Stephen Price, D.Min.
Licensed Pastoral Psychotherapist
133 Grove Street, Peterborough, New Hampshire 03458
All of us as human beings experience depression from time to time. We are creatures of habit and some of us can get into patterns of being depressed on a regular basis. Depression can come from multiple sources. A lack of confidence and self-esteem are major causes of depression. Depression can also be seen as the opposite of expression, meaning that some people hold anger and assertiveness inside. That powerful energy needs to go somewhere, so it is turned back against the self, resulting in depression (sort of an attack against the self). My approach is to help you become more aware of what may be contributing to your depression and addressing those issues. I am good at helping people shif
Carl Hindy, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, NH Licensed Psychologist
120 Main Street, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060
Sometimes folks phone and ask, "Do you treat depression?" My first thought is that this is like asking your child's pediatrician, "Do you treat ear infections?" -- Depression is very common and most psychologists treat it. I believe that we need to aggressively treat the symptoms of depression so a person can get back to feeling better and being productive. Cognitive, cognitive-behavioral, and interpersonal therapy approaches are used. However, I believe we also need to go beyond symptom reduction (a disease model approach) and toward a broader understanding of a person's life challenges, aspirations and goals, and especially ways that he or she feels stymied or blocked ...
Michelle Wright, MA, LCMHC
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
167 South River Road, Suite 9, Bedford, New Hampshire 03110
Yes, the advertisements are correct, Depression hurts! It hurts physically, emotionally, spiritually and relationally. It is also about hope. I work with clients to increase their hope. Benefits of depression work include more energy, better sleep, increased ability to focus, added sense of joy, greater functioning on the job and in relationships. Clients report more satisfaction with their spouse or significant other, with their children, with their friends, with their bosses and co-workers. Most importantly, clients report a greater sense of self-worth and self-efficacy.