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Thomas Theodosiou

Clinical Neuropsychologist & Clinical Therapist

speaks:
  • Greek
  • English
12+ years: Experience
200+ Happy Clients
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Psychological Assessments
Gaston Molina

Clinical Psychologist & Therapist

speaks:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
12+ years: Experience
400+ Happy Clients
  • Business Coach
  • CBT Practitioner
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Life Coach
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Julieta Carrasco

Clinical & Counselling Psychologist

speaks:
  • Spanish
  • French
  • English
19+ years: Experience
100+ Happy Clients
  • Business Coach
  • Child Psychology
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Life Coach
  • Mindfulness
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
José Tavela

Clinical & Counselling Psychologist

speaks:
  • English
  • Spanish
16+ years: Experience
150+ Happy Clients
  • ABA Therapy
  • ACT Practitioner
  • Business Coach
  • CBT Practitioner
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Compassionate Therapy
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • DBT Practitioner
  • Expressive Art Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Michel Alhaddad

Clinical Psychologist & CBT therapist

speaks:
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
5+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Approaches
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
Enas Mashal

Clinical Psychologist

speaks:
  • Arabic
  • English
21+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Khawla Halabi

Clinical Psychologist

speaks:
  • Arabic
  • English
4+ years: Experience
100+ Happy Clients
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Astir Antoun

Counselling & Clinical Psychologist

speaks:
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
24+ years: Experience
100+ Happy Clients
  • Expressive Art Therapy
  • Family Constellation Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
Chryssa Charizani

Counselling Psychologist & And Life Coach

speaks:
  • English
  • Greek
6+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Life Coach
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychoanalysis
Pilar Pastoriza

Clinical Psychologist & CBT therapist

speaks:
  • Spanish
  • English
31+ years: Experience
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Compassionate Therapy
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Life Coach
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

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Depression is the most prominent symptom that attracts patients to get mental health. Psychotherapy is a general treatment for depression in which the therapist talks about your mental condition and its relation to mental disorders. This therapy, also called talk therapy, is most widely used by top world psychologists to deal with depression.

There are many treatments for depression, varying from patient to patient. The most important and common treatments for depression are interpersonal therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and psychodynamic therapy, which are also the most effective.

Depression is the most widely happening mental condition and is triggered by our past emotions and traumas. According to Fitcy's research, more than 90% of patients respond very positively after the treatment. It can be controllable in the early stages of therapies and cured completely after having consistent counseling sessions.

Fitcy certified psychologist can diagnose a depression state after a few counseling sessions. It can be mild, moderate, or severe depression. Every stage of depression will be cured and controllable by having a consistent session of psychotherapies.

What is Depression?

Depression is a mood disorder that affects the feelings and behavior of an individual. The individual who feels sad and loses interest in everyday activities for more than two weeks is at a high risk of suffering from depression. The physical and emotional symptoms of depression cause hindrance in the thought process and how one handles daily tasks.

According to the World Health Organization, 4.4% of the population suffers from depressive disorder globally.

Clinical depression can affect social, emotional, and cognitive functioning. Thus, caregivers and close friends should support one another, and if they notice signs of depression, they must find a therapist in Dubai and get help to reduce the symptoms.

What are the Symptoms of Depression?

The individual suffering from depression may exhibit signs from milder to severe. The common symptoms of depression include:

  • The individual remains inactive and sad throughout the day.
  • The frequent episodes of sadness cause hindrance in completing daily tasks. The loss of interest in favorite activities affects personal and professional relationships.
  • The individual suffers from appetite change. The individual either suffers from excessive weight gain or weight loss.
  • The person either cannot sleep or sleeps all day long.
  • The individual becomes inactive and cannot maintain hygiene.
  • The constant feeling of guilt and worthlessness causes anxiety.
  • Anxiety and depression can cause suicidal ideation.

The depression symptoms include a lack of concentration. It eventually hinders the thought process and affects everyday decisions.

What Causes Depression?

Individuals who feel agitated, anxious, and sad should try to understand the root cause of their problems. The common causes of depression are:

Traumatic Life Experiences

Sexual, emotional, and physical abuse in childhood can cause multiple mental health problems, including depression. Thus, the caregivers must provide a safe environment for the child for healthy cognitive and emotional development.

Unhealthy Way of Dealing with Grief

Individuals who have lost a loved one must seek support, as it increases the risk of suffering from depression and anxiety.

Age and Gender

Suppression of women is common in individualistic and collectivistic societies. Environmental factors can also cause hormonal imbalance, which leads to depression and correlating problems. Additionally, elderly people living alone can cause loneliness, anxiety, and depression.

Role of Genetics

Genetic influence and nurturing can cause the person to remain agitated, which turns into depression in later years.

Life-changing Events

Stressful life-changing events such as moving to another country, starting a new job, or getting a divorce can cause anxiety and depression.

Other Medical Conditions

People suffering from medical illnesses without a permanent cure can lead to clinical depression; hence, caregivers must provide support.

Substance Abuse

Illicit drugs and alcohol can help the individual cope with anxiety for a shorter time. However, it should not become a habit, or else it can cause aggravation of the symptoms and lead to further complications.

Family Disputes

Personal disputes and lack of communication can affect the feelings and behavior of the individual and become a cause of clinical depression.

How to Overcome Depression?

The emergent changes around the world cause uncertainty, which can affect the thought process and include the likelihood of suffering from depression. People who feel anxious and are unable to focus and complete tasks must take the necessary steps to ensure their way back to normality. However, if the person cannot notice betterment in the symptoms, they should seek professional help regarding depression treatment.

The steps that are proven effective in overcoming depression are:

  • The individual must accept that they are suffering from anxiety and need support.
  • The person must engage in physical exertion as it helps release happy hormones that change the mood and help manage the symptoms of depression.
  • The person must make an effort to achieve small milestones, such as cleaning their room. Also, positive reinforcement helps the individual to repeat the behavior.
  • The individual must make a to-do list and follow a routine. Also, writing feeling in a journal can help regulate emotions, which helps make rational decisions.
  • Individuals should seek support from family members and close friends. It helps the patient stay away from illicit drugs.

What are the Types of Depression?

The types of depression are:

Major Depressive Disorder

The individual suffers from the symptoms of depression for more than two weeks, which causes hindrance in completing everyday tasks.

Bipolar Depression

Individuals suffer from manic depression. They have low energy, which affects their feelings and behavior.

Perinatal and Postnatal Depression

Women suffer from constant stress and remain worried before the birth or after the birth of their child. It can affect the overall performance of the mother. Also, the mother struggles to feel emotionally connected with the child.

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Females suffer from PMDD before their menstrual cycle, which affects their overall functioning. Depression symptoms in women are prevalent during pregnancy and menstruation. Thus, people should support their women at home and seek guidance regarding depression therapy to enhance their mental health.

Seasonal Affective Disorder

The change in the weather can cause low energy. It causes the individual to feel low and inactive. People may suffer from SAD at the start of winter.

Psychotic Depression

The patient experiences hallucinations and delusions, which makes it difficult to separate them from reality.

What is Postpartum Depression?

The woman may suffer from depression after the birth of the child. The massive change in life causes anxiety and stress. The postpartum depression symptoms include:

  • The mother struggles to an emotional bond with the child.
  • The mother cannot control her emotions and cries at odd times.
  • The mother suffers from severe mood swings and cannot communicate with friends and close family members.
  • The woman has a fear of not becoming a good mother.
  • In severe cases, the women suffer from panic attacks and related complications.
  • The mother cannot look after the child due to a lack of energy. The mother is more likely to suffer from insomnia, loss of appetite, and suicidal ideation.

Who Can Help?

People struggling with depression should connect with a competent and reliable psychologist in Dubai through Fitcy Health.

Clients with constant feelings of worry and sadness are more likely to suffer from depression. Thus, it is essential to seek guidance regarding depression treatment in Dubai. Lifestyle modifications and depression counseling can help the client become positive, content, and productive.

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Gaston molina

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