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Depression Counselling Peterborough

Counselling for Depression in Peterborough

Helping People Overcome their Depression

If you are struggling with depression I understand how difficult that can be. You might feel in a low mood or full of sadness. Or you might feel hopeless and helpless, full of critical thoughts and without motivation or interest in things. Although awareness of depression is greater than before, it can still carry a stigma. But what you are experiencing is normal. Reaching out to me and working together means you have a place to get help with your concerns.

Here Are Some Specific Problems That I Can Help You With

As someone who is challenged with depression you may be feeling: 

  • like your mind is fragile and broken
  • like you are walking on a knifes edge
  • that you will never get better

Even if you are feeling overwhelmed with feelings like these, Counselling for Depression can help.

As Your Counsellor, I Can Help You Beat Your Despair

I’m Matthew Mcginty and I’m a Counsellor who is uniquely qualified to help you overcome your depression. I’ve had a lot of varied experiences in life and have benefited immensely from the tools and techniques that I now teach. They’ve made my life simpler, easier and increased my ability to cope with life’s inevitable difficulties. I understand what you may be going through and how confusing it can feel, that’s why I offer a place where you can talk freely and be heard, and where we’ll actively work on the depression reduction techniques that will work for you.

Counselling for Depression Can Help You Beat Depression Once and For all

Counselling for Depression can provide the support you need to help you find your way towards a better life. Even if you’re feeling lost now, I can help guide you in making lasting, positive changes in your life. Depression Counselling can help you:

  • improve your mood and emotional regulation
  • increase your concentration, productivity and memory
  • gain more joy and peace in life
  • checkfeel calmer, happier and better able to manage stress and worry
  • ensure you never become depressed again

It’s not easy managing your tough situation but the good news is that it’s possible to feel better. I have the experience to help you.

Take the Next Step, Reach Out To Schedule Your First Session

If you are challenged by depression and want to reduce stress and anxiety, schedule your first session today. You may call me at 01733 639 040, email me at, or use my on-line booking calendar to find a time suitable for you. I’m here for you.



What are the top signs of depression?

Here are the top 10 signs of depression:

  • Feelings of hopelessness or pessimism
  • Persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” mood
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities that were once enjoyed, including sex
  • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness
  • Difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
  • Decreased energy, fatigue, or feeling “slowed down”
  • Appetite and/or weight loss or overeating and weight gain
  • Insomnia, early-morning awakening, or oversleeping
  • Thoughts of death or suicide or actual suicide attempts
  • Restlessness or irritability


What does depression treatment involve?

Depression treatment involves talking to a trained depression counsellor about what is bothering you. Together with your counsellor you’ll identify what the issues are at the root cause of your depression. You’ll also experiment with the different techniques and activities that have proved to work for depression. Usually at least one or a combination of these will help lift the fog and get you started in the right direction again.

If your still not sure about counselling for depression book a free 15-min consultation with a counsellor.


Anxiety and Depression, are they linked?

Anxiety is often linked to depression. It’s important that both conditions are treated at the same time.

Your counsellor should be trained to deal with both anxiety and depression and after an initial assessment (and with your consent) will work with you to tackle both issues at the same time.


Will I get better?

Yes, while there is no absolute guarantee, the majority of clients do get better over time. Although it may seem impossible now, a brighter future lies ahead for you.


Should I take medication?

For severe depression medication can be a suitable thing to try. You will need to discuss this with a clinical psychologist or your local GP. Different anti-depressants work differently with different people, so you may need to experiment with a few to find one that works for you.

It may be advisable to seek out counselling at the same time so the root cause of your depression can be found and got rid of. If you are considering stopping anti-depressants it is worth while making sure you have the necessary social support in place either through friends and family or through a professional counsellor.


How can I contact you?

You may call me at 01733 639 040, email me at, or use my on-line booking calendar to find a time suitable for you.