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Top 3 Biggest Myths About Postpartum Depression

Top 3 Biggest Myths About Postpartum Depression

Top 3 Biggest Myths About Postpartum Depression Let's start with this–postpartum depression is real. If you've tried to conceive, undergone fertility treatments, experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or an infant loss, adopted, or successfully completed your pregnancy...

What Is Spiritual Abuse?

What Is Spiritual Abuse?

What Is Spiritual Abuse?   The unfortunate truth is that most of us are familiar with some sort of abuse. Whether we experienced it ourselves or knew someone who experienced this heartache… we know of it. In preschool we learned not to kick or hit our friends. It...

Navigating A Mormon Faith Crisis

Navigating A Mormon Faith Crisis

Navigating A Mormon Faith Crisis Parting with the church of Latter Day Saints (LDS) can be equal parts transformative and disorienting. How do you find the path forward when you are in the middle of a faith crisis? How can you cope when you leave a culture that...

Surviving Perfectionism: “Baby, I Was Born This Way.”

Surviving Perfectionism: “Baby, I Was Born This Way.”

Perfectionism is a hard burden to bear. It can be both a symptom or attempt to manage depression, anxiety or PTSD. Whether you regularly find yourself desperately sleepless as your mind reels with things you “must” get done… or you simply believe it is the “right” to...

Here Are a Few Of My Favorite Things

Here Are a Few Of My Favorite Things

It’s no secret that 2020 has been a year of changes and challenges. Those of us with depression, anxiety or trauma we still have to manage daily life. Coping with health concerns, political stress and burnout, and major social uprisings… I think we have all needed a...

What you should know about medication Part 2

What you should know about medication Part 2

 Part 2: What You Should Know About Starting Medication. The darkness that comes with a lack of direction is something the worst part of getting help. The not knowing what’s wrong. The not knowing if there is a way out. The not knowing if you are willing to take on...

What you should know about medication Part 1

What you should know about medication Part 1

Part 1: What You Should Know About Starting Medication. Beginning medication for depression or anxiety can seem like an overwhelming and scary decision. Maybe this is an option that you’ve considered for some time but it just never seems like the right moment to begin...

A Personal Essay On Miscarriage and Infant Loss

A Personal Essay On Miscarriage and Infant Loss

A Personal Essay On Miscarriage and Infant Loss. The pain of miscarriage and infant loss is unspeakable. And yet, we must give it words. As with all our struggles - all our anxiety, depression and traumas - we are tasked with what seems like the impossible: finding...

Are You Ready To Leave Your Low Self-Esteem Behind?

Are You Ready To Leave Your Low Self-Esteem Behind?

The feeling of not-good-enough is back again and draining all of your energy. You have the sensation that you are playing catch up all of the time: at work, at home, with the kids, with your changing body… It seems that you can’t ever get it all done and done right....

Do You Have Productivity Shame?

Do You Have Productivity Shame?

Productivity shame is a real thing. If you’ve ever felt like your entire day was a waste or that “I suck!” because you didn’t get everything or ‘enough’ done then you have likely experienced productivity shame. It is the experience of feeling that you must do or...

Relationship Freedom

Relationship Freedom

What Are Your Rights In A Relationship? It seems like an appropriate time to talk about freedom with the 4th of July right around the corner. But I'm not talking about our country's freedom. I'm talking about the freedoms you have a right to in every relationship you...

How to Make Online Counseling More Effective

How to Make Online Counseling More Effective

 Make The Most of Online Counseling: Tips and Tricks Okay, you’ve decided to look into online counseling. But before you make the leap or have your first session what should you do? How can you prepare? There are some tips and tricks you can use to make your session...

What happens In the First Therapy Appointment

What happens In the First Therapy Appointment

What actually happens in a first therapy session with me at Guided Wellness? The first therapy session people attend is called an intake session. Even before we meet you’ll get an email from me with your new client paperwork so you know in advance about how...

Is Online Counseling Right For You?

Is Online Counseling Right For You?

Is Online Counseling Right For You? Online counseling can seem like a strange thing. We’ve long been raised with images of the ‘therapy couch’ - a Freud-like experience of laying down and confessing our dreams or, at the very least, sharing space with a trusted...

Stress Management Tools

Stress Management Tools

Your stress is at an all time high… Scratch that. The truth is, you’ve been at your max for a while now. It’s been days, weeks or even months of operating this way and you fear you are going to burnout or freak-out. Sometimes you are too irritable or tired to even...

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