Simple Ways to Help Depressed Clients Tackle Daunting Tasks

How you can motivate your clients to take the first steps toward a full & active life

Margaret Wehrenberg, PsyD

When depression sinks its claws into a person, it zaps them of their vitality. Where they were once active, industrious and smiling they’re now lethargic, sedentary and glum.

Because people with depression can’t just “snap out” of these symptoms, they may wind up feeling helpless. They start to believe they “can’t” do simple things, that they’ll always feel so empty and blah.

But, as Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., reveals in this video, there are some simple things you can do to help your clients overcome their symptoms and take the first steps toward positive feelings of accomplishment and vigor.

Watch it today and add these excellent tools to your depression toolbox!

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Meet the Expert:
Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist, is the author of 6 books on the treatment of anxiety and depression, including her most recent book for the general public, The 10 Best Anxiety Busters. An expert on the treatment of anxiety and depression, she has extensive training and expertise in the neurobiology of psychological disorders. She earned her M.A. specializing in psychodrama and play therapy with children. Dr. Wehrenberg has years of experience as a drug and alcoholism counselor, working with the U.S. Army in Germany and Lutheran Social Services in Illinois. She also has training in trauma treatment, EMDR, and Thought Field Therapy. She has a private psychotherapy practice in Naperville, IL, specializing in treating anxiety. In addition to clinical work, she coaches business professionals on managing anxiety, she frequently contributes articles for Psychotherapy Networker magazine, and she has produced Relaxation for Tension and Worry, a CD for breathing, muscle relaxation and imagery to use with anxious clients. Her book, The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques, published by W.W. Norton, is a consistent top seller for anxiety management.

Learn more about her educational products, including upcoming live seminars, by clicking here.

Topic: Anxiety/Depression

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