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Is psychotherapy effective for treating depression?
21 doctors weighed in

Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry
12 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Many forms of psychotherapy have been shown to be effective treatments for depression.

In brief: Yes
Many forms of psychotherapy have been shown to be effective treatments for depression.
Dr. Samuel Miles
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Dr. Richard Levenson
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Psychotherapy
Yes. Combined with medication, studies show that both together work better than either alone.

In brief: Psychotherapy
Yes. Combined with medication, studies show that both together work better than either alone.
Dr. Richard Levenson
Dr. Richard Levenson
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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree
In brief: YES...
For mild and even moderate depression, psychotherapy alone may "do the trick.
" however, for more severe or "stubborn" depression, medication is a very helpful and welcome adjunct to treatment. No sense in hesitating to get the recommended and needed treatment...

In brief: YES...
For mild and even moderate depression, psychotherapy alone may "do the trick.
" however, for more severe or "stubborn" depression, medication is a very helpful and welcome adjunct to treatment. No sense in hesitating to get the recommended and needed treatment...
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: DEPRESSION
Yes, it can be. Get an evaluation from a psychiatrist to help identify what depression means to you and whatever else may be bothering you.
Consider recommendations for medication if any are given. Get a referral for a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Meds and therapy combined are most optimal; no just one or the other.

In brief: DEPRESSION
Yes, it can be. Get an evaluation from a psychiatrist to help identify what depression means to you and whatever else may be bothering you.
Consider recommendations for medication if any are given. Get a referral for a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Meds and therapy combined are most optimal; no just one or the other.
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