How to Begin Healing After Personal Trauma

How to Begin Healing After Personal Trauma

No one is ever prepared for unforeseen tragedy. In fact, most of us go through our lives believing that tragedies happen to other people. The recent Northern California wildfires were a devastating reminder of the indiscriminate nature of traumatic events. When people experience a distressing or life-threatening event, such as a car accident, natural disaster, or terrorist […]

6 Signs of Depression in Teens

6 Signs of Depression in Teens

Ask any parent what their main job is and they will tell you it’s protecting their children and keeping them safe. New parents spend hours, if not days, baby-proofing the house. They research the best car seats and bike helmets and figure out ways to ensure their kids are safe online. But, no matter how […]

What Does Postpartum Depression Feel Like?

What Does Postpartum Depression Feel Like?

Most new mothers are handed their swaddled baby along with a brochure about postpartum depression (PPD) when they are discharged from the hospital. And while it’s great that awareness of PPD is growing, each woman’s experience of it can vary greatly and include everything from obsessive anxiety, OCD, to a sense of disconnect to unremitting […]