Therapy

How to Cope When Your Partner Has Postpartum Depression

What is it like as a dad or co-parent when your partner has Postpartum Depression or Anxiety?  Well, "difficult" would be an understatement.  Imagine you and your partner have the baby you’ve always wanted, but mom is just not herself anymore and you don’t know how to make things better.  It can feel helpless or hopeless.  It can feel frustrating.  You might feel angry or impulsive.  Or worried or sad.  Or numb.  Or way too preoccupied with tending to her needs and feelings that you have no idea how you even feel about it.

Catherine O'Brien Interviewed on Mom & Mind Podcast

Earlier this month, Catherine O'Brien was interviewed by Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D. for the "Mom & Mind Podcast".  In the interview, Catherine talks about how she found her true passion in her work, how she supports both moms and dads during the transition into parenthood, and her special affinity fora all moms regardless of the differences in experience or technique.

10 Questions Answered About Being a Therapist, feature on PsychCentral

BY NOW, YOU’RE USED TO SEEING MY WEEKLY INTERVIEWS WITH MOMS OF ALL SORTS FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY ON MY BLOG AND IN YOUR INBOX.  

But recently, PsychCentral turned the tables and asked to interview ME!  So, if you’d like to know more about why I do what I do, what I’m most passionate about, and what I want ALL moms to know,click through to check it out.