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DEPRESSION COUNSELING & THERAPY IN OMAHA, NE
Everyone feels sad or blue at times. However, when feelings of hopelessness or despair persist, for no apparent reason, depression may be an issue.†
Feeling empty, sad and hopeless is an exhausting way to live your life. When depression sets in, it can greatly impact not only your present life but also how you view your past and future. Depression can make you feel like you've always been this way and life isn't worth living. It doesn't help that you likely have no energy to devote to changing things for the better.
Depression is one of the leading mental health disorders plaguing both the young and old. According to the World Health Organization over 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression - an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015.
Some common symptoms include:
There are a number of factors that may increase the chance for developing depression:
At Counseling Connections & Associates, our providers are skilled at working with depression and the myriad ways it can negatively impact your life. Talk therapy, including cognitive behavioral therapy and problem-solving therapy is an effective way to work through your depression, even very severe depression, with or without medication.
After completing an initial evaluation, we will recommend a treatment plan that will include education, psychotherapy, medication, lifestyle changes, or a combination of these.
We will help you learn how to recognize specific triggers for depression. Furthermore, through therapy, we will teach you how to identify unhealthy thoughts and behaviors that exacerbate depressive symptoms.
If you or a loved one are experiencing symptoms of depression, contact Counseling Connections & Associates today to learn about our treatment options.†