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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment for depression and similar disorders. It aims to alter harmful behaviours by replacing them with positive…...
Complementary Therapies
Complementary Therapies
Complementary therapies can be used alongside medications to treat and manage the symptoms of depression. Yoga, acupuncture and relaxation therapies are all examples…...
Counselling
Counselling
There are various counselling approaches used that can be helpful for managing your depression. Check that your counsellor has received appropriate training and…...
Herbal Medicines
Herbal Medicines
Herbs such as St. John's wort, valerian root, kava kava, ginseng and gingko biloba can be helpful for treating the symptoms of depression. Consider seeing an herbalist…...
How Competent is Your Therapist?
How Competent is Your Therapist?
The competence of your cognitive therapist can make all the difference in helping you treat your depression symptoms....
Hypnotherapy
Hypnotherapy
Hypnotherapy uses positive suggestions to treat the emotional aspects of depression. It may be performed by you or facilitated by a hypnotherapist....
Nutritional Supplements
Nutritional Supplements
Nutritional supplements can enhance or sometimes replace depression medication. Speak to your doctor, as some may interact with antidepressant medications....
Optimistic Thinking and Depression
Optimistic Thinking and Depression
Although optimism may not help those who are severely depressed, it may be of some benefit to those with a low mood or before an episode of depression occurs....
Psychoanalytical and Psychodynamic Therapies
Psychoanalytical and Psychodynamic Therapies
Psychodynamic therapy is an analytical therapy that treats depression by bringing up experiences and feelings, often deeply buried and from childhood, and brings these…...
The Risks of Talking Therapy
The Risks of Talking Therapy
Talking therapy can be very helpful for depression but does carry some risks. Do be careful when selecting a therapist and ensure that you report malpractice to the…...
Treatments to Stabilise Mood Swings
Treatments to Stabilise Mood Swings
Some people with mood swings may require prescription treatment, but others may wish to use natural treatments with fewer side effects. A healthy lifestyle combined…...
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