Therapy for Post-partum Depression
What To Expect From Our Therapy Sessions
You are not alone. About 13 percent of pregnant women and new mothers have depression. Here are the symptoms to look for:
If you have several of these symptoms for more than 2 weeks, therapy can be helpful to determine whether it is more chemical or situational. Many women doubt themselves because they see this list and think "isn't everyone overwhelmed, not sleeping, not focusing, eating a lot and withdrawing from people when they have a new baby?" Of course, the answer is yes, all women are feeling this way to some degree, but when the feelings are at a level where you are having a hard time functioning, that is where the concern lies.
Here's what you can expect from therapy for post-partum depression:
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Maria Lloyd is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in the Silicon Valley area— San Jose / Santa Clara County, California. Maria provides individual counseling for women for: depression and stress management, post-partum depression, anxiety and panic disorders, bipolar disorder, interpersonal relationship issues, self and identity issues, co-dependency, anger management, and managing grief and loss.