Depression is a mental health condition that is characterised by intense feelings of sadness that lasts for more than two weeks. Depression should not be mistaken with the usual low moods, or general feelings of sadness. It is much more serious and life-threatening. Hence, taking professional support is the best choice to get out of depression and live a happy life.
- Intense feelings of sadness and helplessness
- Loss of interest in activities that once gave pleasure
- Loss of appetite or decrease in sleep/poor sleep
- Feelings of guilt, shame, low-self esteem
- Chronic fatigue/feeling tired all the time
If you’re struggling with depression, don’t hesitate to seek professional counseling
Our expert counselors can help you get back on track
Benefits of counselling for depression
Counselling has shown many positive benefits such as:
Gives You a Safe Space
It is never easy to talk about your struggles especially when it comes with a lot of stigma and judgments. Therapy will give you a space of unconditional acceptance, empathy and non-jugement where you can freely open up about your struggles.
Helps You Heal
Depression can be caused by an end number of reasons and one of them can be past traumas or hurtful experiences. Therapy can give you the support and guidance you need to accept and let go of these burdens that are weighing heavy on your heart.
Make You Stronger
Life is unpredictable and bad days are inevitable. Therapy is a place where you will learn how to develop a strong mindset and the capacity to overcome the bad days no matter what. Therapy instils the power within you to create a successful and happy life
Don’t let overthinking or depression take over your life.
Depression: The Negative Effects on Your Life
Depression is a serious health condition and affects at least 280 million people around the globe. It can impact your life in many ways such as:
- Detoritates your physical health and well-being
- Negatively affects your personal and professional relationships
- Makes it difficult to complete even daily tasks
- Puts you at a higher risk for other mental health disorders
- Crumples your dreams & hopes
It is important to recognize the warning signs of depression and take immediate support to prevent serious physical and mental health conditions
What are the causes of depression ?
- Genetic predisposition or family history of mental illness
- Broken relationships, separation or loss
- Suffering from physical health issues
- Past traumas or difficult childhood
- Major life changes such as pregnancy
If you are feeling depressed, please don’t hesitate to seek professional help
Join our depression counseling events and start feeling better
quick tips to help someone with depression
Create a safe space for them where they can feel free to open up
Refrain from giving any superficial advices or comments
Remain patient and calm in all their phases
Encourage them to remain consistent with their therapy
Keep assuring them that they are not a burden
Depression Counseling FAQ's
How do I select the right therapist ?
To find the right therapist you need to look at the level of qualifications, expertise, experience, and skills of the therapist. Most Therapists generally have a master’s Degree in Psychology. Many therapists would also have additional certifications in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, DBT, Art Therapy, and REBT etc. The right therapist will be the one with whom you could build a good connect.
How many sessions & how long will it take to resolve the issues?
The answer to this question depends on the type and intensity of issues you are facing. It is necessary to be consistent and active in the process of therapy as it accelerates your journey and creates visible positive changes in your life. The duration of one session is generally 45mins.
Can I take the session online & will it be affective?
Therapy can be conducted via online platforms as well as offline. Both modes of communication are effective and bring the same level of effectiveness to the process of therapy. An additional advantage of online therapy is that it can be done from the comfort of your home and save up your traveling time and money as well since you can connect with your therapist from any part of the world
What will be the cost?
The cost per session ranges from 2000₹ - 7500₹/- (50$-100$) depending on the expertise, qualifications, experience, duration, and location of the therapist.
Therapy is a fruitful investment that lasts for a lifetime. The nominal amount of money that you invest in yourself is completely worthwhile and its returns will be seen in a happy and healthy YOU!
How do I book the session?
The process is simple and smooth. All you need to do is click on the booking assistance link https://wa.me/message/PTCBMU7IH725J1
to have a free 10 minutes chat with our associate counselor and get your appointment. Once you register and make the payment, you will receive a confirmation message/email with all the required appointment details - online /offline -google meet / address for your meeting.
OUR CLIENTS OVERALL OUTCOMES OF THE STRESS MANAGEMENT IN THE WORKPLACE
“Depression is real. I suffered from it for a long time, but now therapy is helping me to feel better about myself and about my life. I had gotten comfortable with the emptiness I felt inside and I convinced myself that there is no other way. But therapy changed my mindset amazingly” - Viren, 32 years, Gujarat
“My wife suffered from depression and I could see it affecting our relationship and children. It was not her fault of course. But seriously therapy has been amazing. I was scared that I would lose her. She has gotten herself back and it has improved our marriage too” - Mohammad, 44 years, Dubai
“Depression eats you from inside and we need to normalise therapy for depression. If it was not my family’s support, I don’t think I would have made it out alive. They encouraged me to go to therapy.” -Priya, 21 years, Mumbai
I have recovered from my depression and feel a lot more confident about myself. I am strong enough to tackle difficult situations on my own and I feel really good about that. - Lata Mathur, 54 years, Bangalore
Life without depression is like sunshine after days and days of rain. Therapy not only helped me overcome my depression but also showed me how I can be brave enough to live a life that I truly want to- Rachna, 30 years, Kolkata
Depression is real and it kills you from inside. Luckily I was able to seek help from the best online therapist at Holistic Living and save myself from this deep feeling of sadness within me. I am still recovering but now I feel a lot more better and hopeful about my life- Divja Makheeja, 45 years, Montreal
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