Where does depression come from? Are we born with it, or is it a product of life experiences. At the Trauma and Beyond Center ®, they believe that most mental health problems have a basis in both biological as well as environmental influences. There may be a biological predisposition, but it is our early environment which determines which genes will be expressed. They look at depression through the lens of both nature and nurture. So often, the depression is a symptom of early mis-attunement, attachment wounds, or maladaptive learned emotional patterns. To heal from depression, a certified trauma professional can treat not only the depression, but the underlying root causes. They believe that often childhood or other trauma can be hidden deep at the core of depression and other mental health problems.
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