William Kelly, Ph.D., NCP, LPC
Psychotherapist/Professional CounselorReady for change? Let's Get Started
5725 Forward Ave, Suite 300, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15217
My work with depression consists largely on quick relieving of the depressive symptoms (i.e., intense sadness, lack of energy) and then, if the individual has a history of repeated depressions, an in-depth exploration to help the individual understand how she/he developed the depression and why it continues to occur. This self-knowledge is essential in arming the individual so they can reduce recurrences of the depressive symptoms (at least at their usual intensity), and to some extent in shifting their personality patterns away from the self-criticism and despair associated with depression.