Depression can show up in your life as the sadness that just wont go away. There may be a clear cause/reason or it could have no apparent cause. However, the sadness you're feeling impacts multiple areas of your life, If left untreated. It can also lead to unhealthy thoughts, negative effects on your relationships, and potentially suicidal ideations.
Common symptoms of Depression include:
Feeling hopeless and/or helpless
Having no interest in things you enjoy doing
Loss of energy
How can therapy help?
Depression is marked by sadness and lack of hope. Our depression treatment first starts with helping you find the joy in your daily life. This involves the use of a gratitude practice and journaling. At Lotus Wellness Center, we use a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) which has been proven successful in treating anxiety and depression, as well as the use of Mindfulness to help you focus on the here and now will allow you to best identify joy.
Following your treatment for depression, you will feel revitalized and have mastered the skill of finding joy in your life daily. Sadness may feel like it will last forever, but it doesn't have to.