Grief Counseling Training Program Article on Depression and Fatigue

Many individuals experience fatigue and tiredness.  It is not necessarily a sign for alarm, but in some cases,  chronic fatigue can point to a deeper issue.  Fatigue and lack of energy is also closely correlated with depression.  Numerous depressed individuals find themselves fatigued and tired without realizing fatigue is a physical symptom of depression.

Is your fatigue potentially a symptom of depression? Please also review AIHCP’s Grief Counseling Training Program


The article, “When Being Tired Is Actually Depression” by Catherine Pearson looks at how fatigue sometimes can be a sign of depression.  She states,

“Depression may be among the most common mental health issues in the United States, but it is still often misunderstood. Many people assume that the condition manifests itself in really overt sorrow and hopelessness. But the symptoms tend to be much broader, and often more subtle. Including fatigue”

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If a client expresses chronic fatigue, it may be time to explore the possibility of depression.  Please also review AIHCP’s Grief Counseling Training Program.  Licensed counselors, as well as non counselors can become certified in grief counseling and utilize it in care.  Only licensed counselors can work with others regarding depression. It is important that certified grief counselors who are not licensed counselors also refer their clients to licensed counselors if they suspect depression.