Alternatives to Depression

Since 1990, the Depression Support Group Association (DSGA) has been successfully helping people, whose lives have been distorted by depression, insecurity, loneliness, social phobia, low self-esteem and unsatisfying relationships, through it's groups, programmes and individual therapy.

It has helped them to find to find positive alternatives to depression and has opened the door to a fulfilling life. That process is moved forward by conveners who have had personal experience of depression. They conduct the groups in a friendly, sociable environment that helps members enjoy what life has to offer.

Our programmes are designed to help participants change, and then provide the opportunity to put the change into effect. They offer a chance to move on from the past pattern of their life's defeat and despair, and to be able to take opportunities which we can also assist in facilitating.

Please note that the DSGA is based, and convenes, in London only.

You can't change the past - but you can change to have a better future.

“It has been a life changing experience”

“I am amazed how far I have come since my break down in January.
I have learnt so much about myself and that I am worth valuing I intend to hold on to that.”

“I will begin a masters degree in psychotherapy. Life is exciting for me and I no longer feel that powerful forces control me.
My partner is well she is loving our new home and she believes my therapy was useful for her and our relationship.”

“I know I can’t change the past but this has helped me with my future”

“I experienced a subtle but profound effect –
I’m still not exactly sure how and why but I have decided to not worry about it too much."

“The encouragement I received has helped me think, and from that core insight I have developed strength confidence maturity and a new career, all this would have been improbable only a little time ago.”

“I’d like to thank you and the others on the programme for all your help wisdom and affection and I most needed it.”

“At last I’m doing what the group encouraged"

“I’ve been able to help myself lately because of my experience with the therapy that’s part of the programme”

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