Pregnancy can be a joyful time, but it can also be accompanied by stress and anxiety. Managing stress during pregnancy is important for both the health of the mother and the baby. Here are some tips for managing stress during pregnancy: Remember that it is normal to experience stress and anxiety during pregnancy, but it […]

Managing Stress During Pregnancy

Perinatal loss refers to the death of a baby before, during, or shortly after birth. This type of loss can have a profound impact on the parents and their families. Some of the potential impacts of perinatal loss include: Overall, perinatal loss can have a profound impact on the individuals and families who experience it, […]

The Impact of Perinatal Loss

Maternal mental health refers to a woman’s mental well-being during pregnancy and following childbirth. It includes a range of mental health conditions that can affect a woman during this time, such as postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, postpartum OCD, postpartum psychosis, postpartum bipolar disorder, and postpartum PTSD. These conditions are referred to as perinatal mood disorders, […]

What is Maternal Mental Health?

As a mom, finding a balance between work and family life can be challenging. Here are some tips to help you achieve a better work-life balance: Remember, finding a balance between work and family life is an ongoing process, and it may take some trial and error to figure out what works best for you. […]

Finding Balance As A Working Mom

Submitting Superbills Patients typically submit superbills to their insurance companies for reimbursement forhealthcare services that are not covered by their insurance plan or if they have out-of-network benefits. Here’s how a patient can submit a superbill: It’s important for patients to understand their insurance coverage and benefits beforesubmitting a superbill, as not all services may […]

Health Savings Accounts & Superbills: Understanding Insurance and Therapy

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is a therapeutic approach that was originally developed to help individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). EMDR is now used for various conditions and has been found effective in treating a range of psychological issues. The key components of EMDR include: EMDR typically involves the following […]

What To Expect in EMDR Treatment

Dr. Jamie Lesser of Unfiltered Therapy and Ciara Lyons-Mama Coach get together to talk about Postpartum Health and Race within the healthcare system. How culture and systemic racism is hurting the perinatal population. Information is also provided on abnormal and normal conditions that can occur postpartum. Part 1 Postpartum Health and Managing Postpartum Anxiety Part […]

Unfiltered Talks with Dr. Jamie Lesser of Unfiltered Therapy and Ciara- Mama Coach

Horrific intrusive thoughts are common in OCD. These thoughts can be distressing and unwanted, causing anxiety. These thoughts can vary widely from person to person, and they often involve distressing and unwanted content. It’s important to note that experiencing these thoughts doesn’t mean a person wants them or would act on them. The notable sign […]

When OCD Gets Scary- Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts

Infertility can significantly impact the experience of motherhood, bringing emotional and psychological challenges. It may involve prolonged struggles to conceive, feelings of loss, and the need for medical interventions like fertility treatments. The journey can be both physically and mentally demanding for individuals or couples trying to become parents. The transition into motherhood is difficult […]

Motherhood After Infertility 

Those who have experienced pregnancy or fetal loss experience a grief unique to the human experience. Whether the loss was chemical, within the first trimester, or at full term, the grief experienced is not one that can be easily explained. Everything changes the moment we find out we are pregnant and decide we want to […]

Pregnancy after loss- When will the rainbow appear?