Depression

Depression feels like...

I slept all night and still feeling tired. It is very difficult to get out of bed in the morning. My body feels heavy and tired. I am tired all day long and exhausted getting out of bed each morning. I feel stuck, nothing is going right for me.  I have nothing to contribute to the world, I feel empty and numb and just sad all the time.  My body hurts and I am almost always tearful.

Depression, Depression...

Feeling sad or transiently depressed is a normal human emotion, however, severe feelings of sadness, feeling of hopelessness, worthlessness, sleeping too much, or abnormal sleeping pattern, increase appetite with weight gain or decrease appetite with weight loss, loss in pleasurable activities you once, Increase in anger, and irritability and feeling of “I am better off not be here , I am better off dead are symptoms of severe depression disorder and one that need treatment usually from a trained mental health provider ( therapist and or Psychiatric provider).. You are not along. Please visit us, as are specialized in depression.
As mental health professionals, we understand how draining it can be to live with the symptoms of depression.  Depression takes your energy away and slowly eats at your happiness.  It’s hard to be you and enjoy life when you’re covered fogs of depression.

Symptoms of Depression

Depressed Mood
Loss of interest in daily activities
Things that used to be fun no longer feel fun
Irritable
Feeling sad or empty
Change in appetite or significant weight change
Change in sleep – either sleeping too much or too little
Fatigue and always feeling tired
Loss of energy
Feelings of guilt, worthlessness or hopelessness
Difficulty Concentration
Thoughts about death or suicide
Lack of self-esteem or confidence
Isn’t Not Easy to Ask for Help

Seeking Help

It can be difficult to speak up and ask for help. Others would say that you are confident and put together.  Often, you’re able to keep up that mask and many people think you’ve got everything together. Or you are “functionally depressed” where friends and family sing praise of how you are handling your depression. You do not have to do this alone.  It’s not easy admitting that you feel incapable of completing the tasks you once enjoyed.
If this is you, it is important you do not try to tough it out alone. Depression can be treated; you and your therapist will develop a plan and goals to achieve along the way. Your counselor will help you identify triggers and build confidence to live the life you want to live. You are not alone in this and visit us, so we can help you through your depression.
Depression Treatment & Counseling in Bethesda, MD , Rockville MD, Silver Spring MD, Gaithersburg MD
Depression does get better with proper care. In fact, at Mindview Behavioral Health and Wellness, we have helped people overcome depression.  Our skilled, compassionate and knowledgeable therapists and psychiatric providers will help you.
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