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by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT And the crowd goes wild, that THREE has done it again! They scored the game winning goal, delivered a powerful keynote speech, became the first woman ever in space, what can’t they achieve?! Sound like someone you know? The pressure is on for our dear Three friends! They are […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, PhD, LCMFT Slowly, we enter into the heart triad. Uh…what? If you’re just tuning in, here’s the scoop: Each week at Wellness & Co. Amanda & Dylan will be hosting a panel for the Enneagram types, last week wrapped up the instinctual types (e.g., Type 8, 9, and 1) and THIS WEEK […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT We are lovvinnnn’ doing these panels! They’ve been so informative, fun, and exploratory. I’m super pumped to hear more from the Enneagram Type One’s because some of my closest family members and friends are a Type One! If you’re just tuning in, here’s the scoop: Each week Amanda & Dylan will […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT The next installment in our Enneagram Summer Connect Series is live! HELLOOOOO Type Nine – we see you and adore you! We wanted to use this Summer of social distancing to our advantage and give ya’ll virtual connection with all Nine types on the Enneagram. Each week Amanda & Dylan will […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT For the next few months we’ll be covering all our major touch points here at Wellness & Co. – Couples, Mamas, the Enneagram, all of it. We wanted to round out the Summer with some energy, excitement, and love after such a long and draining first half of the […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT Celebrate Good Times, Come On!… We bought a beach house! We bought a stinkin’ beach house. Before we celebrate this crazy-never-could’ve-imagined-in-a-million-years moment, let me pause to share something really personal today on the blog. My beach house? It’s my baby balancer. Have you ever heard of this term, baby […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT I’m Done With Acceptance Have you ever heard someone say “you just need to accept it.” Oof. I think acceptance is a hair-standing-straight-up word for me. I do not like to hear it. You’ll learn more about why next week on the blog (I’ve got a personal story to […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT Maybe I Need a Vacation A couple weeks ago in session I came up with this analogy and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. Maybe I need a vacation or maybe I’ve been in reminiscence mode thinking about my childhood at the beach…either way, let’s dive in (pun […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT Say it With Me Mamas matter. Mamas matter. Mamas matter. Babies matter. Dads matter. AND mamas matter. Now that we have that out of the way are ya’ll pumped about these maternal mental health packages we’re launching today?! This idea has been brewing in my mind for yearsss and […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT My Phone Is Blowing Up Over the last few weeks I’ve received texts and calls from clients I worked with months or years ago reaching back out to schedule an appointment. I LOVE hearing from clients and think this is SUPER healthy. But before we dig into that, let […]
At the end of May 2019, we wrapped up the first birth trauma therapy group here at Wellness & Co. For eight weeks, four mamas learned; developed relationships; processed through hurt, pain, abandonment, and anger; and worked on forgiving themselves for not making choices they might have made had they felt empowered to do so. It was a privilege for me to watch them work through their struggles together, especially as a survivor of birth trauma myself. It was amazing to watch a mother soften in her judgement of herself and also feel completely accepted by those around her, something that these women admitted to previously not feeling very often, if ever.
When I started seeing clients in Maryland five years ago I noticed that people often had the same comments or questions regarding the therapeutic process. They typically go something like this: “but you haven’t experienced [parenting] so you don’t really know what its like,” “you must have the perfect marriage,” “I didn’t want to come because people in therapy have real problems and ours isn’t a problem,” “I figured that if I came to therapy once a week something would change”
….these types of comments and more go on and on. In short, people think ALL sorts of things about therapy.
Do you ever feel like your relationship is stuck? Running on autopilot? Or completely thrown off course?
I get it, I really do. I want you to know that if you answered yes to any of those questions, you’re normal. Your relationship is totally, 100%, normal.
We all get stuck. We all let our relationships run on cruise control without the proper love and attention they need. And, we all let our partnerships run off course. All of us, even therapists.