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Depression Treatment and Therapy

Depression Treatment and Therapy

Changes to eliminate Depression

When a person is depressed it feels like you can never get out from under the dark cloud that follows you around. It is important to know that even the most severe cases of depression are treatable. If your stuck feeling depressed why not seek the help you need. Learning about depression treatment and therapy can help you with the decision if it is right for you or not. Therapy, medication, healthy lifestyle changes all contribute to promoting an improved mood that is lasting.

Depression Treatment and Therapy

What To Do About It

  1. Medication is not the only option you have. Therapy and taking the important steps to change your lifestyle is key.
  2. Staying plugged into others is essential and part of integrating back into life. This is useful with group counseling as well as individual therapy. It is an essential part of depression treatment.
  3. Regularly exercising is a wonder antidepressant. It can be just as effective and useful as taking medication.
  4. Therapy teaches you how to look at your irrational and conditioned responses to life. Through the use of Cognitive Behavioral and Narrative Therapy you will see results quickly.
  5. It is always very important that you first rule out any medical causes or reasons for depression.

Depression Treatment and Therapy

Seek Help

Depression is one of the top 5 reasons for coming into therapy. It’s important to note that depression is treatable. It’s sad that the stigma around depression keeps many from seeking the help they need. They may feel weak, not good enough or flawed. They may feel shame around the depression and this keeps them from asking asking for help due to the fear that others will find out. It’s important to note that therapy is confidential and follows strict HIPPA laws.

There are several approaches in therapy that are effective for treating depression.

Therapy is tailor fit to your specific needs and goals. My approach looks at using various techniques. Therapy will help you to see your strengths and your ability to change. It is about remaining in the present moment and not allowing the mind to draw from the past, predict the future and dump on the present moment. When we stay grounded in the present moment we are able to see there is no nightmare. Life is truly peaceful. It is the story we are making up in our minds that we believe is the real self.

Group therapy in conjunction with individual counseling is very effective. A support group helps you to plug into others who have similar issues around depression. You no longer feel isolated and alone.

Depression Treatment and Therapy
Depression Treatment and Therapy

Depression is one of the top 5 reasons for coming into therapy. It’s important to note that depression is treatable. It’s sad that the stigma around depression keeps many from seeking the help they need. They may feel weak, not good enough or flawed. They may feel shame around the depression and this keeps them from asking asking for help due to the fear that others will find out. It’s important to note that therapy is confidential and follows strict HIPPA laws.

There are several approaches in therapy that are effective for treating depression.

Therapy is tailor fit to your specific needs and goals. My approach looks at using various techniques. Therapy will help you to see your strengths and your ability to change. It is about remaining in the present moment and not allowing the mind to draw from the past, predict the future and dump on the present moment. When we stay grounded in the present moment we are able to see there is no nightmare. Life is truly peaceful. It is the story we are making up in our minds that we believe is the real self.

Group therapy in conjunction with individual counseling is very effective. A support group helps you to plug into others who have similar issues around depression. You no longer feel isolated and alone.

Depression Treatment and Therapy

Signs and Symptoms

  • Prolonged periods of sadness and/or unexplained crying
  • Significant or drastic changes in a persons appetite and sleep
  • Irritability, fear, anger, anxiety, agitation and restlessness
  • Pessimistic attitude, feelings of indifference
  • Decrease in energy, feeling lethargic
  • Feelings of shame, unworthy and guilt
  • Unable to concentrate and make decisions
  • Isolation from others and lack of interest in things you once enjoyed
  • Unexplained aches and constant pains
  • Unexplained aches and constant pains

If you can relate to this article and find that you may be suffering from depression please seek help. Nobody can force you to take the steps to pull you from the dark place your in. You can start to take the small steps in the right direction. Call Us today and let’s talk.

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