Feb
14
2018
Are You Scared to Ask for Help?

Are You Scared to Ask for Help?

Author: PSI GA   |   Category: Blog   |   Read more

If so, that’s understandable. It can be scary to ask for help. It can be scary to just admit to yourself that you are suffering and may need help. But, if you are, know that you can feel so much better than you do now, and probably sooner than you might expect. Perinatal mood and […]

Feb
14
2018
Mom Fears: How to Know If You Need Support For Them

Mom Fears: How to Know If You Need Support For Them

Author: PSI GA   |   Category: Blog   |   Read more

Have you ever had a disturbing thought about harm coming to your new baby? Maybe you envisioned dropping him or had a fleeting thought of hitting your child when she was on hour two of screaming. Or maybe you worry about other people hurting your baby and find it hard to hand her over to […]

Jan
31
2018
What’s New for PSI GA in 2018!

What’s New for PSI GA in 2018!

Author: PSI GA   |   Category: Blog   |   Read more

Happy New Year to you All! 2017 was a productive and exciting year for PSI Georgia, and 2018 is shaping up to be even better! Here are some of the highlights of how we are working to serve moms and families in our state: WEBSITE LAUNCH One of our greatest successes was to launch our […]

Nov
4
2017
5 Tips for Holiday Self Care

5 Tips for Holiday Self Care

Author: PSI GA   |   Category: Blog   |   Read more

We’re officially heading into the holiday season! And for many, the holidays is a time of increased stress. There’s the juggling of holiday party schedules, finances and gift giving, attending holiday recitals, and lots more…plus, there’s the expectation to do it all with a smile on your face! If you’re not mindful, you run the […]

Oct
5
2017
Pregnancy Loss: Breaking the Silence

Pregnancy Loss: Breaking the Silence

Author: PSI GA   |   Category: Blog   |   Read more

Pregnancy loss. We all know it happens. Either it’s part of your own story, or likely you know someone who survived one (or several). It actually happens more than we care to discuss. Pregnancy loss, or miscarriage, affects a 25% of women who have been pregnant by age 39. This means that 1 in every […]

Sep
14
2017
Mom, are you suffering from postpartum depression?

Mom, are you suffering from postpartum depression?

Author: PSI GA   |   Category: Blog   |   Read more

Repost from article written by Gracie Bonds Staples (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Tuesday, September 05, 2017). The pregnancies were pretty easy except Amy Corn felt unusually anxious. About germs. About death. The dark moments first surfaced in 2008 when Corn was pregnant with her daughter and again in 2011 while pregnant with her son. “There were days when […]

Sep
5
2017
MMH Advocacy Days

MMH Advocacy Days

Author: Elizabeth O'Brien   |   Category: Blog   |   Read more

This spring, I was so excited to be awarded a scholarship to participate for the first time in Maternal Mental Health Advocacy Days in Washington, D.C with the National Coalition of MMH. The goal of this year was to educate and nudge individual state Congress people to appropriate funding for the 21st Century Cures Act, […]

Aug
8
2017
The Story of How the PSI Georgia Chapter Began

The Story of How the PSI Georgia Chapter Began

Author: Elizabeth O'Brien   |   Category: Blog   |   Read more

I am so excited to introduce you to our new Postpartum Support International Georgia Chapter (PSI GA) Board. Before I get ahead of myself in telling you all of our ambitions of our Board, let me tell you how it all began. First off, let me introduce myself. My name is Elizabeth O’Brien, and I am proud to be serving as the acting president of the newly formed PSI GA Chapter Board. I am also a therapist in Atlanta (Grant Park), specializing in Maternal Mental Health.

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