Depression is a common condition amongst the Australian population and can be caused by a number of factors. It’s more than having a bout of the blues for a couple of days. It is a condition that can be a long-term struggle and many people have recognised that hypnosis and counselling as an effective part of a holistic treatment approach for depression.
If you or someone you know is behaving more withdrawn from life activities, relying on substances, unable to concentrate and feeling overwhelmed, indecisive and unhappy then these may be signs of depression.
There are many forms of depression and they can range in symptoms and severity. The treatment for depression can involve many different parts to create a customised treatment for the patient. Each case of depression is different and so each treatment is different. It doesn’t matter whether your depression is triggered by a single event or has developed over a long period, counselling and hypnosis are effectives tool to help you defeat your depression.
Counselling helps you to discuss your issues and process an understanding of them. You will be able to freely share your thoughts and feeling without judgment and in a safe respectful space. During the process you will be supported and guided to find your own solutions.
Hypnosis can help you to overcome the negative feelings and thoughts by guiding your subconscious mind through techniques to help change your negative feelings into positive thought patterns. There are different techniques that can be used and adapted to each individual.
For more information on depression you can visit:
Beyond Blue (https://www.beyondblue.org.au/the-facts/depression)
Black Dog Institute (http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/public/depression/depressionexplained/index.cfm )
For more information about what happens in a hypnosis session click here. (redirects to Clinical hypnosis page)