Category: Depression Treatment

Want Your Life Back? 5 Ways Depression Therapy Can Make it Happen

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Depression can feel like a trap.

Solitary and confining. Lonely and limited.

The boundaries of your life are shrunken. The people in your life can’t reach you.
Life is gray and you’ve likely lost the energy to tunnel beneath the pain to find your way to freedom.

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How to Know if Your “Baby Blues” is Really Postpartum Depression

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The feeling in your chest is not the swell of pride you thought you’d feel.

Your loved ones are swarming around you, your newborn is cooing and smiling. But, all you can seem to manage is a wan smile or single word answers to the barrage of questions about the birth, feedings, and sleepless nights.

“Isn’t the baby so precious?” Isn’t the baby your “bundle of joy?” Aren’t you “so happy?”

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Strategies for depression

In January’s blog post, we discussed some popular misconceptions about causes and treatment of depression and talked about how simple behavior changes can improve depressed mood. In last month’s post, we looked at the key role of thoughts in depression. We discussed unhealthy thinking habits, how they influence our mood, learned about some common unhealthy thinking habits, and learned that recognizing these habits is the first step to changing them.
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Exhausted? How Therapy for Anxiety Keeps Worry from Wearing You Out

Worry is work. Hard work. And if you do it all the time, you’re likely to feel worn out from all the stress, fear, and …

Why Therapy? What are the Benefits and How Does It Work?

 You have mental and emotional needs. You’re not alone in that. Nor are you alone in your need to have someone recognize …

Want Your Life Back? 5 Ways Depression Therapy Can Make it Happen

Depression can feel like a trap. Solitary and confining. Lonely and limited. The boundaries of your life are shrunken. The …