Breaking the Chains of Perfectionism: A Path to Emotional Well-being for Mothers

Motherhood is a journey filled with joy, love, and a profound sense of responsibility. It’s a role that many women cherish, but it can also be overwhelming at times. As a mental health therapist who specializes in helping mothers navigate the emotional challenges related to motherhood, I’ve seen firsthand how perfectionism can take a toll […]

Losing Myself – Surviving PPD Again

“Having a baby is a psychological revolution that changes our relation to almost everything and everyone.” –Esther Perel Only once in my life have I experienced the type of suffering that I did after my daughter’s birth.  And that was when I first became a mother.  I thought perhaps I’d be spared from postpartum depression […]

Dialectical Thinking for Moms

Dialectical thinking is a concept that comes from Dialectical behavior therapy (or DBT), a treatment developed by psychologist Marsha Lineha Is it a spoon or a fork? It’s a spoon AND a fork…It’s a spork!  I’m always looking for easy-to-understand ways to explain “dialectical thinking”. This type of thinking is intended to support us when […]