The Difference Between Depression and Grief

One of the things I’ve noticed over the years in our medication-saturated society is the tendency to label any form of sadness as depression. People then feel like they need an antidepressant or some other intervention to take their sadness away. A large percentage of the sadness people experience is often related to grief and… Read More

What is High-Functioning Depression?

We all know what depression looks like. The loner that has withdrawn from their friends and activities. A person suffering from depression sits alone in their dark room and cries. Advertisements for anti-depressant medication perpetuate these stereotypes. However, this generalization isn’t always correct. There are also people suffering from high-functioning depression. These people tend to lead… Read More

Counseling Isn’t Just for Married Couples

Our lives are full of unexpected experiences. In some instances they are great, but other times they can be devastating and life-changing events. When it’s the latter, it is normal to be left with feelings of sadness or hopelessness. An accumulation of what we see as negative factors, such as stressful jobs, or unhealthy relationships,… Read More