Anxiety Tips for Parents

When Your Child Feels Anxious.   It can be difficult to identify the difference between anxiety and feeling nervous before a big event, or even excited when starting a new life adventure. Anxiety is a different experience in that our bodies tend to react and respond with discomfort. Not all [...]

2020-09-06T02:22:06+00:00August 19th, 2020|

What Is Mindful Eating?

Mindful Eating.   In the bustle of our lives, eating has become an inconvenience. “To-Go” or “On The Go” eating has become the new norm because life is so busy! Meals have moved away from the home table and landed on our desks at work or even in our laps [...]

2020-09-06T02:24:48+00:00July 27th, 2020|

4 Steps to a Solid Apology

More Than Words.   Everyone makes mistakes in relationships. It takes maturity and humility to admit wrongdoing and to apologize for transgressions. Hopefully, this becomes a learning experience where the relationship can recover, however minor or serious the offense may be. Learning how to make amends takes time and can [...]

2020-09-06T02:27:04+00:00July 13th, 2020|

4 New Tips to Relieve Anxiety

Relieve Anxiety Today   Anxiety takes many forms: racing thoughts, dread, excessive worry, panic, and loss of sleep. For some, it can even manifest physically by impacting the GI tract. Once anxiety strikes, it can feel overwhelming and hopeless. Generalized Anxiety Disorder is one of the most common mental health [...]

2020-09-06T02:31:16+00:00June 15th, 2020|

What Is An Eating Disorder?

Food Feels Unsafe.   Eating is an essential part of life. It provides us with nourishment, connection, comfort, and satisfaction. For some, it can be an agonizing experience leading to hopelessness, anxiety, and despair. Understanding eating disorders can be an important step in helping yourself or a loved one who [...]

2020-09-06T02:33:09+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Madeleine Shaver: Therapist in Savannah

Therapist Spotlight: Madeleine Shaver, LCSW, MAC   Madeleine Shaver works in a private practice setting specializing in eating disorders and chemical dependency. Treatment focus also includes resolving underlying trauma and subsequent codependency issues. She provides psychotherapy for those seeking a new way to live in recovery in these identified areas. [...]

2020-09-06T02:34:51+00:00May 26th, 2020|