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Maternal Mental



 Health


 

   Rochester​​​




Counseling Services for all Stages of Motherhood


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What Is M​aternal Mental Health?​


Maternal Mental Health is the individual process of accepting, understanding, and growing with the constant flow of changes which the process of growing a family creates. 

How can counseling help?

Read below and ask yourself if you identify with any these statements:

"Since having my baby, I don't feel like myself. I have dark and scary thoughts, can't sleep, and am constantly on edge. I'm starting to think I'm going crazy. "

Benny Fitz


"Having a child has made me reflect back on my own childhood. There are some things I thought didn't bother me anymore, but I guess they still do."


"My partner and I argue about everything.  I'm starting to wonder if we belong together. Having a child changed everything."


"Maybe having a child was a big mistake. I feel like a terrible father"

Beny Fitz


"I feel like I'm so ungrateful.  So many woman want to be a mother and can't.  Why can't I just feel happy?"

Tess Timonial


"I don't know how I am going to get through the rest of this pregnancy. I'm not even sure if I want children."


"We have been trying to get pregnant for over a year.  I feel like a failure."

Benny Fitz

Director of High Fives, Apple

"My child's birth did not go as planned. It was scary, painful and terrible. Now I can't stop thinking about it, and I feel upset all the time."

Tess Timonial

Head of Potatoes, The Internet

"My teenaged daughter and I fight about everything.  We are both miserable."

Hugh Canduit

Chief Ranch Dressing Advisor


Counseling is effective  with many different situations and life events that focus around the theme of parenthood.  While many woman seek out counseling to assist with Post Partum Depression, treatment is also recommended for anyone struggling with: 

 

Infertility

Adoption

Grief and Loss

Miscarriage

Role Transition

Stillbirth

Birth Trauma

The stress​ of IVF

Loss of Identity

Transitional Changes (such as an a young adult leaving the home) 

Grandparenthood

Successful co-parenting

Parent/Child Relationships

In law related stress

Teenage Pregnancy

Fatherhood 


Have a concern that isn't listed, or wanting help for something outside of the parenthood arena? I can help with that, too.