Depression is not your fault. Learn how to resolve depression in therapy tailored to your needs. You don't have to stay depressed, fatigued, hopeless, feeling like a failure, worthless, or unlovable.
There is a purpose to your life, your depression is not your fault, our expertly trained therapists at Crawford Clinics are here to help you resolve the underlying issues producing depression so you can feel like yourself again. Depression is not a willpower issue. Depression is like walking around with a broken leg, each day is painful as you try to keep going in chronic emotional pain. Just trying to talk yourself out of it or distract yourself doesn't work. The Restoring-Self-Cohesion approach, innovated by expert clinical psychologist, Dr. Crawford, is uniquely tailored to help you identify the unconscious misalignments producing depression symptoms, resolving those unconscious dynamics, help you live from your true-self, and feel like your yourself again.
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Depression commonly manifests physically, through stomach pains, headaches, disrupted or excessive sleep, and motor control difficulty. While the causes of depression are unknown, a predisposition for it runs in families and it can be triggered by trauma and adverse life circumstances. Depression is diagnosed more frequently in women and tends to display differently in women than in men.
People tend to suffer higher rates of depression after giving birth and in late fall. Depression and anxiety often exacerbate each other and people with depression commonly have difficulty concentrating on tasks and conversations. Some people abuse alcohol and drugs or overeat as a way of coping, causing them to develop other medical problems. Depressed people are also at increased risk for self-harm.
Depression is a mental illness which is characterized by prolonged emotional symptoms including:
Diagnosing depression involves a psychiatric evaluation and physical tests to determine whether a person’s symptoms are actually being caused by a different disorder. A person must have been experiencing symptoms for at least two weeks to be diagnosed with depression. Every case is unique and requires individual attention, but there are a number of effective complementary ways of treating depression, including:
- Talk therapy
- Adopting a healthier lifestyle