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Therapy for Mamas

Within moments you take on a completely new identity and role. Sometimes it feels natural while other times you notice you are grieving the loss of your old life. Your freedom, time, and relationships - it can all feel so different. While motherhood is filled with incredible love and joy there is also space for guilt, worry and fear. This can feel conflicting and scary.

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You May be Asking ...

Why is this so hard when it looks so easy for others?

When will life feel familiar again?

Will I ever feel good enough?

Will every day feel this bad? 

Is this normal?

Will these feelings of worry ever go away?

Becoming a mother is an incredible transformation.
Your story matters.

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MOTHERHOOD

It's inspiring, exhausting, purpose-giving and terrifying. One minute you think you have it all figured out and in the next moment you are questioning everything. It's one of THE biggest transitions and the ultimate transformation. Immediately you take on a new identity and role that impacts every aspect of your life. Ever find yourself asking "who am I anymore?" Once an independent woman with a successful career and thriving relationships, now living in a sleep-deprived, emotional and unfamiliar life. While motherhood is a beautiful journey it is hands down the most humbling experience. On a hard day the stress, worry, and guilt can leave you feeling drained and depleted. Perinatal depression and anxiety are all too common. In fact, postpartum depression is the most common complication in childbirth. You are not meant to walk this road alone.

Support is here when you are ready.

READY TO MOVE FORWARD

STEP ONE

Book a free, 15-minute phone consultation.

This can usually be scheduled the same week you reach out!

STEP TWO

Sessions are available within one to two weeks. If we're a good fit, we will schedule a 50-minute session either in-person or online. We'll get to know each other and make a plan for your time in therapy.

STEP THREE

We'll meet every or every other week until you feel like you're out of survival mode and seeing some change!

RESOURCES

Worry Worksheet

Click below for a free download!

 

 

Websites

Postpartum Support International: https://www.postpartum.net

 

Instagram Accounts

@drcassidy

@psychedmommy

@dralicepsyd

Podcasts

Holding Space by Dr. Cassidy Freitas

Happy as a Mother by Erica Djossa

Mom and Mind by Dr. Kat Kaeni

Books

The Pregnancy Workbook by Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D., PMH-C

The Fourth Trimester by Kimberly Ann Johnson

LOCATION

In-person sessions:

Available at 2931 First Ave. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Beach sessions:

Offered at various beaches throughout St. Pete

Online sessions:

Provided through a HIPAA secure platform and available to residents in the state of Florida

INVESTMENT

 Sessions are 50 minutes and start at $175

Forms of payment accepted: cash, check, credit card, and HSA/FSA cards

I do not accept insurance and here's why:

We can get started right away without any barriers.

Our sessions can unfold organically without any interference.

We don't have to justify our work together or rely on a diagnosis to continue our therapeutic relationship.

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