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Psychological Therapies for Mental Health and Well-being
MNCS, Hyp.dip, Ad.dip.CP
Psychotherapy and Mental Health Counselling

Julie Morley Psychotherapy & Counselling                  

3 Godsey Crescent, Market Deeping, Peterborough PE6 8HU
T: 01778 349620    M:07902 583487   E: email_julie@yahoo.com

Depression

Depression is commonly recognised as a symptom of unbalanced mental health and is spoken about as being a mental health problem.   Psychotherapists however, usually consider a diagnosis of mild and moderate depression as a normal human process that has got stuck or short-circuited', rather than a mental Illness or disorder.  Studies have more recently defined it as being a non-emotion, rather than an emotion. 
(It is a mistake to always assume someone is sad when they are experiencing depression).

If you have depression, counselling and psychotherapy is likely to help in some way. Some people find that anti-depressants are needed temporarily, some find them useful and others do not wish to try, use or rely on medication at all.  Sometimes it might be events that have triggered depression and you seem to be stuck in it, but often there is no apparent trigger at all.