Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., is the Director of Curriculum Development for the Candeo online education program for anxiety and depression management. She is the author of 5 books, includingThe 10 Best Ever Anxiety Management Techniques, The 10 Best Ever Depression Management Techniques and her most recetn Anxiety + Depression, published by W.W. Norton. She earned her M.A. studying psychodrama and bioenergetics, and had years of experience as a certified drug and alcoholism counselor, before earning her Psy.D., specializing in treating anxiety, trauma and addiction Currently, she has a private practice in Naperville, IL. She is a frequent contributor of articles to The Psychotherapy Networker magazine, has contributed a chapter to Clinical Pearls of Wisdom (Ed. M. Kerman), and has produced CD for breathing, muscle relaxation and imagery to use with anxious clients.
There is a lot that you can do to lift the depression that weighs you down. Management Techniques that you can learn and apply to change thinking and behavior will help you move out of depression and prevent you from falling back into it.