Do I Need Depression Counseling?
- Have you lost interest in activities that you used to enjoy?
- Do you feel exhausted and too tired to do anything?
- Are you irritable and short-tempered at work or home?
- Do you find yourself isolating from friends and family?
- Are you feeling like you’re experiencing sadness that just won’t go away?
- Is it hard for you to feel joy or happiness?
- Do you have trouble sleeping?
If so, you may be depressed.
Depression is not something that just happens. It can sneak on you. You may wake up one day and suddenly realize that you are sad. Feeling lost and disconnected to the world, with a lack of direction or motivation, are hallmarks of depression. People with these challenges find themselves continuously focused on the past, on what could have been, or what should have been. Often Individuals who have endured traumatic events experience unhappiness, as lingering pain from past events continue to impact present day life and relationships.
The good news is that depression treatable in the hands of an experienced professional therapist. We know, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), mindfulness and meditation, as well as interpersonal counseling and other therapeutic techniques can help alleviate these feelings. Physiological approaches like exercise and light exposure are important as well.
Individuals who seek help for depression, get better. You can be one of those people. Counseling can help you regain a sense of control and pleasure in life. Though it requires time, commitment, and effort, you will learn positive coping skills and problem-solving techniques, that will be beneficial for life-long happiness.
Our experienced and compassionate team of licensed therapists will work with you to understand and identify the life problems and events that contribute to feelings of sadness. Together we will work with you to gain insight into the behaviors, ideas, and emotions that are causing you to feel depressed. We will work with you to develop an individualized plan to treat your depression utilizing the most up-to-date treatment protocols.