Therapist//Wife//Parent//Animal Lover~ Helping you to build confidence, discover peace, and make meaningful life change.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Alameda, CA
There are so many messages about food and and what it means to be healthy. In all the confusion, figuring out the most helpful messages on your own is nearly impossible. Chronic dieting/emotional eating can be ways that we try to help ourselves feel better. What you may have thought is a weight problem can actually be rooted in mental and emotional dissatisfaction. Together, we can sort through these troubling thoughts/feelings to help you to discover messages that bring you peace and freedom
Anxiety is like a warning alarm in your brain that you cannot turn off. You find it getting in the way of simple and complex tasks, just wishing you could just get a break from all the thoughts running in your head. Relief is possible. Understanding how the brain's alarm system works takes the fear of the unknown out of the equation. Learning strategies to turn down and disarm the uncomfortable physical and emotional feelings helps you to have better focus and more peaceful sleep
Have people told you that you are “too sensitive” or “too much”? Do you get the sense that you think or feel more deeply than a lot of people. Are you often finding yourself drained and chronically stressed out? Therapy can help HSPs value and embrace their unique advantages, as well as learn to manage and cope with the struggles unique to being a highly sensitive person in a non-highly sensitive world. It is possible to feel balanced and at peace.
Feeling disconnected from your partner is so incredibly painful. The person who is the most important person in your life feels so far away. It is possible to reconnect with your partner. Therapy provides a place for you to discover unhelpful patterns that keep you and your partner stuck as well as replace these patterns with experiences that lead you to feeling connected and understood by each other, creating a lasting secure bond.