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Kindness, Compassion, & Hope for the Crossroads of Life 

Grace Street Counseling in the Media 

Podcasts & Media Interviews

An Exploration Of Grace In Motherhood (AKA Be Nice To Yourself, This Is Really Hard!)
DEC 02, 2020 Hosted By: Be Her Village, Inc.

In this episode of the Be Her Village Podcast we sit down with Michelle Friedman, Maternal Mental Health Professional, who talks to us about having grace with ourselves. How to deal with unsolicited advice from well-meaning loved ones, how to figure out the difference between baby blues and a postpartum mood disorder, and what therapy actually feels like. 

An Exploration Of Grace In Motherhood (AKA Be Nice To Yourself, This Is Really Hard!)
Be Her Village, Inc. (The Be Her Village Podcast)
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Articles

December 2, 2020

This article was written for and published on ChoosingTherapy.com and discusses the very real signs, symptoms, and risk factors of Postpartum Psychosis. While it does discuss different treatment options this disorder needs to be treated immediately and with emergent care as both mother and baby are at serious risk. While this disorder is often marked by delusions it is important to note that in the moment these delusions are believed to be true and this is just part of the danger. If you or someone you know is in crisis please seek help immediately.  
 
October 16, 2020

This article was written for and published on ChoosingTherapy.com and discusses the signs, symptoms, and risk factors for depression before, during, and after pregnancy. Further information on treatment options, affects to the baby, as well as ways to manage depression when planning for and during pregnancy. 
 
July 18, 2020

This article was written for and published on ChoosingTherapy.com and discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for those who suffer from anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Take some time to explore your lifestyle during pregnancy and the impact it has on your mental health. Identify key resources to help a loved one who is suffering from anxiety during pregnancy or in the postpartum period. 
 
June 24, 2020

This article was written for and published on ChoosingTherapy.com and discusses the signs of anxiety disorders prevalent in college-aged individuals. While anxiety is the most diagnosed mental health disorder, it can be confusing as to whether what you (or a loved one) are experiencing is a "healthy" amount of anxiety or if it could be getting out of control. This article discusses some of the tell-tale signs and steps to take if you think you (or someone you care about) might be suffering from anxiety during this critical life transition.
 
June 12, 2020

This article was written for and published on ChoosingTherapy.com and discusses the ways in which depression can manifest during this critical age. College can be a time of tremendous stress, some that can be dealt with, and some that can be overbearing. This article discusses some of indications that you, or a loved one, may need to seek help in dealing with depression during college.