Depression is associated with multiple life situations including but not limited to
- grief and loss,
- low self esteem,
- relationship issues,
- substance abuse,
- alcohol dependence,
- financial problems,
- physical health issues,
- brain chemistry imbalance,
- poor nutrition, and
- sleep disturbance.
Sadness or distressing life circumstances are usually accompanied by other symptoms such as
- a loss of interest in pleasurable activities,
- eating disorders, worthlessness,
- overwhelming feelings of doom,
- loss of energy,
- weight loss,
- weight gain and
- poor or distracted concentration.
Depression Is Easy To Harbor …
According to National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC), depression is the leading cause of disability in the United States among people ages 15-44. NNDC also reported depression is the 3rd workplace issues in the United States, along with family crisis and stress.
… If Left Untreated
Feeling desperately sad can later become clinical depression. Depression impairs one’s ability to function due to high distress levels, severe mood swings, suicidal thoughts and, depending on the severity, suicidal plan. Imagine having the above symptoms intensified to the tenth degree. There is a serious and real dilemma with not addressing depression.
Nearly two thirds of people with depression will not seek help nor has received proper treatment says NNDC.
Treat Your Depression – Your Life Depends On it
NNDC reported 80 per cent of those treated for depression show and improvement in symptoms within four to six weeks of starting treating.
First of all, I will spend the first 2 hours gathering as much information from you to understand your story. To provide you with the best psychotherapy and counseling. We then tackle the core, underlining issues that is the culprit of depressive symptoms.
My approach includes intent listening skills, solution focused therapy, EMDR, CBT, DBT, positive self affirmations, Christian Counseling. The most appropriate interventions will be applied.