Depression can be devastating and isolating, but it’s also treatable. Frank Adair, MD, is a compassionate psychiatrist and psychotherapist who offers an integrative approach to depression treatment at his private practice in Palo Alto, California. If you suffer from depression, call the office today.
Depression is more than a simple bout of the blues or a rough patch in life; it’s a serious mental health condition that affects the way you think, feel, and behave.
When you’re depressed, daily activities such as sleeping, eating, and going to work may seem impossible. At its worst, depression can make you feel like life isn’t worth living.
Though depression may tempt you to give up hope, Dr. Adair can help. Using integrative psychiatry, he offers both medication management and psychotherapy to effectively treat depression.
Depression symptoms vary from person-to-person. You may have depression if you experience some of the following symptoms for most of the day, almost every day, for at least two weeks:
You may experience only a few of these symptoms or many. If these symptoms are persistent and interfere with your normal routine, you may have depression.
Depression is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders in the US. You can develop depression at any age without a clear, identifiable cause. Certain factors may increase your risk for depression, including:
Without treatment, depression may worsen and result in behavioral, emotional, and health problems that affect every aspect of your life.
First, Dr. Adair spends time with you discussing your specific concerns and goals for treatment. Then, he develops an individualized treatment plan that includes a combination of medication management and psychotherapy.
Dr. Adair’s approach to psychotherapy with depression uses many techniques including CBT and Jungian Psychotherapy.
To find relief from depression and reclaim your life, call the office of Frank Adair, MD today.