What happens in therapy?

Depression can be approached therapeutically in many different ways. The most suitable approach depends on the individual and their circumstances. Here are a few examples of the various ways depression can be tackled..........

Therapy can help people who have been depressed for sometime but are struggling to identify why they feel the way they do. This might involve exploring the role of relationships, lifestyle choices, beliefs about themselves and thinking patterns.

Some therapies focus on what might be the underlying causes of depression while others provide a more structured approach that focus on challenging unhelpful thoughts and becoming more active.   

After a significant loss (of a loved one, a relationship, a job or anything else that a person has a strong attachment too)  it is commonplace for people to struggle to adjust. Such events can lead to a prolonged period of sadness where it can be difficult to find meaning and motivation. In these circumstances it is often family and friends that provide the support for one another that helps them grieve and move forward with their lives. When this kind of support is not available counselling can provide a supportive and non-judgemental space to explore the impact of a loss, express the feelings that are related to it and adjust to life without the person or thing....

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