Feeling sad is a normal emotion and is experienced by most people at some point in their life. Unlike passing sadness, depression exists where a person experiences feelings of intense sadness and hopelessness persistently, for a prolonged period. Depression affects a person's feelings and thoughts as well as manifesting in physical symptoms and can negatively impact the sufferers quality of life as well as people close to them. There are different forms of depression. Seasonal depression is generally dependant on the time of year and so a sufferer commonly experiences depressive tendencies during the winter months. Post-natal depression follows the birth of a child, usually commencing within the first year of birth. Temporary depression often arises from the occurrence of a particularly stressful or distressing life event and is considered to be less severe.
A person suffering from depression typically experiences a number of the following symptoms:
Depression is a serious condition with devastating effects and therefore requires treatment which may be administered in the form of therapy.
At AG confidential therapy, we use a combined approach consisting of CBT and Hypnotherapy to treat depression. CBT will allow you to understand your thoughts and how they affect your feelings and actions in order to begin to change them, whilst hypnotherapy will allow you to relax whilst you are administered positive suggestions.
AG Confidentiality Therapy specialises in cognitive behavioral hypnotherapy, a form of psychotherapy known to have an exceptionally high success rate.
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