How to Deal with Depression – Therapists and Counselors in Newton

If you’re looking for proof that counseling can help with depression, you need look no further than the innumerable studies that have proven it. Through therapy you’ll learn the facts behind your depression, you’ll get tools that will help you manage your symptoms, and you’ll be empowered with long-lasting results.

There are several types of therapy available to you

Talk therapy is one of the most well-known types of therapy and there are actually two categories within this subgenre. The first is cognitive-behavioral therapy, which focuses on taking a closer look at your negative thought patterns and teaches you how you can make positive changes. The second is interpersonal therapy, which has a sharper focus on the relationships in your life and teaches you how to change them for the better. Both options can be help treat depression but Newton MA depression counseling will assess your needs to decide what’s best for your situation.

How to get ready for your first appointment

During your first appointment you’ll answer a number of questions so we can get to know you. Do you have specific goals for therapy? If so, come to Newton MA depression therapy ready to outline them. Examples of goals include improving relationships, gaining the motivation to make a major life change like a job change or a divorce. You can be totally truthful with your therapist. Our only goal is to help you and the more we know about what your goals are, the better we can help you.

When it comes to counseling, you get what you give

Contacting Thriveworks Newton MA Counseling & Coaching is a big step and it’s all that’s required to get started. However, as you progress in your depression therapy, remember that you’ll only get from therapy what you put into it. Over time you’ll feel comfortable with your therapist and will need to be vulnerable. We’re here to help you change your life but you must be willing to get out of your comfort zone. We can help you get ready.

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