What is Depression?
Depression is a common illness that severely limits psychosocial functioning and diminishes quality of life. As with most conditions, Depression can be mild or severe and often fluctuates depending on circumstances. For those suffering with depression, existence and everyday life may seem futile.
The World Health Organisation projects that by 2030 Depression will be the biggest burden of disease worldwide. .
Some symptoms of depression are listed below:
- Low Self-esteem
- Feeling tearful
- Frequent low moods or sadness
- Feeling numb (lack of enjoyment)
- Experience suicidal thoughts or self-harm
And many more…
#MentalHealthMatters – 25% of the UK population experiences mental health issue with 1 in 6 people reporting a common health problem (like anxiety and depression) in any given week, in England. [2,3].
#BlackLivesMatter – 23% of Black or Black British people will experience a common mental health problem in any given week. .
#LGBTQIA – The LGBT+ community are 2–3x’s more likely to report having a mental health problem in England. .
#WomenEmpowerment – 26% of young women aged between 16–24 years old report having a common mental health problem in any given week. .
It is increasingly important to understand depression, its symptoms, and treatments to help yourself or others. Depression is a disorder that can be reliably diagnosed and treated in primary care. The greatest thing you can do for yourself, or a loved one, is seek medical help and support from accredited professionals like ourselves.
What is Anxiety?
“61.5% of individuals with a Common mental disorder (CMD) in a given week are receiving no treatment”
Source: NHS England. (2016) Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey: Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. England.
Anxiety occurs in many forms but is commonly associated with excessive worrying or overthinking. Anxiety or Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD); is a long-lasting condition, that affects up to 5% of the entire UK population. . It is the feeling of fear, stress, or unease, that can present itself with mild or severe symptoms. Anxiety is our body’s innate fight or flight response being disproportionately out of balance which can lead to serious damage if left untreated.
Some symptoms of anxiety are listed below:
- Unease or Distress
- Fear or Irritability
- Difficulty Concentrating
- Difficulty Sleeping
- Panic Attacks
- Trembling or Shaking
And many more…
“I suffer from anxiety and it feels like an impending doom. In a room full of people, I am tricked into thinking everyone is looking and laughing at me. I sometimes feel on-edge, nervous or tense. It can be psychological or physical. Uncertainty will loom and fester in my mind.”
What is involved?
During your visit, we will explain the integrative approach we use to get to the source of your situation and describe, in simple and straightforward language, the different types of therapies we use to help our clients. At The Hudson Centre, you will discover a new fresh perspective and approach to therapy. Some of the therapies we use are:
- Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Psycho-educational Work
- Family Systems Theory
- Psycho-analytic and Psycho-dynamic Theory
- Trauma Therapy
How we can help you with Anxiety & Depression Counselling?
At The Hudson Centre, we offer a successful range of options tailored to help treat and support your personal needs. Our staff are highly qualified and skilled practitioners who have a genuine care for people.
Additionally, we provide exceptional after-care and recovery support to make sure we are here when you need us. A popular service that you may benefit from is our Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
- With treatment, many people can control their anxiety levels.
- With treatment, many people can overcome and fight depression.
To learn more about the specific treatments we can offer consult with our team by calling 07939624790 or email us at: email@example.com
- WHO. (2017) Depression and other common mental disorders: global health estimates. Geneva: World Health Organization.
- McManus S, Bebbington P, Jenkins R, Brugha T. (eds.) (2016) Mental health and wellbeing in England: Adult psychiatric morbidity survey 2014.
- McManus, S., Meltzer, H., Brugha, T. S., Bebbington, P. E., & Jenkins, R. (2009) Adult psychiatric morbidity in England, 2007: results of a household survey.
- Journal of General Internal Medicine (2015) Sexual Minorities in England Have Poorer Health and Worse Health Care Experiences: A National Survey.