Coping with Winter Depression:
What to Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

 Presentation by Julie Camuso, Ph.D.

CommunityCare of Lyme’s new Mental Health Team*, led by Laurie Veillette, PsyD, is off to an exciting start, hosting opportunities for education and supportive conversation across the community. 

We are grateful to be able to share information from the presentation by Julie Camuso, Ph.D, “Coping with Winter Depression: What to Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)”. In this presentation Dr. Camuso discusses that Winter depression occurs in up to 10% of the general population, and studies indicate that prevalence increases as latitude increases. Review this discussion to learn about the signs and symptoms of winter depression, as well as strategies to cope with this disorder.

To play the recording please click the ► button on the bottom left hand side of the video.

Julie CamusoPh.D.
(she/her/hers) is a lifelong New Englander currently living in the greater Burlington, VT area. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Vermont in 2022. During her training at UVM, she studied under the mentorship of Kelly Rohan, Ph.D., one of the leading experts in seasonal depression and cognitive behavioral interventions for depressive disorders. Dr. Camuso is currently completing her clinical postdoctoral fellowship at MindWell Center, LLC. She enjoys working with individuals of all ages and specializes in working with adolescents and adults experiencing mood and anxiety disorders.

* CCL’s Mental Health Team continues to evolve with input from individuals and organizations looking to support mental health in the community. All are welcome to be a part. Mental health and wellness needs are broad and varied. This team’s programming and services will be responsive to input received from community members. Please take a brief survey to let us know what you’d like to learn more about.

Please contact us if you would like to help identify resources or share programming, or if you have questions or suggestions about topics to address. Email or call our main number at 603-795-0603.


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Shelby Wood
Manager of Volunteer Participation
CommunityCare of Lyme