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Depression is more than just feeling low, unhappy or unmotivated for a few days. It is when these feelings go on for weeks or months at a time, taking over a person’s life. Depression is not something you can simply ‘snap out of’. It is an illness with a wide range of physical, mental and emotional symptoms. These include: feelings of hopelessness, unhappiness, anxiety and a loss of interest in things you used to enjoy. Physically you may feel tired, lose your appetite, feel pains and little or no sex drive.
The intensity of depression varies from feeling very low or tearful to feeling suicidal. It can be hard to seek help, as those with depression may isolate themselves. For example, they may detach from others and feel shame at not being able to overcome it. Depression is increasingly common, with 1 in 10 people suffering from depression at some time in their life. With the right support and treatment it is possible to fully recover.
At The Eaves, our counsellors, psychologists and psychotherapists offer a safe place for you to discuss your feelings and how they are affecting you. We can help you learn new coping mechanisms so you can respond differently to difficult situations, and ultimately take back control of your life.
Are you suffering from depression and need a consultation?
If you are not in a position to complete the search form and select a practitioner, please call us. We will discuss your needs and find you the earliest appointment we can with an appropriate practitioner.
Call us on: 01483 917000
“I felt confident talking about problems I was having in my life. Has really made a difference for me and helped me understand myself/thoughts/feelings a lot better.“
“I was impressed by how quickly I could talk to someone and arrange my first session. [my Counsellor] has been great as a therapist – she put me at ease immediately, made me feel comfortable and helped me see things in different ways that will help going forward. Thanks everyone.“
“This experience has been positive and supportive. I feel more in control and empowered. I still have the issues but am currently more confident to deal with my emotions. Thank you.“
Our practices are open all day and into the evening for your convenience
Our practices are open 6 days a week so you can arrange your appointment to suit you
We have four practices: one in Godalming, one in Farnham and two in Guildford
Our team of practitioners are available now to help with a wide range of issues