Health & Wellness Blog
The grief associated with pregnancy and infant loss is complex in that it encompasses a multitude of losses ~ loss of hopes, dreams, and the future as you planned it. The holistic impact of these losses is powerful.
It’s normal to have questions about what to expect, and you might even feel nervous about talking with a therapist. It’s important to remember that therapy is a place that is solely about you and your concerns about your life.
Everyone has their own unique set of emotional needs, that are the product of your upbringing, your genetic predisposition, your identity, and other individual factors. Understanding our emotional needs empowers us to make ourselves happy and can relieve a sense of helplessness that often causes distress.
The healthiest relationships repair early and often and also have lots of strategies for how to repair. Since every relationship is different, finding the repair strategies that work for you can vary.
Have your struggles with disordered eating, over-exercising, counting calories, etc. robbed you of your energy and kept you from doing the things that are truly meaningful to you?
There are some things to consider when deciding if online therapy is right for you.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) has proven effective with a wide range of clinical conditions: depression, anxiety, OCD, workplace stress, chronic pain, the stress of terminal cancer, anxiety, PTSD, anorexia, grief and loss, substance use, and even in severe and persistent disorders such as schizophrenia.
Sometimes we get stuck in the thinking that therapy is just for the “mentally unwell,” for people who don’t know how to handle their problems or for relationships that are on the brink of divorce.
When we breathe more consciously, we can help to reduce the effects of stressful situations and create a sense of peace in difficult moments.
Postpartum depression has traditionally been viewed as a condition limited to women. In truth, fathers similarly experience significant biological, environmental, and general life changes that can lead to symptoms of depression or anxiety.