We all experience depression at times thoughout our lives. Depression is a normal response to loss, chronic illness or pain and other serious life issues. Many times, we are able move past our depression when the problem either resolves or time has allowed us to heal. Sometimes, however, our pain is so great, we feel overwhelmed by it. We don't want to talk to our families and friends because we don't feel that it helps. We may become more isolative and no longer find joy in activities we once enjoyed. We may lack motivation to engage in activities that were once helpful in distracting us and self care fmight start to lapse. When we feel stuck, overwhelmed, exhausted, irritable and unable to handle our responsibiliites, it's time to talk with a professional. We have helped hundreds of people understand and work through the murkiness of their depression. We know how hard it is to simply "think your way out" and we are here to help. Please call us if you or a loved one are experiencing any of the symptoms above. We will help shoulder the burden and walk with you on a path to wellness.