CATEGORY: Depression > Postpartum Depression for Dads and for Caregivers 6 articles

Watching a loved one experience Postpartum Depression can be challenging. Not only is it hard to figure out what to do to best support her, but on a personal level you may be feeling scared, overwhelmed, angry, or confused. Our goal at the Center for Growth in Philadelphia is to help you develop the tools needed to best support mom and to support you as you spend your energy supporting her. For having worked with hundreds of families, we’ve identified key strategies, be it how to handle unhelpful friends after the arrival of baby, locating a support group, hiring a doula, key strategies for new mothers, to recognizingpostpartum psychosis.

Below you will find all the articles written on this topic.


Perinatal Depression Assessment

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Perinatal Depression Assessment: Do you or your loved one suffer from Regular Depression or Perinatal Depression? If you are not sure, use this assessment to help you determine what type of…


Strategies for New Moms

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Strategies for New Moms to Survive the First Few Weeks After Delivery: during the first few weeks after delivery you might feel overwhelmed, exhausted, scared, sad, tired, happy, thrilled, energized…


Ways to Support Someone Suffering From Postpartum Depression

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Ways to Support Someone Suffering from Postpartum Depression the most important concept that fathers need to understand is that the diagnosis Postpartum Depression is a real syndrome. Postpartum depression typically…


Postpartum Depression Support Group in Philadelphia

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

The Postpartum Depression Support Group: The Postpartum Depression Support Group is for you if your baby is less than six months old and you find yourself sometimes:

* Feeling depressed or…


handling unhelpful friends after the arrival of baby

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Handling unhelpful friends and family after the birth of a baby: develop a strategy with your partner about ways to handle unhelpful friends and family. Then, while interfacing with the…


What is a Doula

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

What is a doula: A Doula is a coach to support parents-to-be during this transitionary period of labor & delivery as well as the few first few days after the…