Caregiver Guilt

Caregiver Guilt

Reading Time: 3 minutes Print This Post by Zanda Hilger, LPC Guilt: Dealing with the Monkey on Your Back Guilt is one of the most common emotions that caregivers experience. At one time or another, it may feel like a constant companion like the proverbial “monkey...
Depression and Family Caregiving

Depression and Family Caregiving

Reading Time: 3 minutes Print This Post by Zanda Hilger, LPC Everyone has negative thoughts or feelings that come and go over time, but for family caregivers, the feelings may become more intense and leave you drained of energy, tearful or irritable towards the...
Strategies to Help Deal with Caregiver Depression

Strategies to Help Deal with Caregiver Depression

Reading Time: 4 minutes Print This Post Depressive disorders can make one feel exhausted, helpless, and hopeless. Such negative thoughts and feelings make some people feel like giving up. It is important to realize that these negative views are part of the...