How can psychotherapy help treat depression?
Psychotherapy, sometimes also called talk therapy, refers to a variety of techniques used to treat depression. You talk to a licensed professional who helps you:
- Focus on the behaviors, emotions, and ideas that contribute to depression
- Understand and identify the life problems or events that contribute to depression, and help them understand which aspects of those problems they may be able to solve or improve
- Regain a sense of control and pleasure in life
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