Contrary to popular belief, depressive disorder is not something that’s “all in your head.” Unfortunately, although education is increasing about mental illness, there still seems to be a stigma prevalent in society about individuals who suffer from depression. It’s common for people to use … [Read more...] about What Is Depressive Disorder? Correcting the Misconceptions
How can depression be treated? Various approaches are appropriate, depending on the severity of the condition. If you wonder whether or not you can have success overcoming depression without medication, keep reading to learn from the experts at Positive Living Psychotherapy. Is It Possible to Treat … [Read more...] about Can Depression Be Treated? The Truth about Counseling without Medication
If you or someone you love is experiencing depression, it’s important to know the various therapy types available to you. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to counseling. However, most therapists will utilize certain therapeutic techniques and philosophies that will shape the course of your … [Read more...] about The 3 Most Successful Types of Therapy for Depression
Am I depressed? If you have ever asked yourself this question, you’ve come to the right place. Though the term “depressed” is often thrown around in casual conversation at times, it’s a serious mental health issue that deserves serious attention. So, are you depressed? Although it can present itself … [Read more...] about Am I Depressed? 6 Important Ways to Tell
Increased depression during the COVID pandemic is happening across the world. If you are finding yourself struggling right now, you are not alone. It’s important to understand how isolation can increase depression symptoms and how effective tools and strategies to help you find relief. Keep … [Read more...] about 3 Ways Isolation Can Lead to Increased Depression During COVID
Are positive thinking affirmations too good to be true? They seem too simple to actually make a difference in the way we think, the way we act, and the way we live our lives. But can they make a difference? Let’s take a look. Breaking Down Positive Thinking Affirmations Let’s start by talking … [Read more...] about Do Positive Thinking Affirmations Really Make a Difference?
When you think of depression, you may tend to think of symptoms that are emotional in nature, sadness, despair, and hopelessness. Symptoms such as these are common for someone dealing with depression, but there are a host of physical symptoms of depression that are important not to overlook. Let’s … [Read more...] about Some Physical Symptoms of Depression You Might Recognize, and a Few You May Not
Whether you think you may be dealing with anxiety and depression or already have a formal diagnosis, it’s important to understand the role counseling can play in your healing and growth process. There has historically been a lot of shame and guilt surrounding these issues that have prevented people … [Read more...] about The Role of Counseling in Dealing with Anxiety and Depression