Prenatal, Pregnancy & Postpartum Counseling
ABOUT PERINATAL COUNSELING
Individuals and couples experience a multitude of emotions, stressors and life changes as they prepare for and welcome a new baby into the world. There is often excitement and happiness along with fear and anxiety about the pregnancy, parenting roles, relationship changes, finances and more. Holistic perinatal counseling helps to identify and build upon strengths, increase effective communication styles, practice healthy ways to manage stress, establish self-care strategies and mobilize support systems to best prepare you for your parenting journey.
PERINATAL COUNSELING FOCUS AREAS
Counseling Focus Areas
Changes in mood - perinatal mood and anxiety disorders
Medically complex infant
Grief and loss
Infant mental health
Role changes/life transitions
Body image issues
Individual, couples and group sessions available.
Pregnancy Through Postpartum Wellness Package
This 6 session package combines counseling and coaching for couples as you journey into parenthood. Whether you are first time parents or seasoned parents wanting a different experience, this package is catered to you. During 3 pregnancy sessions, we will explore topics such as expectations and fears related to childbirth and parenting roles, identifying strengths and communication styles, strategies for managing stress, tips for surviving the first few weeks after baby arrives and signs of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. We will then continue with 3 sessions after baby arrives to focus on topics ranging from bonding and attachment, infant development, relationship goals, return to work as well as self-care strategies.
*Sessions/topics can be adjusted to meet your needs and preferences.
*Can also be offered as an individual counseling package
Couples counseling sessions are 50-60 minutes long and are typically scheduled on a weekly or biweekly basis.
Sessions may be conducted either in-person at our Alpharetta office or via video (restrictions apply) utilizing a Simple Practice URL personalized for Holistic Wellness Practice clients.
Infants are welcome if necessary and may be encouraged at times in the therapeutic process. Please keep in mind that our time together is for you. Please discuss with your therapist prior to your appointment.
Seeking counseling can be both empowering and frightening.
The best way to find out if this approach is for you is to schedule a complimentary 20 - 30 minute consultation. This consultation may be held via telephone or in-person.
*Therapists who provide this service: Courtney Daniels, LCSW