Depression Therapy in Bethesda MD
Depression is one of the most common disorders known; so commonplace, in fact, many people may not even realize they are suffering from it. It can come on as an unending, unshakeable case of the blues or clinical depression. We have several experienced counselors, with extensive work in every frame of depression, who are able to help you become you once more.
We have served Bethesda MD, for many years in depression therapy. Our unique training, expertise, and extensive history of psychotherapy allows us to be well equipped to help our clients from the first step forward and onward.
Signs and Symptoms of Depression
- Seemingly endless feelings of emptiness, loneliness, despair, or sadness
- Feelings of guilt, hopelessness, or worthlessness that won’t subside
- Loss of interest or joy from former hobbies or activities
- Loss of interest or pleasure from sex
- Feelings of fatigue or loss of energy
- Loss of sleep, or sleeping most of the day
- Loss of appetite and weight loss, or excessive overeating and weight gain
- Inability to concentrate, make decisions, or remember information
- Misplaced anger or irritability
- Addiction to drugs, alcohol or pills
- Thoughts of suicide or suicidal attempts (Seek professional help IMMEDIATELY. Information for the National Suicide Hotline is listed below)
How It Works: Treating Depression with Psychotherapy
Depression does not have to destroy your life. Our experienced counselors help clients everyday change perspective on their depression and experience new and fulfilling lives. We utilize psychotherapy for depression, which includes:
- Focus on inner strengths of each individual client
- Identify personal patterns that reinforce depression and create plans to change them
- Self-acceptance and the understanding depression is a normal part of life
Depression treatment, utilizing talk psychotherapy, can be done in as few as 6-10 sessions, or much longer, depending on the severity. Thoughout this process, you’ll learn what depression is, the causes, and how to make improvements to your life. During each session, your counselor will discuss your personal goals and make adjustments to the therapy as needed.
IMPORTANT: If you or someone you know has thoughts of suicide, seek immediate profession help through your healthcare professional or a suicide hotline listed below.
National Suicide Hotlines USA
Toll-Free: 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
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