Is therapy important?

Therapy is a process. We will build good therapeutic relationships and assist you in working through different life obstacles.  Therapy is not only to assist individuals, couples and families encountering mental instability due to illness, it is also to assist everyday people overcome transitional phases. Therapy will help you work through these transitions with a clear mind and sound reasoning. Listed below are additional areas of treatment.

Are you struggling to address the following concerns in your life?

  • Perinatal concerns / Baby Blues (depression, anxiety, OCD and psychosis)

  • Parenting (attachment & bonding and transitioning to parenthood)

  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss & Grief

  • Traumatic Birth Experience

  • Major or Situational Depression

  • General Anxiety

  • Woman related issues

  • Trauma (sexual, racial etc.)

  • Effective Co-parenting

  • Relational issues such as infidelity, conflict and poor communication

  • Interpersonal Communication

Perinatal Services

Perinatal services refers to the time before, during or after birth birth, this support can be beneficial for mothers and families. Oshun Family Center can connect you with suppport services. Please send an email for inquiry.

Benefits of having a Birth/Postpartum Doula

A Birth Doula is a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother before, during and shortly after childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible.

A Postpartum Doula provides evidenced based information on things such as infant feeding, emotional and physical recovery from birth, mother–baby bonding, infant soothing, and basic newborn care. A postpartum doula is there to help a new family in those first days and weeks after bringing home a new baby. Research shows that moms, dads and babies have an easier time with this transition if a good support team is in place. Some of the duties that a postpartum doula will perform include:

  • Breastfeeding support by a Certified Lactation Consultant

  • Help with the emotional and physical recovery after birth

  • Care for baby while you run errands

  • Assistance with newborn care such as diapering, bathing, feeding and comforting

  • Light meal preparation

  • Baby soothing techniques

  • Sibling care

Lactation Consultant

Lactation consultants provide clinical support to breastfeeding mothers. They provide breastfeeding education to expecting and new mothers and help nursing mothers address any problems that arise in the breastfeeding relationship. This includes Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) or an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

Sex, Love & Relationship Support

  • This group is for women and those who identify as women of color.

  • Are you struggling with love, sex and relationships? Join our 6wk support workshop to assist with conquering theses issues. The group is lead by 2 clinicians to support you through your journey of healing.

  • We will meet on a weekly basis (Saturday).

  • Gain support from the women of color, struggling with similar concerns and build sisterhood.

  • For more information, fill out a contact form.