What Are The Symptoms Of Postpartum Depression?

In the first weeks after childbirth, a mother can feel many amazing feelings like joy, bliss, delight and happiness but she may also experience difficult feelings at the same time, such as sadness and sorrow.

These sad feelings are known as ‘baby blues’. The sadness is starting to decrease within a period of two weeks and it’s normally caused by hormonal changes.

Postpartum depression includes a lot of symptoms. You can find a few of them below:

  • Feeling angry and irritated most of the times
  • Having panic attacks or feelings of anxiety
  • Feeling depressed most of the times
  • Losing interest in any type of activities
  • Keeping distance from your friends and family
  • Eating and sleeping disorders
  • Lack of concentration
  • Having trouble bonding with the baby

At VVFC, we provide postpartum depression therapy in Las Vegas, so feel free to contact us and meet your specialist.

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

5 Substance Abuse Counseling Techniques

The causes of addiction are generally genetic and environmental. A person’s genetic can make him more vulnerable and more compulsive to addiction. Also, specific life events, trauma or stress can trigger one’s behavior to start using substances.

You can find below some of the methods that can help in treating addiction:

  1. Detox helps patients to stay physically safe and healthy and can also remove cravings and withdrawal symptoms.
  2. Cognitive behavioral therapy is focusing on reducing difficult behavior that’s associated with substance abuse.
  3. Dialectical behavior therapy is normally used on patients who are having difficulties in handling their emotions or have suicidal thoughts.
  4. EMDR therapy is commonly used on patients who have suffered some sort of trauma. The patients are reprocessing the traumatic events in order to become less painful.
  5. Motivational enhancement therapy is teaching patients how to encourage change instead of how to change.

At VVFC, we offer complete addiction therapy services. Meet your therapist in Las Vegas by contacting us on any of the following:

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

What Is Life Coaching?

Life coaching is very different from therapy, counseling or mentoring. People normally turn to a life coach when they want to discuss about personal projects, business plans or professional relationships.

Life coaching can help people discover what is going right in their lives or what obstacles and difficulties they encounter in the process. Discussing all these issues can help them decide what course of action needs to be taken.

Nowadays, more and more people are going to a life coach so, that is a sign that life coaching is useful and helpful. People usually discuss with their life coach about their priorities in life and what strategies to use in order to be successful and fulfill their ambitions. Anybody who sees a life coach needs to be open to new ideas and brainstorm.

At VVFC, we offer life coaching services in Las Vegas, so feel free to contact us and meet your life coach specialist.

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

Signs That You Need Grief Therapy

Most people associate grief with the death of a loved one, but there are other events in one’s life that can result in grief such as divorces, health issues or major changes in peoples lives. The pain and suffering can be overwhelming and recovering from grief can be very hard.

Grief can manifest in many ways but there are some signs and symptoms that you should not ignore when they happen. Some of these symptoms can be the lack of self-care, uncontrollable crying, problems sleeping, panic attacks, feelings of hopelessness and helplessness or addictive behaviors such as drinking or gambling. These are all normal at an early stage of grieving, but they can become problematic in time.

The above are all signs that you need grief therapy.  Assistance from a therapist can make it easier to cope with your grief.

At VVFC, we provide grief therapy in Las Vegas, so feel free to contact us and meet your specialist.

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

 

 

Why Is Family Therapy Important?

Family therapy is very important because it can help families overcome all sorts of problems such as addictions, the illness of a member of the family or different behavioral issues. Family counseling will make the family stronger, it will not just make the problems go away but instead,  it will encourage its members to talk about their problems and try to fix them together.

The purpose of family therapy is to gather all its members in one place and persuade them to address all their issues, talk about everything that’s bothering them, their relationships, emotions and thoughts.

Usually, a family seeks the help of a specialized therapist when they notice that one of the members impacts the whole family with his/her behavior or when there is conflict between two members.

At VVFC, we provide you with complete life coaching services, including anxiety therapy, family therapy & more.

Feel free to contact us:

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

The 5 Major Types Of Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are normal reactions to stress, characterized by excessive feelings of nervousness, anxiousness or fear. There are 5 major types of anxiety disorders.

  1. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is indicated by constant worry about little things, which normally are not a source of stress for other persons.
  2. Panic disorder is mainly characterized by panic attacks. During these panic attacks, one may get the impression that they are dying and they might also find it difficult to breathe.
  3. Social anxiety disorder or social phobia is a type of anxiety that affects your relationships with people. It can prevent you from talking to other people or even eating in front of them by fear of being constantly judged.
  4. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is mainly characterized by repetitive behaviors such as cleaning, counting, hands washing or checking the same thing over and over again.
  5. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that can develop after being exposed to a traumatic event and physical harm has occurred.

At VVFC, we provide anxiety therapy in Las Vegas, so feel free to contact us and meet your specialist.

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

5 Natural Depression Treatments

Most depressed people feel helpless and alone but that doesn’t have to be like that. Along with therapy and medication, you can also help yourself to overcome depression.

You can find below some tips that can help you feel better:

  1. Eat healthy – depressed people tend to overeat so diet is very important.
  2. Do something new – it’s very important to push yourself and have an active life, for example go to a museum, go to a concert, travel.
  3. Exercise – exercising is helping the brain and can also have long term benefits.
  4. Sleep – depression can make it hard to sleep at night but not sleeping enough can make it worse.
  5. Get in a routine – depressed people need a routine so make sure you have a daily schedule.

At VVFC, we offer complete depression therapy services. Meet your therapist in Las Vegas by contacting us on any of the following:

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

What Is Divorce Counseling?

Divorce counseling can help you and your partner decide if you want to get a divorce, stay married or transition from being married to being single. A therapist will most likely not suggest to get a divorce, instead he will try to get to the bottom of the issue and do his best to fix your marriage.

Divorce counseling is a branch of psychotherapy meant to help couples recognize and solve their marital issues. Seeing a counselor can help both partners decide if they really want a divorce. They can discuss freely about their feelings and problems and they can try to overcome the conflicts they are encountering before reaching a final decision.

At VVFC, we provide divorce counseling services in Las Vegas, so feel free to contact us and meet our licensed specialist.

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

The Benefits Of Marriage Counseling

Nowadays, marriage counseling has become a necessity for most couples. Unfortunately, less than 5% of those couples agree to seek help and address their personal issues.

Marriage counseling is very effective. Some of the benefits are that it can help couples resolve personal issues, it can prevent major issues in the future and it can also help couples learn to resolve conflict and how to deal with it. Also, it is very important for couples to set goals and priorities for their marriage to work.

For marriage counseling to work, it is crucial that both partners are committed and fully dedicated.

At VVFC, we provide complete counseling services, including psychotherapy, marriage and couple therapy, addiction and other individual counseling services.

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

 

 

Getting Therapy For Addiction

Getting therapy for addiction can help you find out why  you started using drugs, alcohol or other substances. You can talk about your feelings, negative thoughts and behavior patterns. You can also learn how to cope with your addiction and make a plan on how to stay sober for a long period of time.

During addiction therapy, the counselor’s role is to conduct periodical tests, provide emotional support, conduct therapy sessions to get to the bottom of the addiction and even help the patients create an aftercare plan.

A good addiction counselor will also talk to your family and help out during the healing process which can be very long and hard for most of the patients.

At VVFC, we offer complete addiction therapy services. Meet your therapist in Las Vegas by contacting us on any of the following:

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180