Depression Support Groups Spokane WA

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Fernando A Ortiz
(509) 720-6408
502 E. Boone Ave
Spokane, WA
Services
Cultural Diversity Issues, Career Assessment and Counseling, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Languages Spoken
Spanish
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Wash St U
Credentialed Since: 2009-12-01

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Connie S. Raybuck
(509) 535-6386
Ste 415, S 140 Arthur
Spokane, WA
Services
Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder)
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of South Carolina
Credentialed Since: 1996-11-18

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James A. Roubos
(509) 624-2621
922 S Cowley Suite 6
Spokane, WA
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: U Wyoming
Credentialed Since: 1986-02-25

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Darrelle M. Volwiler
(509) 242-0806
910 N. Washington, Suite 211
Spokane, WA
Services
Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender Issues, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Behavioral Health Intervention involving Life Threatening/Terminal Disease
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Wash St U
Credentialed Since: 2005-07-26

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Ms. Marian Beaumier
(509) 483-0428
1002 N. Superior, Suite P.O. Box 963
Spokane, WA
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW
Licensed in Washington
4 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Spiritual/Religious Concerns, Stress, Trauma/PTSD
Populations Served
Military/Veterans, Disabled, Alzheimer's
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Allen D. Bostwick
(509) 747-7700
901 E. Second Ave, Ste 208
Spokane, WA
Services
Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment, Individual Psychotherapy, Forensic Evaluation (e.g., mental competency evaluation), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: U Wisc, Milwaukee
Credentialed Since: 1995-08-25

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Laura Asbell
(509) 534-1731
140 S. Arthur
Spokane, WA
Services
Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial), Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Wash St U
Credentialed Since: 1990-12-24

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Jay M. Toews
(509) 534-3683
901 E 2nd Ave, Ste 204
Spokane, WA
Services
Disability Determination or Worker Compensation Evaluation, Stress Management or Pain Management, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Psychological Assessment
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Wash St U
Credentialed Since: 1975-08-18

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Christine Guzzardo
(509) 456-3600
421 W. Riverside Ave.
Spokane, WA
Services
Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment, Disorder Diagnosed in Infancy-Adolescence (e.g., ADHD, LD, MR, or Pervasive Devel Disorder), Individual Psychotherapy, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder)
Ages Served
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Southern California
Credentialed Since: 2003-11-21

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Ms. Alison Hadley
Professional Counseling Group
(509) 456-8199
323 West 15th Avenue
Spokane, WA
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW, DCSW
Licensed in Washington
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions, Women's Issues
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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How Support Groups Can Help You With Depression

Disorders - Depression
Written by Gabriel Adams   

As the holidays approach, you may be feeling a wide array of emotions. The holidays are often marketed as a "happy," "fun,"time. Of course, they can be, but there is also an increased risk of depression around the holidays.

Is depression an issue that you are dealing with this holiday season? Whether your depression comes from financial difficulties, too many tasks to be completed in too little time, or family complications, you do not have to suffer in silence any longer. It is important to know that there is help out there, even in the middle of the holiday season.

One of the best ways to seek assistance for depression during the holidays is through a support group. As more individuals come to terms with their problems, including depression , support groups continue to increase in popularity. What does this mean for you? What it means is that you should be able to find a local support group that operates in or around your immediate area. This is important for many looking to seek help, as it makes attending local meetings easy and convenient. In fact, did you know that there are also depression support groups that are web based as well?

As important as it is to know that you can seek help for depression during the holidays from a support group, you may be curious as to why you should do so. For starters, it is important to examine the closeness of most support groups. They are designed in a way so that members and instructors give uplifting support to each other. This support also often extends beyond scheduled meetings. This uplifting support and compassion is particularly important during the holidays, as the holidays are when you should feel loved and supported the most. If you do not have any close friends or family members who you can turn to, a support group is a nice, healthy alternative.

As previously stated, the holidays are often marketed as a happy time. That is why it is advised that you seek help for depression through the holidays. Through numerous techniques, you may find your depression significantly reduced or completely eliminated with the assistance of a support group.

Speaking of techniques, the techniques used will vary depending on the support group in question, but most are encouraged to talk about and discuss their issues with depression , such as causes or specific trigger factors. In addition to listening,other support group members should offer you encouragement, as
well as tips on how to survive the holiday season.

The first step in dealing with your depression this holiday season is reaching out for help and support. Since support groups do vary, although they all have common goals, you may want to see what you have available. It is relatively easy to research and examine support groups online. There is a good chance that you will find a loving, kind, and compassionate group of individuals who have t...

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