Bringing a new life into the world is a joyous event. But the journey into motherhood can also bring a range of intense emotions that make it hard to recognize yourself. Just know that if you’re feeling overwhelmed or down after giving birth, you’re not alone. We’re here to help you through this chapter with compassion and care.
MENTAL HEALTH CONDITION
What is Postpartum Depression?
Postpartum depression (PPD) is a challenging emotional experience that affects one in seven women. During what is supposed to be a joyous time can actually cause feelings of apathy, anxiety, and sadness. This condition is not a reflection of a mother’s abilities or love for her child; rather, it’s influenced by a combination of hormonal changes, lack of sleep, and the significant life adjustments that come with motherhood. PPD does not only occur after childbirth; fifty percent of women experience symptoms prior to delivery.
Postpartum depression can impact daily functioning and strain relationships. Seeking support and understanding is vital for mothers to regain their well-being and fully embrace the joys of motherhood.
If you are experiencing symptoms of Postpartum Depression, remember that help is available. Our practitioners are committed to working with you, tailoring treatment options to best suit your needs.
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Symptoms of Postpartum Depression:
- Persistent Sadness
- Loss of Interest or Pleasure
- Changes in Sleep Patterns
- Appetite Changes
- Feelings of Worthlessness
- Withdrawal from Loved Ones
- Intense Irritability
Our Providers are experts in Postpartum Depression treatments
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Headlight for?
Headlight is for everyone. Taking care of your mental health is a sign of strength, and choosing to better oneself is an empowering decision. We provide mental health services to those seeking a bright path forward.
What is therapy?
Therapy offers a safe and confidential space for individuals to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. During therapy sessions, your Headlight therapist will actively listen and provide guidance and insights to help you better understand yourself, your relationships, and your challenges. Talk therapy can address a variety of mental health concerns, from anxiety and depression to trauma and relationship issues. Headlight’s clinicians are experienced in various therapeutic approaches and techniques and offer in-person or virtual sessions.
What is the difference between therapy and psychiatry?
Therapy, often provided by psychologists, social workers, or counselors, involves talking through emotional and psychological challenges to gain insight and develop coping strategies. Whereas, psychiatry, typically led by medical doctors, focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues using medication alongside therapy when necessary. While therapy emphasizes conversation and behavioral strategies, psychiatry integrates medication management to address biochemical imbalances in mental health conditions.
Why is it so important to find the right therapist?
Finding the right therapist is so important as it establishes a foundation of trust, creating a safe space for open communication. A well-matched therapist can better understand your individual needs, ensuring personalized support and enhancing the effectiveness of the therapeutic process.
What services do you offer?
Headlight services include therapy, medication management, and Esketamine (Spravato) sessions.
More than 50% of Americans struggle with mental health.
Headlight is now collaborating with health plans and companies to make therapy more accessible and affordable. Speak to a Care Coordinator today.