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Learn about Depression Therapy Options in Fort Lauderdale

Depression Therapy

Begin to Live Your Most Meaningful Life Again

Fort Lauderdale Depression Therapy

Depression robs us of joy. Depression can lead to a lack of interest in things you used to enjoy. Depression can take the form of negative thoughts, overwhelming sadness, increased irritability and even anger. Depression can cause us to sleep too much or not at all. Depression is NOT your fault and it is NOT a choice. With depression therapy you will begin to challenge the negative thought patterns that keep you stuck in the depression cycle. Specifically, you will learn to challenge your self-judgments and your negative worldviews.

Common Symptoms of Depression

Overwhelming Sadness


Difficulty Sleeping

Sleeping too much

Frequent Crying

Lack of Joy in Life

What I Treat

Major Depressive Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Postpartum Depression



My Treatment Approach

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Therapy for Depression

I use both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in my approach to treat depression. These approaches have been found to be most effective in targeting negative self talk, modifying negative messages and regulating the overwhelming sadness that can often accompany depression. This integrative approach to treating depression will allow you to gain skills that you can begin to use after your very first session. My treatment approach to depression is collaborative and I will work WITH you to achieve improved mood and overall meaning in life. 

What You Can Expect

  • You will learn to work very closely with me to develop your own goals for treatment

  • We will work together to understand your own family history or genetic links to depression

  • You will begin to identify the negative thoughts that impact your feelings of depression

  • You will learn more positive  and fact based self talk

  • You will learn mindfulness techniques including relaxation and meditation skills

  • You will begin to understand your own "model of emotions"

  • You will begin to manage you own intense emotions

Depression Therapy Fort Lauderdale

The Hardest Part - Reaching Out for Help

Get help with Depression in Fort Lauderdale with Dr. Jennifer Paul
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