Do you feel like your role as a caregiver for elderly relatives is taking over your life? Are you struggling to cope with juggling an exhausting amount of tasks and emotions? You want to be there for your family and those who need you, but it’s getting harder and harder to find the energy and time. You don’t have to struggle alone. Therapy can help you to cope and achieve balance in your life.
How therapy can help you
It’s difficult spending most of your time focused on the needs of others. When there’s an illness in the family, emotions run high. It’s often hard to keep peace and order. Conflicts crop up as everyone deals with feelings of helplessness and stress. You may feel responsible for maintaining calm and morale amongst your family, even as you struggle to keep up with doctor appointments and dinner prep.
Feeling burnt out in such conditions is normal. It’s natural to feel powerless and overwhelmed. However, taking care of others doesn’t mean losing your own identity, hobbies, and dreams. You don’t need to compromise on your well-being and emotional health.
Therapy can help you find the right balance between caring for others and self-care. Caryn Hess, LPC will help you to gain clarity about your situation, helping you to find a sense of calm and learn to set limits. In therapy, Caryn takes a holistic, tailor-made approach, meeting you where you are and providing help based on your unique needs and goals. Through practical self-care techniques and strategies, she will help you find the space you need to regain your strength and sense of self.
You can’t pour water out of an empty glass. Get in touch with Caryn Hess, LPC today for therapy in Overland Park, KS. Call today or fill out the contact form and take the first step towards a balanced, richer life.