Welcoming a child into the world is a powerful experience that can be accompanied by a range of emotions. Besides excitement and happiness, you may also experience anxiety, fear or even depression. Our therapists can help you overcome the "baby blues" and get back to enjoying your growing family.
Whether you're lacking confidence or are confused by the seemingly ever-changing rules of the dating game, our therapists can help you gain the confidence you need to put yourself out there and create a new stage in your life.
Addictive or Codependent Relationships:
Relationship issues are one of the most common concerns of clients in therapy. Many people are limited by poor communication skills, inappropriate caretaking, repeating patterns of choosing destructive partners, or lack of boundaries. Our therapists can help you discover healthy mechanisms for creating healthy relationships through therapy.
Are you feeling the pressure of your biological clock "ticking?" Aging can cause you to feel nervous, overwhelmed and anxious. Our therapists can help you manage these feelings and embrace the next stage of your life.
Most American women don't like their appearance. Recent surveys suggest that anywhere from 55 to an alarming 90 percent of women indicate some level of distaste for their physical appearance, regardless of whether they are overweight or underweight. Eating disorders don't affect only women, today we are seeing a rise in the cases of eating disorders in young boys and men. Our therapists can help you learn to create a healthy image inside and out.
Even though it is a natural biological process, the physical and emotional changes that accompany menopause can cause confusion, fear and anxiety. Our therapists can help normalize this life transition so that you emerge happy, healthy and vital.
Are you feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed or depressed and you don't know why? Hormone imbalance could be the culprit. Slight hormonal changes can make you feel off-balance, and we can help you get back on track. Our therapists can help you coordinate care with your primary care physician or integrative physician to find inner balance.
Being diagnosed with cancer or another terminal illness is traumatizing for the person receiving the diagnosis, as well as those close to them. Whether you're having difficulty dealing with a diagnosis or need guidance on the sometimes challenging process of knowing how to offer comfort and support, our therapists can help you cope with your own grief and support your loved one.
It's hard to define, but women struggle to feel confident in today's ever changing world. Our therapists will help you build your own individuality and connect with your achievement to build a healthy self-respect and confidence.
There is a difference between aggressiveness and assertiveness. Knowing what you want and need is only one element of assertiveness. Our therapists will help you define your boundaries and assist you with setting healthy limits and methods of feeling safe to speak from your heart.
Abuse (Mental, Physical or Sexual)
Over one million people are abused each year, and the numbers are growing. Many suffer in silence, and are afraid to tell their story. Those who have been abused many times never reach out for help. Our therapists have skills to help you find your way through the painful hold of abuse and create the life you want free of guilt, shame and anger.
Just like eating or sleeping, anxiety is a normal part of life. Under the "right" cir****stances, anxiety can be beneficial because it motivates us to take action. Faced with an unexpected or unfamiliar challenge, the feeling of anxiety prepares us for the upcoming event. Our therapists can teach you the skills you need to minimize your anxiety and find a life that is balanced and serene.
Approximately 10-15 % of couples struggle with infertility. Our therapists will help you navigate the emotional struggles and challenges. Together we will help you coordinate care with your primary care physician and help you conquer the emotional aspect and offer support and guidance.
Caregiving for Aging Parents:
Today's women are caught between generations and many times are caring not only for their own children, but also caring for their aging parents. Sandwiched between generations women feel trapped and drained by the demands of helping those around them. Our therapists will help you find the balance you need to find the gentle path to caring for yourself and others without losing your way.