(Leading depression expert and clinical psychologist Dr Michael Yapko draws on research and shares his insights from 40 years of working with those suffering this common mental health issue.
In this presentation you'll find that there are a myriad factors that contribute to depression and that there is no "one-size-fits-all" solution for those seeking recovery. We still have all the power to transform ourselves for the better though.
This talk presents a wide overview of the root causal factors of depression and tangible solutions to those factors anyone can start implementing today to start getting positive results.
Learn the simple, learnable skills that research shows can help you or a loved one to recover - and even prevent depression occurring - in this heartwarming and uplifting speech.
Michael D. Yapko, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist residing near San Diego, California. He is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in applying clinical hypnosis in outcome-focused psychotherapy, especially in the active treatment of depression. He has been invited to present his innovative ideas and methods to colleagues in more than 30 countries across six continents, and all over the United States.
He has been a sharp critic of the medical model of depression and instead advocates for a social perspective, suggesting the problem is less in your biochemistry and more in your circumstances and your perspectives in how you manage them. His highly practical YouTube lecture on “How to Recover from Depression” has now been viewed nearly 5 million times.
Dr. Yapko is the author of 16 books including his newest book for professionals called Process-Oriented Hypnosis, as well as his popular general audience books Depression is Contagious and Breaking the Patterns of Depression. His works have been translated into 10 languages. He is also the Chief Content Advisor for the popular digital hypnotherapy mental health app called Mindset.