Counseling for Infertility, Loss, Pregnancy, Postpartum + Parenting
I help men and women who want to be parents deal with all the stress and frustration of infertility, high-risk pregnancies, miscarriage + stillbirth, traumatic births and postpartum depression + anxiety, one step at a time. (Hard to imagine after working so hard to get pregnant that everything isn’t going to be daisies and bon-bons!)
It’s devastating to want something so much and not know how to make it happen. It can feel overwhelming to find the right treatment, the right doctor.
One in eight couples have difficulty getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy, according to Resolve: the National Infertility Association. It can feel lonely and scary...
Click below to find out how you can start feeling like yourself again and get help navigating this challenging time.
You're still in a state of shock, consumed by the darkness, the sadness. You're angry, longing for what was, what could have been. Imagining how to go on after losing a pregnancy or an infant may be incomprehensible.
Research shows that early psychological intervention can effectively decrease emotional distress, depression and anxiety in the first year after miscarriage or stillbirth.
Click below to learn more about common emotional responses to loss and how to get help today.
You're not sure why you are so anxious or sad or depressed, or why you’re having those really scary thoughts. You wonder, isn’t this supposed to be IT, the happiest time of my life? This is what I wanted, right?
One is seven women will develop a perinatal mood or anxiety disorder during pregnancy or within 12 months of giving birth.
Click below to learn more about common symptoms women with Postpartum Depression and Anxiety experience, and how you can get help.
If you've experienced or are experiencing infertility, loss, or a Perinatal Mood or Anxiety Disorder, you may be concerned that the bond with your infant or older child is at risk.
The relationship between parents and infants lays the foundation for a child's lifelong emotional and behavioral wellbeing.
Click the link below to learn more about parent-child attachment and how you can support your family during this time.
Call me for a free 30 minute in-person consultation at (619)780.3277 to find out if I'm the right therapist for you.
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