Postnatal Depression & Anxiety Group - Wollstonecraft - 5th May
About this event
A 9 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 nine 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 Available - Option 2 when booking -
For further inquiries – Group Administrator -Lynn Richards -
Ph: 9432 4000
Date and location
5th, 12th, 19th and 26th May 2023
2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th June 2023
10am - 12pm
- Tresillian Wollstonecraft Family Care Centre 25 Shirley Road, Wollstonecraft NSW 2065
- COURSE Only : No Charge
- BABYSITTING & Course : No Charge
Booking window closes on 1st May 2023, 12:20 PM