postpartum depression

Postpartum Depression Therapist in Hermosa Beach CA

A lot of women who give birth report experiencing postpartum depression. This condition is so common it affects as many as 1 in 8 women. At our practice, we start checking for symptoms of this condition as early as the first prenatal care visit. Our experienced team can recommend a personalized therapy to help treat the underlying cause of your postpartum depression.

Symptoms of Postpartum Depression 

Listed below are some of the symptoms of postpartum depression:

  • Complications bonding with your baby
  • Difficulty sleeping 
  • Anxiety 
  • Reduced appetite
  • Severe mood swings
  • Difficulty concentrating on simple tasks

The experienced therapists at our practice specialize in helping women recover from mental illnesses and depression issues after pregnancy. We are always ready to help you at every step of your recovery journey.

Procedure For Treating Postpartum Depression

Our specialists start by providing counseling, helping you understand destructive thoughts, and providing solutions for working through them. Our expert team also lets you cut yourself some slack and advises you against shouldering more responsibility than you can handle. Others might not know what you want, so our specialists tell you how important it is to always tell them. 

In addition, our team will also advise you to take some time off without isolating yourself. You might also be asked to join a support group for new mothers. Our specialist helps you understand that alcohol is a depressant, so they advise you to avoid it. We ask you to give your body every opportunity to heal. 

Eating a balanced diet and regularly exercising, even if it is only walking or jogging around the neighborhood, will go a long way in helping you reduce the symptoms. Our therapy treatment for postpartum depression helps most patients feel better in less than six months, though sometimes it might take longer.

Contact Us Today

If you are experiencing postpartum depression, contact us today at our practice to schedule a one-on-one consultation. Our postpartum depression therapist will be happy to meet with you and recommend a personalized therapy to help you get your life back on track.