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June 17, 2020

Three Reasons to Embrace Your Emotional Experience as a Couple

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 […]

June 10, 2020

Four Ways We Believe Mamas Matter

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 […]

June 3, 2020

The Number One Reason Why Returning to Therapy is a Good Thing!

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 […]

May 29, 2020

Getting Started in Your Couples Growth Through the Enneagram

by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT Hiiiiii. I’m giddy. Because today on the blog I’m talking about the Enneagram. It’s my first time EVER writing a full blog post about what’s become a minor/major obsession for years. Don’t get too excited though, I’m not giving a comprehensive overview of the Enneagram (that would take like […]

May 26, 2020

The Most Important Way to Recognize Postpartum Psychosis

by Erin Newton, LCPC We’ve been exploring lots of important topics this month on the blog. Several weeks ago, I wrote a post about postpartum depression (PPD) and the ways it manifests and the shame it brings. In that post, I mentioned that part of my own PPD was having thoughts about harming my baby. […]

May 18, 2020

Regaining Control: 7 Ways to Help Lessen Birth Trauma

by Erin Newton, LCPC When I was pregnant with my first child, I had a lot of feelings (as a lot of moms do). I was excited and nervous and a little scared. We read books and researched baby furniture and learned about how to put a carseat in our car. We took a birth […]

May 15, 2020

Five Journal Prompts for Your Romantic Relationship to Get Through Uncertain Times

by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT In just a few days Maryland is prepared to roll out Maryland Strong, which they call a roadmap to recovery. I call it a recovery and release effort, if you know what I mean. Tomato, Tomahto. Anyway, Marylanders, and many other states, will finally get a small taste of […]

May 11, 2020

Postpartum Rage: The Overlooked Symptom of Postpartum Depression

by Erin Newton, LCPC My baby has been screaming for what feels like hours. She won’t nap unless I hold her. How the hell am I supposed to hold her nonstop and still care for my other children? I’m sweaty from having her pressed up against me for so long. My arms feel sore, heavy. My […]

May 6, 2020

Out of the Darkness: Five Facts About Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

by Erin Newton, LCPC “I finally had a healthy beautiful baby girl and I couldn’t look at her. I couldn’t hold her and I couldn’t sing to her and I couldn’t smile at her … All I wanted to do was disappear and die. … If I had been diagnosed with any other disease, I […]

May 1, 2020

Three Ways the Wounds of Infidelity, Affairs, and Betrayal Have Resurfaced in 2020

by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT These blogs are always the hardest to write. But I know you need this. I know you need validation, love, support, and direction. Couples who are healing after infidelity, an affair, or betrayal are so so important to me. Your journey is delicate and I’m here to help offer […]