I often have clients ask me “What is Transpersonal Therapy?” and I respond “It’s therapy that goes beyond the personal level – to the spiritual level.” This article, written about me and published in Natural Awakenings Magazine, offers a nice explanation about the ways I offer Transpersonal Therapy to enhance traditional talk therapy. A link to the article is here.
Question: My therapist says I have depression, and I guess I do, but he wants me to try antidepressants and I don’t want to use medication. What can I do?
It would be important to know how severe your depression is to make specific suggestions. You may be interested in a brief Self Evaluation for Depression or information about Types of Depression. Depression can be very serious and should be treated. Successful treatment can be life-altering even for mild to moderate depression. Fortunately, if you want to avoid the use of medication there are some options, but what will works depends a great deal on how severe your depression is.