Feeling sad or down from time to time is a normal part of life. However, some people experience intense sadness and low mood that is difficult to shake. This is called depression.
People with depression may experience poor sleep, a lack of motivation or interest, and a feeling of emptiness or numbness. These feelings interfere with their daily lives, making it difficult to do things they would otherwise enjoy.
Different people will experience depression in different ways, and as such treatment for depression will vary from person to person.
The Mood and Anxiety Management program at Ramsay Clinic Hollywood runs each fortnight and uses intensive Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Schema Focused Therapy in a small group format providing participants with the best opportunity of recovering from their mood disorder and staying well.
Patients can be referred directly from their GP, psychologist or psychiatrist.
Every weekday morning for 10 days (usually starting on a Monday and ending on a Friday).
For people diagnosed with depression or anxiety disorders such as bipolar disorder, dysthymia, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social and other phobias and self-esteem, anger or guilt problems.
This program helps patients:
It also covers:
You will require private health insurance (top cover in psychiatric) or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) entitlements or agree to self-fund this course.
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