Depression is a persistent sadness that can interfere with your ability to do everyday activities. Eating breakfast, paying the bills, or taking a shower can feel exhausting. You may be eating and sleeping excessively, or finding it really hard to do either.
Recognizing the symptoms
Recognizing the symptoms of depression is the first step. How many of the following symptoms are familiar to you?
- trouble concentrating, keeping up with regular activities
- feeling irritable or down in the dumps
- no appetite or excessive eating
- insomnia or excessive sleeping
- feeling hopeless or worthless
- difficulties functioning at work
- low energy or extra pains
Get relief from depression and feel better
Therapy has helped alleviate depression for many people. In therapy you may be able to regain your equilibrium, learn to recognize what triggers your symptoms and acquire coping skills.
Therapy may help you develop a healthier lifestyle and healthy habits, including sleeping well, eating healthy, and engaging in healthy relationships. Improved lifestyle can make you more resilient and less like to experience future bouts of depression.
I will work with you to develop practical skills and techniques that you can use to control and channel overwhelming feelings, bringing joy and happiness back into your life. I will help you set goals and assist you in creating a plan to reach success.
You can start to make substantial changes in your life. You can bring a new richness into your life.
Get in Touch
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