Depression, much like anxiety, is top on the list of when it comes to emotional anguish. It comes in countless forms including lack of sleep, lack of motivation, loss of interest, sadness, crying, feeling hopeless, constant negative thoughts, mood swings, physical pains, change in appetite, low energy, and suicidal thoughts or attempts.
Again, like anxiety, if untreated depression can go on for years. Counseling can help you learn why you are depressed, how to deal with troublesome life situations, express emotions, cope, and provide hope that you can function in a healthy manner on a daily basis. CBT and other behavior therapies are the most helpful approaches used for healing.
Seeing a therapist for depression help can be your first step to changing your life around.