Resilient Emotions with Tara offers professional, effective, and gentle supports for perinatal depression to help you connect to a feeling of lightness again
Perinatal Depression (PND) is a depressive illness which affects between 10 to 15 in every 100 women having a baby.
It can happen any time during the perinatal journey, about a third of women with PND have symptoms which started in pregnancy and continue after birth.
It often starts within one or two months of giving birth or several months after having a baby.
Perinatal Depression looks and feels like –
Feelings of hopelessness
Crying and a feeling of sadness
Loss of interest in the baby
Extreme tiredness and sleeplessness
Loss of appetite
Anxiety or panic attacks
Feelings of resentment
Ruminating on the past with regret
Feelings of guilt and shame for thoughts or feelings
If you feel you may be struggling with perinatal low mood or depression I can guide and support, you with:
Support in listening to and understanding the underlying thoughts, feelings, events, and situations that may be driving your feelings and symptoms of depression.
I will help you gain awareness and insight to some of these problems, thoughts, and feelings.
We will work with deep rooted harsh and critical thoughts & emotions that may be driving the depression with mindfulness and self-compassion work.
We will look forward with a solution focused approach to focus your attention on resources, new skills and abilities that can begin to lift the heavy feelings of depression and offer some lightness.
Sometimes this work may need o address traumatic perinatal events if they are impacting the depression.
This will be done using an exercise like TBR 3 Step Rewind or Havening Techniques if indicated
Depression During Pregnancy
Feelings of Hopelessness in the Perinatal Period
Frequent Crying in the Perinatal Period
Difficulty Bonding With Baby
Feeling Rejected by Baby
Fear & Anxiety Around Childbirth or Pregnancy
Obsessive Behaviours Developed in the Perinatal Period
Trauma following Pregnancy or Childbirth
Feelings of Guilt and Shame in the Perinatal Period
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