Depression and Mood Disorders
Depression and mood disorders are common issues for individuals to struggle with that can be brought upon by a variety of issues such as chemical imbalances or stressful life events, like loss of a loved one, feelings of hopelessness, or financial distress and instability. Events such as these common issues in our society, can lead to feelings of sadness or depression, or increasing the severity of a mood disorder. If left untreated, symptoms of depression and mood disorders can lead to more serious complications, such as suicidal ideation. Depression and mood disorders can present as Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymia, Bipolar Disorder, or Cyclothymic Disorder.
Treatment for Depression and Mood Disorders can include a variety of therapeutic modalities and interventions. I will work with you to determine an individualized treatment plan to best meet your needs.
Therapeutic approaches that may be utilized for your treatment:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment
Eye Movement Desensitization