Alternative Treatments for Depression

Learn about treatment of depression. Dr. Alan Watkins, Research Fellow Southampton University reminds us that depression is an emotional problem rather than one of thinking.

Using a diagram he goes on to explain how the body’s physiology is constructed and the role the hormones DHEA and Cortisol. Rather than avoiding depression, he says that it is in fact telling you something and the way to approach it is to learn a better response.

Case Study 1 - Changing the way his patient responds to situations was exactly what Avy Joseph, a clinical hypnotherapist and cognitive behavioural therapist, does.

Case Study 2 - Our second case study, Lorraine, was suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Case Study 3 - The Traube family were suffering from stress-related depression when their daughter, Saskia, didn’t want to go to school.

Case Study 4 - Kevin was suicidal when he discovered The Journey, as founded by Brandon Bays.