior and your moods.

Some things you can expect when engaged in Christ-centered depression counseling:

  • A compassionate and safe spot where you can connect with God, yourself and others and where you can share your heart and your story.
  • Tools that are faith-based in nature to equip you with what you need to experience a life-long, change for the good.
  • Dedicated and highly skilled professionals counselors who will walk with you and work for you towards the goal of complete recovery from depression.
  • Client-centered values and treatment methods which always put you and your needs first.

How does Treatment for Depression Work?

Depression treatment varies from individual to individual depending on the kind of depression they have, how severe their symptoms are and their recovery goals. As an association faith-based counselors, we blend bible study, prayer, and faith with God’s grace with methods of counseling that evidence-based including:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – CBT assists individuals in managing destructive and harmful behaviors and thoughts by purposefully becoming aware of the way emotions, thoughts, and actions are likely to lead to depression. Once identified, the therapist helps you replace perceptions that are negative and sometimes unrealistic with healthy, positive ones.
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy – IPT deals with depression and also with relationships identifying and addressing obstacles and determining ways in which you relate to others like friends, family, and romantic partners.
  • Psychodynamic Therapy – Psychodynamic therapy goes down to the root of the depression by discovering more about you and by working through problems that stem from your background and the relationships you have had. The end goal is to help heal you from self-blame, guilt and other destructive feelings.

Don’t get stuck in a rut where being depressed seems like a normal part of your life that will go on forever. It’s not normal.You do not have to experience it – day in and day out. God designed you to be happy and joyous.You can live an ultimate, happy and fulfilled life where, together with Christ, you feel new and whole. Our counselors are available to help you go far beyond your expectations of what is possible for your life. We help you succeed.

Let us help you create a brand new life.Get in touch with us today for your initial risk-free session.

Find out more about Christ-centered counseling for your depression or set up an appointment by reaching out by phone at (949) 386-7181 or by contacting us online.

Get Connected With a Christian Counselor
Contact Trish at reception
949-386-7178