There are many benefits of depression counseling. But before determining whether or not you specifically will benefit from depression counseling, it is important to first note that it is common to feel sad, lonely, or depressed at different points in your life. These are typical emotions and common reactions to hard or tough times in life. Therefore, those who receive the greatest benefit from depression counseling usually suffer from symptoms of depression for weeks or months at a time and/or are experiencing symptoms that impact their ability to effectively handle day-to-day tasks and activities.
If you think you may fall into the latter category, then you may want to seek counseling provided by a professional in order to alleviate your symptoms and feel better. There are various factors that contribute to depression, including but not limited to brain chemistry and traumatic life events.