For Maternal Mental Health and Family Building Challenges.
The path to parenthood is often bumpy. Whether you’re planning for a baby, coping with a loss, adjusting to parenthood, or have been trying for a while - you are not alone.
We provide evidence-based psychotherapy for all those involved in the parenthood journey - men, women, and couples.
Our competent and nurturing therapists will team up with you to create an effective, cohesive plan to address your needs and reduce your stress.
We help treat all kinds of family-building challenges, from mild parenting stress and worry, severe perinatal depression and anxiety, traumatic birth experiences, to grieving the loss of a child.
To get started, Schedule a 15 minute phone consultation to find out if our Perinatal Therapy is the right fit for you.
A few facts about Maternal and Perinatal Mental Health:
- 80% of women experience “Baby Blues” which include symptoms such as weepiness, anxiety, insomnia, irritability, impatience, sadness.
- Between 7-14% of women develop Postpartum Depression.
- Don’t forget about the Dads: Yes, Men experience Paternal Postpartum Depression (PPD) too. PPD can affect between 4-25% of new fathers.
- Postpartum Depression involves a persistent change in mood that goes beyond the “Baby Blues” and extend past the first two weeks postpartum.
- Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) is a real illness that affects 1 in 5 women during pregnancy and/or after the birth of a child.
PMAD Symptoms may include:
- crying, weepiness
- sleep problems (insomnia/excessive sleeping)
- trouble with eating
- anxiety/panic attacks/scary thoughts
- feelings of anger/irritability
- overconcern/underconcern for baby
- intrusive repetitive thoughts or mental pictures
- reliving past trauma
- feelings of guilt and worthlessness
- feeling overwhelmed/unable to cope
- loss of interest in things you previously enjoyed
- fear of harming baby or yourself
Ready to get started?
Schedule a 15 minute phone call with us or send us an email. We will address your availability, the cost of therapy and insurance options, and our general approach to treatment.