Depression is a mood disorder which is characterised by persistent feeling of sadness or decreased interest or pleasure in daily activities. Other symptoms include:
Depression can be caused by adverse life events mostly associated with loss or lack of things that we need in life, but it can also be associated with hereditary factors.
Depression can be very debilitating and depending on its severity can impact on every area of life. Depression is one of the most common psychological problems and is one of the major reasons why people seek psychological therapy.
Depression can be successfully treated using psychological approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Clinical Hypnotherapy and Energy Psychology (EP). The best results are obtained by combining these approaches.