Deciding to start a family can be the most exciting time in your life and the most challenging.
Women and couples seek out counseling when they are struggling with infertility, experiencing a loss or adjusting to their new roles as parents.
Did you know 1 out of 9 women experience postpartum anxiety and depression. With counseling and the right support you can improve your mood, enjoy your relationship with her partner, adjust to your new body and life.
Postpartum anxiety may look like:
Rigid Schedules around feeding and sleeping/Feeling like you can not cope/ Trouble sleeping/ Scary or Intrusive thoughts/ Feeling as though everything needs to be "right" Constantly worried/ Uncharacteristic rage/anger
Postpartum depression may look like:
Feeling of sadness and anxiety/Difficulty in remembering things/Feelings of worthlessness, guilt and hopelessness/ Recurrent thoughts of death and suicide/ Lack of pleasure in things that were earlier enjoyable/ Feeling disconnected with the baby
Counseling provided for
Pregnancy Loss/ Stillbirth/Coping with Unexpected Outcomes/Medical issues diagnosed during pregnancy/ Unsuccessful IVFs
If you need support through this period in your life. Reach out today to schedule a consultation.
Therapy can help by
· Providing a safe supportive environment to explore your emotions
· Develop coping strategies for this phase in your life
· Normalize what you are experiencing
· Allow you space to vent without fear of judgement
My approach in treatment is gentle and supportive to help guide you through this new chapter in your life and help develop the coping strategies to adjust to your new baby, body and mind. I am trained in Perinatal Mood Disorder and understand the depth of change you are experiencing to be able to support you and your partner through this time.
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I provide high quality, effective therapy for women, parents to be, seasoned parents and special needs parent that experience anxiety, depression and in need of support in Bergen County and across New Jersey. As a therapist, I integrate a variety of evidenced based therapies that help you recover and regain strength for every day life.
Spanish Speaking services available
Marian Couceiro Counseling and Consultation
Mental Health Services
Telehealth through out
Waldwick, Bergen County, New Jersey
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