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SouthCoast Health: Ways to Support Mental Health While Fighting Breast Cancer

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

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SouthCoast Health experts share three main tips to fight breast cancer here.

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(Savannah pediatricians) SouthCoast Health experts on treating children with mental illness

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

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Despite the fact that mental health disorders are one of the most common diseases among children, the idea of mental health advocacy for our children is still pretty rare.

Read here  how Dr. Keith Seibert and his wife, Dr. Heather Seibert, both pediatric advocates at SouthCoast Health in Richmond Hill, helped one 11-year-old girl who was struggling with mental illness including anxiety and ADHD.  Learn more here. 

SouthCoast Health Pediatrics locations

Savannah: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Savannah
Eisenhower Drive Medical Center
310 Eisenhower Dr, Bldg 16
912.303.3500

Richmond Hill: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Richmond Hill
St. Joseph’s / Candler Medical Office Park
10055 Ford Ave,Ste 4A
912.527.5352

Rincon: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Rincon
814 Towne Park Dr East
912.826.4866

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SouthCoast Health pediatricians on helping your child with mental illness

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

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Savannah pediatricians: Helping Your Child with Mental Illness

For the 17.1 million children in the United States estimated to have a mental illness, back-to-school season can be a time full of anxiety and worries.

“Mental illness still has a lot of stigma surrounding it, especially when it comes to children,” SouthCoast Health Pediatrician Dr. Nelson Elam stated. “And yet, that number of children with a mental illness is more than the number of children with cancer, diabetes, and AIDS combined. It’s time we stop being hesitant to talk about mental illnesses that are potentially harming our children.”

If the school season is full of worries with how your child will balance their mental illness, you are not alone.

SouthCoast pediatricians are offer these mental health tips to help both you and your family manage this school season and beyond, help give your children a positive and fulfilling life.

Learn more here. 

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SouthCoast Health Pediatrics locations

Savannah: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Savannah
Eisenhower Drive Medical Center
310 Eisenhower Dr, Bldg 16
912.303.3500

Richmond Hill: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Richmond Hill
St. Joseph’s / Candler Medical Office Park
10055 Ford Ave,Ste 4A
912.527.5352

Rincon: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Rincon
814 Towne Park Dr East
912.826.4866

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

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

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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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(Savannah therapists) Low Country Counseling on what do to if you relapse

Monday, April 19th, 2021

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Low Country Counseling: What To Do If I Relapse? 

Getting off of drugs and alcohol is generally easier than staying off drugs and alcohol.

Reputable detox programs are good at helping people safely and comfortably get through the harsh withdrawal symptoms. The real challenge begins when it’s time to do the work necessary to maintain sobriety.

Low Country Counseling therapists in Savannah share insight into what leads to relapse and 6 Things To Do After Relapse 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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Low Country Counseling: 4 Ways To Notice Fullness

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

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Low Country Counseling on learning the body’s signals for satisfaction and fullness

Therapy focused around healing the relationship with food includes learning the body’s signals for satisfaction and fullness.

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 understanding when to eat (and when to stop).

Low Country Counseling therapists share here the different triggers that can eat to over-eating as well as understanding when to eat (and when to stop) by understanding when to stop eating once your body feels full. Learn the Four Ways to Notice Fullness.

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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 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 Counseling: reasons behind child tantrums

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

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Why does my child tantrum?

Every parent has had that moment where your child is on the floor screaming, crying, and you feel helpless. Tantrums come in all shapes and sizes, sometimes you see them coming and sometimes you don’t.

Low Country Counseling therapists share 3 Triggers to Tantrums and 5 Tips to Reduce Tantrums

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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Low Country Counseling: Families impacted by addiction fall into hidden patterns

Monday, February 8th, 2021

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Low Country Counseling on patterns & help for addiction

Addiction wreaks havoc on everyone it touches. But recovery from addiction can offer a life more fulfilling than ever imagined. That’s true for the person caught in the web of addiction and for the loved ones who care for that person.

Low Country Counseling therapists share here how families impacted by addition fall into hidden patterns and how to break those unspoken rules.

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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Low Country Counseling: Depression tips for parents

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

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Low Country Counseling’s Depression Tips for Parents

How is depression different from a typical response of feeling sad?

Everyone has bad days and times where they feel sad. The difference between sadness and depression is the persistence of symptoms. Typically, the melancholy spell lasts longer than 2 weeks and the symptoms interfere with functioning such as schoolwork, daily tasks, relationships, and interest.

Low Country Counseling therapists share factors that can contribute to the development of depression in children here as well as 5 signs of depression 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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Low Country Counseling in Savannah: Tips to overcoming over-eating

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

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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).

Therapists @ Low Country Counseling in Savannah offer three hunger cues to know if your body is in need of fuel and four tips to address hunger 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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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.

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