Depression Counselling Toronto
Depression counselling helps to identify, understand, and reduce feelings of sadness, negative thought patterns, and lack of motivation. Therapy for depression helps individuals to change the way they think about themselves, others, and their surroundings. It also helps individuals approach overwhelming problems by transforming them into smaller, more attainable goals.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is one of the most effective treatments for depression. CBT involves developing tools and techniques to create, apply, and continually adapt personal goals. In time, depression therapy helps to improve mood, reduce negative thoughts, increase activity level, improve sense of self worth, and improve sociability.
What is Depression?
Depression is most often characterized by at least two weeks of consistent low mood, lack of motivation, and intense feelings of worthlessness and helplessness. In addition, someone who is clinically depressed typically experiences:
• Frequent crying and overwhelming feelings of sadness
• Changes in sleep such as excessive sleeping or the inability to sleep.
• Feeling anxious
• Feeling angry
• Difficulty enjoying previously-enjoyed activities
• Unexplained physical ailments such as headaches or muscle pain
• Difficulty concentrating
• Changes in weight or eating habits
• Thoughts of suicide
Your first session involves initial assessment of your well being and a thorough intake of your personal history and background. Subsequent therapy sessions are 50 minutes in length, and are unique to each individual treatment plan.
Depression Counselling in Toronto
Depression Counselling Services offered at Balanced Mind and Wellness Inc. in Toronto include: depression therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), counselling for depression, and Major Depressive Disorder counselling.