According to Health Canada, depression and manic depression, also known as Bipolar Disorder, are among the most common illnesses in our society and affect more than 10 out of every 100 people. Unfortunately there is a stigma about mental illness; however, part of the problem lies in not talking about it.
The stigma of mental illness compounds the problem. It is important to talk about your depression. It takes a great deal of courage to confide in someone you trust and to find support for your depression. It is important to talk to a therapist who specializes in depression so you do not feel alone and to assist you to enjoy your life once again.
Depression can have the following symptoms:
little interest or pleasure in doing things, feeling down, hopeless, trouble falling asleep or sleeping too much, feeling tired, having poor appetite or overeating, trouble concentrating, and having difficulty working, studying or taking care of things at home.
At its’ worst, depression can have you feeling that you would be better off dead or thinking of hurting yourself in some way. If the latter is the case, get help immediately!
There is a way to navigate through your depression with a Cognitive Behavioural Approach.
I will help you discover new solutions to what hurts, work with the root cause of your depression where possible and assist you to celebrate your life more fully. Moreover, my approach in therapy will help you to discover new ways of thinking, feeling and behaving so that you can change your destiny to the life you so desire.
Allow me to walk that path to healing with you so that you can find purpose, meaning and a new appreciation of your life and yourself.