Focusing on practical, everyday methods for continued recovery, Tackling Depression: *Draws on the author's own experiences as a counselling psychologist and as someone who suffers from depression. *Covers all the major stages of depression, including identifying depression and its causes, methods of coping and continued recovery. *Takes a unique and simple slant on cognitive therapy, which is considered the most effective way to treat depression. *Contains chapters on suicide and depression due to straitened financial circumstances and unemployment. *Can be easily referred to again and again, as the various ideas for recovery may be of benefit to individual sufferers at different times. *Provides those close to a sufferer with information and a starting point for discussing depression. Relevant and empathetic, Tackling Depression is an empowering tool for anyone suffering from or affected by depression.