How do you know if you need to see a clinical psychologist?
There are many mental health issues that can affect people in different ways, but there is often one or two major ones that come up for most people.
In this blog post, we will go over the top 10 mental health issues that a clinical psychologist is likely to be involved in. We will also discuss what treatments might work best to help with these conditions and how much it costs to get treatment from a psychologist on average. 1)
Depression: This is by far the most common issue for those who seek out professional help from psychologists. In fact, about 60% of all visits are related to depression alone!
It’s important not only because it’s so prevalent among the population, but because it can be so debilitating. Many people find that the combination of medication and therapy is most effective for overcoming this condition.
There are many types of depression: major depressive disorder (MDD), persistent depressive disorder (PDD), refractory MDD, psychotic depression, postpartum depression (PPD). Major Depressive Disorder or MDD is what we typically call “depression.”
It’s characterized by a deep sadness and loss of interest in activities one once enjoyed-as well as feelings of hopelessness. Persistent Depression Disorder or PDD usually begins with symptoms like those found in any other type of chronic unhappiness; however, unlike mood disorders such as bipolar psychoses which may come on suddenly and