Counseling and Consultation

Our team of psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists all have extensive expertise in women’s mental health and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

Please call us at (212) 335-0034 for an initial phone screen to discuss how we can help you. We encourage patients to come in for an initial evaluation which will allow us to evaluate your history, current medication and presenting symptoms. This process helps us to develop the best treatment plan based on your individual needs.

Below is a list of our Outpatient services:

90-minute initial evaluation
The initial evaluation is conducted by a seasoned reproductive psychiatrist and/or clinical therapist. The purpose the initial evaluation is to gather your medical, biological, psychological and social history and information. You are welcome to bring your baby to the initial evaluation.

Ongoing Therapy
Ongoing outpatient therapy takes place once a week at a time that is convenient for you. Therapy sessions are provided by clinical therapists and run 50 minutes in length. You are welcome to bring your baby with you.

Medication Management
Many women that suffer from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders require medication to relieve their symptoms. This includes during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. If medication is a part of your treatment plan, our seasoned reproductive psychiatrist will provide follow up and management of your prescriptions.

Pre-Pregnancy Consultation
If you are looking to become pregnant and currently on medication, our reproductive psychiatrists provide consultations to help you chose the best course of medication treatment in preparation for pregnancy.

To set up an initial evaluation to determine your best course of treatment, call (212) 335-0034

Vaccination Policy

The Motherhood Center welcomes infants for evaluations, appointments, day program, and classes and support groups. We ask that mothers attest to the recommended schedule of vaccinations for their child, as put forth by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the CDC, so that all babies and pregnant moms who are at the Center are better protected. To review the recommended schedule click here.