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February 14, 2014 - Stefanie Luna, LMFT

About 80% of women will experience some mood upset within the first 2 weeks after childbirth.  This is completely normal. It's sometimes to referred to as the Baby Blues. But, for about 10%-12% of women it doesn't go away and this is when we start to consider the possibility of a perinatal mood disorder like postpartum depression or postpartum anxiety. 

February 12, 2014 - Stefanie Luna, LMFT

What is Hakomi?

Hakomi is a Hopi term which means, “Where do you stand in relation to the world”

February 12, 2014 - Stefanie Luna, LMFT

What is EMDR?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR, is a powerful psychotherapy technique that helps people who suffer from:

November 19, 2013 - Stefanie Luna, LMFT

When it comes to the holidays are you thinking “I’ll just be glad when it’s all over with”? You’re not alone. Many people believe that we’ve gotten away from the true meaning of the season, with consumerism and unrealistic expectations taking all the fun out of things. But that’s not at all why you’re dreading the holidays this year, is it?

October 11, 2013 - Stefanie Luna, LMFT

In honor of Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month, please join us for a walk in memory of the lives of precious babies gone too soon. 

October 10, 2013 - Stefanie Luna, LMFT

PSI joins with worldwide advocates for prevention through education, early diagnosis and treatment of maternal mental health distress

(October 4, 2013) - According to Postpartum Support International (PSI), at least 20% of pregnant and new mothers will experience a maternal mental health disorder, yet most are never screened, diagnosed or treated.

August 22, 2013 - Stefanie Luna, LMFT

I have the unique opportunity to meet with new moms regularly and talk with them about their postpartum experiences. Over and over again I hear these amazing women grappling with feelings of overwhelm and inadequacy in the days (yes days) and weeks following the birth of their baby. They're still recovering physically and yet they feel they are falling down on the job.

July 29, 2013 - Stefanie Luna, LMFT

I believe that secondary infertility is even less understood or validated than primary infertility. Secondary infertility occurs when the infertility issue is diagnosed after one or more children have already been born to a family. Here's an article that talks about just this issue.

July 9, 2012 - Stefanie Luna, LMFT

Wallin & Luna Counseling is very happy to announce that we now offer Saturday appointments. We feel great about opening up our office to busy people that may not be able to come in during the week. If you've been wanting to start counseling but your schedule doesn't allow much flexibility we can now meet with you on the weekend.

April 25, 2012 - Stefanie Luna, LMFT

I just wanted to make a quick post to the blog before I head out to a conference the rest of the week. If you're experiencing infertility you may find yourself going full-force ahead from treatment to treatment, barely allowing yourself time to breathe in between.  Everything is about time with infertility treatments.