Let’s be real– becoming a mother can feel like a rollercoaster of uncertainty. The good news is – if you are feeling this way - you are not alone.  At The Motherhood Center, we strive to take the stress out of becoming a new parent and to optimize the emotional health and well being of all new and expecting mothers.

Upcoming Events


Please join us on Wednesday, July 19th from 6:30PM - 8:30PM for a tour and overview of The Motherhood Center of New York. 

A wine and cheese event to introduce you and your colleagues to the array of treatment options that we provide to new and expecting mothers suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders - otherwise known as postpartum depression.


Our Offerings

At The Motherhood Center, we provide supportive services for new and expecting moms, including a range of treatment options for women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs.)

Whether you are looking for a support group for new mothers, lactation consultation, individual therapy, or more intensive services to help you feel better, The Motherhood Center offers something for every woman making the transition to parenthood.

Classes and Education

We provide classes for pregnant women and new parents such as Childbirth 101, getting your baby to sleep, and support groups for new moms and dads.

Counseling and Consultation

Initial evaluations and assessments for new and expecting mom’s, as well as ongoing therapy and treatment for mom’s who may be suffering from PMADs.

Day Program

Day-long treatment and care for pregnant and postpartum mom's (and their infants) suffering from PMADs.


Paige Bellenbaum, LMSW

Program Director

Catherine Birndorf, MD

Medical Director

Donna Klassen, LCSW

Clinical Director

Laura Bhatt, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker 

Jennifer Rhodes, MD

Reproductive Psychiatrist

Judy Greene, MD

Reproductive Psychiatrist

Cheryl McGibbon, MD

Reproductive Psychiatrist


Office Administrator


Director of Operations




Reproductive Psychiatrist


Nursery Director