SPECIAL POPULATIONS

CHILDREN

PERINATAL/POSTPARTUM

In modern day society children are often times expected to act like adults with their behavior, emotion regulation and problem-solving skills although they do not have the capacity to do so. Children have their unique set of needs and require specialized services in the therapy office. Play therapy techniques and art therapy techniques are tools I like to use to help facilitate age appropriate discussion, psycho-education and supportive therapy.

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Common issues children and adolescents receive treatment for include:

  • Acting out/ Behavioral issues

  • Poor school performance

  • Bullying or being bullied

  • Low self-esteem

  • Eating disorders

  • ADHD/ADD

  • Anger management

Motherhood is one of the most special times in a woman's life. It’s a tremendously rewarding experience that comes with many new feelings, transitions and adjustments. Research indicates 1 out of 13 mothers experience perinatal depression (before birth), and about 1 out 7 mothers experience postpartum depression (after birth). Whether the woman is a first-time-mother or a seasoned mother the proper support can make the world of a difference for her and her family.

Common issues mothers receive treatment for include:

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  • Birth fear and baby-bonding challenges

  • Mood and hormonal fluctuations

  • Relationship changes with significant other

  • Postpartum body image

  • Self-care & postpartum recovery with multiple children

  • Stress management in caring for a newborn

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