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(Postpartum Depression Savannah) Climb out of the Darkness 2021 event

Saturday, June 19th, 2021

postpartum depression savannah chatham county maternal health moms support groups Up to 1 in 7 women experiences depression after her baby’s birth — making it one of the most common complications of pregnancy.

To raise awareness of postpartum depression and maternal mental health, the Climb out of the Darkness 2021 event in Savannah will be held Sat. June 26 2021 in Savannah’s Daffin Park. Held on or near the longest day of the year, this annual walk helps shine the most light on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) such as postpartum depression and anxiety.

All of the funds go to support and develop deserving projects and programs in communities around the world. The funds raised from this climb event will be used to support Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for People of Color, which promotes awareness, prevention and treatment of maternal health issues related to childbearing in the state of Georgia.

Climb Out of the Darkness Savannah walk
Daffin Park, Savannah
10AM-Noon Sat. June 26 2021
Learn more here. 
Money raised is used to fund PSI Georgia Chapter, which promotes awareness, prevention and treatment of maternal health issues related to childbearing in the state of Georgia.
Free and open to the public

(Savannah therapists) Low Country Counseling on how to keep your sanity during your child’s tantrum

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Low Country Counseling Savannah therapists: How Do I Keep My Sanity During My Child’s Tantrum?!

Low Country Counseling: How do I keep my sanity during my child’s tantrum?

We’ve all been there: parental exhaustion when your child is in the midst of a meltdown.

Low Country Counseling therapists share three tips on how to remain calm during tantrums.

Once you have mastered the ability to regain patience and calm, here are five tips to cope with your child’s tantrum.

Learn more here. 
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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for Individuals, Moms, Couples, Families, Children, and Teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions you need answered or to schedule an appointment. Help is available. You’re not alone.

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Mother’s Day Community Picnic 2021, Forsyth Park, Savannah

Monday, April 12th, 2021

FREE Mother’s Day 2021 Community Picnic, May 9, Savannah

In honor of Maternal Mental Health month, the Maternal Mental Health Collective will host a Mother’s Day community picnic at Forsyth Park.

You’re invited: Sun. May 9 2021, 10AM-noon. This gathering welcomes any and all Savannah-area mamas (including those who are pregnant).

Bring a picnic to the park for this free, fun, laidback outdoor meet-up. Stop by on your way to your Mother’s Day plans – or stay the whole time. Bring something to sit on, something to eat, and yourself just as you are. Cold beverages and lots of good company will be provided. You’re welcome to bring your kids and family with you, or not.

All moms deserve care, support, and social connection – and this pandemic year has been long and so isolating for many moms. Come on out to make new friends, relax in the springtime (at a safe, outdoor distance), and find your community. The group will gather in the grass near the bandshell and playground.

Please spread the word within your networks and let organizers know if you have any questions. Find more info here.

Low Country Counseling: What Is Developmental Therapy?

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

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Low Country Counseling: What is Developmental Therapy

Developmental Therapy (DT) is a 50-minute intense skill building session for children that make work seem more like fun.

Schools and peer supports are fantastic for skill building. This can be enhanced with an individualized plan designed for your child’s specific needs. Developmental Therapy provides one-on-one attention focused on areas your child may struggle.

Children with these conditions can benefit from developmental therapy.

Learn the five areas of development that developmental therapy benefits here. 

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for Individuals, Moms, Couples, Families, Children, and Teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions you need answered or to schedule an appointment. Help is available. You’re not alone.

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(Savannah pediatricians) ‘Ask A Pediatrician’ with Pediatric Associates of Savannah

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

Dr. Carly Ryan of Pediatric Associates of Savannah answers your questions on this video for SouthernMamas.com readers.

Questions submitted by readers and answered by Dr. Ryan cover such topics as: at what age to start swim lessons; when to switch from crib to toddler bed; signs of dairy allergy in infants; when to call your pediatrician; signs of postpartum depression; at what age should your baby be sleeping through the night; how do you know if your baby is crying too much; what is ”purple crying” in babies and what to do about it; all the info you need on sterilizing baby bottles, nipples & pacifiers; plus more answers to your questions.

Watch it here. 

Pediatric Associates of Savannah has offices in Savannah, the Islands and Pooler.

Pediatrics Associates of Savannah locations

Pediatric Associates in Savannah
4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100,
Savannah 31404
912.355.2462

Pediatric Associates of Savannah in Pooler
110 Medical Park Drive
Pooler 31322
912.330.5010

Pediatric Associates of Savannah on Whitemarsh Is.
1001 Memorial Dr
Savannah 31410
912.898.9800

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Pediatric Associates of Savannah, 4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100 Savannah, 31404-6702, (912) 355-2462, www.pedsav.com On Facebook here.  Pediatric Associates of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Low Country Counseling offers therapy for adults, teens, children

Monday, March 8th, 2021

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We or one of our loved ones are all struggling with problems related to mental health.

Low Country Counseling in Savannah can help.

See the different topics Low Country Counseling therapists cover here. 

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for Individuals, Moms, Couples, Families, Children, and Teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions you need answered or to schedule an appointment. Help is available. You’re not alone.

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(Savannah moms groups) Postpartum Support Group for moms during baby’s first year

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

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Here’s a way new moms in the Savannah area can get the support they need: Nurture postpartum group, which will resume on Sat. March 20 2021 at 10AM and will run for 8 weeks. Due to the ongoing need for social distancing, the group will meet outdoors at Daffin Park in Savannah.

This supportive, non-judgmental group is for any mom seeking connection and community during baby’s first year. Come to meet other moms who are in it with you. The group will explore topics such as mothering during a pandemic, health and wellness, relationships, mood changes, bonding with your baby, body image, sexuality, and more. Babies 12 months and younger are welcome.

Nurture Community Support
Saturdays at 10AM
Daffin Park (near the playground off Waters Avenue), Savannah
March 20-May 8 2021

Suggested donation of $10 per meeting.

Nurture is designed to include and affirm all parenting experiences, including single and divorced parents, LGBTQ+ parents, and adoptive parents. Nurture will never discriminate or support bias based on race, culture, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or birth/parenting choices. Nurture offers peer and social support and is not intended as a replacement for psychotherapy or mental health treatment.

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Online Support

A private Facebook group for new Savannah-area moms is also available for local moms seeking community and support in an online space: Nurture Community Support. Find it online here. 

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Questions? Email bridget@bridgetcrossLCSW.com

 

Low Country Therapy offers Developmental Therapy for children ages 2-12 with developmental delays

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

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Family Therapy @ Low Country Counseling, Savannah 

Developmental Therapy

Low Country Counseling offers Developmental Therapy for children ages 2-12.

This service is available for anyone experiencing developmental delays or concerns.

Some areas addressed include Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder.

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for Individuals, Moms, Couples, Families, Children, and Teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions you need answered or to schedule an appointment. Help is available. You’re not alone.

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Low Country Counseling: Recovering from the Holidays

Monday, January 4th, 2021

Low Country Counseling therapists offer four ways here on how to deal with this complicated time.

Be gentle with yourself. Being a human during the holidays and post holidays is hard, but it doesn’t have to be hopeless.

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for Individuals, Moms, Couples, Families, Children, and Teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions you need answered or to schedule an appointment. Help is available. You’re not alone.

Low Country Counseling is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Couples Therapy, Marriage Counseling @ Low Country Counseling, Savannah

Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

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Couples Counseling @ Low Country Counseling, Savannah 

Seeking guidance together can improve navigating stressors such as parenting, career and finances, extended family pressures, internal struggles, affairs, life transitions, and feeling disconnected from one another.

Marital and couples counseling can help strengthen partnerships, improve communication, ease tensions, heal wounds, promote bonding, and enhance intimacy.

Learn more here.

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Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions you need answered or to schedule an appointment. Help is available. You are not alone.

Hope starts here. 

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Low Country Counseling: Bonding tips for couples

Monday, December 7th, 2020

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Low Country Counseling: 5 Bonding Experiences for Couples 

Not everyone feels completely in love constantly over the span of a lifetime.

Couples can be out of sync, where one may feel more deeply connected than the other. And then it flip-flops.

Low Country Counseling in Savannah shares tips on how to strengthen the bond between you and your partner here. 

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for individuals, moms, couples, families, and teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions or to schedule an appointment. Help is available.

Low Country Counseling is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Low Country Counseling in Savannah: 5 priorities of recovery from substance abuse

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

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Addiction touches many people and their families.

People experiencing Substance Use Disorder can be high functioning at times during active use: parents, business owners, coworkers, siblings, students, etc.

Moving into recovery leads to a life that feels manageable and worth living. The ability to remain sober is a daily task requiring patience, coping skills, and loads of self-compassion and support from others.

Prioritizing needs on a daily basis can help increase the chance of achieving sobriety for that day.

Low Country Counseling in Savannah provides this a simple list of 5 priorities of recovery as well as more tips to achieve sobriety.

Learn more here.

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for individuals, moms, couples, families, and teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions or to schedule an appointment. Help is available.

Low Country Counseling is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Low Country Counseling offers child therapy for anxiety, self esteem in Savannah

Monday, October 26th, 2020

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CHILD THERAPY @ Low Country Counseling in Savannah

Therapy for children and tweens (ages 5-14) for mental health concerns surrounding anxiety, depression, ADHD, self-esteem, and handling stressful emotions.

Other areas addressed in therapy include assertiveness skills, school support, parent/child bonding, peer and sibling relations, and social skills. Play therapy techniques are used to help younger children express themselves and develop age-appropriate tools for coping.

Learn more here. 

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for individuals, moms, couples, families, and teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions or to schedule an appointment. Help is available.

Low Country Counseling is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Low Country Counseling in Savannah: Mental health therapy for children & young teens (ages 5-14)

Monday, October 19th, 2020

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Therapist Spotlight: Debra Cone, LCSW

Debra Cone has focused her career on helping children thrive in body, mind, and spirit. She has worked with children experiencing developmental delays since 2007. Her passion is helping children in need of support and being with parents through that process.

She offers mental health therapy for children and young teens (ages 5-14) @ Low Country Counseling in Savannah

Therapy targets anxiety, depression, ADHD, school support, emotional concerns, parent/child bonding, and social skills. Debra uses play therapy techniques to help younger children express themselves and develop age-appropriate tools for coping.

Developmental therapy is available for children (ages 2-12) experiencing developmental delays or concerns.

Learn more here. 

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for individuals, moms, couples, families, and teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions or to schedule an appointment. Help is available.

Low Country Counseling is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah therapists) Low Country Counseling on understanding our emotions

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

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Emotions carry so much power.

The ability to regulate emotions in a way that feels manageable helps with daily coping and tasks, relationship stability, and a sense of positive well-being.

Mental health conditions, prolonged substance use, past or present trauma or abuse, and chronic stress interfere with emotion regulation. When this happens, the capacity to experience emotions can be diminished which leads to feeling “flat” or even depression. Or, our emotions could become intense or erratic.

If this sounds familiar, talk to a professional to help you understand what’s happening and how to cope.

Learn more here. 

If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for individuals, moms, couples, families, children, and teens. Schedule an appointment. Help is available. You are not alone.

Low Country Counseling in Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Low Country Counseling) Savannah therapist specializing in maternal mental health

Monday, August 17th, 2020

Savannah therapists counseling therapy mental health Congratulations to Low Country Counseling‘s Brandy Zinn, LPC, PMH-C for becoming a Certified Perinatal Mental Health Professional! Her certification required extensive training, testing, and dedication.

Brandy specializes in Maternal Mental Health at Low Country Counseling and loves working with hopeful, pregnant, and new moms.

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Low Country Counseling in Savannah

If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for individuals, moms, couples, families, and teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions or to schedule an appointment. Help is available.

Low Country Counseling is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser