Monthly Provider Seminars

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.


What is a Perinatal Day Program?

An introduction to the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) level of care in psychiatry, including what the PHP looks like at The Motherhood Center, what type of patients we treat and how it can be helpful to perinatal community providers

Laura Bhatt, LCSW
TMC Day Program Director

Trauma Informed Care with Perinatal Women

Women who experience trauma are at an increased risk for developing a perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs). This seminar will provide an overview of trauma informed care and explore ways of incorporating these practices into your work with perinatal women. Research, assessments, and treatment considerations will also be reviewed.

Meredith Carlisle, LCSW
TMC Clinical Social Worker

From Trying to Conceive to Pregnancy to Postpartum: Strategies to Help Your Anxious Clients

Are your clients constantly asking for reassurance? Googling symptoms and statistics? Whether going through infertility, miscarriage/loss, pregnancy or postpartum, anxiety is often high. This seminar will focus on coping strategies you can provide your clients to help them manage their anxiety and feel better.

Donna Klassen, LCSW
TMC Clinical Admissions Director

A Family in Crisis: When PMADs Strike - How to Help the Family System Cope

Moms aren’t the only ones who need support and understanding when suffering from PMADs, it can affect the whole family. Even has healing occurs, the impact on the system requires help adjusting to the unexpected consequences. This discussion will address issues and techniques to help repair the ruptures and strengthen family bonds.

Nicole Van Nortwick, PhD
TMC Director of Outpatient Services & Clinical Training