10 Simple Steps To Overcoming Depression

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In "10 Simple Steps to Overcoming Depression" Dr. Timothy Sharp, respected clinical and academic psychologist, presents an overview of his highly successful self-help program.

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10 Simple Steps To Overcoming Depression

  1. 1. 10 Simple Steps to Overcoming Depression<br />Dr. Timothy Sharp<br />Clinical & Consulting Psychologist<br />www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  2. 2. Let’s get this out of the way...<br />But this is not just a self-help product...<br />...confidential, professional, online support from qualified psychologists AND<br />...a 100% money back guarantee, so you can’t lose! <br />www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  3. 3. And before we really start...<br />Some housekeeping and...<br />What would you most like to learn or get out of this webinar? <br />www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  4. 4. What is Depression?<br /><ul><li>Depressed mood
  5. 5. Feelings of worthlessness & suicidality
  6. 6. Anhedonia
  7. 7. Weight loss
  8. 8. Insomnia and/or loss of energy
  9. 9. Agitation & irritability
  10. 10. Diminished ability to concentrate & make decisions</li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  11. 11. Why Depression?<br /><ul><li>Common causes
  12. 12. Innumerable, but...
  13. 13. Financial strain, relationship difficulties, personal worries such as low self-esteem etc
  14. 14. Maintaining factors
  15. 15. Bad habits, poor coping strategies, lack of support, negative thoughts etc </li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  16. 16. What can you do about it?<br />www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  17. 17. Goal Setting<br /><ul><li>Why do I need direction?
  18. 18. What to consider
  19. 19. SMART-ER goals
  20. 20. Effective goal setting
  21. 21. Motivation to start
  22. 22. Keeping it up</li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  23. 23. The role of thoughts<br /><ul><li>Becoming more aware of your thoughts
  24. 24. Understanding the link between thoughts and feelings
  25. 25. Recognising unhelpful thoughts
  26. 26. Challenging unhelpful, negative thoughts
  27. 27. Developing more helpful ways of thinking </li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  28. 28. The Cognitive Model<br />Thoughts<br />Feelings<br />Behaviours<br />www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  29. 29. The Cognitive Model<br />Unhelpful <br />Thoughts<br />Negative feelings<br />Self-defeating behaviours<br />www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  30. 30. The Cognitive Model<br />Helpful <br />Thoughts<br />More constructive behaviours<br />More positive feelings<br />www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  31. 31. www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  32. 32. Beware of ANTs<br /><ul><li>Catastrophising
  33. 33. Black & White
  34. 34. Personalising
  35. 35. Mind reading
  36. 36. Overgeneralising
  37. 37. Filtering</li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  38. 38. Stomping on ANTs<br /><ul><li>Are my thoughts…
  39. 39. Realistic?
  40. 40. Taking into account all the facts?
  41. 41. Helpful?
  42. 42. Can I look at things…
  43. 43. From a different angle?
  44. 44. In another way?</li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  45. 45. Note...<br /><ul><li>There’s free information and free tips available at www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com with more information added regularly
  46. 46. http://twitter.com/drhappy
  47. 47. Free eNewsletter www.thehappinessinstitute.com </li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  48. 48. The role of behaviour<br /><ul><li>Why we do what we do
  49. 49. Identifying self-defeating behaviours and bad habits
  50. 50. Changing bad habits
  51. 51. Developing healthier, more constructive ways of behaving </li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  52. 52. Assertiveness<br /><ul><li>The importance of relationships in our lives
  53. 53. The importance of communication in relationships
  54. 54. Assertiveness (as opposed to passivity or aggression)
  55. 55. Making changes </li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  56. 56. Problem Solving<br /><ul><li>Why we need to solve problems
  57. 57. How we can solve problems
  58. 58. Developing a structure and plan for dealing with whatever comes up </li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  59. 59. Applied relaxation<br /><ul><li>Why relax?
  60. 60. How to relax
  61. 61. Breathing control
  62. 62. PMR
  63. 63. Visual imagery </li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  64. 64. Healthy Living<br /><ul><li>It’s hard to be happy if you’re literally...sick and tired all the time
  65. 65. Exercise and activity
  66. 66. Diet and nutrition
  67. 67. Sleep and rest </li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  68. 68. Tim’s Tip Ten Sleep Tips<br />Understand the need for sleep<br />Make sleep a priority<br />Minimise alcohol, caffeine etc<br />Keep active & exercise<br />Learn to relax<br />Develop a good sleep routine<br />Organise your time & “wind down” <br />Learn to overcome worry<br />Address other problems in your life<br />Practice and persevere<br />www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  69. 69. Maintaining the gains<br /><ul><li>Keeping it all up
  70. 70. Find a “buddy”
  71. 71. Using reinforcers
  72. 72. And reminders
  73. 73. Dealing with temporary setbacks
  74. 74. Planning for happiness
  75. 75. Other resources </li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  76. 76. What now? <br /><ul><li>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com
  77. 77. http://twitter.com/drhappy
  78. 78. www.makingchanges.com.au
  79. 79. www.thehappinessinstitute.com
  80. 80. Where you’ll also find other relevant links
  81. 81. Consult your local doctor, find a local psychologist, talk to a friend </li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  82. 82. Or...<br /><ul><li>A comprehensive, self-help manual outlining powerful techniques, developed over several decades, and presented in an easy to understand and an even easier to apply style
  83. 83. 10 simple steps for overcoming depression
  84. 84. A CD with me, personally explaining (over about 70 minutes) the program and providing an overview of all the strategies and how you can use them
  85. 85. A second CD with several relaxation strategies designed to help you manage anxiety, remain calm and gain greater control of your thoughts, emotions and body
  86. 86. And a third, bonus CD with more than 40 bonus resources including self-help tips, information sheets, monitoring forms and a whole range of other useful resources
  87. 87. PLUS, this program includes (confidential, free online support from qualified professionals </li></ul>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />
  88. 88. Affordable Self-Help Package<br /><ul><li>www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com
  89. 89. Content equivalent to 15 sessions
  90. 90. Confidential, online psychological support
  91. 91. Value equal to more than $10,000
  92. 92. Actual cost equivalent to 1 session!
  93. 93. With 100% money back guarantee</li></ul>10% off for 24 hours!<br />www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com<br />

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