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May
19
1. 5 Tips for Busy women and pregnancy
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Being pregnant currently has been very challenging and unique. As a CBT therapist and being pregnant during COVID has been an adjustment. I find that I have less time than before. I am looking for ways to complete everything I can while being at home but can understand the strains and limitations we are all going through at this time. Not only are we exhausted, but we are also trying to maintain a normalcy in this time. If you already have a child, you are already juggling taking care of another little one while trying to stay healthy during your pregnancy. So how can I juggle everything and not forget the little things. Here are 5 tips to assist the busy pregnant woman.



  1. Make a daily list of ...

May
12
5 Tips for Busy women and pregnancy
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Being pregnant at this time has been very challenging and unique. As a CBT therapist and being pregnant during COVID has been an adjustment. I find that I have less time than before. I am looking for ways to complete everything I can while being at home but can understand the strains and limitations we are all going through at this time. Not only are we exhausted, but we are also trying to maintain a normalcy in this time. If you already have a child, you are already juggling taking care of another little one while trying to stay healthy during your pregnancy. So how can I juggle everything and not forget the little things. Here are 5 tips to assist the busy pregnant woman.



  1. Make a daily list ...

Apr
13
3 ways to increase better coping skills
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Three ways to increase better coping skills


Coping skills are used in our mental state to assist us in handling the current stress we have in our lives. Weather you feel you are lacking coping skills or if you feel your coping skills are lacking it is great to revisit coping skills. When we manage our stress through coping skills can help you controlling negative thoughts and can help with physically feeling better. We are all dealing with stress in our lives due to the pandemic. As a therapist, I am finding that clients are feeling overwhelmed and compliant with their old coping skills. So how can I find new coping skills?



  1. Go through what you have used in the past to cope with stress. Make a...

Mar
30
Pregnant and in a pandemic? Coping skills to assist in this new normal.
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Pregnant and in a pandemic? What rare the odds? Right. But that is what a lot of pregnant woman are dealing with right now. Pregnancy is not what it once was. There is no going to Target or Buy Buy baby to spend hours shopping and placing items on a registry. Instead, it is all done online. There are limited baby showers if any depending on what state you live in and how you feel about the COVID risks. I am pregnant with my second child now. Looking back at what I experienced six years ago when I was pregnant with my first a lot has changed. I am realizing how fortunate I was to be able to have a few baby showers, go on trips and being able to shop without a mask. Being pregnant and wearing ...


Mar
17
Prenatal Depression and anxiety
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Postpartum Depression in 2021


I am a therapist and a mom. When I became a mom, it became apparent the need of mental health therapist to work with moms suffering from postpartum depression and anxiety. That is where my passion began to help moms. I saw firsthand the struggles it takes as a mom, wife, business owner, friend etc. to juggle all of this and then let our mental health slip. I am impressed with the actress and singers that have opened up and began to discuss there struggles with postpartum depression. When I first began the journey of becoming a therapist there was not much out there on postpartum depression. The only stories we heard on the news were the extreme cases of moms hur...


Mar
03
Prenatal Depression and anxiety "what if" thoughts
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Lately, more and more people are buzzing about prenatal depression and anxiety. I find this interesting and exciting being a therapist that this is finally receiving the attention it has needed for years. As, the world begins to slowly reopen we are seeing more and more moms being concerned if it is safe to go out. Which is turn increases depression and anxiety. The "what if" begins to kick in. What can I do when I feel the "what if" kick in.


1. Challenge the thoughts


2. Ask for help


3. Change the thought to a positive thought


4. Breathe. Breathing is a key to gaining control over your "what if" thoughts



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