What inspired me to become an acupuncturist is the desire to help people return to nature as well as their own true nature. Our bodies are microcosms reflecting the world around us, each with its own internal seasons, weather systems and rhythms. Puberty is a season, new motherhood is a season, and so is menopause. … Read More about Acupuncture: Balancing Body and Mind
Kate is a psychotherapist and Director of Clinical Services at Wildflower. Kate earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Cornell University and a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from Loyola University, Chicago. She has extensive training in treating mood and anxiety disorders as well as trauma through evidence-based practices, … Read More about Therapist Spotlight: Kate Ernstrom, MSW, LCSW
Breathe: A Mind/Body Workshop for Women Facing Infertility will be held at Wildflower on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 from 10 am to 2pm. No woman feels prepared to confront her infertility diagnosis and treatment. It is impossible to anticipate the shock, grief, isolation, and exhausting cycle of hope and fear that characterize the experience of … Read More about Breathe: A mind/body workshop for women facing infertility will be held on June 2, 2019
While the mental health field has made major gains in recognizing and treating depression experienced by moms in the postpartum period, less attention has been given to fathers who are impacted by depression during this critical period. The lack of discussion about postnatal depression means that many struggling dads are not always aware that such … Read More about Demystifying Depression in New Dads
In the parenting community, there are a number of, what I think of as, “hot button topics.” Whether or not to vaccinate or circumcise your children, should your child wear a puffy coat in their car seat, should or shouldn’t you breastfeed and for how long, and whether or not to sleep train your child. … Read More about Why Do I Help Parents Teach Their Children How to Sleep?