Monthly Seminars & eVENTS

If you are a OBGYN, Pediatrician, Midwife, Doula, Psychiatrist, Primary Care, Internal Medicine or any other provider that comes in contact with pregnant and new mothers – it’s important for you to have a solid understanding of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. The Motherhood Center is offering monthly Provider Seminars every month. Each seminar will be taught by one of our clinicians.

Acknowledging the Mental Load: The Invisible Work Mothers Carry  

 June 20th 6:30 to 7:30 PM

This seminar will help providers better understand & consider the “mental load” and feel more equipped to address this issue in their practices.

About Speaker: Laura Bhatt, LCSW


Laura Bhatt is a licensed clinical social worker is a licensed clinical social worker in New York State, with a masters in social work from Columbia University’s School of Social Work. She received her bachelor of arts from New York University. Laura now maintains a private practice in SoHo, Manhattan. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

Rediscovering your Relationship After Having a Baby

July 10th 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

This seminar will arm providers with ways to address common complaints about relationship issues in the postpartum and give tools on how to help partners rediscover their relationship when baby makes three.

About Speaker: Dr. Nicole Van Nortwick


Dr. Van Nortwick is the Director of Clinical Training and Senior Psychologist at The Motherhood Center of New York. She is well known as a clincal supervisor who has trained psychiatrists and social workers over the past 15 years at Columbia University Medical Center where she remains an a adjunct assistant professor of Clinical Psychological.