Are you feeling down, blue with nothing in your life making you happy? You may be suffering from a clinical depression. Everyone feels down or sad from time to time, it’s just a natural reaction to human emotion. However, when that feeling won’t go away and has lasted for weeks or months something more may be going on. When you sadness is profound and there doesn’t seem to be any particular reason for it that may mean that you are not just sad or reacting to some event in your life but suffering from a psychological disorder – depression. You can get counseling for depression in 07666 from the therapists at Mars & Venus.
Bipolar disorder is another psychological condition that contains a depression component, where the sufferer swings back and forth between periods of elation and depression, both emotional states having no apparent physical cause. Bipolar patients can swing between elation and depression at any time without warning but generally spend the bulk of their time in the depressed stage. Depression and bipolar depression can be debilitating to the patient with thoughts of suicide not uncommon. Our therapists can help with counseling for depression in 07666 as well as the depression segment of bipolar disorder through careful comprehensive evaluation and the initiate depression treatment.
The exact cause of depression is not known but may have roots in psychological reasons, there may be a genetic component and changes in the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain. Counseling for depression in 07666 consists of a combination of psychotherapy and in some cases working with medical doctors on the use of medications such as antidepressants. The exact types of psychotherapeutic techniques and medications used depend on the type and severity of the depression, which is developed as part of the evaluation procedure. If you are feeling depressed and can’t shake it call our practice for a consultation.