Gretchen Forbes, MFT
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
There are many transitions with birth which bring a variety of emotions. Gretchen works with mothers and couples with symptoms of anxiety, depression, and strained relationship issues.
Bring your partner! Counseling BEFORE the baby comes can be very helpful in preparing for the birth and in resolving issues before bringing your baby into the mix.
Harriett Watson, Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 15 years experience in counseling including pregnant moms/families and new moms. My focus is the emotional health and well-being of the mom as well as the baby. This is achieved by gently guiding and supporting them through one of the first challenges of parenting; getting Baby to sleep through the night. I wrote a book about it: "Good Night, Baby, Good Night".
Dr. Julie Bindeman
Integrative Therapy of Greater Washington- Rockville
Integrative Therapy of Greater Washington is a practice that works with individuals across the lifespan. Our caring clinicians have a variety of specialty areas including: reproductive health, parenting, and working with young children to assist with your journey from conception and beyond.
Sheena Hill, MAJE, CBE, CPST
Certified Parent Education Specialist offering 1-time and series workshops for groups and individuals, private parent coaching to educate and inspire parents to find solutions to their parenting challenges. Parent education empowers parents to experience increased consistency, effectiveness and joy by helping them reduce stress and reach their full parenting potential.
Valere McManus, LCSW-C
Healing Therapies - Ellicott City
The journey into parenthood is universally powerful, as are many of the challenges. With support, this incredibly special time is an opportunity for healing and transformation. As an intuitive psychotherapist specializing in the postpartum period, I support clients to move through struggles with a greater sense of peace and confidence.
Both the stress of trying to conceive a baby and pregnancy can affect a woman’s mental health. You may feel sad, scared, or not in control of your life either when you are trying hard to conceive or when you are pregnant. You may have experienced birth trauma, injuries or loss.
Don’t keep these feelings to yourself. Get help if you feel depressed, anxious, or overwhelmed!