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Depression School

Join our online membership platform full of courses, books and other resources that are created by therapists to give you the direction, clarity, insight and the strategies you need to know to get better!

Hey there!

My name's Mathew Baker - I’m a professional counsellor, and along with my brother Danny, I'm also the co-founder of The Depression Project. Over the four years that we’ve been making content on social media, we've had millions of people comment on our Facebook and Instagram posts, and unfortunately, I find myself reading the same things time and time again:

  • “There’s not enough help for people with depression.”

  • “Therapy and counselling is too expensive.”

  • “I had to wait weeks and weeks to see my therapist, and even when I did finally see them, I didn’t find the session(s) very helpful.”

And probably the most common thing (usually as a result of not having access to quality help):

  • “Depression will always be a part of me – and there’s absolutely nothing I can do to change that.”

So, in order to give people with depression access to immediate, affordable help, myself, my brother Danny and our team of therapists have created Depression School - which is The Depression Project's brand new online membership platform full of courses, books and other resources that will give you the direction, clarity, insight and the strategies you need to know to get better!

Here's Exactly What You'll Get Instant Access To By Joining!

After completing this course, you will:

  • Have a very clear "picture" of your depression.
  • Be aware of all of depression's symptoms, and understand all of the different ways that depression is affecting you.

After reading This Is How You Overcome Depression, you will:

  • Understand why anti-depressant medication alone isn't enough to overcome depression.
  • Know why you keep relapsing back into depression.
  • Have a clear, step-by-step blueprint you can follow to overcome depression.

In this course, you'll learn a wide variety of strategies to overcome all of your negative thoughts, including:

  • Negative thoughts about yourself (e.g. "I'm worthless", "I'm an idiot" or "I'm a burden").
  • Worrying thoughts about the future (e.g. "what if _____ happens?"
  • Negative thoughts grounded in feelings of hopelessness (e.g. "nothing good will ever happen to me" or "I will never get better").

This course will help you create a comprehensive self-care plan, which will help you to, among other things:

  • Regulate your emotions and feel more energetic.
  • Function and uphold your day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Prevent you from getting burned out and having your depression deteriorate.

In this course, you'll be walked through tried, tested, proven strategies to help you:

  • Overcome negative core beliefs about yourself like "I'm a loser", "I'm unlovable", "I'm a failure", "I'm worthless", "I'm hopeless" or "I'm not good enough" (even if you've had these beliefs for years or even decades).
  • You'll also learn how to replace these negative core beliefs with positive core beliefs (such as "I'm loveable", "I'm worthy" and "I'm a good person").

After completing this course, you'll know:

  • How to deal with the intrusive thoughts that can keep you awake at night and make it so hard for you to sleep.
  • How to cope with nightmares and minimise the chances of them occurring.
  • How to improve your "sleep hygiene" - to make it as easy to fall asleep as possible.

After completing this course, you'll know:

  • The exact steps you need to follow in order to break out of self-sabotaging habits like binge eating, overspending on "retail therapy", substance abuse or self-harm, for example.
  • You'll also know how to replace these self-sabotaging habits with healthier alternatives, and therefore get more sustainable, long-lasting relief from your depression.

This course will help you to:

  • Overcome any shame that comes from feeling as if you have a "good life" and therefore "nothing to be depressed about".
  • Overcome any shame that comes from the “consequences of depression” - such as a decreased ability to function; not being able to give as much as you’d like to in your relationships; engaging in self-sabotaging habits; and/or accidently snapping at someone over something small, for example.

This course will help you to:

  • Stop being so self-critical and hard on yourself when you're feeling depressed.
  • Instead, you'll learn how to treat yourself with the kindness, love and compassion you deserve - which will lead to you feeling a whole lot better!

This course will teach you the basics of DBT - which is a branch of therapy you'll likely find particularly helpful if:

  • You've been through something traumatic;
  • You have difficulties managing your mood;
  • You engage in impulsive / destructive behaviours.

After reading How To Stop People Pleasing, you will:

  • Feel a lot more comfortable saying "no".
  • Know how to implement boundaries so that you can stop people pleasing, and start living life on your own terms.

In this course, you'll learn:

  • How to combat the negative thoughts that "depression loneliness" can trigger.
  • How to soothe the painful emotions it can cause.
  • The steps you can follow in order to connect with other people, have your depression understood by them, and feel much less lonely as a result.

Many mothers feel a pervasive sense of guilt surrounding their "performance as a mother" - and if you can relate, this course will teach you how to cope with "mum guilt" by:

  • Addressing any negative belief systems that fuel it;
  • Making interpersonal changes;
  • Engaging in self-reflection.

In this course, you'll be walked through tried, tested, proven strategies to help you:

  • Stop blaming yourself for any mental abuse you've endured.
  • Overcome negative core beliefs about yourself that stem from this mental abuse (such as "I'm a loser" or "I'm unlovable").
  • Establish positive core beliefs so that you feel much more worthy and confident.

After reading How To Stop Social Media From Triggering Your Depression, you'll know:

  • How to overcome the negative thoughts and the painful emotions that social media can trigger.
  • How to change the way you use social media so that instead of triggering your depression, it instead impacts your life in a positive way.

If feeling "depression tired" makes it hard for you to look after your personal hygiene, then this course will:

  • Help you conquer any feelings of shame that stem from this.
  • Additionally, you'll also be empowered with a variety of strategies to help you overcome your "depression tiredness" and look after your hygiene in spite of it.

If feeling "depression tired" makes it hard for you to do your chores, then this course will:

  • Help you conquer any feelings of shame that stem from this.
  • You'll also be empowered with a variety of strategies to help you overcome your "depression tiredness" and do your chores in spite of it.

After reading Actually, I'm Not OK, you'll know:

  • How to feel more comfortable opening up and talking about your depression - which will help you cultivate the understanding, caring network of supporters you derserve.
  • How to decide who to open up to about your depression, how to do so, where to do so, and when to do so.

In How Gratitude Saved My Life, ex-depression-sufferer & Depression Project co-founder Danny Baker will:

  • Tell you the story of how gratitude literally saved his life on November 15, 2010.
  • He'll also teach you a variety of strategies to help you feel more grateful - and therefore less depressed and more happy - as a result.

This Amazon UK Top 100 bestseller is a case study on how to overcome depression, and after reading it:

  • You'll feel uplifted, inspired, and much more confident that you too can overcome depression and live the life you want.
  • You'll have much more clarity, direction and insight on how to actually do so.

After reading How To Support A Loved One With Depression, the people around you will:

  • Understand depression much, much better than they currently do.
  • They'll also know how to support you at any given moment in time.

In this course, you'll learn all about perinatal depression, including:

  • How to know if it's something you're struggling with.
  • Strategies for how to cope with perinatal depression.
  • The different ways you can get treatment and support.

In this course, supporters will learn how to make someone they care about feel loved during a depressive episode - both in a variety of different ways, and in a variety of different situations that they're likely to encounter.

Frequently Asked Questions About Depression School!

Depression School costs either $23.95 / month on our monthly membership plan, or $199 / year on our yearly membership plan.

You're welcome to stay enrolled for as long or as little time as you'd like, and you can cancel your enrollment at any time :)

As soon as you join Depression School, you'll get access to every single course and every single book. There are no additional costs, no "upsells", and no hidden fees.

Depression School is hosted 100% online, so no matter where you're living in the world, you can participate. All you need is internet connection!

Inside Depression School's Private Member's Area, you'll find all of the courses and books waiting for you - each of which can be accessed at any time; on any laptop, mobile or tablet device; and from anywhere in the world with internet connection.

There is no "schedule" at Depression School, and it's been designed for you to work through it at your own pace. So, you'll be able to take the courses and read the books as slowly or as quickly as you want.

Absolutely! Each month, we'll be adding more books, courses and other resources to Depression School in order to help empower you to get better!

In particular, some additional courses, books and workshops that are currently being worked on now include:

- How To Cope With Mental Abuse

- Conquer Overthinking

- Mindfulness 101: A Toolkit For Helping You Cope With Depression

- This Is How You Overcome Anxiety

- How To Cope With Depression At Work

- Medication 101: A Psychiatrist Answers Frequently Asked Questions About Antidepressants

- How To Heal From Trauma

- How To Forgive Yourself For A Past Mistake

- And much more!

At Depression School, we're in the process of building a platform that will teach you literally everything you would ever need to know in order to overcome depression - and every month, we'll be adding more and more courses, books and other resources until we've achieved this!

Depression School is absolutely perfect for you if:

- You're sick and tired of struggling with depression and you just want to get better (Depression School is packed with lots of different courses and books to help you do just that).

- You'd like to go to therapy, but for whatever reason aren't currently able to (while Depression School isn't the same as 1-on-1 therapy, our courses and books are created by therapists - so you'll be getting access to a wealth of professional expertise, insight and advice).

- You're currently getting therapy, but you want to speed up the recovery process (joining Depression School and working through it's content will help you achieve your mental health goals much, much quicker than you otherwise would).

- You don't believe it's possible to get better from depression (it's really common to think this way when you've never had access to a therapist or other forms of professional help before. However, Depression School is now here to teach you the strategies and everything else you need to know to get better).

- You believe that medication is the only way you can treat your depression (medication can be helpful, but as you'll learn in Depression School, there is so, so, so much more that you can do to heal from depression).

Depression School is a product of The Depression Project - which with 1,800,000+ followers on Instagram, 1,000,000+ on Facebook, and our posts having been viewed several billion times, is one of the world's most popular mental health organisations. We understand depression really, really well, and know exactly how to help people battling this illness get better and back on track to living the life they want.

Any Other Questions?

If you have any questions about Depression School, then please feel free to email The Depression Project at [email protected] so that either myself or someone else from our team can get your questions answered for you :)

Otherwise, I hope you choose to join Depression School, because I know that you're going to find it really, really helpful!

All my love,

Mathew Baker,

Professional counsellor & co-founder of The Depression Project.

Depression School Monthly Membership Plan

No lock-in contracts. Cancel anytime. A 14 day, 100%, no-questions-asked moneyback guarantee is included.

$23.95/mth USD

What's included

  • Instant access to all of Depression School's books and online courses.

  • Instant access to future Depression School books and online courses as soon as they become available!

  • Access to Depression School's 2000+ person Private Facebook Group.

  • No lock-in contract so you can cancel anytime you want.

  • 14 Day, 100%, No-Questions-Asked Moneyback Guarantee - so you can try Depression School out completely risk-free!

Depression School Yearly Membership Plan (save 33%)

No lock-in contracts. Cancel anytime. A 14 day, 100%, no-questions-asked moneyback guarantee is included.

$199/yr USD

What's included

  • Instant access to all of Depression School's books and online courses.

  • Instant access to future Depression School books and online courses as soon as they become available!

  • Access to Depression School's 2000+ person Private Facebook Group.

  • No lock-in contract so you can cancel anytime you want.

  • 14 Day, 100%, No-Questions-Asked Moneyback Guarantee - so you can try Depression School out completely risk-free!

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