The Role of Family and Group Therapy in Treating Depression

Written by Family Video Coupon on September 3, 2016. Posted in Counseling, Individual counseling, Psychotherapy

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There are 350 million people around the world who are affected by depression. In the U.S., nearly 7% of the adult population has had at least one major depressive episode. And yet half of all those individuals will never seek therapy services.

Depression, like many other mood disorders, can wreak havoc on an individual’s life and relationships. Stigmas associated with mental illness often prevent sufferers from getting the help they need. As a friend or family member of a depressed individual, it may fall to you to help encourage your loved one to get the help they deserve.

One of the most important things friends and families can do is encourage your loved one to seek counseling, be it on an individual