Alisa Fulvio

Alisa is a psychotherapist, life coach and mom of three. Alisa is a native of Fairfield County and lives with her husband (a New York transplant), daughter (October 2012) and two sons (January 2015, June 2018). Following the birth of her second child, Alisa left her full-time job and pursued her dream of starting her own private practice by founding Balanced Being Counseling, LLC and Balanced Being Coaching, LLC ( located in downtown Fairfield. Alisa specializes in working with young women and moms to decrease stress and manage feelings of anxiety and depression. She is trained in treating perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and is an active committee member of Postpartum Support International- CT Chapter serving as the Communications Chair. Alisa is the creator the Facebook Group, Balanced Mama, a non-judgmental space for moms to feel inspired, gain support and come together among the chaos. She is passionate about motherhood, supporting women, buffalo chicken and a good margarita.
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Do What you Need to Fill Yourself Up

When you are pulled in a million directions. When you are trying to balance it all. When sticky hands are tugging at your shirt or calling your name or crying for the sake of...
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June 3rd: World Clubfoot Day

June 3rd is World Clubfoot Day. Prior to being pregnant with my third child, I had no idea what “clubfoot” was; but there I was sitting at my 19-week anatomy scan, with my husband and...
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Maternal Mental Health Month: Let’s Talk About It!

May has been designated as Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month; A topic that is near and dear to my heart. Something I became passionate about once I became a mother. A topic that hit...

COVID-19: I’m Feeling a Whole Lot Right Now

Things have escalated quickly. And now, here we are. Our whole world has turned upside down. In the beginning, it felt like we were jumping too fast. The emotional part of me felt that panic...
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March is Pregnancy After Loss Awareness Month

March is Pregnancy After Loss Awareness Month. Why March? Well, March is a time where we are starting to come out of the dark winter months. It is a time when there is hope...
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I Wish There Was More Time For Us

Sometimes I like to think about us before kids. When it was just you and me. When we were each other’s priority. When we could come and go as we pleased. If we felt...
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There is Something Magical About the Number Seven

There is something magical about the number seven. It’s a beautiful mix of independence and innocence. A stage where you are no longer a baby, yet not a teen. It’s an age where you...

There’s No Place Like Home For The Holidays – But We Don’t Have One

There’s no place like home for the holidays. But we don’t have one. We sold our house and were supposed to move into our new one a week and a half later. But that day...

October 15th – Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

October 15th is observed as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. It is a day of remembrance for pregnancy loss and infant death which includes, but is not limited to, miscarriage, still birth, SIDS,...

Even Therapists Need Therapists

I’ll just start this by saying I’m a psychotherapist, a licensed clinical social worker to be exact. I’m a therapist who specializes in working with moms for that matter. I wasn’t passionate about maternal...