Leading Integrated Healthcare

Depression & SAD

Clinical depression (also called major-depressive disorder or unipolar depression) is a common psychiatric disorder, characterized by a pervasive low mood, loss of interest in usual activities and diminished ability to experience pleasure.

Severe manic-depression is beyond the scope of an out-patient setting such as the one we offer. However, many people with mild-to-moderate depression have experienced lasting relief and hope using integrated, natural and holistic methods such as the ones we provide.

Seasonal Affective Disorder, a seasonal shift to depression and excessive sleepiness during the winter months. SAD is related to a lack of exposure to sunlight and shorter daylight hours.


See also Dr Brian Kaplan’s blog on depression, SAD & post-natal depression.


Seasonal Affective Disorder

"Dear Stefan - I have had a brilliant Christmas and (usually for me) SAD season, whatever you did, I felt upbeat, fought off flu's, and have had the best Christmas ever, with positive vibes and all good things, and I think I have to thank you, for what you did. Will see you late January for a booster!"