Depression & Anxiety Help Pocatello ID

Depression and anxiety are real and can hit anyone at any time. It's normal to feel depressed and anxious after graduation. The best thing you can do to conquer these graduation blues is to take control of your emotions, allow yourself to feel blue, but then work your way out of it by focusing on the positive, such as what you've achieved, and then form some new goals and a plan to attain them. Understand that if you need help seeking it out means you are strong. Please scroll down for more information and access to the therapists in Pocatello, ID listed below.

Mrs. Cyd Kirkham
Hope Tree Family Services
(208) 380-0376
109 N Aurthur STE #203
Pocatello, ID
Credentials: LPC
Licensed in Idaho
5 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Adoption/Foster Care, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Self Abuse, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Attachment Disorders, Women's Issues
Populations Served
Children of Divorce
Membership Organizations
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17)

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Healthy Place Counseling Inc
(208) 233-1276
472 Pershing Ave
Pocatello, ID
Mental Health Professional

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John Hanford Dickey
(208) 282-4700
2435 Gail Drive
Pocatello, ID
Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Psychotherapy, Psychological Assessment, Family Psychotherapy, Crisis Intervention or Disaster Intervention
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Wayne State University
Credentialed Since: 1985-04-15

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Donald M. Whitley
(208) 233-4900
1151 Hospital Way Building D
Pocatello, ID
Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Stress Management or Pain Management, Crisis Intervention or Disaster Intervention, Disability Determination or Worker Compensation Evaluation, Psychological Assessment
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Utah State University
Credentialed Since: 1987-09-01

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Schubert Janet Lee Lcpc Counselor
(208) 238-0044
353 N 4th Ave
Pocatello, ID
Mental Health Professional, Osteopath (DO)

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John Hochhalter
(208) 994-4297
Center Counseling4460 Central Way
Chubbuck, ID
Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Couples Counseling, Psychosis
School: Idaho State University
Year of Graduation: 2008
Years In Practice: 3 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$80 - $90
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Better Outlook Family Resource Center
(208) 478-2050
427 N 4th Ave
Pocatello, ID
Mental Health Professional

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John B Reichman
(208) 234-2660
333 N 18th Ave
Pocatello, ID

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ATO Z Family Services
(208) 478-9822
732 Washington Ave
Pocatello, ID
Mental Health Professional

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Predrag Vukman Gligorovic
(208) 239-1222
500 S 11th Ave
Pocatello, ID

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Recognizing Depression and Anxiety

By Karen Keller

It’s normal to feel depressed and anxious after graduation. Those first-job interviews have us buying a new stick of deodorant every week. Then, if you’re successful, you get to transition to the 9-to-5 routine as a reward. It’s the beginning of the rest of your life


Pretty grim.

But what’s the difference between stuttering when you’re on the spot and real, clinically diagnosed anxiety? And what about the blues? Is it depression, or are
you just seriously bummed that you can’t get up at noon anymore? The NYU School of Medicine provides a good test for both Depression and Anxiety . For more information, check out the National Institute of Mental Health on Depression and Anxiety . Finally, Cigna has a quick and dirty guide to both the big D and the little A .

Obviously, if it’s a clear case of clinical craziness, you want to see a doctor. However, even if it’s just a case of minor brain wackiness, there are many things you can do to bolster your mental health that don’t have side effects of medication (e.g., erectile dysfunction, hair loss, or worse.


For Both Depression and Anxiety


Relieves tension and increases the amount of serotonin—the happy neurotransmitter—in the brain. And a super-secret tip: exercise makes you look hotter. Check out what the American Psychological Association has to say about the positive link between exercise and depression .

Practice Relaxation and Deep Breathing

Who knows—it could be a foray into becoming a tantric sex master. For deep-breathing tips, see this Web MD blog or try yoga .

Get Enough Sleep

Good not only for staving off wrinkles, sleep makes you more alert at work and puts you in a better mood. For more information, see what the American Psychological Association has to say about sleep, or check out tips for battling sleeping problems from the American Insomnia Association.

Dispute Negative, Recurring Thoughts

“No one will ever love me once they really get to know me.” “I sound like a moron when I try to talk politics.” “Standard & Poor’s would never hire me.” Everybody’s got issues. Say something more realistic out loud and repeat as often as necessary until it starts sounding like the truth: “I’m a loveable person.” “I know quite a few things about politics.” “Standard & Poor’s would have to be smoking crack not to hire me.” Here’s what says about defeatist thinking . The key is to pinpoint irrational thoughts, then beat the hell out of them.

Kick the Drug Habit

Stop drinking, smoking weed, or whatever you're doing to support the local drug dealer. Drugs can rouse psychological demons. The National Institute on Drug Abuse says there's an established link between smoking pot and both depression and anxiety.

Anxiety Specifically

Schedule “Worry Time”

From 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., every day, worry with abandon. That’s right. From the simple stuff like hav...

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