Depression

Mental Health: Tips For Getting the Most Out of Therapy

What we know and understand about mental health has come a long way in recent years. Between that and everything else going on in the world, it’s no surprise that many people have been more open to receiving mental health treatment as a form of self-help. This is great news, but it can also be hard to know where to start and how to get the most of this, especially if this is your first time in therapy. So, where do you begin?

Depression Therapist- 5 things to Say to a Loved One With Depression

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An estimated 1 in 10 US adults report feeling depressed. Untreated Depression can lead to a variety of problems including relationship problems, workplace problems, and an increased likelihood of the depressed person engaging in risky behaviors such as drug and alcohol abuse. As a depression therapist, I can understand why you may be concerned for …

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EMDR therapy for Depression in Suffolk County, NY

 Much to the relief of mental health workers the stigma attached to depression is lessening as awareness increases. Times are changing and so are your options when it comes to seeking treatment for depression. EMDR can be an effective means to treat your depression when traditional options have not helped. Most people are familiar with …

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5 Myths About Depression

5 MYTHS ABOUT DEPRESSION As with most mental health diagnoses, there is a significant amount of misinformation that is circulating among the general public. Centuries ago, individuals with mental health issues were looked down upon by society, thought to be of weak moral character, purposefully deviant or difficult, or possessed by evil spirits. Although we …

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Socialization Effects on Mental Health

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It’s a known fact that our species are social beings. We evolved by living in communities relying on one-another to help us meet our daily needs like: food, child-care, shelter, safety, and of course emotional well being. Nowadays though, that sense of community seems to have dissipated in our individualistic society. Life get’s busy, we …

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Managing Depression During a Worldwide Pandemic- Free Webinar

Suffolk Family Therapy is proud to announce that Great Neck Library is hosting us for a free webinar for the public on depression in a pandemic! Our very own Alexandria Fairchild, LMSW will be presenting. The presentation will cover the following: “Depression is a debilitating illness. Those who struggle with depression are familiar with the well-meaning …

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