Psychotherapists probably see more cases of depression than anything else in their practices, but it remains one of the most challenging conditions to accurately assess and treat. Part of the problem, no doubt, is that “depression” is a broad, poorly defined diagnostic category, which embraces a daunting range of symptoms, including cognitive and physical lethargy, mental rumination, loss of concentration, chronic negativity and pessimism, feelings of worthlessness, and unremitting sadness. Furthermore, the symptoms themselves can block response to treatment. Lethargy, hopelessness, negative thought patterns, and refractory negative mood all interfere with useful interventions. To get beyond or around the powerful drag of inertia in depression, therapy needs to quickly nudge clients into action, help them take charge of their cognitive habits, instill hope, and reduce negative mood. Click here to read more…
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