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Dr de Silva has an empathetic holistic approach in her practice and works on a collaborative model with her patients. more
Depression is more than just a passing mood and it cannot be wished or willed away. It is not a situation that you can simply "snap out of". At any one time 1 in 4 people will be suffering with depression. Whether you are suffering from mild, moderate or severe depression they can all feel extremely debilitating and can ruin lives.
There are many different types of depression, the most common being:
Following a full assessment, Dr de Silva will establish what type of depression you are suffering from and together with you come up with a treatment plan that suits you.
There's no single reason why people suffer with depression and it can affect anyone at any time - For example, at any one time 1 in 4 people will be suffering with a different type of depression. However, research has identified several factors associated with an increased risk for depression:
Many patients require individual sessions with a mental health specialist. Dr de Silva would conduct a comprehensive assessment and explain her conclusions to you .She would discuss the treatment options taking into consideration your views and what she considers the optimum treatment for you. Treatment would generally include medication, or individual therapy or both. You would be reviewed regularly by Dr de Silva to monitor your progress.
Contact us now to see how Dr de Silva and her team can help with your depression or call us for free confidential advice on 0207 1298 114.