Our expert says:
Unless a psychologist uses the proven method of cognittive-behaviour therapy to work with your depression, seeing them would be useless. A psychiatrist would be better placed to select useful antidepressant medication, and tranquillizers should never be used in treating depression. Sounds like you need a fresh assessment from a really good shrink, with proper discussion of treatment options, to include CBT and antidepressants --- and that you need, from your side, to contribute a committment to press ahead beyond that 10th session --- sometimes its persistence on your side that's the crucial ingredient
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