With Ireland having the second highest birthrate in the EU, supporting women affected by post natal depression/anxiety is a very important and often misunderstood issue.
Colleen Hennessy gives some insight into her experience of post natal depression/anxiety in the below article from the Irish Times
Counselling & Psychotherapy are recommended treatment options by both the NHS and HSE and Talk Therapy Dublin based in Harold’s Cross Dublin 6W is actively providing support in this area.
Rapid developments in neuroscience are increasing knowledge of how the brain responds to different mental health interventions.
The below article explains recent research using a functional MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) brain scan to explore how some clients may respond better to talk therapy and others to medication when tacking depression.