Stress, anxiety, depression, and worry can be overwhelming.
Life is hard enough and when you're dealing with stressful situations, it can feel darn near hopeless. I'm Katherine Stromska, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and I offer supportive therapy that can get you through it. I'm trained to work with a variety of issues, but there are several that are near and dear to my heart.
For young adults
You've left the safety of the nest and are trying to make it in the world all on your own. The combination of managing work, friendships, romantics relationships, and just general 'adulting' can leave you feeling lost and anxious rather than confident, cool, and capable. The constant hustle of trying to establish yourself professionally can also put you at risk for burnout. I'll help you figure out your unique identity as an adult, understand how past experiences can shape your tomorrow, and establish a path that will prepare you for the life of your dreams.
For adults facing communication and relationship problems
I understand the pain and frustration that comes from troubles with matters of the heart. I will teach you compassion for yourself and your partner as well as assist you in learning the how to focus on the "we" over me.
We have all been guilty at one time or another of being a "people pleaser," putting our needs aside in favor of others, and not feeling confident about trusting our gut instincts. I will help you recognize your self-worth and inner strength so you can feel confident and comfortable with making sure your needs are met in all areas of your life.
For pregnant, postpartum, and new moms
Changes in hormones, odd sleeping patterns, and the plethora of unknowns that come along with labor and caring for a tiny human can have a tremendous impact on maternal mental health. It may surprise you to learn that postpartum depression and anxiety symptoms are so incredibly common. In fact, current research says they affect 1 in 5 women at some point within the first year after giving birth. If you're experiencing any depression or anxiety symptoms during or following pregnancy, you are in the right place. I'll serve as a guide, sounding board, and grounding force to help you find your way through motherhood with joy, self-compassion, and self-confidence.
For new or expecting parents
Adding a new person to your family can be thrilling, exciting, and a dream that has been a long-time coming. It can also stir up feelings of self-doubt, anxiety, and fears about what your life and relationship will look like going forward. I will help guide you through the changes within yourselves and your relationship so you can feel confident and prepared for this next phase of your family.
What's the next step?
Click on the links below to learn more about me and how I can help you start feeling better today.