The decision to start a family can pack dramatic change and steep learning curves into a short span of time. Worry, sadness, and other mixed emotions are not uncommon during these changes, yet they are often unexpected and left unspoken. For some, this may lead to deeper feelings like depression, anxiety, or negative coping patterns. Individual sessions will focus on creating strategies that build tools for managing these feelings, with strategies that increase positive emotions and confidence. Maria specializes in these areas of concern: - Fertility, Infertility, and Fertility challenges - Pregnancy/Postpartum - Preparing for childbirth, including VBAC - Parenting, Marriage, + Relationships - Grief and Loss - Work/Life Balance, Stress Management - Self-care and Self-Rediscovery
Maria has training in caring for people who have experienced trauma and violence, and how this history impacts creating a family. She also has a deep, personal interest in cultural influences when building a family, particularly with clients who are immigrants or second/third generation Americans.
It's easy to make an appointment online, or you can contact Maria directly. Early morning and evening appointments are available to accommodate busy schedules, and her practice is baby-friendly.
An initial 15-20 minute telephone consultation is complimentary.