Often, women find the time shortly after childbirth to be emotionally charge. Feelings can range from outright sadness, irritability, difficulty concentrating or making decisions, sense of being overwhelmed, excessive worrying, and intrusive thoughts. This can be confusing to new mothers, even if it isn’t your first child. Women envision this time filled with expectations of […]
How to find an Eating Disorder therapist for your teen in Huntersville
Sometimes choosing a therapist can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to your daughters. Here are some suggestions of things to look for in order to ensure you find someone to help you and your family. You want to find someone that has a passion for treating eating disorders and someone that continues […]
For The First Time as a Mom, I Was Afraid
People that experience anxiety and/or depression, get how good it feels to have a sense of control over their surroundings, situation, and self. I had no idea how much the unresolved, need for control, would implode in my face when I had my own child. My daughter, Josie, has her own personality, her own needs, […]
How did I miss the signs?
The guilt, the fear, the desire for education, the anger and betrayal, and frustrations of not knowing what to do. These are emotions and feelings many support systems feel once they find out their loved one has been struggling with an eating disorder and they didn’t know. The pain seeps out and their loved ones […]