About Our Depression Counselling

A therapist for depression can provide support to manage the symptoms of depression. The words depression, depressed and depressing get thrown around a lot. Still, approximately 8% of adults will experience major depression at some point in their lives, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. When struggling with depression symptoms, it’s imperative to get support sooner rather than later from a depression and anxiety therapist to help manage symptoms. Book an appointment at Bronte Wellness Boutique to meet with a therapist for depression.

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How Depression Counseling Works

Depression can impact our relationships, self-esteem, physical health, work and many aspects of our life. We all experience regular stress and challenging days, but sometimes those days turn into long stretches. We may start to experience more severe symptoms of depression. Our friends and family may tell us to “pull ourselves together” or “this is just a phase.” But in reality, they don’t always fully understand the impact depression can have on our lives.

Depression counseling is one of the best ways to mitigate the impacts of depression on our life. A depression and anxiety therapist uses approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help you understand the thoughts that influence your thoughts, feeling and behaviours. A therapist for depression will also introduce mindfulness to help you stay more present and remain aware of your thoughts. Techniques from Dialectal Behavioural Therapy (DBT) can help with depression by introducing strategies to help with emotional regulation and coping with distress. Your therapist will create a custom plan for your depression counseling.

Depression and Anxiety Therapist in Oakville

Counselling with a psychotherapist can help you better manage your mood and the symptoms of depression. They will introduce new problem-solving and coping strategies, along with ways to manage symptoms or change behaviour. To learn more about depression counseling, book an appointment at Bronte with a therapist for depression.