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Adult Depression

Positive Strategies to cope with loss of significant relationships, loneliness, life stressors to restore a healthier optimistic balance.

Adult Depression Overview

Depression effects 1 of 5 women and 1 of 10 men in their lifetimes. Depression can be manifested as sleep disruption, sad or irritable mood,  low motivation. Neurochemical, hormonal, biological and psychological factors contribute to Depression. Chronic stress, chronic pain, marital and family conflict,divorce, and significant losses, can result in cognitive and neurochemical imbalances that require therapeutic intervention with medication as a conjuctive treatment.

How Columbia Counseling Can Help

A multimodal treatment approach utilizing various types of psychotherapy and medication if indicated has been shown to be the most effective treatment strategy to decrease depressive symptoms and improve daily life functioning.Call the Columbia Counseling Center and let us assist you with the proper diagnosis and treatment to improve your life and regain your sense of happiness.

Signs & Symptoms

  • Attention Deficit w/ Hyperactivity
  • Inattentive – Difficulty  listening
  • Forgetful
  • Misplacing things
  • Problems concentrating
  • Difficulty with organization and planning
  • Poor grades with “scatter”
  • Can’t sit still/ restless
  • Excessive movement, feeling “driven”