Depression Treatment

Depression can be defined as consistently low mood. It can have adverse effects on the quality of life of the sufferer but can be treated effectively using an integrated, whole person approach.

Depression

Overview

At Six Seasons we understand that depression is the outcome of a combination of lifestyle factors, negative psychological patterns, trauma, bio-chemical reactions and genetic predisposition.

How depression is managed will be dependent on the individual and their particular circumstances, however, depression and poor mental can be treated effectively using an integrated, whole-person approach.

At Six Seasons we have a comprehensive depression rehabilitation and treatment program that seeks to address all of these possible causes of depression in order to provide you with complete depression recovery.

As with all depression treatment solutions offered at Six Seasons, your program for recovery will be tailored to you and prescribed based on diagnostic and pathology testing.
– Holistic approach to therapy equips individuals with the skills and strategies for long-term management and recovery.
– ‘One-on-one’ treatment for focused recovery, guaranteed privacy and confidentiality.
– Multidisciplinary team work collaboratively providing wrap-around care for each guest.
– Psychology sessions facilitate deep insight into underlying factors contributing to mental health conditions with tools for ongoing treatment.
– Regular sessions with multiple therapists and modalities to ensure strong therapeutic relationships and benefits, spanning psychology, nutrition and physical exercise.
– Advanced genetic testing underlies individually designed nutritional plans based on deficiencies, intolerances and preferences.
– Regular sessions with registered psychologists and degree-qualified health practitioners including nutritionist/dietitian, equine therapist, yoga therapist, exercise physiologist, and art therapist.
– 24/7 support staff trained in mental health first aid. Round-the-clock support staff for emotional support.
– Onsite nurses, chefs and support staff.

SYMPTOMS

Symptoms of Depression

Depression affects one in five Australian’s each year, and approximately 85% of people at least once in their lifetime. Depression comes with a wide range of symptoms and is typically characterised by a feeling of hopelessness. It may accompany self-loathing thoughts, overwhelm, negative self chatter and at its extreme, suicidal tendencies.

APATHETIC

Loss of interest or pleasure in most or all normal activities, such as sex, hobbies or sports.

FATIGUED

Sleep disturbances, including insomnia or sleeping too much, unexplained physical problems, such as back pain or headaches.

DETACHED FROM FAMILY AND FRIENDS

Unable to speak with loved ones, reduced social activity.

SELF-LOATHING

Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, emptiness or hopelessness, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, fixating on past failures or self-blame.

COMFORT SEEKING BEHAVIOURS

Over or under eating, drug or alcohol use, gambling, excessive social media use and other behavioural symptoms.

LACK OF CONCENTRATION & MOTIVATION

Feeling unmotivated and unable to concentrate. Loss of interest or pleasure in most or all normal activities, such as sex, hobbies or sports.

OUR APPROACH

Our Approach to Treating Depression

Depression is a unique experience for each person with a diverse array of underlying causes and symptoms. With professional therapeutic support, recovery from depression is possible and individuals can experience fullness of life once again.

PSYCHOLOGICAL THERAPIES

Regular psychological therapy with degree-qualified professionals to address underlying causes of your experience.

EMOTIONAL THERAPIES

Engage in evidence-based & emerging therapies, including equine-assisted therapy, art therapy & neurologic music therapy.

PHYSICAL THERAPIES

Customized sessions with our exercise physiologist and yoga therapist, complemented by rejuvenating experiences in our sauna and cold therapy sessions.

NUTRITIONAL THERAPIES

Personalised nutrition plan and supplement regime developed by a qualified nutritionist & based on advanced testing.