Are you feeling down and hopeless? Counselling could be a solution for you. I can help you to feel like yourself again and find hope. All is not lost.

Do you feel sad, low and fed up?

Life can be tough and from time to time we can all feel down and wonder whether the worlds against.  The world can seem like a very lonely place and sometimes we can feel as though our situation is hopeless.

But sometimes, we just can't find a way out of our darkness and it can feel as though we just don't know how to "get ourselves out of it" anymore.  If you feel this way then depression counselling may be able to help you.

What causes depression and where does it come from?

Much like anxiety, the causes of depression vary but is often a result of a combination of three factors; upsetting recent events, personal factors along with longer term difficulties.  Factors such as; long term unemployment, being in an abusive relationship or a loveless relationship and continuing work stress can lead to depression.

Depression, however, is likely to be triggered by many of the causes of anxiety such as bullying or childhood

abuse, drink and/or drug misuse, stress at work, money worries and perhaps most commonly, difficulties at home.

Along with short term troubles such as work stress or longer terms problems like a difficult relationship at home, "personal factors" such as family history, your personality, serious medical illness and substance use can make us more susceptible to depression. 

For example, someone who has been made redundant and is struggling to find a job may feel quite down about being unemployed. They may find that despite being unemployed they are optimistic about the future. Depression may occur if the person's difficulties with finding a job are on going and other things "happen" to them such as they split up with their partner because they argue over money. The stress from arguing exacerbated the person's situation and they could spiral into depression.

Kieran Mountney BA (hons), Dip. Couns, Couns Reg MBACP (Accred).

Are you struggling with a lack of confidence or low self-esteem? I can help.

What can be done and how can counselling for depression help me?

Counselling can be a powerful tool in the battle against depression. It offers a safe and supportive space for individuals to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences.

Through regular sessions with a trained therapist like me, you can gain valuable insights into the root causes of your depression and I can help you to develop effective coping strategies.

Counselling provides a platform for open and honest communication, enabling individuals to express their feelings and fears without judgment.

Aan experienced therapist like myself can guide you in identifying negative thought patterns and help you reframe these thoughts in a more positive light. Additionally, counselling can teach you valuable skills for managing stress, improving self-esteem, and enhancing interpersonal relationships.

Ultimately, the goal of counselling is to empower individuals with the tools they need to regain control over their lives, reduce the impact of depression, and work towards a brighter, more hopeful future.

Take positive steps now to help control depression.


Recognise the triggers for depression

learn to see the warning signs before it takes control.


Manage depression and maintain your mood

learn to keep your depression under control and stop it from taking over your day.


Recognise progress

Feel good about your improvement and maintain the changes in your life for the long term.


Feel better

Relief from feeling down and unhappy and learn to feel positive and hopeful.

Start dealing with your depression today and start feeling more positive now!

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Teenagers & adolescents


Challenges at work, home or schooling


And we can begin to tackle the troubles in your life.  You can contact me on; 07851512049 or 01209 699 781.  You can also contact me via email; or if you prefer to use Whatsapp, you can contact me by clicking the Whatsapp button on the right hand side of the page.

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Kieran Mountney

BA (hons), Dip. Couns, Couns Reg MBACP (Accred)

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