Depression : Kate Murphy Therapy
Kate Murphy, LCSW specializes in working with people suffering from anxiety and depression, and provides couples therapy including premarital counseling in the Atlanta metro area of Norcross, GA at the Pathway Center for Psychotherapy.
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DEPRESSION

THERAPY FOR DEPRESSION

Approximately 8% of Americans report having at least one major depressive episode in their lifetime. It is not unusual to experience several depressive episodes or feel that it is a chronic state of being. The prevalence of adults with a major depressive episode is higher for young adults and members of marginalized groups. 

Almost 43% of persons with depressive symptoms report difficulties at work, home, and social activities. Further, nearly half of those with depression also deal with anxiety. This up and down cycle is exhausting. 

GET CURIOUS

When did depression start and how long have you been feeling this way? Is it seasonal, tied to a period of intense anxiety, life transition (new baby, job, graduation), anniversary of a death, or is there disconnection in a relationship? 

 

 

Depression is a message from our bodies and psyche that we need to slow down for a moment. Interestingly, there can be great insight gained when we quiet and listen to the impact that the pace of our life and the quality of our relationships are having on us.

 

Depression is like … when you don’t want cheese anymore. Even though it’s cheese. -Jenny Lawson

SIGNS OF DEPRESSION

      • Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, hopelessness
      • Angry outbursts, irritability or frustration
      • Loss of interest in activities that used to be bring joy
      • Sleep issues including insomnia or sleeping too much 
      • Fatigue and low energy; small tasks feel overwhelming
      • Muscle aches like back pain or headaches
      • Changes in appetite that cause weight loss or gain 
      • Trouble making decisions and taking action
      • Trouble seeing accomplishments 
      • Feeling unlovable and worthless
      • Guilt due to inability to engage w/family and friends 
      • A sense that the world is unfair and dangerous  
      • Isolation
      • Frequent or recurrent thoughts of death, suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts or suicide

Therapy offers space to explore your experience with depression. A space to be encouraged to be gentle and kind internally so that you can get back to feeling like yourself sooner. 


If you need help now: 

National Crisis Line:  Dial 988 or Text 741741.

https://www.crisistextline.org/texting-in/

PROVIDING ONLINE & In Person THERAPY

Schedule a Free 20-minute Phone Consultation Today.

KATE MURPHY, LCSW

Kate Murphy, a therapist in Chamblee, GA, specializes in helping you decrease stress and anxiety. You can live a more balanced, connected, and meaningful life. Kate works with individuals and couples over the age of 18 to support healing, communicating, and experiencing joy more often.

Location:

2951 Flowers Road S.,
Suite 224, Chamblee, GA 30341

 

Video Counseling available in GA and FL

Email: kate@katemurphytherapy.com
Phone: (678) 348-6017