Depression Counseling Treatment in Iowa

Depression Counseling Services In Grinnell and Williamsburg Iowa

Thanks to the extensive expertise of our team, we can provide depression treatments in Iowa.

What is depression and who suffers from it?

Depression is an emotion that most people have experienced at one time or another. In fact, the National Institute of Mental Health says it is "one of the most common mental disorders in the United States" with "7.1% of all U.S. adults" having had a major depressive episode.

A major depressive episode is defined as "A period of at least two weeks when a person experienced a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities, and had a majority of specified symptoms, such as problems with sleep, eating, energy, concentration, or self-worth."

Man who needs depression treatments in Iowa

Major depression can disrupt everyday life and its symptoms can include:

  • Sadness
  • Anxiety
  • Feeling empty
  • Lacking energy
  • Feeling hopeless or worthless
  • Not being able to enjoy things that they usually like
  • Difficulties in concentrating
  • Feeling irritable
  • Sleeping more and/or spending more time in bed
  • Eating more and gaining weight or eating less and losing weight
  • Aches and pains
  • Thoughts of suicide.

The types of depression:

  • Major Depression
  • Anxiety (and being distressed by it)
  • Melancholy
  • Agitated
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Psychotic Depression
  • Peripartum (Postpartum) Depression
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • 'Situational' Depression
  • Atypical Depression
  • Treatment Resistant Depression.

The treatment required depends to some extent on the type of depression you are experiencing.

Depression treatments in Iowa that can help:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • General "talk therapy" (e.g., Psychotherapy)
  • Medication Management
  • Stress reduction techniques like Mindfulness and Transcendental Meditation
  • A combination of such treatments.

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