KELLY AKEHURST, LPC
Greenwich | Stamford | Westport | Fairfield
I utilize cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, acceptance and commitment, harm reduction and strengths-based techniques to manage symptoms with cognitive processing therapy and psychodynamic approaches to address underlying causes.
Depression is a condition in which a person feels discouraged, sad, hopeless, unmotivated, or disinterested in life in general for more than two weeks and when the feelings interfere with daily activities. Major depression is a treatable illness that affects the way a person thinks, feels, behaves, and functions. At any point in time, 3 to 5 percent of people suffer from major depression; the lifetime risk is about 17 percent.