Are you feeling down or worthless? Are you finding it difficult to have fun? Are you struggling to cope with feelings of sadness or crying a lot? Are you isolating from others? Have you noticed a change in your appetite, sleeping and/or energy level? Do you feel guilty when you want time alone? If you answered yes to any of these, you may be struggling with depression, and we can help.
Symptoms of Depression
While everyone has times when they feel a little down, the following are common symptoms of depression:
Feeling Sad and/or Guilty
Low Energy and Motivation
Isolation or Avoiding People or Situations
Changes in Sleep Patterns (Sleeping More, Sleeping Less or Sleeping More During the Day and Less at Night)
Changes in Appetite (Eating More or Eating Less)
Negative Thinking Patterns and/or Thoughts about Death
Therapy Can Help with Symptoms of Depression
If you are struggling with symptoms of depression, the good news is, therapy can help! Our experienced and caring therapists have significant experience and training in treating individuals with depression. Our clients report a meaningful improvement in symptoms of depression with the support and guidance of our therapists. Our therapists know that depression can leave you feeling not like yourself and want to help you to get back to feeling like the real you.
Move Forward Counseling’s Approach to the Treatment of Depression
We provide treatment for depression through both online and in-person therapy. Our therapists are trained in multiple intervention strategies to help you to address symptoms of depression and will work with you to decide what type of therapy will best help your depression. Interventions used by our therapists are based on research and shown to be effective with people with depression. Some common types of therapy for depression are:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)- focuses on make changes in thinking and behavior to address symptoms of depression.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)- is a type of CBT that incorporates mindfulness and helps clients to be able to regulate emotion more effectively, interact more effectively with others and cope with difficult feelings.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)- focuses on making changes in behavior that are in line with a client’s value system, so they can live a life they feel better about.
Begin Therapy for Depression in Hershey, PA or Online Anywhere in Pennsylvania
You don’t have to live with symptoms of depression, sadness or guilt. Therapy can help you to feel happier, more productive and better able to deal with life’s stressors. Move Forward Counseling has caring and experienced therapists who specialize in therapy for depression. To start therapy today, follow these simple steps:
1. Contact Move Forward Counseling
2. Meet with one of our expert therapists
3. Start finding the joy in life again
Other Services at Move Forward Counseling
Therapy for depression is not the only service available at Move Forward Counseling. We offer treatment for anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, relationship problems, work stress, and more to people of all ages and genders.