Counseling for Depression

Managing Depression

Depression is a common experience for people at some point during their lives. It refers to a period of sadness that can have many variables including length of time, how often, and the impact on day-to-day life.  Most people have at least one time in their lives that they feel “depressed.”

Feelings of depression often follow a life event that many would deem sad. The death of a loved one, a relationship breakup, the loss of a job, or life transition can all trigger feelings of sadness and depression. Depression can also be a reoccurring symptom that pops up during stressful events, or sadness. It can affect your thoughts, behaviors, activities, level of energy, sleep and eating patterns. It can impact your relationships and lifestyle.

It can be very helpful to talk with a counselor to discuss your symptoms of depression, we are here to help you find relief.

“Depression isn’t always obvious, it took some time for me to realize I needed support, Compass was there when I needed it .”

You will benefit from counseling if…..

  • You have overwhelming thoughts of sadness

  • Experience loss of interest in activities that were once pleasurable to you

  • Find yourself sleeping more than usual

  • You feel angry or withdrawn

  • Have found yourself more emotional

One of the most impactful ways to manage depression is to face it head on. Seeking out a qualified mental health professional such as a counselor or therapist can be beneficial to assist you in processing through your sadness, and finding strategies to help you move past the burden of depression.

While the process of working through depression can seem difficult, we are here to help you. You are not alone. Let us work with you to increase your understanding of self-identity and overall life satisfaction. If you think you may be experiencing depression, or are in a relationship with someone who may be suffering from depression, call today to learn more.

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5115 NE 94th Ave, Suite D, Vancouver, WA 98662

Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm
Therapist Hours: By Appointment

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