Rochelle, IL Counseling for Depression at Braden Counseling Center

There are times when all of us have to deal with sadness. Depression washes over us, and we get the deep sinking feeling that it will never go away. In times like these, it is important to seek help for what you are feeling, because no one should have to live with that sensation. Braden Counseling Center has certified and trained counselors to help anyone get through their day, including the ones found at our Rochelle location.

With everything that we experience every day, it is no wonder why depression is becoming more and more prevalent. Life can be extremely overwhelming at times, from troubles at work, to possibly having problems with drugs, alcohol, or even the law. These are all things that affect us in our core, and it is not always clear how to handle it.

How to Identify Depression

If you are experiencing any of the following, you could be clinically depressed:

  1. An unshakable feeling of sadness all day. Children and teenagers will typically manifest this with irritability and anger.
  2. Things that once made you happy no longer do. This could be anything from the people you know to the activities you engage in.
  3. Your weight fluctuates greatly.
  4. Your appetite has changed greatly, whether overeating or not wanting to eat at all.
  5. Your sleep schedule has become unbalanced, either with too much or too little rest.
  6. An overwhelming feeling of agitation has filled your mind. You might also think that you are slower than usual.
  7. The simplest of tasks seem like a difficult undertaking.
  8. You have a sense of worthlessness, either from trauma from your past or something in your current life that has gone unsettled.
  9. A feeling of guilt from things in your life that you can no longer control.
  10. Negative thoughts never go away.
  11. Unexplained aches and pains never go away.
  12. Thoughts of suicide. Note that if these feelings persist, seek help from a crisis center or one of our counselors no matter what time of day.

When suffering from depression, teenagers will seem more angry, irritable, and very grouchy. In men, you might see them unable to express their feelings, usually because they think that having strong emotions is a sign of weakness and try to ignore them. With males, depression will manifest in alcohol abuse, substance abuse, aggression, and anger.

Depression is a very real issue, and it affects everyone differently. Even age and gender play a role in how we experience depression. Counseling for depression and anxiety, like what you can receive at our Rochelle, IL location, can help you cope with your feelings.

Contact our Rochelle, IL branch if you think you might need counseling for depression. You no longer have to feel worthless, sad, and like you cannot make it through the day. We are here to help you. Through Braden Counseling Center, you will find ways that can lead to you making these feelings disappear forever.

What Our Rochelle, IL Depression Counselors Will Do for You 

Depression counseling is just a phone call away for those living near Rochelle, IL. Our goal at Braden Counseling Center is to help teach you techniques that will get you through the day successfully. You will be able to live your life the way you want without the need for alcohol, drugs, or reacting to your life in a destructive manner.

Over the years, we have assisted many clients to live their lives to the fullest, and we can help get you there too. The Rochelle office can offer you:

  • Counseling and Medication Services– There are a variety of ways that we can treat our clients. Our Rochelle, IL location houses extremely qualified local counselors for depression, and they are available to speak with you.
  • Flexible Scheduling That Includes Weekends – We understand that everyone has a life to lead, and that means you might not be available Monday through Friday during work hours. We can find a time that works for you.
  • A Free Initial Consultation – Visit our Rochelle location and allow us to evaluation you. We can see what we can do to help ease your pain.
  • Verify Your Insurance Benefits– We want our clients to know exactly what will be expected of them monetarily and want it to be manageable for them.
  • Cash and Credit Card Payments– We offer flexibility in payment options.
  • Same-Day DUI Evaluations – If you have gotten a DUI, we can evaluate you that day, without delay.

There are times when counseling sessions will be enough to help you quell the feelings of depression. Other times, medication might be a more effective treatment plan. If your symptoms are not as severe as others, you might be surprised to learn what counseling sessions can do for you.

Another effective treatment option is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT is a great way to make changes in the way you act, think, and feel. The therapy will interrupt your destructive cycles, providing you freedom from the things that have caused you depression, and the symptoms that have caused it.

The counselors at Braden Counseling Center have been trained in the techniques of helping you figure out the root of your depression. Once they have an idea of the cause, they will help you create a plan moving forward that will be the first step toward transforming your life. Everyone deserves the opportunity to live each day with happiness and the expectation that good things will happen.

Our counselors for depression at our Rochelle, IL location can provide therapy to couples, families, or individuals. When everyone involved works together, you would be surprised at how successful the results can be. Our counselors will identify your vulnerabilities and your strengths, and they will teach you ways to get rid of unwanted behaviors.

For those suffering with depression, please understand that it affects more than just you, but your family and friends too. The depression counseling program at Braden Counseling Center will help families learn how to communicate and start to move toward a harmonious relationship. Helping you overcome challenges is our specialty.

Use the symptoms outlined above to evaluate if you or someone you love might be suffering from depression. Please do not feel that you are alone. Our counselors are waiting to hear your story. At Braden Counseling Center, we pledge to help each of our clients to find a way to lift the fog around them. Contact us today and move forward with your life.

What Our Clients are Saying.....

I love my therapist at Braden, I always feel listened to and I look forward to my visits. All of the staff I've interacted with has been super friendly and helpful, and the environment is very calming. Best therapy center I have been to.
Devon Buza
Devon Buza
15:25 25 Jun 21
Very professional and they were extremely nice, I'm happy with my choice of going threw Braden counseling center for my classes!
gage butts
gage butts
19:43 07 Feb 21
Amazing place
Ralph Burton
Ralph Burton
16:30 30 Jan 21
Braden Counseling’s staff is outstanding! The counselor conducted herself in a very friendly, courteous, and professional manner. I was treated with dignity and respect. I was put at ease and the evaluation went smoothly, and efficiently. I would definitely recommend Braden Counseling for all of your personal needs.😊
Gregory Link
Gregory Link
17:16 21 Jan 21
Excellent first visit with Dr. Braden.
Gary Duffett
Gary Duffett
21:18 19 Dec 20
My son liked his first visit and is open to going back again.
Veris Nicole
Veris Nicole
22:36 12 Oct 20
Very friendly and welcoming staff. Highly recommend
Jennifer Rosales
Jennifer Rosales
21:50 29 Jul 20
I could not be more satisfied with braden counseling with thier help. Very patient with clients in crisis and need of thier help.
randall nuckles
randall nuckles
15:12 09 Jul 20
I truly got the help I needed here and I appreciate all the staff member for making it a comfortable environment to feel free to talk about what's on your mind and making sure you get the proper help you need.
Majah’s Mayhem
Majah’s Mayhem
19:30 20 May 20
Love the staff .. came here for help and they definitely made a point to take care of all my paper work I needed .. would highly recommend them mostly Nikki shes a great help with anything .. always so cheerfull here 🙂
miguel tovar
miguel tovar
00:58 17 Dec 19
All staff very nice, respectful, caring, patientWould definitely recommend
Zack Newby
Zack Newby
01:23 18 Nov 19
One word....AMAZING !Very Comprehensive and Professional service. I would Highly Recommend to any one in need.
Joseph Perry
Joseph Perry
16:58 10 Jul 19
Dr. Jane Braden was absolutely wonderful and help me though my whole dui process, made it easy and help me understand.thank you some much DR. Branden for everything, your the best !!!😜
Sean Battersby
Sean Battersby
18:46 12 Mar 19
Shout out to Nikki and Nicole. These special women are compassionate professionals and have earned my utmost respect. Braden Counseling is lucky to have them on staff. Also, Cindy at the front desk is amazing!
Angie Johnson
Angie Johnson
21:34 08 Oct 18
Friendly staff, very professional and results driven
Jeffrey Kerner
Jeffrey Kerner
13:53 01 Aug 17
Braden Counseling really cares about their clients! They offer discounts to military veterans which I believe shows their true caring nature! Its nice to have a local place for people to go for help!
Travis Velazquez
Travis Velazquez
22:27 12 Jan 17
Caring staff. Dr Braden was extremely compassionate and supportive during a difficult time. Recommend to anyone!
T Anderson
T Anderson
21:54 06 Apr 16
Braden Counseling center has the finest professionals around. I'd highly recommend their services should a need arise.
Ndisox
Ndisox
03:03 29 Mar 16
Braden Counseling is amazing! Very kind, very friendly staff. Treated me as though I'd been family. I'd recommend them to anyone!
Jessica jorgensen
Jessica jorgensen
22:34 24 Mar 16
They have amazing staff. They listen and help out so much I would recommend them to anyone .
Brad Jorgensen
Brad Jorgensen
22:33 24 Mar 16
The staff is very welcoming and friendly and professional when you walk through the door!! I had been dealing with some anxiety for some time.... I am so glad I went to Braden counseling my first visit there I felt a sense of being welcomed and actually listened to!! Needless to say when I walked out the door I felt a weight off my shoulders I haven't felt in sometime!! So thank you to your wonderful staff!! I would highly recommend Braden counseling to anyone who is looking for a great counselor to talk with and help with your mental health!!
Deborah Mccoy
Deborah Mccoy
19:00 24 Mar 16
I was an emotional wreck when I first went. I was nervous and probably not making a lot of sense. The staff seemed to understand and immediately put me at ease. By the time I left, life just didn’t seem so bad. Thank you Braden Center for being there.
Pam Pascolini
Pam Pascolini
15:57 24 Mar 16
The staff is friendly and courteous. I was amazed at how helpful they were. These people are top notch and very professional. I would highly recommend this office.
Tricia Hernandez
Tricia Hernandez
15:45 24 Mar 16
Braden Counseling Center has always been wonderful. Their front staff is very kind and helpful and Dr. Braden is nothing but professional during all encounters I have had with her. Their facility and staff care about providing quality services to their clients. I highly recommend them.
Amanda Poturalski
Amanda Poturalski
13:56 24 Mar 16
Would give this place more then 5 stars if I could. I Highly recommend them. Staff is amazing there and so helpful .
Master Shake
Master Shake
21:57 23 Mar 16
I highly recommend Braden Counseling. All the staff there is amazing and very sweet 🙂
Melissa Stathis
Melissa Stathis
21:48 23 Mar 16
Highly recommend this place. Very helpful and always courteous. Ms. Rogers is the best and has excellent skills with people to help them through a multitude of problems.
Sarah Schuyler
Sarah Schuyler
20:37 23 Mar 16
Amazing place! The counselors have helped me through some of my lowest points & the girl at the front desk, Cindy, is always super helpful, kind & courteous. Highly recommend!!!
Jennifer Alexander
Jennifer Alexander
19:54 23 Mar 16
I highly recommend Braden Counseling Center for all of you mental health needs! The staff is courteous, respectful and kind. Dr. Braden is one of the best clinical psychologists I have had the pleasure working with.
Wendy Hardesty
Wendy Hardesty
15:58 22 Aug 12