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— Native American

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Mind the Gap: a 6-week mindfulness-based support and education program

Schedule: Classes take place on Mondays from 10:45am - 12:15pm.

Cost: $300

Location: Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, California 95032

 

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Your journey into motherhood is an emotional one ... learn how to find your heart without losing your mind.

Mind the Gap is a 6-week mindfulness-based support and education program, dedicated to helping new and expectant moms ease into motherhood.

Together, we will explore the realities of life with a new baby, lean on each other for support, develop ways to cope with “the new normal,” and find strength in your biggest challenges.

* Babies in arms are welcome 
* Childcare is available onsite 
* Some insurances may cover you


Mindfulness-based support 

Learn new skills and coping techniques

Build community and connect with other women

Feel confident in your decisions and choices

Share your experiences with people who “get you”

Understand the wave of emotional changes

Explore your changing identity and body image

Communicate your needs effectively

Deepen your connection with your baby

 

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Pregnancy and Postpartum Resiliency Circle
A Mindfulness-Based Support Program

Are you experiencing high levels of stress? Do you want to build resilience and coping skills? Are you concerned about developing postpartum depression? You are not alone.

We invite you to join us in a unique education and support group focusing on the wellness of the mother.

This group will help you:

  • Practice and learn skills to enhance coping techniques and address stress in a healthy manner
  • Understand the emotional changes during pregnancy and life with a baby
  • Feel confident in your decisions and choices you face
  • Enhance mother-baby attachment
  • Communicate effectively with your partner and support system
  • Build community and connect with other women
  • Explore topics of identity shift, relationship issues, body image issues, sexuality, and dealing with family

Details:
Meets once a week for 6 sessions, $45 per week.
Your insurance may cover this.

Contact me to find out when the next session starts.

Babies in arms are welcome to attend. Childcare onsite is available.

The class will be facilitated by Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Dolat Bolandi.

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Past Events

Balancing Couplehood and Parenthood

There is a science to making your relationship work!

We invite you to join us for this presentation on learning about the science of love, and how it can help you create and maintain a healthy, lasting couplehood as well as a strong parenting team. In this talk you will learn:

  • How your partner uniquely feels loved
  • What creates a feeling of security in your children
  • How to fight so that nobody loses
  • Ways we can make love deepen


When:
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Doors open at 6:45 pm

Where:
Mulberry School
220 Belgatos Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Cost:
$25 per Person in advance
$30 at the door
$35 per Couple in advance
$40 at the door

To register contact:

(408) 264-0100

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Pregnancy and Postpartum Wellness Support Group

Are you confused with the range of feelings you are having? Do you wonder why you are not feeling better? You are not alone!

One in five women experience depression during pregnancy and/or after childbirth.

We invite you to join us in a unique education and support group as you find your way to wellness.

This group will help you:

  • Practice and learn skills that are proven to relieve symptoms of stress:
    fearfulness, fatigue, sadness, irritably, anxiety, and depression
  • Overcome feeling overwhelmed, guilty, and excessive worries
  • Feel confident in your decisions and choices you face
  • Communicate effectively with your partner and loved ones
  • Build community and connect with other women
  • Explore topics of identity shift, relationship issues, body image
    Issues, sexuality, and interacting with extended family.

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Meets once a week for 6 sessions
$45 per week
Plus: Initial Evaluation Session at Group rate
Los Gatos, California

New sessions start throughout the year. Please contact Dolat for future session dates, registration and location info.

 

Birthing of a Parent
A workshop for new moms and their partners.

Have you ever had these questions:

  • What happens to me, now that I am/becoming a parent?
  • What happens to our relationships?
  • Am I going to be a good parent?
  • What about Post-partum Depression? Is it stress or depression?
  • How do I support my partner during this transition?

Then this workshop is for you! It will help prepare you for the emotional, social and mind/body changes that are associated with becoming a parent.

Start your family on the right track!

Location: Los Gatos, CA
Prices: $40 Individual / $65 Couples

Please contact Dolat for registration and location info.