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Depression Therapy Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Depression Therapy.

Types of Depression & Available Treatments

Although people with depression may exhibit many of the same symptoms, thoughts and feelings, there are actually several different types of depression. Your doctor can evaluate your symptoms to make a proper diagnosis. Each type of depression has dif...  Read more

Types of Psychotherapy for Depression

So you've realized you’ve got a problem with depression. Now what? What kind of professional help do you need, and where do you find it? If you’re like most people, the first thought that comes to mind when you think about treati...  Read more

Beat Depression with Determination

Each year, nearly one in ten American adults suffers from depression. This mental illness can contribute to divorce, decreased productivity, increased sick days, and physical illness (among other problems). The largest study ever done on depression...  Read more

How to Get Help for Depression

Nearly everyone has experienced a time when it hardly seems worth the effort to get out of bed, or when the problems they face seem so overwhelming that they're not sure where to begin. These feelings and thoughts are helpful warning signs that s...  Read more

A Holistic Approach for Treating Depression

While talking with my client, Dana, as she walked on the treadmill in my home studio, I couldn't help feeling sad. Her usually upbeat and vibrant demeanor was missing—and had been for several weeks.  "I'm so depressed," s...  Read more

Depression
Updated 4/14/2014 11:16:27 PM

Lately I've been feeling really down and not caring what/how much I eat. I've gained 5 pounds in two weeks. My Grama is 100 years old (I am her primary caregiver) and my Mom is very sick recovering from surgery and have massive chemotherapy (we all...  Read more

water therapy
Updated 4/4/2014 2:08:44 PM

I'm new to neuropathy, but I've been having undiagnosed symptoms since 2000. I am currently doing water therapy. My main problems are balance and weakness. The water is 92 degrees, so it is warm and inviting. I do various exercises including walking...  Read more

Frustration = no motivation + depression
Updated 3/12/2014 1:13:43 AM

I am struggling to get motivated this time around. I know some of it is depression because I've got this weight to lose and because my recent efforts haven't worked. I have a gym membership but see all the thin people and that makes me feel worse ab...  Read more

Derailed by stress and depression
Updated 3/3/2014 4:13:22 PM

I am feeling quite demoralized today, been having small binges with chips and cookies the last few days and stepped on the scale and I am now up 4 pounds! Work and life situations have been very stressful and I fear depression is creeping up on me....  Read more

Energy therapy
Updated 2/6/2014 7:38:28 AM

Has anyone here had an energy session? What I mean by that is Reiki, EFT, etc... It's been a million years since I've had those sessions, just wondering if anyone here has had that lately, and what the cost is where you are located ...  Read more

Put Your Shoes On

If I find I really don't want to go to the gym, I'll just say, "Fine, I won't go. But I'll put my gym shoes on." Once I have my gym shoes on, somehow I'm out the door. If you can't bring yourself to start working out, just try to take one small step...  Read more

Ovation Hair Care

grow, strengthen your hair! An outstanding product that added thickness, enabled growth of new hair and repaired damaged hair. I love it and it helps prevent the damage that sweating causes!...  Read more

Dealing with Depression

Welcome! This is a space for anyone dealing with depression to support each other as we eat right, exercise, lose weight, and find ways to manage our depression. ...  Read more

Dealing with the Blues

Editor's note: If you or someone you know is suffering from a mental-health issue, please contact your health-care provider immediately. The information listed here is meant to inspire and offer hope but should not be interpreted as advice or recomme...  Read more

'At Age 68, I'm in the Best Shape of My Life!'

Carol Reinhard (CAROLJEAN64)Weight Lost: 57 poundsHometown: West Des Moines, IAOccupation: RetiredI was in the midst of therapy for depression.  I broke my leg, the complications from which left me inactive for several months. I gained weight as...  Read more

Monday - Depression Therapy.

Thank you Angelique271 & Bethieboops, your comments were really appreciated. When you are down you feel that the whole world is fighting you, it was nice to have you guys in my corner. I am determined not to go down like I have so many times bef...  Read more