Why We Are Hard-Wired To Worry, and What We Can Do To Calm Down A new season brings both hopes and anxieties. We want things to be better for ourselves and the people we love, but worry that they won’t be, and imagine some of
Not Alone, Mental Health Impacts On New Parents
There are many different emotions new parents experience. There are various forms of therapy, helpful articles and mommy blogs to help biological moms through the tougher times of being a new parent. While these services, can be useful, other parents tend to be forgotten. The emotional well-being of a biological mom, while important, can overshadow the emotional needs of other types of parents. A parent is anyone that now has the responsibility to care for a child. Once you become a parent, you are thrown into a grind of child rearing, while still needing to maintain other responsibilities. You may think you’re ready for these new challenges, but inevitably, there are some surprises that can be overwhelming. The life you knew is suddenly gone. It can be difficult to find yourself in your new identity, as a parent. A new parent may be asking themselves questions like, how do I support my new family unit? New parents can drown themselves in responsibility and feel pressure to not speak of the challenges they are facing in this new role. A new parent can feel depressed and lonely, experiencing postpartum depression is not just a condition that happens to biological mothers. All new parents must take care of themselves. At AMR Mental Health Therapy, we are here to support you through this transition. We provide psychotherapy and additional support services. Reach out to learn more.
Understanding Gender Fluidity Our understanding of “reality” is formed by consensus models, agreements, and traditions, but many such models contain internal contradictions or irreconcilable, opposing variables. Such a model is also seen in human sexuality, as it is still common for people to understand sexual
Peer Counseling for Queer Men with AMR Therapy What is peer counseling and why is it particularly important for queer men? Queer men are always operating along a behavioral and emotional spectrum: Am I different? How am I different? Why am I different? These questions
Yes, CBT Can Help Reduce Anxiety in 10 Therapy Sessions Anxiety is a common emotion that everyone experiences at some point in their lives. Over the last year, anxiety had increased by 20 percent, impacting millions of Americans. It can be caused by many things
It’s Gay Pride Season: Time to Reflect on Identity and Health June is Pride month, though we see actual celebrations of the queer community from Spring through Autumn. The community comes together to reflect on the impact queer people have had in society and to
When My Life Came Apart, I Struggled to Find Therapy At 14 years old, I hated who and what I was. With barely one foot in adolescence, I had already marched through miles of hell. In San Diego, my hometown, I had been beaten, sexually abused