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So, what exactly is depression?

Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a
common but serious mood disorder. It can cause severe symptoms
that affect how people feel, think, and handle everyday activities,
such as sleeping, eating, or working. Generally, to receive a medical diagnosis of depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks.

Signs and symptos of depression include:
  • Persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” mood
  • Feelings of hopelessness, or pessimism
  • Irritability
  • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities
  • Decreased energy or fatigue
  • Difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
  • Difficulty sleeping, early-morning awakening, or oversleeping
  • Appetite and/or weight changes
  • Thoughts of death or suicide, or suicide attempts
Forms of depression include:
  • Persistent depressive disorder (also called dysthymia). A depressed mood that lasts for at least two years.
  • Postpartum depression - much more serious than just the “baby blues”
  • Seasonal affective disorder - characterised by the onset of depression during the winter months
Risk factors for developing depression:
  • Personal or family history of depression
  • Major life changes, trauma, or stress
What our hypnosis sessions focus on:
  • Helping our client learn to reduce and/or better control feelings of anxiety, stress, and sadness - improving their coping ability
  • Helping to address negative behaviours and self-talk
  • Installing positive self-talk and affirmations
  • Helping the client to establish goals, setting small happiness goals
  • In some cases - reducing or eliminating drugs that a person is taking (under a doctors supervision)

About me
With a background as a Personal Training Manager and Recruiter for an International leader in the Fitness Industry, Julie developed a passion for researching and developing integrative techniques to assist her clients to achieve their goals, both physically and psychologically. From her experience working with 100's of clients from all walks of life, she realised that no matter how informed her clients were on the effectiveness of various dietary and lifestyle interventions, without a commitment to prioritising their personal development and emotional well being, they were unable to stay motivated enough to achieve their goals. .
Education and Qualifications

Furthering her education to include qualifications in Hypnotherapy, NLP and Life Coaching has enabled Julie to take a more holistic approach to supporting her clients through periods of change, assisting them to recognise and eliminate self-defeating habits and behavioural patterns and enjoy a restored sense of clarity and motivation.

  • Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Master Practitioner NLP
  • Diploma of Fitness - Personal Training
  • Certificate IV Wordplace Training & Assessment
  • Advanced certification in Hypnodontics
  • Emotional Intelligence Development Coach
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