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Depression help and counselling in Poynton can make a difference to your life.
Depression is a common ailment for people in Poynton, with as many as one in three experiencing depression at some point in their life.
Stockport Counselling Services can provide trustworthy and effective depression help for sufferers in Poynton.
The symptoms of depression can be hugely debilitating, which is why it is always prudent to seek professional help for depression. And, help for sufferers of depression in Poynton, is something I can offer. I know what depression is, how it operates, how you will be feeling, and how to put you on the road to recovery from the distress caused by depression. There are many ways to help with depression which naturally will be tailored entirely for you .
If you think that you may be suffering specifically from Post Natal Depression please see our page on Post Natal Depression.
Depression can be complex and hard to unravel even when the causes and symptoms may seen apparent. You may have recognised many of these symptoms yourself, such as difficulty sleeping or sustaining sleep, or a habitual low and sense of pointlessness.
But if you live in the Poynton area, help is at hand for you. I have provided help with depression for many local people, and am, therefore, confident I can halt your depression through counselling, and, crucially, work to prevent it from re-occurring.
It helps to clarify what constitutes depression: it’s certainly not the same as being sad or in a bad mood, as these are fleeting emotions in comparison.
Depression is a persistent low mood, along with other symptoms.
If you live in Poynton and are affected by depression, you are not simply sad or upset. You have an illness and those low feelings of sadness, anxiety or hopelessness will usually come with physical problems such as constant fatigue, low energy, sleep problems and assorted aches and pains such as sleeplessness, a loss of energy, or physical aches and pains.
People can even become used to living with depression, so these feeling have become normal to them, or they may be affected more by physical rather than emotional side-effects.
Do you need help with Depression?
To help you decide whether you need depression help, here is a list of common symptoms. Generally, four or more of these symptoms over a period of a few weeks suggest you may benefit from depression counselling.
- Low mood or ‘flatness’ (for two weeks or more)
- Losing interest in activities you used to enjoy
- Isolating yourself from friends or family for no apparent reason
- Sleeplessness or trouble maintaining sleep
- Sleeping too much or wanting to sleep often
- Crying or wanting to cry at certain moments without real reason
- Loss of interest in sex
- Lack of motivation
- Loss of appetite or eating too much when feeling low(comfort eating)
- Constant fatigue, concentration problems or indecisiveness
- Recurring thoughts of death or suicide
- Sense of hopelessness or pointlessness
If you live in the Poynton area, and are experiencing a number of these symptoms, then get help for depression now by calling me for a confidential discussion or at arrange a free consultation.
Counselling is helpful in the treatment of depression and Doctors now recognise the effectiveness of ‘talking cures’ instead of, or in conjunction with, medication.