Depression is 100% treatable. You have gone about this the right way. You sensed there was an issue, then you sought help for a diagnosis and a plan.
Depression is successfully treated all of the time.... what needs to happen is be able to find the root cause of the depression, address it and other issues and by doing so will allow you to move forward.
Any mental health professional specializing in depression is a real good move, and you general practioner should have numerous leads to reputable professionals in this field.
Try to relax... you now know what you have, and that is half of the battle.
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