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Therapy for Postpartum Rage

Supportive postpartum therapy for women on their motherhood journey.

Postpartum Rage Symptoms Can Affect Postpartum Moms Everywhere

When you become a mom for the first time or add another child to your family, you have to deal with drastic changes to your body, your family, and your priorities. You have to manage these changes and care for your infant—all while you’re physically and emotionally recovering from childbirth. This added responsibility can take an emotional toll on you.

Most new moms are familiar with the baby blues, a stage of emotional upheaval after birth. In fact, 85 percent of moms struggle with their mood soon after delivery. For some, the baby blues don’t fade and may even turn into postpartum rage.

Mothers are expected to have it together all the time, but we know that’s not realistic. Therapy to treat postpartum rage may be right for you if you can relate to any of the following:

You have sudden, intense bursts of anger that seem disproportionate to the situation at hand.

You feel a persistent irritability that flares up unexpectedly, often with little to no provocation.

You experience feelings of frustration or anger that escalate quickly, leading to shouting or intense arguments.

You feel a loss of control over your emotions, with anger appearing rapidly and feeling overwhelming.

You have moments where you feel intense rage, followed by feelings of guilt or shame about these outbursts.

Demands of parenting seem unmanageable and provoke intense emotional responses that you struggle to control.

Meet the Expert

Hi, I’m Shaina Feingold, LCSW, PMH-C And I’m Glad You’re Here.

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified Perinatal Mental Health Practitioner, and a mother of three.  I strive to support women and moms, who have felt defeated by life demands, redefine their life experiences and take back their power.

As a woman with her own timultuous journey into motherhood, I know what it’s like to feel like life is unfair, disappointing and filled with frustration. As a result, I have fine-tuned the methods I use to make sure my clients get the best results possible.

Meet the Expert

Hi, I’m Shaina Feingold, LCSW, PMH-C And I’m Glad You’re Here.

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified Perinatal Mental Health Practitioner, and a mother of three.  I strive to support women and moms, who have felt defeated by life demands, redefine their life experiences and take back their power.

As a woman with her own timultuous journey into motherhood, I know what it’s like to feel like life is unfair, disappointing and filled with frustration. As a result, I have fine-tuned the methods I use to make sure my clients get the best results possible.

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FAQ:

What To Expect In A Therapy Session For A New Mom

In each postpartum therapy session, you can expect a safe place where you are able to open up and process the stress that comes with motherhood. As your counselor, I’m in your corner and I’ll listen to your perspective and everything you’ve endured.

During your first visit, we talk about the issues you are experiencing and decide the best way to get you where you want to go. Though we will spend a bit of time exploring your symptoms and working to understand where they come from, our primary focus will be on building a future for yourself where life feels more hopeful and motherhood more enjoyable.

Does treatment mean I need medication for postpartum depression or anxiety?

Medication is a viable treatment option, but it’s based in part on individual preference. We will discuss options so that you feel comfortable in whatever treatment you are receiving. Medication is not my specialty, so if that’s something you’d like to try, I will refer you to someone who can help.

How do I know my symptoms are not just the baby blues?

Therapy isn’t just for diagnosable postpartum issues. My focus isn’t your diagnosis, it’s making sure you get the help you need. If you’re a mom who feels like you aren’t at your best, therapy could be beneficial to you. I’d love to understand what you’re struggling with and work with you to overcome the obstacles you’re facing.

Will counseling help me feel like myself again?

I know things seem hard right now. Being a new mom is difficult, and sometimes, it can feel like these overwhelming emotions will never fade—but this isn’t permanent. Don’t let the fear, sadness, and sense of powerlessness stop you from experiencing the positive benefits of therapy. With the right tools and support, you can absolutely feel like yourself again.

FAQ:

What To Expect In A Therapy Session For A New Mom

In each postpartum therapy session, you can expect a safe place where you are able to open up and process the stress that comes with motherhood. As your counselor, I’m in your corner and I’ll listen to your perspective and everything you’ve endured.

During your first visit, we talk about the issues you are experiencing and decide the best way to get you where you want to go. Though we will spend a bit of time exploring your symptoms and working to understand where they come from, our primary focus will be on building a future for yourself where life feels more hopeful and motherhood more enjoyable.

Does treatment mean I need medication for postpartum depression or anxiety?

Medication is a viable treatment option, but it’s based in part on individual preference. We will discuss options so that you feel comfortable in whatever treatment you are receiving. Medication is not my specialty, so if that’s something you’d like to try, I will refer you to someone who can help.

How do I know my symptoms are not just the baby blues?

Therapy isn’t just for diagnosable postpartum issues. My focus isn’t your diagnosis, it’s making sure you get the help you need. If you’re a mom who feels like you aren’t at your best, therapy could be beneficial to you. I’d love to understand what you’re struggling with and work with you to overcome the obstacles you’re facing.

Will counseling help me feel like myself again?

I know things seem hard right now. Being a new mom is difficult, and sometimes, it can feel like these overwhelming emotions will never fade—but this isn’t permanent. Don’t let the fear, sadness, and sense of powerlessness stop you from experiencing the positive benefits of therapy. With the right tools and support, you can absolutely feel like yourself again.

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