1. Depression – How to diagnose it_Answer

    It sounds as though you may have several symptoms of depression. These include loss of motivation, energy, drive and interest in things and activities that usually energize you. The feeling you describe of life being gray and no longer “in color” is another image I hear fairly often from people …Read More

  2. Depression – How to diagnose it_Question

    Dr. Beth,   I have been running on empty for quite a while. I don’t feel motivated at my job and I have no drive to take care of things at home, but I force myself to do some of them anyway.  I feel like I have less patience than normal and tend to get angry easily.  Basically it seems like li…Read More

  3. Depression – How to find help_Answer

    You are suffering from a depression that has clearly become disabling in its severity.  I have dealt with many people who have experienced   depression as severe as yours.  This is a dangerous level of depression and you cannot afford to procrastinate any longer on getting help.  Some people ev…Read More

  4. Depression – How to find help_Question

    Dear Dr. Beth, I know I am depressed and have been for a long time, but I’m actually too depressed to get out of bed or even make a phone call to make myself get in touch with a doctor or counselor. I can barely even get myself to write this email. I hardly eat at all or shower or do any of the no…Read More

  5. Traumatic Experiences – How to overcome_Question

    Dr. Beth, I am a 28 year old married woman and I live a pretty normal, stable life.  While listening to news on television usually never bothers me, I find that now I am feeling very upset and anxious when I hear stories about sexual assault by athletes and other date-rape stories on the news.  I …Read More

  6. Depression – two different types_Question

    Dr. Beth, I’ve heard that there are two types of depression, situational depression and biological depression.  I don’t really understand the difference. How do you know if you have one type of depression or the other?…Read More

  7. You CAN Beat Depression!

    Sometimes it just feels like no one gets it. You just sink deeper and deeper, wondering if anyone would even notice if you were gone. The important thing to remember is that you aren't alone and someone does care wholeheartedly. One person especially has the knowledge to help you pull through what…Read More

  8. Every Couple has a Chance

    In the moment, day, week, year, it may feel like it's just not going to work out between you and your partner. Don't give up! Every couple has a chance! Inner Source is a Loveland, Fort Collins, Greeley counseling center run by Dr. Beth Firestein. Her knowledge and experience will challenge…Read More

  9. You’re not alone

    When you are fighting depression, one thing you don't want to do is talk to someone about it. In reality its one of the most important things you should do. Dr. Beth Firestein will help you get past this time in your life. Whether your depression stems from family issues, relationship strains, or ma…Read More

  10. Happily ever after therapy

    One of the number one reasons people go to therapy is for help with their relationships; couple therapy. Dr. Firestein of Inner Source has emotionally focused couple therapy that focuses on issues such as but not limited to: Life Transitions (e.g. birth of a child, relocation, job loss); Unreso…Read More