Depression Treatment in Delray Beach
Daily life is becoming increasingly intricate and stressful; struggling to balance a demanding job while also taking care of yourself and your family can be physically and emotionally exhausting. Unfortunately, this is becoming more and more common for millions of Americans and that stress and exhaustion can take a toll on your mental well-being to the point of depression. Depression can vary in severity from mild to very severe, but either way it can disrupt your daily life and quickly spiral out of control. Seeking help from a medical professional or psychiatrist, along with the support of your loved ones, is the best option if you are suffering.
Symptoms of Depression
Common symptoms of depression include prolonged feelings of sadness, losing interest in things you used to enjoy, and feeling of hopelessness or giving up. Other potential symptoms of depression include:
- Decreased energy levels
- Feelings of worthlessness
- Excessive guilt
- Excessive sleeping or insomnia
- Overeating or lack of appetite
- Loss of prior interests
- Thoughts of ending your life or giving up
Depression is not uncommon and affects millions of Americans both young and old. Clinical depression affects the quality of the individual’s life and prevents them from functioning normally. Fortunately, depression is treatable and with the proper care, you can overcome the major symptoms of depression. Raul J. Rodriguez, MD has been treating depression in Delray Beach for over 15 years, and is known as the preeminent authority on depression treatment in South Florida. Our clinic provides thorough mental health evaluations to determine what type and severity of depression you are suffering from and helps you develop a treatment plan utilizing the variety of psychiatric services we offer.
Our Method of Depression Treatment
The treatment team at our Delray Beach center, has had great success dealing with depression, including complex and severe cases that were previously resistant to treatment. By providing a comprehensive treatment plan that includes individual therapy, group therapy, and psychopharmacological treatment, we have a higher success rate in achieving depression remission other inpatient or outpatient programs. The head psychiatrist of our Delray Beach center, Dr. Raul Rodriguez, provides a 360-degree approach to treating depression, bolstered by his extensive knowledge and experience treating the most difficult cases of depression.
We also are encouraging a healthy, active lifestyle. Depression can be helped with more than just therapy or medications. We have seen a significant improvement in depression symptoms in patients that engage in both physical and mental wellness activities. We provide a wide variety of enriching activities & services such as fitness classes, nutrition lessons, yoga, meditation, and acupuncture for our clients to take advantage of. Successful treatment results in the patient fully restored to previous levels of mental health and daily functioning.