Treating Depression With IDL As a clinical social worker with a PhD in health education, I have been treating many types of depression since 1976 in many different settings – inpatient hospitals, day treatment centers, pain treatment centers, and in private practice. I have treated depression in children, adolescents, and adults, both individually and in … Read more
If you know someone who has tried either medication or some other treatment for the treatment of depression or anxiety disorder and has not received the benefits they seek, forward this overview to them. Anyone can contact us at Joseph.Dillard@gmail.com for a free in-person or Skype introductory session.
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Have you ever felt like you’ve fallen into a black pit of despair or depression? You’re down in there and it’s dark. You’re alone. There’s no ladder and the sides are too steep to climb. You’re trapped! Sometimes you stay down in that pit for days. People can spend months, even years in dark … Read more
We need to learn is how to discriminate between the helpful, nurturing internal parental voices and those that are destructive.
In this interview Holly listens to, respects, and honors old feelings of neglect that have caused a chronic depression for her as an adult. By doing so she allows them to transform into her own, personal solution for how to move forward in her life, to stop creating the constant, bending “wind” of drama and to continue her emotional growth from where it got stuck. She can draw strength from the child part of herself that is able to have fun and enjoy life at a fair.
How would our life be different if we were to practice becoming that authentic potential that is trying to be born within us? Wouldn’t that assist in the birth of a healthier, happier way of being and living into our every day experience?
“I am in this room in a corner and swaying from one side to the other! I have big black eyes and a knot on my head like you would see on an air balloon!
I like this balloony thing on my head. You know when you let out the air in a balloon? I can let off steam if people bother me! I just think, ‘Kiss my ass!'”
Would you like to feel alive? Would you like to be full of joy? Would you like to feel the freedom that a dolphin feels surfing ocean waves? Most people don’t; they don’t let themselves. They think they can’t until they find their soul mate, make more money, live somewhere else, or get well. That’s called, “Waiting for Santa Claus.”
In this interview Rainbow learned that she doesn’t have to spend her life slowly dying while she waits for Santa Claus to come. Instead, she has within her the ability to wake up to freedom, joy, and aliveness today, now. You can too!