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Depression Overview

Depression is dark, heavy, and exhausting. You may even feel ashamed or embarrassed for succumbing to it. It feels like failure, leaving you vulnerable and afraid of being judged, leading to social isolation, making things even worse.

There's still hope.

You can beat depression, even if it doesn't feel that way quite yet. Realize that you're not alone. Understand the causes, symptoms, and treatment options. There are even concrete steps that you can start taking right now that will help you feel better and regain control over your life.

And when you're really ready to get rid of depression once and for all, call me.

(714) 527-8111

Depression Symptoms


Sadness, gloom, lethargy, and hopelessness are among the many symptoms of depression.

They're all unpleasant, but the good news is that depression doesn't have to be part of your life.

Types of Depression


Depression comes in several "fun" flavors, each nuanced in its soul-crushing suffocation. You can read about the different kinds here on my types of depression page. Whether the depression you're suffering from is major, atypical, or post-partum, or are just feeling a little sad and under the weather, I can help you.

Overcoming Depression


Ready to feel better? Learn the easy steps to overcome depression that you can start taking right now. Stick with them, and call me for a free half-hour phone consultation.