Depression as a Rite of Passage – A Therapist’s View, Sharon Eden

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Psychotherapist – ‘Dare to be You’

Depression is not an illness, says Sharon Eden, it is part of the human condition. And Eden knows, having worked as a psychotherapist for 30 years, as well as having her own depressive and suicidal episodes. ‘If you act with it, it can be the most precious time in your life.’ Heartwarming and holistic, Eden has trained in diverse approaches and is founder of Dare to be You UK, helping women to ‘fulfill their mission on earth’.

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  1. Dorothy Whittaker
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    I disagree completely with the view that depression isn’t an illness. I don’t begin to understand how anyone who had had depression/suicidal ideations can make such a comment. I’ve had depression for at least 10 years, probably longer. It has cost me a great deal in terms of career, relationships and life opportunities. To have it downgraded to a ‘rite of passage’ and something I can look back on ‘in a year’ and be grateful for is insulting.

  2. Berni
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    Totally brilliant! You are inspirational, Sharon. xx

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