What can counseling do for those who suffer with depression?
Depression counseling can help those with major depression, minor depression, postpartum depression, persistent depressive disorder, and more. The providers at Thriveworks in Henrico, VA will develop a unique treatment plan based on your specific experience, needs, and goals.
Is it worth going to therapy for depression?
It is absolutely worth going to therapy for depression — depression counseling helps people better manage their symptoms and get back to living happier lives again.
How does depression counseling work?
Depression counseling works by helping people pinpoint life problems, distorted thought patterns, and other causes of their depression, then process and work through them in order to mitigate the negative effects those factors have on their lives.
Signs of depression
Common signs of depression include:
- Consistent low mood
- Oversleeping or difficulty sleeping
- Changes in diet (eating much more or less)
- Withdrawal and isolation
- Feelings of guilt or worthlessness
- Feelings of hopelessness
- Loss of interest in previous hobbies or activities
- Excessive substance use
Is depression counseling conducted in person or online?
Thriveworks depression counseling in Henrico, VA is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.
How often should you have therapy for depression?
Depression counseling can last for a few weeks, months, or longer, dependent on the severity of one's depression as well as their needs and preferences.
How much does depression counseling cost?
At Thriveworks, we take most major forms of insurance, which means that many of our clients only pay a $0-$50 co-pay per session. However, there are also self-pay options that sit around $200 per session, depending on the service and location, for those who are out-of-network.
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Childhood Depression Counseling – Therapists and Counselors in Short Pump, VA
Seeing your child in pain is something no parent can should have to experience. It is heartbreaking to see your child suffer and be unable to help. If your child or teenager is experiencing depression, you are not alone. Thriveworks counselors in Henrico, VA are standing by, ready to help your family recover.
In children, symptoms of depression may include:
- Irritability or anger.
- Noticeable feelings of sadness and hopelessness.
- Social withdrawal.and/or changes in peer group
- Increased sensitivity to rejection.
- Changes in appetite — either increased or decreased.
- Changes in sleep — sleeplessness or excessive sleep.
- Vocal outbursts or crying.
- Difficulty concentrating.
If your child is suffering from depression, he or she may have all or only some of these symptoms. A trained Thriveworks counselor in Henrico, VA can diagnose your child or teen, and develop an effective treatment plan.
We are ready to help your child or teenager find victory over depression. The world can feel like a dark and foreboding place to someone that is dealing with depression. Help your child find the light in their life again. Call us today to get started, or schedule today.