Areas of Expertise
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs)
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders include mental health diagnoses such as Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Anxiety, Postpartum OCD, and Postpartum PTSD (just to mention a few). One in five women and one in ten men have a Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder. Given the amount of change the body and person goes through when becoming a parent without any real guidance from others, it is not surprising that it is such a high number.
We offer individual therapy to new parents who want to process their pregnancy journey, delivery, and adjustment to parenting. We use evidence-based strategies to support you in identifying how to regain control of your life and improve your sense of self.
Having a baby changes everything in the home but nothing changes as much as your relationship with your partner. Lack of sleep, lack of intimacy, and different expectations around parenting are all things that can add to conflict between partners. In couples counseling you will learn ways to improve your communication and teamwork as you adjust together to your new roles as parents.
Stress and Anxiety
With everything that's going on in the world it is natural to feel stressed and anxious. It feels like every week there is a new life altering event that could change the trajectory of your career, dreams, and family life. You feel your chest tightening, you cannot sleep, and the smallest change in the schedule sets you off. You want to feel less stressed and anxious but as you look at your life you feel like you're already doing too much.
We offer individual therapy to adults to help reduce stress and anxiety. We use evidence-based strategies to help you identify the root cause of your stress and provide interventions that are show to reduce stress and anxiety symptoms.
When someone feels stress and anxiety it is common for those feelings to also be part of that person's relationship. Together with your partner, you will have an opportunity to identify the root causes of your stress and create a plan that to reduce symptoms. Couples counseling can include topics such as reducing stress at home, improving communication skills, and team work.