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Shoshana S. Bennett PhD.




 
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Pregnancy not all rosy? Life with your new baby isn’t what you expected? You’re not alone. There is no reason to be ashamed or embarrassed—prenatal and postpartum depression & anxiety effects over 500,000 women each year in the United States. One in seven new mothers will experience something more severe than the normal Baby Blues. Our next guest, renowned Dr. Shoshana Bennett or Dr. Shosh, author of the book “Postpartum Depression For Dummies”  will help you become your personal best.

Shoshana Bennett, Ph.D. (”Dr. Shosh”) is a survivor of two life-threatening, undiagnosed postpartum depressions. Dr. Shosh shares her personal triumph through postpartum depression in the most recently released book in the series, Thank God I…

A pioneer in the field of perinatal mental health, Dr. Shosh founded Postpartum Assistance for Mothers in 1987. She is a former president of Postpartum Support International and has helped over 18,000 women worldwide find and keep joy through individual consultations, support groups and wellness seminars.

As a noted guest lecturer and keynote speaker, she travels throughout the U.S. and abroad, training medical and mental health professionals to assess and treat prenatal and postpartum depression.  Dr. Shosh has authored Postpartum Depression For Dummies, Pregnant on Prozac and is co-author of Beyond the Blues: Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression.  She’s also created guided imagery audios as well as many other audio options that are specifically focused on helping moms take care of themselves.

Dr. Shosh earned three teaching credentials, two masters degrees, a Ph.D. and is licensed as a clinical psychologist. She is actively working to pass legislation that helps reduce the incidence and impact of postpartum mood disorders.

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