Just because it is hard to do, does not mean it is impossible to achieve
Visiting the gynecologist is an experience all women share, yet it is often the place we feel most alone.
In the examining room, we lie in the most vulnerable position, discreetly covered by a sheet, trying to keep still. Every woman, and every girl who's reached menarche, goes through this exam yearly (if not more often).
Sometimes, the doctor delivers good news, sometimes bad.
I have many years of experience dealing with the psychological effects of the illnesses that strike women, as well as of the normal parts of a woman's reproductive life that can be difficult to navigate, like menopause.
Whether you are facing something that terrifies you, shames you, or makes you sad or confused, I can help. The mind and the body are in continual conversation. We are just beginning to understand this interchange — and often getting it wrong, particularly when we think we can "control" illness or be fertile until we're 50 — but there's no doubt that a safe place to talk without worrying about a spouse's incomprehension or a friend's denial is of immense benefit. Whatever your situation is, you don't have to go through it alone.
Call me for a private consultation to see how I can help you.
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