Millions of Americans suffer from depression. If you experience symptoms of depression, including feelings of sadness or loss of interest, Janelle Adams MA, LMFT, ATR, and the team at In Touch Counseling Services can help. She and her team in Vancouver, Washington, are here to help.
Many life factors can lead to clinical depression, also known as major depressive disorder, and it can impact anyone. It’s usually a combination of factors that leads to depression.
Certain environmental and physiological factors can increase your likelihood of developing this disorder. Some factors include genetics, personality, and environmental factors, such as a traumatic event. Other major life events, such as pregnancy, can cause depression.
Approximately 20.4% of the adult population in Washington State report having symptoms of depression. The condition is common in females, who are twice as likely as men to suffer a depressive episode. Current reaseach shows that symptoms of depression are rapidly rising among teens and young adults. Other factors that influence depression rates include: racial/ethnic, income, and education.
Depression symptoms vary from person to person. Common symptoms include:
Why choose In Touch Counseling Services for treating depression?
Getting the wrong treatment for depression can make symptoms worse and keep you in a dowward spiral. Rather then focus only on the the thoughts and feelings, the team at In Touch Counseling Services, uses a unique whole person approach. We believe in creating a tailored plan that combines therapy with the ancient art of Acupuncture and the healing power of food, by looking at nutrition to get you feeling optimistic, self- confident and able to return to your normal level of functioning faster.