depressed person sitting on a bench

All individuals will experience sadness and feelings of being depressed at some point in their life. Depression is more significant than this, as it negatively impacts people’s lives in multiple ways and tends to be longer lasting.

Counselling for depression emphasizes identifying and challenging negative thinking. These thoughts often lead back to an negative internal core belief which we strive to alter.

Additionally, creating an activity schedule with enjoyable activities that is manageable is also an important component to beat depression.

Symptoms of depression include:

  • Feeling sad, down, hopeless, or worthless
  • Lack of interest
  • Fatigue or restlessness
  • Trouble concentrating & poor memory
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Unexplained physical problems
  • Weight gain or loss
  • Isolating from others
  • Anger & irritability
  • Thoughts of suicide

Additional Resources on Depression

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