Tom Caplan is affiliated with the Montreal Anger Management Centre. Tom provides comprehensive anger management therapies including court-ordered and elective anger management, and individual or couple counselling in a non-judgmental and supportive environment.
Sadness is a natural emotion. When we experience loss or harm, or when someone close to us dies, sadness is normal. It’s a healthy response to these life events. But sadness that persists for weeks or months, or becomes a filter through which we view the world and our lives, is called depression. Sometimes depression is rooted in personal loss, bereavement, or a major life event. Other times, there is no single event or specific cause. If what you just read above sounds familiar, maybe a Montreal therapist can help you.
Signs of Depression
Depression can show itself in many different ways including as a loss of happiness, or in problems with your physical well-being affecting your concentration, appetite, or ability to sleep soundly.
Depression affects people of all ages, nationality, and from all classes and walks of life. In fact, depression is one of the most common behavioural health problems in North America, with estimates that as many as 20 million people suffer from symptoms of depression.
Help for Depression
Depression can present itself in so many different ways, including profound and long-term sadness. Sometimes the first symptoms that cause concern are more concrete, like insomnia, loss of appetite, poor quality sleep, or even physical pain. It is a common ailment that affects people of all ages and from all walks of life.
Fortunately, in most cases, depression is highly treatable through psychotherapy. The important thing is to know that a Montreal therapist is available to help, so that you can take steps to do something about it and start feeling better.
Think you, or someone you know, may be suffering from depression? Reach out and get help.