If you are struggling in your relationship, couples therapy can be an incredible tool to build communication skills, closeness, and intimacy. Couples therapy gives both you and your partner a space where the focus is on your relationship. This approach to therapy can help both you and your partner join forces to improve your relationship … Read More about How Individual Therapy Can help Couples Therapy
Cultivating Polysecurity in a Monogamist Culture
You’re on the road less traveled–navigating consensual non-monogamy in a monogamist culture. You value this way of being in relationship with others and you also struggle with insecurity, jealousy, anger, and fear of abandonment. Your monogamous friends say things like, “I don’t know how you do it. I couldn’t. I’m just too jealous.” And while … Read More about Cultivating Polysecurity in a Monogamist Culture
Therapist Spotlight: Jennifer Nudo, MA, LCSW
What inspired you to pursue a career as a psychotherapist? I realized I wanted to be a psychotherapist during my first year internship experience in graduate school. When I started social work graduate school, I planned to focus on policy and administrative work. However, during my internship I discovered that I loved working directly with … Read More about Therapist Spotlight: Jennifer Nudo, MA, LCSW
What is Postpartum Psychosis?
What is Postpartum Psychosis? The reproductive years are a time of intense psychological vulnerability for women, with a significant number of psychiatric admissions occurring more around childbirth than any other time in the female life cycle (Wisner, Gracious, Piontek, Peindl, & Perel, 2003). One of the rarer presentations seen during this time period is postpartum … Read More about What is Postpartum Psychosis?
Preventive Measures for Seasonal Depression
What is seasonal depression (seasonal affective disorder)? As the end of January arrives, we find ourselves in the doldrums of winter. The winter blues are a common experience for many people living in certain climates, and the lack of sunlight, limited time outside, and potential disdain for cold weather create the perfect winter storm that … Read More about Preventive Measures for Seasonal Depression