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Depression Counselling

Need help with Depression and Low Mood?

Feeling down from time to time is part of life and is a normal response to certain situations like for example bereavement or loss. Depression is when we experience feelings of sadness, worthlessness, lack of energy and withdrawal from social interactions. If these feelings persist, are very bad and affect your daily life, you may be suffering from depression. Depression is not necessarily caused by an event; sometimes, feelings of depression may feel like they have no identifiable cause. Reframe depression counselling can help.

Common symptoms or signs of depression

  • Sadness and negative thoughts
  • Low mood accompanied by feelings of emptiness and hopelessness
  • Apathy or loss of interest in daily activities
  • Irritability with difficulty concentrating
  • Changes in sleeping and eating patterns.

How Therapy Can Help with Depression

Therapy has been shown to be very helpful in dealing with depression providing a safe and supportive space to learn strategies and tools to help lift the depression. Together we can work in a number of ways including:

  • Using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) tools and techniques to look at the negative thought patterns and assist you in understanding the role thoughts play in depression.
  • Learning techniques to reframe negative perceptions and thoughts improving your mood and lifting depression.
  • Helping you to understand how and why depression may be occurring.
  • Learning tools and strategies to end automatic negative thoughts and
  • Acknowledging and expressing feelings and thoughts in relation to experiences that have not been resolved.
  • Developing new ways to manage your challenges and relationships helping you to restore hope, positivity and happiness.