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About Madeleine Shaver

Madeleine works in a private practice setting specializing in binge eating recovery and chemical dependency. She has a passion for helping others understand themselves, their relationships with loved ones, and finding freedom through Recovery. Her practice, Low Country Counseling, serves the Recovery Community in Savannah, GA.

What Is Developmental Therapy?

Support For All Kids!   All children can benefit from enriched and engaged activities. Kids experiencing any sort of delay physically, socially, emotionally, or intellectually can especially benefit from this. Developmental Therapy (DT) is a 50-minute intense skill building session for children that make work seem more like fun! Schools [...]

2021-02-27T19:55:18+00:00March 22nd, 2021|

Am I Full?

Fullness Is Physical.   One of the deepest hurts can be a loss of trust in self. Despair happens when one has lost hope in the ability to know when their body has had enough to eat. Therapy focused around healing the relationship with food includes learning the body’s signals [...]

2021-03-23T13:46:44+00:00March 16th, 2021|

Why Does My Child Tantrum?

Tantrums!   If you are reading this, you have had that moment where your child is on the floor screaming, crying, and you feel helpless. They come in all shapes and sizes, sometimes you see them coming and sometimes you don’t. They can involve explosions of anger, frustration and disorganized [...]

2021-02-23T02:46:41+00:00February 23rd, 2021|

Depression Tips For Parents

When Your Child Feels Sad.   We often hear, “I feel depressed,” or “I struggle with Depression.”  But what does that mean? How is that different than a typical response of feeling sad?  Everyone has bad days and times where they feel sad. The difference between sadness and depression is [...]

2021-01-04T05:05:17+00:00January 25th, 2021|

Am I Hungry?

Hunger Is Physical.   Struggles with eating can lead to confusion on whether or not a person feels hungry. One of the most common questions asked in therapy for over-eating patterns is how to understand when to eat (and when to stop). For this article, we will focus on hunger [...]

2021-01-19T22:37:00+00:00January 19th, 2021|

Sober Support for the Holidays

May Your Heart Be Light.   Christmas and Hanukkah mark the time of year for family togetherness, celebration, and indulging in festive meals. Despite cultural differences surrounding drinking and the holiday season, those who experience addiction will aim to steer clear of substances altogether. The holiday season can lead to [...]

2020-12-16T02:23:21+00:00December 15th, 2020|