Tag: depression

Out of the night by JONATHAN C. BLAZER (Book Review #686)

Out of the night is a dark fantasy novel written about James. He is a family man who has lost everything he ever loved. His world is filled with ghosts, and James struggles to understand the meaning of staying alive, beating the demons and…

Let’s Pretend: A Tale of Mind, Imagination, and Healing by Christian Hageseth III (Book Review #681)

Let’s pretend is a paranormal fiction story. It is about a sixty-three-year-old man who has Parkinson’s disease. Peter is not only dealing with this situation, but he is also bankrupt, lonely, and struggling to survive with all the loss in his life.

Psychotherapy for Depression by Sharon DeVinney, Ph.D.

Psychotherapy for Depression by Sharon DeVinney, Ph.D. There are many different approaches to treat depression with psychotherapy. I, of course, have my own thoughts about what works best. But first I need to outline three of the most common psychotherapy approaches: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy – Focuses…

Everything Not Okay by Laura Tucker (Book Review #478)

Everything not okay is a fictional story about Kate, a 17-year-old dealing with anger issues. Her confidence is low and is forced to stay at a mental health clinic for a month. Being a teenager alone takes a big toll on a person never…

Effective Treatment for Depression – Is Medication Necessary? by Sharon DeVinney

Effective Treatment for Depression – Is Medication Necessary? by Sharon DeVinney   As I said last month, research shows the best treatment for depression, in general, involves a combination of medication and psychotherapy. There are many therapy approaches, and I will address the most widely…

Effective Treatments for Depression – Part One by Sharon DeVinney, Ph.D.

Effective Treatments for Depression – Part One – by Sharon DeVinney, Ph.D. Last month I discussed the symptoms of depression. So, what if you’ve accepted you may be “depressed” in the clinical sense, which means you need to pursue treatment for it? For most…

Dear You By Derra Nicole Sabo

    Dear You By Derra Nicole Sabo Genre: Nonfiction   Brief Description: Dear You is a collection of letters written to the people and events that have made the most impactful influences in my life. This book started out as a personal series…

We Own the Sky by Sara Crawford (Book Review #440)

We own the sky is a young adult book about a sixteen-year-old girl. Sylvia Baker loves music and has the ability to see flickering people. Due to her nature being this way, she meets Vincent and realizes that he is, in fact, a muse….

You May Have Depression and Not Know It by Sharon DeVinney, Ph.D.

You May Have Depression and Not Know It For people who are unfamiliar with mental illness, the term “depression” usually applies to someone else. The stigma about mental illness causes people to be uncomfortable identifying with this concept. They may not even think about…