Symptoms of depression include, but are not limited to feelings of sadness, loss of energy or interest in usual activities, difficulty concentrating, self-criticism, and even feelings of hopelessness. Depression can happen to anyone, and at any point in life, and the causes are multi determined. The goal of therapy is identify dysfunctional automatic thoughts, and maladaptive assumptions through cognitive behavioral therapy, and to give you give you lifelong tools for coping with recurrent symptoms throughout the life course.