It’s normal to experience sadness. When feelings of sadness or loss of enthusiasm are caused by a life event or stressor, they tend to abate with time and enable one to return to a healthy level of functioning. However, when these feelings persist, they can produce a level of distress that interferes with social, occupational, and other important areas of life.
Depression is a powerful condition affecting many. Reportedly, depression affects 1 in 10 Americans at some point in their lives. If you are experiencing symptoms of depression, which most commonly include taxing physical symptoms, loss of energy, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, as well as changes in sleep or eating patterns, seeking therapy is the right choice. Together, we can explore your symptoms, life events, and everyday stressors. Robyn will work with you to help foster a more optimal level of functioning.