services

Individual Therapy. In the office. Where you are.

In addition to individual therapy in our offices, we are also able to travel to clients in their homes or in their offices or the hospital as needed. Please call to discuss this further as it is on a case-by-case basis and only if appropriate.

Workshops and speaking engagements

Following are a few topics that have been presented to small and large groups. Of course the content can be tailored to your organization’s size and specific goals.  If you have an idea for a topic you’d like to explore, please contact us! Some of Kate’s best speaking engagements have come about as a result of a direct request.

Perinatal Mood Disorders: What are they?
I travel around the state as a teacher and trainer on Perinatal Mood Disorders for Mental Health America of Georgia’s Project Healthy Moms. Please contact me if your hospital, medical practice or other group would be interested in learning more about perinatal mood disorders.

Emotion Coaching: Raising Emotionally Intelligent Children
Based on the research of Dr. John Gottman, this seminar explains what we know:  how you talk to your kids is the biggest influencer on long-term life success. Gottman coined this manner of speaking “emotion coaching.”

Does Motherhood Make Me Look Fat? Body Image and Shame in Motherhood.
Presented with eating disorder specialist, Melissa Sparks, MMFT, we talk about shame and body image and how becoming a parent impacts that. 

Habits of Healthy Moms
Why is it that two similar women can have such different feelings about Motherhood? Explore some habits of “healthy” moms.  For example, having a discipline plan and teaching children to respect Mom’s “mom time,” and maintaining a sense of identity outside of your role as mother.

Identity and Motherhood
I started to notice that women are changed by motherhood. Yet no one was talking about it. So this topic allows us to. This is a great topic for an intimate group with discussion among trusted members. Can be tailored to a larger scale.

Treasuring Marriage: Keeping the Magic Alive after Baby
2/3 of couples report a decline in marital satisfaction after baby.  Let’s explore what the other 1/3 have in common!

Managing Stress and Conflict Regulation:  Keeping marriage strong during pregnancy, postpartum and parenthood.                                                                                                                                The focus of this presentation is to help you learn the research-based tools for keeping your relationship happy and satisfied after having a baby. You will learn to recognize stressors and how to handle them. You will learn ways to help your child after a fight and tools for decreasing relationship stress.

Leaning In? Leaning Out? Pulled apart and split at the root.
Parenting in a culture of shame, pressure, expectation and “all joy and no fun…”  This is a new seminar exploring some of the different messages and expectations burdening Mothers today.

 

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