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Perinatal Mental Health

At Clarity Clinic, we are committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to women during the perinatal period. We understand that this time can be both exciting and challenging, and we are here to support you every step of the way.
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Perinatal Mental Health

What is the Role of a Perinatal Mental Health?

Perinatal mental health refers to the mental health of women during pregnancy and the first year after giving birth. This is a crucial time when women may experience a range of emotional and psychological challenges that require specialized care and support from a perinatal mental health professional. Mental health conditions can affect anyone, regardless of their age, race, or socio-economic status. Some of the most common perinatal mental health conditions include:

  • Postpartum depression
  • Perinatal depression
  • Perinatal anxiety
  • Perinatal OCD
  • Postpartum psychosis
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after childbirth
  • Perinatal bipolar disorder
  • Perinatal eating disorders

If left untreated, perinatal mental health conditions can have serious consequences for both the mother and baby. It is therefore important to seek a perinatal mental health therapist as soon as possible if you are experiencing any symptoms.

How We Provide Perinatal & Women's Mental Health Counseling

At Clarity Clinic, we have a team of highly trained and experienced perinatal therapists and psychiatrists who specialize in perinatal mental health. We offer a range of evidence-based treatments and therapies to help you manage your symptoms and improve your overall well-being. Some of the services we offer include:

1. Perinatal Mental Health Assessments

Our mental health professionals can provide comprehensive assessments to determine if you are experiencing any perinatal mental health conditions. These assessments may include a review of your medical history, a discussion of your symptoms, and a mental health evaluation. Based on the results of the assessment, we will work with you to develop a personalized perinatal & women's mental health counseling plan that meets your unique needs.

2. Medication Management

In some cases, medication may be an important part of your perinatal mental health resources. Our perinatal psychiatrists can work with you to determine if medication is necessary and, if so, which medication is best suited to your needs. We will also monitor your medication and adjust the dosage as needed to ensure that you are getting the most benefit from your treatment.

3. Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a type of talk therapy that can be highly effective in treating perinatal mental health conditions. Our mental health professionals offer a range of psychotherapy services, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. During psychotherapy sessions, you will work with your therapist to identify and address the underlying causes of your symptoms, develop coping skills, and improve your overall mental health.

4. Education and Resources

We believe that education is a key component of effective perinatal mental health treatment. Our perinatal mental health professionals can provide you with the perinatal mental health resources and information you need to better understand your condition and manage your symptoms.

Why Choose Clarity Clinic Perinatal Mental Health?

Choosing the right perinatal psychiatrist or therapist is a major decision, especially when it comes to perinatal mental health. Here are some of the reasons why you should choose Clarity Clinic for your perinatal mental health needs:

1. Experienced and Compassionate Perinatal Providers Across Chicagoland

Our mental health professionals have extensive experience in treating perinatal mental health conditions. We understand the unique challenges that women face during this time, and we are committed to providing compassionate and personalized perinatal & women's mental health counseling.

2. Evidence-Based Perinatal Treatments

All of our treatments and therapies are based on the latest research and clinical guidelines. We use evidence-based treatments to ensure that you receive the most effective care possible.

3. Collaborative Approach

We believe that the best outcomes are achieved through a collaborative approach to treatment. We work closely with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets your individual needs and goals.

4. Comprehensive Care

We offer a range of perinatal mental health resources to support mothers across Chicagoland throughout the perinatal period. From assessments to medication management to psychotherapy and support groups, we provide comprehensive care to help you manage your symptoms and improve your overall well-being.

5. Confidentiality and Privacy

We understand that seeking mental health treatment can be a sensitive and private matter. That's why we prioritize confidentiality and privacy in all our interactions with our clients.

Take the First Step to Healthy Perinatal Mental Health

If you are experiencing perinatal mental health challenges, know that you are not alone. Clarity Clinic is here to support you on your journey to recovery. Take the first step by contacting us today to schedule an appointment or to learn more about our services at our Chicagoland

locations. We look forward to working with you to improve your mental health and well-being during this important time in your life.

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Perinatal Mental Health Providers

Ryan
Ryan Atkins, PA
Psychiatry
Cesar
Cesar Feijoo, PA-C
PA-C
Hannah
Hannah Wychocki, PA-C
PA-C
Gabriella
Gabriella Lerner, PA-C
PA-C
Cyrus
Cyrus Ma, PA-C
PA-C
Sarah
Sarah Tarabey, LCPC
Therapist
Kumail
Kumail Hussain, MD
Young Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist
Rahael
Rahael Mathew, LCPC
Therapist
Megan
Megan Becker, PA-C
PA-C
Emma
Emma Arsic, PA-C
PA-C
Paul
Paul Bamberger, PA-C
PA-C
Sankrant
Sankrant Reddy, MD
Psychiatrist
Stephanie
Stephanie Osborne, PA-C
Psychiatry
Ashley
Ashley Seredynski, PA-C
PA-C
Christine
Christine Lantin, PA-C
PA-C
Brittney
Brittney Segoviano, LCPC
Therapist
Sudhakar
Sudhakar Shenoy, MD
Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist
Sharon
Sharon Koys, PA-C
PA-C
Sahar
Sahar Eftekhar, DO
General & Addiction Psychiatrist
Rebecca
Rebecca Gilfillan, MD
Psychiatrist
Rebecca
Rebecca Kuhn, PA-C
PA-C
Sonnie
Sonnie Cousins, MA
Therapy
Elana
Elana Horowitz, PA-C
PA-C
Pavan
Pavan Prasad, MD
Psychiatrist
Melissa
Melissa Melzer, LPC
Therapy
Mariyah
Mariyah Hussain, MD
Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist
Marc
Marc Sandrolini, MD
Psychiatry
Maddie
Maddie Barnes, LCSW, PMH-C
Therapist, Clinical Supervisor
Kelli
Kelli Lo, LSW
Therapy
Kiran Binal
Kiran Binal Maharaja, MD
Psychiatrist
Kalyan
Kalyan Rao, MD
Psychiatrist
Jonathan
Jonathan Kolakowski, MD
Psychiatrist
Judy
Judy Bitzer, LCPC
Therapist
Ivy
Ivy Poma, PA-C
PA-C
Jeanette
Jeanette Marinier, PA-C
PA-C
Jamie
Jamie Schubert, PA-C
PA-C
Sherita
Sherita Hernton, PA-C
PA-C
Emily
Emily Schaffer, PA-C
PA-C
Emily
Emily Street, PA-C
PA-C
Thomas
Thomas Thurlow, NP
Psychiatry
Savannah
Savannah Sullivan, PA-C
PA-C
Kathryn
Kathryn Ross, PA-C
Psychiatry
Summer
Summer Slininger, PA-C
PA-C
Irena
Irena Markova, PMHNP
Psychiatry
Ravali
Ravali Poreddy, MD
Psychiatrist
Ariella
Ariella Panos, PA-C
PA-C
James
James Ham, PA-C
Psychiatry
Rayna
Rayna Gorstein, PA-C
PA-C
Sierra
Sierra Purcell, PA-C
PA-C
Emily
Emily Hoag, MD
Psychiatrist
Ali
Ali Sheikha, PA-C
PA-C
Grace
Grace Starrs, PA-C
Psychiatry
Cassie
Cassie Donahue, PA-C
Psychiatry
Gayathri
Gayathri Ganesh, PA-C
PA-C
Sydney
Sydney Means, LCSW
Therapist, Clinical Supervisor
Samuel
Samuel Eckert, PA-C
PA-C
Cindy
Cindy Meraz, LPC
Therapy
Nayeli
Nayeli Cruz-Castillo, LCPC
Therapy
Rafael
Rafael Lopez, MD
Psychiatrist
Nicholas
Nicholas Little, PA-C
PA-C
Savanna
Savanna Murphy, LSW
Therapy
Scott
Scott Shadrick, PA-C
PA-C
Mira
Mira Ebalo, PA-C
PA-C
Miriam
Miriam Mixon, LCSW
Therapist, Clinical Supervisor
Justin
Justin Lee, PA-C
PA-C
Elia
Elia Narvaez-Mushtaq, LPC
Therapy
Heather
Heather Holmes, PA-C
PA-C
Emily
Emily Filip, PA-C
PA-C
Autumn
Autumn Holtschlag, ALMFT, LPC
Therapy
Jenna
Jenna Jacobson, PA-C
PA-C
Caitlin
Caitlin Daughtry, PA-C
PA-C
Camryn
Camryn Schmidt, PA-C
PA-C
Alexandra
Alexandra Gregor, PA-C
PA-C
Allegria
Allegria Knouse, PA-C
PA-C
Bakhtawar
Bakhtawar Usman, PA-C
Psychiatry
Antonina
Antonina Lunetta, LCPC
Therapist, Clinical Supervisor
Alyssa
Alyssa Bobak, PA-C
PA-C
Alice
Alice Davies, Clinical Intern
Therapy Clinical Intern

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