I have been to seven different counsellors in my life. Unhelpful stereotypes about counselling still abound.
Jesus has the power to heal and deliver us from our pain, but in his wisdom, grace and perfect will, he may allow us to live through suffering, sometimes even until our last day on earth.
Any time you allow somebody to speak into your life, to give you advice, there are risks to consider. Therapy changed my life for the better.
Depression doesn't mean someone lacks faith. It just means they are human.