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Free seminar: Understanding the link between depression and hormones

Colleen Hunsaker, D.O., Scottsdale Anti-Aging Medicine

WHAT:   Understanding the Link between Depression and Hormones   A free seminar for mental health professionals

 WHEN: Thursday, April 17, 6-7:30 pm and Saturday, April 19, 10:30 am- 12 noon

WHERE: Arabian Library, 10215 E. McDowell Mountain Ranch Rd. Scottsdale, Arizona, 85255

IN BRIEF: Do you have patients who just can’t seem to overcome depression? For many of these clients – women and men – hormonal imbalance may be keeping them stuck, and getting   in the way of their recovery. Scottsdale anti-aging specialist Colleen Hunsaker, D.O., presents a free informational workshop for mental health professionals to share the latest findings on the interplay between hormones and depression.

FOR MORE INFO: To register or learn more about the seminar, call 480-483-8986 or visit www.DrColleenHunsaker.com or www.facebook.com/scottsdaleantiagingmedicine

Do you have patients who just can’t seem to overcome depression? You’ve tried antidepressants, numerous psychotherapy techniques, EMDR, maybe even hypnotherapy. Though there may be moments of relief, they still seem treatment-resistant. For many of these clients –women and men – hormonal imbalance may be keeping them stuck, and getting in the way of their recovery.

To share the latest findings on the interplay between hormones and depression, Scottsdale anti-aging specialist Colleen Hunsaker, D.O., will present free informational workshops for mental health professionals on Thursday, April 17 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, April 19 from 10:30 a.m.- 12 noon at the Arabian Library, 10215 E. McDowell Mountain Ranch Rd. Scottsdale.

Mental health professionals who understand the link between hormones and depression can bring a new tool to the table by helping educate their clients on new possibilities. Recent advances in science have pinpointed the hormonal causes of depression and other mood disorders, making way for new, more effective treatments. In this one-hour seminar, Hunsaker will bring share information that mental health professionals can use in supporting their clients, especially those suffering from depression or other challenges to mental clarity and memory.

In this one hour seminar, participants will:

  • Understand the role that hormones play in mood, memory, libido and energy
  • Identify the symptoms of hormone-related depression
  • Hear about real patients who have experienced relief after hormone imbalances have been addressed
  • Understand available approaches to treating hormone-related depression and what you can do now and leave with new tools to help your patients

Colleen Hunsaker, D.O., is a diplomate of the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, specializing in the treatment of disorders of the interface between aging and hormonal disorders. She works in concert with psychologists and other mental health professionals. She is currently researching and writing a review paper on the interconnections between estrogen, memory and cognition.

To register or learn more about the seminar, call 480-483-8986 or visit www.DrColleenHunsaker.com

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