Loneliness and isolation on Motherhood - Happy as a Mother

Loneliness and isolation on Motherhood


With Psychologist Dr. Ashurina Ream



Have you ever felt alone in motherhood? Have you ever struggled to make new friends or even struggled just to get out of the house on maternity leave? You are not alone. Being a mom can be incredibly isolating and lonely.  Join this week’s episode where @psychedmommy Dr. Ashurina Ream and I discuss ways to overcome comparison and disconnection in motherhood. 

Dr. Ashurina Ream, PMH-C is a licensed clinical psychologist with advanced training in maternal mental health. Her passion for maternal mental health arose after becoming a mother herself. In addition to this specialty, Dr. Ream has trained in various disciplines as it pertains to the field of psychology. She has worked with those struggling with body image, eating disorders, parenting, health-related mood impairment, cognitive functioning, and general mental health. Dr. Ream is a wife, mother, and friend. She enjoys being connected with others, finding the humor in life, and advocating for those who struggle to find their voice.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Understanding what causes isolation and loneliness in motherhood
  • Ways to feel more connected
  • Understanding the role of shame and comparison in isolation 
  • Ways to catch withdraw and isolation early 
  • Practical ways to set limitations to comparison on social media

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