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Postpartum depression expert explains birth trauma

Originally written by Jeff Forward for the Houston Chronicle As doctors, therapists and public health entities put an increasing focus on postpartum depression, another area of concern has also seen increased analysis, awareness and care from therapists across the Greater Houston region: trauma induced by the process of giving birth. Giving birth to a child can cause some mothers to...[ read more ]

Teletherapy

By Sherry Duson, M.A. Director of The Center for Postpartum Family Health Change is hard, and the current coronavirus pandemic has forced change upon us quicker than many of us could imagine. But there are opportunities that have come from us being forced to adjust our ways of doing things, opportunities that show us that different can be even better...[ read more ]

A word from CPFH about our current times:

These times are tough. Becoming a mother, mental health challenges, and the impact of all that is happening in the culture create stress for all of us, particularly for African American women and families. We at CPFH want to help be a part of the solution. We strive to provide a safe and respectful environment for all people. A place...[ read more ]

Announcement Regarding CPFH and Covid-19

Dear friends and clients of The Center for Postpartum Family Health, As directed by the Center for Disease Control, our center will be making modifications during the coronavirus pandemic, to insure the health and safety of our clients, and our staff. All of our therapists will be available for teletherapy, a counseling option for seeing your therapist on-line.  This is...[ read more ]

How will your baby change the game?

by Moni Tang M.A. LMFT-A When you and your partner transition from couple-hood to parenthood, you may face complex changes on a variety of levels. On the individual level, each of you needs to adapt to your new role as a parent and integrate this new self-identity into your life. On a relational level, you and your partner need to...[ read more ]

July 5, 2017 Support Group Cancelled

Please be advised that we will not be conducting our weekly support group on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Our support group will reconvene on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 12pm-1pm. Have a safe and happy 4th of July!

Postpartum Depression Awareness Event: Year of the Mom Celebration

Postpartum Depression Awareness Event: Year of the Mom Celebration, hosted by Mental Health America of Greater Houston. Sign up for a free light dinner, keynote speaker Aarti Sequeira, short film and panel discussion. Aarti Sequeira, the host of the online cooking-variety show, Aarti Paarti, uses her role as a celebrity chef to empower women to seek help for postpartum depression. A dedicated...[ read more ]

The Center for Postpartum Family Health is thrilled to announce the addition of a new therapist to our clinical team!

Tracy received her master’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Individual, Couples, and Family Therapy from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. Her personal and professional journeys have been unconventional, and she brings a broad range of interesting life experiences thus — from human services work at residential treatment centers, drug and alcohol recovery programs,...[ read more ]

The Center for Postpartum Family Health is happy to announce the addition of new therapist to the clinical team!

Moni received her master’s degree in Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy from Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling in Portland, Oregon. She has experience working with new moms and families dealing with life transitions, perinatal emotions, eating and body image issues, and relationship satisfaction. She offers a solution-focused and strength-based approach to counseling, as well as use...[ read more ]

Thanksgiving News — The Center for Postpartum Family Health

We are thankful to announce that we are adding a wonderful new clinician to our team! Lorissa received her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2010. A self-described “birth nerd,” she began her journey into motherhood in 2008 with the birth of her first of four children. This experience led her to...[ read more ]



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