Dealing with Depression/Depression

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Hi. Is it common to feel like when you're depressed, upset about something you feel like no one understand you? I feel like that a lot,  I feel lost, don't understand why I am here, why I am bothering to be here, I feel alone, I feel just used and tossed around. :( I just feel I don't have any support sometimes, no friends. I feel stuck in my life and just confused. I honestly don't know how long I can handle depression.I thought I had mild depression but I think it's major depression. Do people ever make it through depression?

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You need someone you can trust who is nonjudgmental to talk to about how you feel. This would help you get your feelings into words, and I think it would help a lot.

Make a list of goals, things you want to do today, this week, in the next year, the next five years, etc.

Make a list of negative self-criticism and replace each one with positive assurance.

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Daniel Keeran, MSW

Expertise

This online course ( see https://app.box.com/s/2wm3ex70tawbcrseqygs ) may provide the insight you need and take your healing a little further.

Experience

I have over 30 years in private practice and hospital settings providing help for people with depression and anxiety.

Organizations
College of Mental Health Counseling

Publications
http://counsellorpublishing.com/images/CureDepression2.pdf and the best-selling book "Effective Counseling Skills" http://www.amazon.com/Effective-Counseling-Skills-therapeutic-statements/dp/1442177993

Education/Credentials
MA (UK) and MSW, Kent School of Social Work (UL)

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