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Please Read Prior to Training

Required Reading

  1. The Art of Holding in Therapy: An Essential Intervention for Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

  2. Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts: Breaking the Cycle of Unwanted Thoughts in Motherhood (Not necessary to read entire book but you more familiar you are with the nature of scary thoughts, the more you will learn in the training) Soon to be available as audio book!

 
Optional Reading
  1. This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression (make sure it’s the revised, second edition!)

  2. The Postpartum Partner: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression (previously The Postpartum Husband)

  3. What Am I Thinking: Having Another Baby After Postpartum Depression

  4. Therapy and the Postpartum Woman: Notes for Healing Postpartum Depression for Clinicians and the Women Who Seek Their Help

  5. Tokens of Affection: Reclaiming Your Marriage After Postpartum Depression

  6. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Perinatal Distress

  7. Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts

 

In addition to the books, it would be helpful if you read these editorials before the training weekend:

  1. Is Breast Always Best? 
  2. Healthcare Providers and Your Perinatal Population: Your Patients Are at Risk

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