What Does Effective Psychotherapy for Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Entail?

Coming home with a new baby is like entering a familiar space you have lived in for years only to find that all your furniture and possessions got glued to the ceiling. Especially in the initial months, nothing seems to make sense or follow some semblance of a rhythm. While adjusting to the massive shifts…

10 essential facts about postpartum depression

1. Postpartum depression represents only one of a number of disorders experienced by women in pregnancy and postpartum. They are collectively known as perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs).  Not knowing that mental health disturbances in the postpartum can encompass symptoms such as agitation, anger, anxiety, obsessive thoughts and others, new moms who call our…

Three things to keep in mind as you decide whether to reach out to a psychotherapist (and to remember if you’re already seeing one!)

Starting psychotherapy feels daunting to most, if not all, people.  The majority of clients we work with attest to the fact that reaching out to schedule an appointment and coming for the first session was the single most challenging part of the entire process.  There are multiple, valid reasons for feeling uneasy. Not knowing what…