David Palmiter, Ph.D., ABPP
Waverly, Pennsylvania 18471
I like a quote by Stephen King: "Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us and sometimes they win." Depression is an internal enemy that is no more a person than leukemia or diabetes. Depression tells three lies: 1. Everything sucks. 2. It's your fault and 3. It can't be changed. Depression isn't done until it's victim takes his/her own life. The good news is that this type of problem can often be fixed through completing a good evaluation and following it up with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and sometimes, though not always, medication. As a man I'll never give birth, but I've given more rebirths, to people suffering from depression, than I can begin to count.