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Depression

Is there a feeling you can't shake, like a heavy grey cloud perpetually hovering above you? You used to enjoy things, but now everything feels pointless. Maybe you're constantly tired, even after a good night's sleep. Perhaps you've lost interest in activities you once loved, or find yourself withdrawing from friends and family. These could be signs of depression.

 

Depression is a common but serious mood disorder. It's more than just feeling sad or blue for a short while. It can significantly impact your daily life, making it difficult to work, go to school, or even take care of yourself.

But you don't have to go through this alone. Depression is highly treatable. With the right support, you can find your way back to feeling happy, hopeful, and engaged with life again.

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When You Seek Counseling for Depression at Empower to Change

  • Our therapists are experienced in treating depression and will listen compassionately to your unique struggles.

  • We'll partner with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific needs and goals.

  • We utilize proven therapies, like cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and interpersonal therapy (IPT), Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT) to help you manage symptoms and develop coping mechanisms.

  • Our therapy sessions provide a supportive and confidential environment for you to explore your thoughts and feelings.

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Who Benefits Most from Depression Therapy

Trauma therapy can help you heal from the past, reclaim control of your life, and build a brighter future.

You will benefit from depression focused therapy sessions if:

  • You have persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, or worthlessness

  • You experience loss of interest or pleasure in activities you once enjoyed

  • You experience significant changes in appetite or weight

  • You have difficulty sleeping or sleeping too much

  • You experience fatigue or lack of energy

  • You have difficulty concentrating or making decisions

  • You feel restless or feeling like you are slowing down

  • You have recurrent thoughts of death or suicide. If you experience this please call 911 or go to your local emergency room.

What the Depression Counseling Process Looks Like

Week One: Intake

  • We'll discuss your symptoms, medical history, and overall well-being.

  • Together, we'll develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs.

 

Weeks Two & Beyond: Therapy

  • You'll learn skills for managing negative thoughts and emotions.

  • We'll work on developing healthy coping mechanisms to deal with stress.

  • Therapy can help you improve communication and relationships with loved ones.

  • Depending on your needs, we may incorporate mindfulness practices or relaxation techniques.

Termination: 1-2 Final Sessions

  • We'll review your progress and celebrate your achievements.

  • We'll develop a relapse prevention plan to maintain your positive changes.

Your next steps

Ready to take the first step towards feeling better? Schedule a free consultation today. Let's work together to help you find hope and rediscover joy in life.

You can reach us by calling 813-445-8575 or emailing info@empowertochange.com. You can also book your session by completing the form on our Contact Us page.

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