Your doctors are also there to watch for signs of trouble and make sure you are getting the desired results
. My $.02 worth but I'd go the medical route for my depression
(hey, that's right, I am!) instead of letting things get worse.
There are a *ton* of us on this forum who are going through depression following our thyroid adventures. It's nothing to be ashamed of and balancing out your brain chemistry (and feeling better) will help you heal faster.