"Depression is more than just sadness. People with depression may experience a lack of interest and pleasure in daily activities, significant weight loss or gain, insomnia or excessive sleeping, lack of energy, inability to concentrate, feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt and recurrent thoughts of death or suicide." - American Psycholoical Associatiorn



Depression Feels Like …

Depression can feel like a heavy blanket, weighing you down. You can sit in the same spot for hours, thinking about nothing. You might feel as though taking care of daily tasks are exhausting or meaningless. You assume everyone is bothered by your mood or that you're holding them back, so you stay home and away from responsibilities. Getting caught in a cycle of feeling worthless and hopeless, leading you to act accordingly. If this sounds like you, there is help. Therapy has proven to be effective and helpful in managing depression. 


Depression Treatment ...

Millions of people are getting treated for depression everyday. You might think that asking for help makes you weak or flawed, but in actuality it makes you brave, strong, and empowered. With the right therapy, you can learn to manage your depression and stop it from weighing you down. You can learn to break down negative thinking and challenge misconceptions. You can start enjoying things again and follow a healthy routine that makes you feel confident. Together we can build up your self-esteem and discover hope.


Next Steps ...

At SouthView Counseling, I can help you increase awareness into your symptoms and work through the challenges that continue to come up. Let's break through the shame and the pain, so you can start focusing on your goals and the rest of your life again. To learn more about how to manage depression, how to call for a consult, or how to schedule an appointment