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Why I'm Passionate About Postpartum Help

Posted on July 21, 2018 at 9:40 PM Comments comments ()

After I had my first child, almost twenty years ago, I was not as happy as I had imagined I would be. During my pregnancy, I was elated. I couldn’t wait to hold my baby. I knew it would be challenging, but I hoped that the gratification that came with raising a child would make up for the demanding work. But after actually giving birth, I found myself feeling lonely, anxious, and depressed. I wasn’t able to sleep at night, even when my child was sleeping. The anticipation of being...

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What Brought Me To Psychoanalysis

Posted on June 24, 2018 at 9:40 PM Comments comments ()

When my therapist of eight years retired, she referred me to another therapist. I was heartbroken. I did not want to see another therapist. But I had no choice. My current therapist was retiring and moving away, and that is how I found myself in the waiting room of this other therapist, who also happened to be a psychoanalyst. "She will be good for you", my former therapist said. I reluctantly trusted her, but suspected that this psychoanalyst could never replace my former therapi...

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Posted on May 12, 2018 at 3:05 PM Comments comments ()

Welcome to my blog!

I am Evelyn, I am a psychotherapist and a psychoanalyst, a mother of two boys, a wife, a friend, a patient, and a forever curious person who is interested in people. I was always drawn to understand what makes people who they are. In my youth (!), I used to be an attorney, but that was not a good fit for me. After I had my first baby, I decided to go back to school to study psychology. It was one of the best decisions of my life. 

In this blog,...

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