Overcome Your Depression with Online Therapy

Category: Depression | Last updated: May 20th, 2019 | Reviewed and approved by:

Do you have feelings of sadness and hopelessness, problems sleeping or are you experiencing a loss of energy and interest in daily activities? Feeling sad or having mood swings are just normal reactions to the ups and downs of life that everybody experiences. But if emptiness, worthlessness and helplessness have taken hold of your life and will not go away, you may be suffering from depression.

Most often, depression interferes with one's daily life and causes distress for both you and those who care about you. It makes it tough to function and enjoy your day-to-day life. You can no longer work, study, eat, sleep and enjoy life like you once did. Some even experience depression that is like living in "a black hole".

Our therapy for depression is based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). It's your automatic dysfunctional thinking that perpetuates your depression. It keeps you in a downwards spiral of negative thoughts about yourself and the world around you. With the guidance of our online therapy program for depression and your therapist, you will learn that these negative thoughts are not reality. Rather, they are dysfunctional beliefs about your self and your life, and are something that can be replaced with more realistic and healthier ways of thinking. Using CBT you will learn coping strategies, so that you eventually will be able to face previously feared situations without getting anxious or feeling depressed. The focus of the therapy is not on the past and what caused your depression symptoms. Your therapist will work on making you feel better about yourself, here and now - and in the future.

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Reviews

Our online therapy services have received 573 reviews and the average rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Rating: [5 out of 5 stars!]

"So far i have noticed a huge improvement."

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Rating: [4 out of 5 stars!]

"So far, so good. I feel slightly better after visiting this site and filling out the work books."

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Rating: [5 out of 5 stars!]

"This program has been beneficial to me.
The videos and worksheets have been especially helpful.

I chose not to have live chats with my therapist, but I feel her written notes and encouragement to me were beneficial. I moved along a lot faster in the program over the course of a full month than the feedback I’ve gotten. To be fair, I did sessions 6-8 all this weekend, so she hasn’t had time to review. I was through session 5 by last weekend and devoted a lot of time to one part of the session and would love to have had comments through as far as I’d completed. My latest feedback at the end of this final week of my month-long subscription is still just through session 2. At least that’s all I can find. I have implemented and practiced all the suggestions and and completed all of the exercises except for one that I skipped on purpose. My current subscription expires in two days.

I wish there were a search feature for therapist feedback and maybe there is, but I don’t see one. It can be a little tedious going back to each worksheet to find something I want to comment on if I didn’t do it initially. I don’t care for the Action Plan calendar. It’s not user-friendly. I’d like to copy one day’s actions to another day without having to start over. It’s too time consuming. Some days I do the same things. The Notes app on my phone is a lot easier to use and I can record what I need to do with with audio.

I’m on the list to work with a local CBT specialist in my area. So, I signed up for this program to do in the interim while I was waiting for my first appointment with her. I’m not going to continue with the online program, but I’m grateful for it and for what I’ve learned and for the fact that it helped me learn about new ways to challenge my thinking and re-channel it to more positive thoughts that bring about better behavior. I will continue to use what I’ve learned, particularly journaling and re-directing my thinking. I already do yoga and meditate. I recommend giving this program a try if you’re not sure. I’d do it again.
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Rating: [4 out of 5 stars!]

"I have been seeking help, I needed more help than the regular medical doctors were giving me. So far this site has helped me to look deep into myself and try figure out the root of my issues. It is not going to be an easy road, dealing with my emotions and such, but the therapist assigned to me has been gracious and very helpful."

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Rating: [5 out of 5 stars!]

"Going through the worksheets and videos have helped me see the underlying reasons for my distress. Maggie has been great to help me see things in a different way. I'm still new into the therapy so I'm interested to see my progress going forward!"

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Rating: [5 out of 5 stars!]

"Well this is helping me to be a better person because I talk what happened few months ago whit me and is a great help because I can understand that live is hard and people what is to be what they want and the most important thing I control my self better."

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Rating: [5 out of 5 stars!]

"This has been helpful to just providing me with an outlet. I've very much so needed it & didn't realize how much. My therapist has been helpful with providing me with tools to practice & holding me accountable."

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Rating: [5 out of 5 stars!]

"I am very happy with online therapy. I feel it has helped me a lot already."

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Rating: [5 out of 5 stars!]

"Had some helpful advice"

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Rating: [5 out of 5 stars!]

"Great advise, thanks for being the support I need."

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