The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and where to go for help and support.  This website is not meant to be used for diagnosis and treatment.  For diagnosis and treatment please consult your physician or contact a provider on this list.  The authors of this website are not responsible for any specific health needs, or any negative consequences to any person reading or following the information on this website.  Listings are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute endorsement of any other resources.  Readers should be aware the phone number or addresses contained in these listings may change.


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INFORMATION, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS

 

Let's get connected!

Are you a Professional who specializes in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders?

We hope to grow our network of maternal mental health specialists, and would love to connect with more providers in WNY.  If you would like to be included in this directory, please send an email to one of us with your name, contact information, credentials (PhD, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, NP, MD), and information regarding specialized training and work experience with pregnant and postpartum moms.


Lori can be reached at loribadachlcsw@gmail.com

Julie can be reached at rosinski.counseling@gmail.com

Jennifer can be reached at Jennifer@jmurbanlcsw.com

 

Postpartum Support International

PSI offers several online and in-person trainings, including "Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care" which is offered several times a year in a variety of locations.  PSI offers a provider listserv and monthly virtual peer supervision groups.  New in 2018, PSI now offers a certification in Perinatal Mental Health.

 

Postpartum Resource Center of NY

The PRCNY offers a variety of trainings for professionals, along with resources and awareness materials among other things.  Learn about  Project 62™ A Perinatal Mental Health Parent Support Network and Safety Net in every New York State community, including the WNY PMAD Coalition (formerly known as the WNY PMAD Task Force).  General Information Contact: 855-631-0001

WNY PMAD Coalition contact: Jodi Hitchcock at pmadtaskforce@gmail.com

 

Postpartum Stress Center

Karen Kleiman offers an intensive 12 hour postgraduate course at her facility in PA.  Click below for more information about upcoming trainings.  This site also has some wonderful handouts and assessment tools for your clients.

 

Provider Connection

Mental Health providers listed on this site are invited to join our Provider Connection listserv in order to make or seek referrals, ask questions, share information, or seek recommendations from others.  If you would like to join the listserv please contact us at wnypostpartum@gmail.com

 

Recommended books for professionals working with postpartum moms

On Our Bookshelves

  • "Beyond the Blues - Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression & Anxiety" by Shoshana Bennett and Pec Indman

  • "Therapy and the Postpartum Woman: Notes on Healing Postpartum Depression for Clinicians and the Women Who Seek their Help" by Karen Kleiman

  • "The Art of Holding in Therapy: An Essential Intervention for Postpartum Depression and Anxiety" by Karen Kleiman

  • "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Perinatal Distress" by Amy Wenzel with Karen Kleiman

  • "Women's Reproductive Mental Health Across the Lifespan" Edited by Diana Barnes

  • "When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on Childbearing Women" by Penny Simkin and Phyllis Klaus

  • "Postpartum Mood Disorders : A Guide for Health, Mental Health, and Support Providers" by Kimberley Zittel