Our expert says:
She should see a good local psychiatrist ( who has medical an psych training ) for a proper assessment, as it requires specialist knowledge to choose the right drugs to treat depression in someone with epilepsy, as some psych drugs can make epilepsy worse. A psychologist would now know about the choice of drugs and couldbn't prescribe them. If she is seeing a psychiatrist, she urgently needs to discuss how miserable she is feeling.
SADAG ( number on this page ) may know of Depression support groups in Bloem ; I don't know about epilepsy support groups
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