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|Windham & Leibovich PC
"Therapy That Makes Sense"
1016 Greentree Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Almost everyone feels depressed at some point in their lives. Sometimes these feelings are short
lived and resolve on their own. However for a significant number of people the negative feelings
may persist for weeks, months or even years. When this occurs it is called "clinical depression".
Clinical depression usually does not go away on it's own and requires treatment to improve.
Clinical depression can negatively impact a persons life in many ways. People with clinical longer
be able to enjoy the things that they once did, they may feel that they are worthless, unlovable or
deserve to be punished. People suffering from clinical depression often feel that there is no hope
for them to ever feel better. They may turn to drugs or alcohol or consider taking their own lives in
an attempt to end the negative feelings.
Many people suffering from clinical depression feel that it is their own fault and see their condition
as a form of personal or moral weakness. This, however, is not the case. Clinical depression is
the result of a chemical imbalance in the brain and is a medical condition.
The good news is that clinical depression is a very treatable condition. A number of good
medications and "talk" therapies exist that can help people to feel better
and regain their lives.
Therapists at Windham & Leibovich employ a combination of these "talk therapies" including
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Rational Emotive
Therapy (RET) to assist people who are suffering from depression.
Think you might have clinical depression? Take the free depression screening at
the link below.