Do you have a current diagnosis of Depression? Maybe you are concerned about symptoms and feelings that you don’t understand? Do you want a mental health evaluation to understand your challenge? We can help you.
Depression is extremely common and you are not alone! River Pines has resources, skills, and tools that make depression lessen and become more manageable. Perhaps you are already working with a doctor or psychiatrist who has prescribed depression medication. Are you now seeking coping skills to compliment your depression medication management plan? We are strong believers of medical/therapeutic coordinated treatment plans as they support client goals and make them attainable. Should you want a medication management referral in response to a mental health evaluation diagnosis, we can aid you through this process.
What kind of challenges are associated with a diagnosis of Depression?
Our clients frequently report feelings of sad, tearful, emotional, empty, flat, indecisive, low mood, bored, tired, angry or iritated, sleeping too much or too little, uninterested in activities once enjoyed, distracted, poor memory, lacking hope, negative thoughts, lacking drive and ambition, challenged to complete tasks, low confidence or worthlessness, guilt or shame, inclination to comfort eat and drink, eating or drinking too much or too little, concerned for own safety, self-harm or suicidal thoughts, and loneliness. They are commonly seeking feelings of happiness, hope, meaning, companionship, physical and emotional wellness, and safety. We understand depression and can help alleviate the weight it holds over your life.
In the meantime, take a glance at Therapistaid.com for a few self-guided coping skills. We are committed to equipping our clients with tools and resources. Why not start now?
- Coping Skills: Depression (therapistaid.com)
- The Cognitive Model: Example & Practice (therapistaid.com)
- CBT Practice Exercises (therapistaid.com)
- What is CBT? (Video) | Therapist Aid
- What are Cognitive Distortions? (Video) | Therapist Aid
- CBT Psychoeducation (Guide) | Therapist Aid
- Support – NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org)
If you feel suicidal, have a plan, have intent to follow through PLEASE seek emergency medical services immediately. River Pines is not a crisis response clinic. Call 911.