Depression Counseling in Newton, MA—Counselors and Therapists at Thriveworks

Call to schedule an appointment: 617-992-2827

Depression is more than just feeling sad. Those who struggle with depression experience feelings of intense despair or emptiness. They often have trouble sleeping and can’t concentrate at work or school. They frequently feel fatigued, and they no longer participate in what used to be their favorite activities.

 The good news is that depression is treatable. Counseling has proven to be extremely effective in the treatment of depression, as counselors help their clients to manage the harmful symptoms and also adapt a more positive mindset. If you’re in need of depression counseling, the counselors here at Thriveworks Newton are ready and eager to help.


Am I Depressed? Do I Need Depression Counseling?


There are many different kinds of depression; however, the following symptoms (some of which were touched on above) are characteristic of a depressive state and might signify a problem:

·      Feelings of intense despair, emptiness, or hopelessness

·      Loss of pleasure or interest in activities you used to enjoy

·      Difficulty sleeping (e.g., insomnia or hypersomnia)

·      Inability to concentrate or think straight

·      Significant changes in appetite/weight

·      Fatigue or lack of energy and activity

·      Thoughts of death or suicide

If you’re experiencing several of these symptoms, it’s worth seeing a mental health professional. A depression counselor at Thriveworks Newton can diagnose you, help to prevent your depression from worsening, offer means for coping with your symptoms, and assist you in changing your unhealthy thinking patterns.


Schedule a Session with a Depression Counselor at Thriveworks Newton

You might feel scared or uncertain about your future if you’re suffering with depressive symptoms. But you can find solace in the fact that counseling has proven to help people in your very situation. If you’re struggling with depression, reach out to Thriveworks Newton. Just give us a call at (617) 992-2827 and a scheduling specialist will set you up with a counselor who can best help you, or visit our main site here.