Our Offerings

At The Motherhood Center, we provide supportive services for new and expecting moms, including a range of treatment options for women experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) often referred to as postpartum depression (PPD).

Whether you are looking for a support group for new mothers, individual therapy, or a day program for moderate to severe PMADs, The Motherhood Center offers something to every woman making the transition to parenthood.

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day program

Day-long treatment and care for pregnant and postpartum mom’s (and their infants) suffering from moderate to severe PMADs (often referred to as postpartum depression PPD.)

Counseling and Consultation

Initial evaluations and consultations for pre-conception, new and expecting mom’s as well as ongoing therapy for mom’s that may be suffering from  PMADs.  (often referred to as postpartum depression PPD.)


We provide classes for new parents such as childbirth preparation, newborn care and Infant CPR, and support groups for moms and dads.



Catherine Birndorf, MD

CEO and Medical Director

Paige Bellenbaum, LMSW

Founding Director & Chief External Relations



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The Secret is out!

“Too often women imagine pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of parenthood through rose-colored glasses. Reproductive psychiatrists Sacks and Birndorf reassuringly talk about why these experiences can be stressful. They call pregnancy early motherhood “matrescence,” which fittingly sounds like adolescence, “another time when bodies morph and hormones surge….[WHAT NO ONE TELLS YOU is] a good guide to mental health issues faced by new parents.”—Booklist


Personal Stories of Depression & Anxiety during Pregnancy & Postpartum

July 10th 6:30 - 8:00 PM

A conversation and Q&A with Fit Pregnancy Club about maternal mental health and how to seek support.


Becoming Us” Seed Planting Workshop

June 19, 6:30 - 8:30 PM, $95, use code friendstogether20 to save $20!

Come meet Australian parenthood expert Elly Taylor
in this 2 hour Seed Planting Workshop. Providers will learn key tools to prepare and support expecting and new couples to anticipate parenthood.