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I hope that you are having a lovely fall and that you will enjoy a fun, safe Halloween. Another group will be forming soon for women in Topsfield, MA struggling with social anxiety. Please call Karyn at 978 826 3527 for more information or for a phone intake, as well as to inquire about other groups and individual services.

 
 
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Seasonal Affective Disorder--increasingly known as SAD, appropriately--is a mood disorder that affects sufferers seasonally. Symptoms generally begin in the fall and ease in the spring. More information can be found here:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seasonal-affective-disorder/basics/definition/con-20021047

If you think that you or a loved one may suffer from SAD, please do seek out counseling/therapy. Talk therapy with a counselor that you trust will usually help mood symptoms of depression and also of anxiety to lessen. You may also find that moderate physical activity, even walking, will help symptoms to improve.