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 ...