Depression Therapy


Is it time to get help for your depression?

Depression Treatment in Fort Lauderdale.

Depression can feel like you’re at war with your mind and body. You can feel sluggish, overly negative, and like there is no joy in life. Depression therapy can help improve mood, instill hope, and rebuild a life worth living. Call us for a free phone consultation today.

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), approximately 24 million Americans are diagnosed with a mood disorder. The average person experiences depression or mood swings from time to time. However, when a mood disorder interferes with your health, relationships, job or other responsibilities – depression therapy gives you the tools to reclaim your life.

How We Help Depression

At The Psychology Group, our therapists are highly trained and well equipped to help you beat depression, bipolar disorder, postpartum depression or another mood disorder. We utilize empirically validated treatments—such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy—which are scientifically proven to reduce symptoms.

Call The Psychology Group Fort Lauderdale at (954) 488-2933 for a free phone consultation today.

What to Expect From Depression Therapy

  1. The first step is to give us a call: (954) 488-2933
  2. Our practice offers complimentary 15-minute phone consultations. During this consultation we will learn more about your needs and goals. You’ll be matched with one of our expert therapists
  3. Next, you’ll meet with your therapist for an initial session. There, your anxiety specialist will get a very thorough understanding of your unique background, history and what you’d like to accomplish. She’ll share her ideas for an action plan and collaboratively, you’ll both decide next steps
  4. Treatment for depression typically includes other team members as appropriate. You might be recommended to visit a general physician, psychiatrist and/or dietician as part of your treatment team to address both mind and body
  5. Depression therapy is typically very hands on. Examples of what therapy sessions will focus on include: increasing pleasurable activities, adding back productive behaviors, learning how to relax the body and decrease physiological arousal, improving positive self-talk, and understanding the root cause of sadness

At The Psychology Group, our therapists are highly trained and well equipped to help you beat depression, bipolar disorder, postpartum depression or another mood disorder. We utilize empirically validated treatments—such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy—which are scientifically proven to reduce symptoms.

Call for a free phone consulation

Signs & Symptoms of Depression

Some studies suggest that one out of every five people struggle with depression. Often referred to as “the common cold of mental disorders,” depression should be taken seriously and addressed as early as possible.

Bipolar Disorder (previously known as Manic-Depression) is characterized by instability of mood, coupled with poor impulse control, and excessive energy. Read more to review signs and symptoms of two mood disorders.

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)


Signs of MDD:

  • Feelings of sadness that doesn’t seem to lift after a week or two
  • Sadness coupled with feeling hopeless, worthless, or helpless
  • Loss of interest in activities that you once enjoyed
  • Weight loss or gain; changes in appetite
  • Difficulty falling or staying asleep, or sleeping more than usual
  • Loss of energy
  • Negative self-talk, low self-esteem, and feelings of worthlessness
  • Thoughts of death or suicide

*Note: if you or a loved one has thoughts of suicide, it’s critical to contact a mental health/medical provider immediately. If you or a loved one experiences a life threatening emergency, immediately call 911.


Bipolar Disorder


Signs of Bipolar Disorder:

  • Extreme fluctuations in mood ranging from euphoria to a crashing low
  • Excessive energy and talking quickly
  • Difficulty sleeping or a decreased need for sleep
  • Taking on excessive tasks
  • Engaging in high risk behaviors or actions that are out of character
  • Easily reactive or “flying off the handle”
  • Manic symptoms are often followed by a crashing low or depressive episode

*Note: if you or a loved one has thoughts of suicide, it’s critical to contact a mental health/medical provider immediately. If you or a loved one experiences a life threatening emergency, immediately call 911.


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