Depression Counselling in London
If you feel ready to change your life for the better, our depression therapy can provide you with powerful tools and understanding that can enable you to gain relief from depression and experience more happiness in your life.
What is Depression?
Depression is more than simply feeling unhappy or fed up for a few days. Most people go through periods of feeling down, but when you’re depressed you feel persistently sad for weeks or months, rather than just a few days.
Depression is not a sign of weakness or something you can “snap out of” by “pulling yourself together”. With the right treatment and support, most people with depression can make a full recovery.
How Can Counselling Help?
When you are depressed, things can seem hopeless and out of your control, but with the right help it can be possible to turn things around.
Understanding the roots of your depression and the triggers which set it off or keep it going, is the first foundation for positive change in depression therapy. Learning and implementing strategies that enable you to both alleviate depressive symptoms and prevent them from recurring in the future, is a very exciting phase of therapy for many people. This is when you really start to discover how therapy can empower you to break free from depression.
Whatever is triggering your depression, our CBT depression therapists can help you understand what’s keeping you stuck and show you the steps you can take to regain happiness and control of your life.
What Are the Benefits of Therapy for Depression?
At KlearMinds, we have helped many people overcome a wide range depression symptoms. Here are just some of the ways in which we can help you to become a more positive and happier person:
- Learn to understand how the root causes of depression symptoms can block positive change
- Discover steps you can take to address the cause of depression and rebuild happiness
- Understand how particular behaviours can fuel symptoms of depression, and how to change these
- Learn how to stop negative automatic thoughts
- Discover proven strategies that can stop depressive symptoms from taking over
- Learn how you can rebuild happiness and fulfillment in your life
- Discover how to develop a tool kit that you can use to prevent depression recurring in the future
Symptoms and Signs
Everyone’s experience of depression varies, but there are some common signs and symptoms. It’s important to remember that these symptoms can be part of the normal ‘lows’ experienced by everyone now and again. However, the more symptoms you have, the stronger they are, and the longer they’ve lasted, the more likely it is that you’re dealing with depression. When these symptoms are causing problems in your life, getting help can strengthen your ability to beat depression.
- Low mood
- Lack of motivation
- Lack of pleasure
- Changes in appetite
- Loss of sex drive
- Difficulty concentrating
- Social withdrawal
- Suicidal thoughts
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Meet Our Experienced Therapists
Maggie’s experience spans over 20 years helping people overcome problems so they can enjoy more fulfilling and satisfying lives.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why do you become depressed?
There are many reasons why you might feel depressed, and these will differ from person to person. Sometimes the cause is obvious – a particular disappointment or frustration, or the loss of a loved one – but that’s not always the case. Typically, there are several underlying reasons and contributing factors working in combination to result in depression. These may include:
- Negative life events such as job loss, family problems or divorce
- Bereavement an how successfully you come to terms with your loss
- Childhood experiences including trauma and abuse, or lack of preparation for adult life
- Long term suppressed anger
- Personal circumstances such as loneliness, stress, physical exhaustion or disability
- Physical illness including viral infections (e.g. glandular fever), painful or chronic illnesses (e.g. arthritis), hormonal imbalances (e.g. underactive thyroid)
- Life threatening conditions such as cancer and heart disease
- Heavy drinking
- Heavy social media use
When should you get help with depression?
Not Sure Which Therapist Or Type Of Therapy You Need?
Get in touch with Maggie Morrow, Award Winning Therapist & KlearMinds Director. Maggie can help match you with the right therapist based on your needs.
Online Counselling Available.
Take the First Step to Overcoming Depression
If you are tired of living with depression and want to feel better, a Klearminds CBT and depression counsellor can help you. Why wait any longer? Contact us today.
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Our London Therapy Locations
We help people across London and have therapy rooms in Central London & London City.
Our hand-selected therapists have trained in the UK’s most respected counselling institutions. They all hold a minimum of 10 years clinical experience within the NHS, private and/or charitable sectors in and around London. They are registered with: