I have over ten years of clinical experience, and have specialized training in
with the perinatal population), pregnancy and infant loss, trauma-informed yoga, caregiver burnout, birth trauma, infertility, postpartum rage, and reproductive justice.
Becoming a parent can be just as much shadow as it is sunshine. But society has long looked at parenthood with little nuance, categorizing parents as either “acceptable,” or “not,” and forcing the narrative that if you’re not loving every moment, you’re doing it wrong. This keeps you isolated and ashamed, disconnected from your own power (and each other), afraid to make a wrong move. It discredits the shadow parts- overwhelm, depression, infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth, anxiety, loss of identity, rage, birth trauma, relationship issues- the parts that can be common, but that we are told never to let see the light.