In this interview, Dr. Randy Paterson talks about depression to Jeff Fisher of Therapytalks.net. Randy talks about depression as a disorder and he challenges some of the common myths about this problem. He provides a clear description of the common symptoms of depression as well as healthy solutions for addressing depression. More than anything he provides hope to those who may be struggling with Depression. Dr. Paterson is the Director of Changeways in Vancouver BC. He regularly teaches therapists how to help clients with depression and has is the author of the popular press books Your Depression Map and The Assertiveness Workbook. Through Changeways Clinic Dr Paterson provides one-to-one evidence based psychotherapy for depression, anxiety disorders, difficulties adjusting to significant life challenges and changes, and concerns related to sexual orientation. In 2008 he was named the 2008 recipient of the Canadian Psychological Assocation’s Distinguished Practitioner Award. You may find discover more about Randy and his work at www.changeways.com .