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  • Sam DiFranco

DEPRESSION COUNSELING AT AFFORDABLE COUNSELING IN TAMPA FL, AND BRANDON FL.

Lately, you’ve been feeling blue, unmotivated, tired, and sad. It’s like you just feel “meh” lately. Because you feel so down, you don’t want to see or talk to people, you no longer participate in activities you used to enjoy, and your personal and professional lives are suffering.

If this sounds familiar, then you may be experiencing depression in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL. Keep reading to learn more.

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION

  1. Persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” mood

  2. Feelings of hopelessness, or pessimism

  3. Irritability

  4. Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness

  5. Loss of interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities

  6. Decreased energy or fatigue

  7. Moving or talking more slowly

  8. Feeling restless or having trouble sitting still

  9. Difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions

  10. Difficulty sleeping, early-morning awakening, or oversleeping

  11. Appetite and/or weight changes

  12. Thoughts of death or suicide, or suicide attempts

  13. Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems without a clear physical cause and/or that do not ease even with treatment

If you’ve been experiencing these feelings for two weeks or more, then you may be suffering from depression, Affordable Counseling Center in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL can help.

PEOPLE EXPERIENCE DEPRESSION DIFFERENTLY. HOWEVER DEPRESSION DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE; IT CAN AFFECT ANYONE OF ANY AGE, GENDER, OR STATUS.

MYTH’S ABOUT DEPRESSION

There are many myths about Depression, such as:

  1. It’s all in your head

  2. People with mental illness are weak and vulnerable

  3. A tragic event is the main reason for depression

  4. People with depression can not lead normal lives

However, these sentiments are simply not true. Depression in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL, is caused by a chemical imbalance in your brain and it’s common. In fact, research shows that depression affects 1 in 3 American adults.

You may wonder: Why do I feel this way? Everything in my life is great! Therefore, I’m not normal since I feel so depressed.

Or…

My life is falling apart, how do I get out of the hole? Maybe there is no way out. Maybe I’m all alone in this.

Or…

I feel so disconnected from my life. Nothing I do helps me feel better, so why should I even try to change?

But here’s the good news, you are resilient and strong. Depression counseling at Affordable Counseling Center in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL, can help you find relief.

Affordablecounselingbrandon.com

Starpointcounselingtampa.com

Starpointcounselingbrandon.com

813-244-1251

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