Depression Center

As a founding member of the National Network of Depression Centers, we are committed to increasing scientific knowledge about depression & bipolar disorder and removing the stigma associated with mental illness. These aims will enable advanced patient care, thereby significantly improving quality of life.

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401 E. Chestnut Suite 610
Louisville, KY 40202

next Building hope seminar

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 6-7 pm Building Hope Seminar:“Thrive: how psychological therapies transform lives and save money” PRESENTER: David M. Clark, Ph.D. Professor of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, England and Director, Oxford Centre for Anxiety Disorders & Trauma. For address and more information click here.

UofL Today interview

Tuesday, September 17, 2018:Listen to Rif El-Mallakh and Ray Yeruva talk about Zika’s impact on the brain. click here.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

Tuesday nights, 7:30 - 8:30pm: Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)Several of our providers partner with the DBSA Family and Friends Groups. More information here.

Men and Depression

Men and Depression: Dr. Wright featured in Insider article "Many men have a hard time talking about depression, especially around the holidays" Read Article and view video

ALSO SEE: WHAS interview with Dr. Jesse Wright as he discusses how to cope with holiday blues and tips to handle depression. Watch Video

Interview with Self

Can I Really Not Come Off Antidepressants on My Own?. Dr. Jesse Wright was recently interviewed by Self Magazine regarding depression and medicine as treatment. He discusses the reasons one should not come off of medicine by themselves. Read article

Recent Interview

Listen in to UofL Today on Monday, August 21st at 9:30am! Dr. Jesse Wright discusses his interactive computer-based program that is used to treat depression with Mark Hebert on UofL Today. If you miss the live version, the recorded audio will be available at a later date on this page.

Coping with Change. The reality is that life is inherently stressful for a large majority of Americans, and those who are quicker to adapt to change often experience better quality of life functioning. Watch video and read more

Photo of patient using TMS

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). The Depression Center offers the non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical NeuroStar TMS Therapy for patients suffering from depression. Videos and more info

Upcoming Events

From the Director

Dr. Jesse WrightRecommended Reading from the Director of the UofL Depression Center

Dr. Wright was a co-author on an important study that researched the barriers to implementation of Computer-Assisted Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for depression in primary care. Some of the obstacles include an insufficient number of trained therapists, costs of treatment, lack of transportation, and difficulty in scheduling and attending a large number of therapy sessions. For this reason, most primary care patients who could benefit from CBT do not participate in this form of treatment or receive any psychotherapy. Read article


Appointments: 502-588-4450

UofL Health Care Outpatient Center
401 E. Chestnut
Suite 610
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-588-4450
Fax: 502-588-9539




Clifford Kuhn, MD

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