Postnatal Depression & Anxiety Group - Dubbo - 16th October
About this event
A 8 week therapeutic group for the treatment of peri natal depression and anxiety. The group is closed and will have 8 mothers attending.
Therapeutic cognitive based interventions and strategies will assist participants to improve mood; reduce anxiety; further manage adjustment to parenting; improve communication with others including partners; explore expectations and experiences of parenting for oneself and within a group of mothers; explore and increase attachment and connectedness to their infant; and form a support group that will be able to continue after the course has completed.
Midway through the eight-week course a partners evening will be organized to allow partners to meet and also discuss their experiences of parenting.
A reunion is organized for attending mothers s after the conclusion of the group to further monitor progress and change.
The group is closed so participants will always be meeting with the same people and a sense of comfort and safety can be experienced.
This Group is designed to support Mums to explore and learn mindfulness and relaxation practices (including kindness and self-compassion meditations), to manage stress & anxiety and to connect with other mums.
WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS PROGAM?
Mothers with children up to 24 months
Mothers who are experiencing postnatal stress and/or anxiety of a non-acute nature -
Those interested in attending can self- refer or can be referred by any health professional e.g., GP, Allied Health etc. Acceptance into the group is dependent upon interview by one of the facilitators either by telephone or face to face at Tresillian to ensure the group is appropriate for the individual’s needs.
Childcare is not Available for this course but Baby in arms/lap will be permitted.
Inquiries - Dubbo Office - Ph: 68096050
Group Administrator - Lynn Richards
Date and location
16th, 23rd and 30th October 2023
6th, 13th, 20th and 27th November 2023
4th December 2023
9:30 am - 11:30 am
- Tresillian in Western Family Care Centre - Dubbo 214 Darling Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
- COURSE Only : No Charge
Booking window closes on 12th October 2023, 3:53 PM