What is Depression?

Symptoms of a Depressive Episode

  • Depressed mood
  • Loss of interest or pleasure
  • Significant weight change
  • Diminished concentration
  • Sleep difficulties
  • Fatigue nearly every day
  • Feelings of worthlessness recurring thoughts of death

Symptoms must cause significant distress.

Symptoms must last for at least two weeks.

Quick Facts

  • Over ½ of those diagnosed with depression also suffer from anxiety.
  • Women are 2x more likely to develop depression.
  • Physical exercise has been found to have a significant antidepressant effect.


  • A combination of both psychotherapy and medication has been found to be the most effective treatment for depression.

How Can We help You

  • Supportive Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: CBT has been found to be equally, if not more effective than medicine in many cases. CBT works by changing self-defeating thoughts and behaviors.
  • Psychoeducation

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