- Thursdays, April 11th – May 30th, 10:30am – 12:00pm
- Thursdays, June 20th – August 15th, 10:30am – 12:00pm (no session on July 4th)
- Thursdays, September 4th – October 24th, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Facilitated by Dr. Alisa Nowik Stern, Psy.D. this is a talk therapy group is designed for moms who are struggling with mood or anxiety concerns, or feelings of overwhelm, related to postpartum and the first year parenting an infant. Group size is 6-8 mothers.
You are not alone – lots of moms have a tough time during pregnancy or after having a baby. This group provides a safe space to address common issues including: anxiety and depression, difficulty bonding with your baby, feeling overwhelmed and isolated, fears and worries, shifts in identity, and balancing relationships and responsibilities. Join us to build a close, connected community with other mothers. Tools for self-care is important: we’ll learn and practice ways to calm our bodies and minds in early parenting. Feel free to come with or without your baby.
Facilitated by Dr. Alisa Nowik Stern, Psy.D. Alisa is a licensed clinical psychologist with decades of experience working with women and families during the transition into parenthood, in a group setting and in individual therapy.
If you are looking to work in individual therapy sessions, Dr. Alisa has office visits available at Then Comes Baby routinely on Thursdays and by appointment other days. She also maintains a practice at Rockridge Wellness Center, and is happy to do home visits. Dr. Alisa is an in-network provider with Anthem Blue Cross and Optum United Health Care (often referred to as ‘United Health Care’).