clinical depression

Clinical depression is a mental health disorder.  Signs of clinical depression include changes in sleep, appetite, & energy level.

There is no single cause for depression. However, it causes significant impairment in daily life. Clinical depression is managed through talk therapy, medication, or a combination of both.



Christian Counseling

Christian Counseling Near Me

After having yet another person ask whether there was any Christian counseling near me, I started doing some research. Great question. I just sublet to a therapist who self-identified as being a Christian counselor  Four days in one city and one day in another city. He sub-sublet his office to another Christian counselor in my …

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Is depression just another diagnosis?

Are you depressed? Is depression just another diagnosis? Over a decade ago, depression was called the “common cold of psychiatry.” I never ask that question because people will tell me before I ask it. I used a textbook titled “Dr. Smith’s Lectures on Psychopathology” in which I described depression in all its flavors. In fact, I likened …

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Starting therapy

How To Find The Right Therapist

There are four W’s and one H in how to find the right therapist:  when, where, who, why, how much When should you get therapy?  Well, there is the easy answer:  when people tell you that you need one!  But that probably won’t tell you exactly when to seek therapy.  It’s when you can’t shake …

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