May is Maternal Mental Health Month – a month dedicated to raising awareness about maternal mental health and its importance in the overall well-being of mothers and their children. Here, we highlight a bit more of the history of Maternal Mental Health (Awareness) Month, but also, the importance of Maternal Mental Health – year round!Read More
Understanding Perinatal Mood Disorders
When people think of perinatal mood disorders, most only know about postpartum depression (PPD). But there are many other perinatal mood disorders: anxiety, OCD, birth trauma, PTSD, bipolar mood disorders and/or postpartum psychosis. Some conditions may even start during the pregnancy. In today’s blog, let’s break down the different perinatal mood disorders in order toRead More
What is Neuropsychological Testing?
What does neuropsychological testing diagnose? Neuropsychological testing or evaluation, is a comprehensive assessment of the skills and abilities linked to your brain function. It can be used to identify and differentiate any diagnoses that involve cognitive functioning such as dementia, adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), intellectual abilities (I.Q.), autism spectrum disorder, and traumatic brain injury.Read More
How Does Your Body Hold Onto And Process Emotions?
Are you a new parent struggling with all the emotions that come with it? For first time moms, the transition to motherhood brings not only a new baby, but big life changes and big expectations. We might find our new experiences bring a strong emotional and physical response. We may feel happiness, excitement, love, bonding,Read More