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Depression therapy in Swindon and Cirencester
Are you feeling overwhelmed by depression? My therapy service in Swindon and Cirencester can help you overcome your struggles. I provide a safe and supportive environment to help you work through your challenges and improve your mental health. Contact me today to schedule an appointment.

Depression and Anxiety Swindon

Depression is a common disorder that affects how you feel, think, and act. It can cause persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and loss of interest in things you used to enjoy.

Depression can also interfere with your daily functioning and well-being. Depression is not a sign of weakness or a character flaw. It is a treatable condition that can be managed with medication, psychotherapy, or both.
There are different types of depression, some of which require medical intervention, if you feel you are having a depressive episode, it is advisable to seek help. 
Some of the common symptoms of depression include:

  • Feeling sad, empty, or tearful most of the time

  • Losing interest or pleasure in activities you used to enjoy

  • Having trouble sleeping or sleeping too much

  • Feeling tired or low in energy

  • Having changes in your appetite or weight

  • Feeling guilty, worthless, or hopeless

  • Having difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions

  • Having negative thoughts

Depression can be caused by a combination of biological, psychological, and social factors. Some of the possible causes of depression include:

  • Brain chemistry: Depression can be linked to imbalances in certain brain chemicals called neurotransmitters that affect your mood.

  • Hormones: Depression can be triggered by hormonal changes, such as during pregnancy, menopause, or thyroid problems.

  • Stress: Depression can be triggered by stressful life events, such as loss of a loved one, divorce, abuse, trauma, or illness.

  • Personality: Depression can be more common in people who have low self-esteem, are pessimistic, or have difficulty coping with stress.

  • Medical conditions: Depression can be associated with certain medical conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, or chronic pain.

We can, over the course of your sessions, find small steps to allow you to regain control of your life and move you out of the depressive episode that you currently have. 

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