Men's Depression, for information about depression in males and those looking for a counselor, psychologist or psychotherapist, and counseling and psychotherapy services for depression in Oakland, Berkeley and the East Bay
Dr. Will Courtenay, The Men's Doc, of Men's Depression offers psychotherapy and counseling to treat depression in Oakland, Berkeley and the East Bay

How Does Psychotherapy Work in Treating Depression?

Picture of the antidepressant effects of depression counseling and psychotherapy designed for the treatment of depression on the chemistry of the brain

One of the ways that psychotherapy or counseling for depression works is the same way that medications and antidepressant drugs work: by changing the chemistry in the brain. And there are many types of talk therapy to choose from. The most important thing for you, is to find a counselor or psychotherapist who you’re comfortable with.

“Talk therapy” – or psychotherapy or counseling – is a proven effective way to reduce depression, and to feel better about yourself and your life.