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Depression and Anxiety During Pregnancy or Postpartum

This isn't what you expected. You're not feeling how you thought you would when you imagined being pregnant or having a baby. 

You're feeling deep sadness and apathy most of the time, doubtful of your ability to mother, disappointed in the reality of your days, and disconnected from your baby. Or maybe you're filled with unshakeable worry or struggling with disturbing intrusive thoughts about your baby, finding yourself doing extreme and unusual things to protect the baby. Not to mention, you're completely exhausted.

Prenatal and postpartum depression and anxiety affect around 15-20% of new mothers. That's staggering. And not enough people are talking about it. If you're reading this, you've probably already mustered a great deal of effort and courage to do some research to get help. Take the final step.

Let me help you navigate this incredibly vulnerable period of life. 

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Anxiety and ocd

Stress

  • You're worn out and overwhelmed. You can't seem to get on top of things and wish you had better ways of coping with what feels like a daily marathon. 

Generalized Anxiety

  • You can't seem to shut your mind off. It's constantly offering you worst-case scenarios and endless "what ifs." 

OCD

  • You are encountering unsettling intrusive thoughts for seemingly no reason that frighten you and won't go away. 
  • You find yourself engaging in rituals and checking behaviors that you don't seem to be able to stop. 

Social Anxiety

  • The thought of being around others, sometimes even just a small group of people, makes you feel nervous. You worry that others are judging you. You often feel incredible discomfort when you are in social situations or you avoid them all together. This avoidance and struggle gets in the way of you taking professional risks and developing the personal relationships you desire. 

Panic Disorder

  • You've suffered a panic attack and now find yourself avoiding more and more settings or situations that could trigger another.
  • Your world has become smaller and smaller as you limit yourself to "safe" places.