Depression On June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized Depression is a common and highly treatable condition that affects 1 in 4 people. Causes can vary from a relationship breakdown, work related issues or bereavement. Every person’s experience is different. Hypnotherapy can help by increasing serotonin, noradrenalin and dopamine levels, the chemicals that helps you cope effectively and give you motivation. Depression is often exacerbated by alcohol, drug use and smoking. Hypnotherapy is considered to be one of the most effective ways to help this.