Hello and welcome to The DIY Depression Treatment Program, brought to you by Wherapy: Therapy – Wherever, Whenever!
In this 3-week course, you will learn about the fundamentals of depression, everything from the symptoms, to how they develop and how they are maintained. You will also learn about a concept called The Three Pillars Of Good Mental Health and together we’ll look into each of those pillars to see what you can do to reserve engineer your depression!
We encourage you to take each lesson at your own pace. There is a lot to learn. Short videos and diagrams are provided to make the information easier to digest. Homework may be assigned at the end of some lessons. Please make the most of the week between lessons by applying what you have learnt and by doing the homework consistently throughout the week and not leaving it until the day before.
So, without further ado, let’s get started. Click on the tab below to proceed to the first week of the course: Depression Fundamentals.
Target Group: People who are suffering from a mild depression and are having trouble getting out of it.
Aim: To provide the information necessary to make key lifestyle changes and to alter critical thought patterns in order to eliminate the symptoms of depression permanently.
Course Duration: 3-weeks.
Lesson Duration: Approximately 10 minutes.
Method: The course consists of text and tables as well as audio and video files. Homework is assigned at the end of some lessons.
Week 1 Part 1 = Depression Fundamentals
Week 1 Part 2 = The Biological Factors Behind Depression
Week 2 = The Social Factors Behind Depression
Week 3 = The Psychological Factors Behind Depression
About The Author
Philip Andersson is a therapist and the founder of Wherapy. Throughout the years, he has worked alongside cognitive behavioral therapists as well as psychodynamic therapists. As a social worker, he worked with families with drug abuse problems. He has also worked as a children’s therapist in domestic abuse cases and with children suffering from severe depression.