Our expert says:
If an antidepressant hasn't helped to produce noticeable improvement in 2 months, one should discuss this with one's shrink and discuss changing to an alternative AD. There's nothing herbal that works, except St John's Wort which only helps mild depression and not panic attacks ---reassessment would be wise. And ask about CBT counselling, as this is excellent for depression and panic disorder, doesn't take long and is lastingly effective. It doesn't require the sort of "opening up" you may be feeling cautious about
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