How to Deal with Depression – Counselors and Therapists in Johnson City

People who feel that they may be clinically depressed often wonder if there is a solution that doesn’t involve going to therapy. This is typically because they’re afraid of therapy or they believe they can’t afford it. The reality is that while everyone goes through difficult times in their lives, those with depression typically do better when they ask for help from the professionals.

You may believe that Johnson City depression counseling isn’t right for you but we recommend you think about why that is. Do you think it’s weak? The reality is that it takes strength to reach out for us to help. Through counseling, you can take advantage of long-term benefits, tools that help you avoid patterns of depression, and the support you’ve been missing.

Is depression the right choice for you?

There’s no single reason people turn to therapy. In some cases, it’s a specific situation like a divorce, being fired from a job, or moving to a new place. Some people we’ve met want help with their addictions, issues of anxiety, feelings of low self-esteem, and the other side effects of depression. There are also clients who’ve come to us because they want to learn skills that help them cope in depression situations. While there is no single reason people come for therapy there is one thing they all have in common: they’re looking to take the next step to heal and meet life challenges head on.

Can’t medication fix depression?

If you’re thinking, “Why can’t I just take medication to get rid of my depression?” you’re not alone. While many clients do have positive experiences with medications that help minimize their symptoms, it’s important to remember that that’s all they’re doing: minimizing symptoms. Johnson City depression therapy can actually treat the causes of depression.

The best time to get help is right now

Work with Thriveworks Johnson City Counseling & Coaching and get a unique treatment plan that’s designed to help you with your unique needs. Your counselor will be experienced, compassionate, professional, and ready to help you through your depression.

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  • 268 Christian Church Rd., Ste. 2
    Johnson City , TN 37615

  • Mon-Fri:7:30AM-9PM

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