Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care Certified

Our trained staff can: 

  1. Identify the challenges faced when identifying and treating Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
  2. Describe the symptoms and understand the differential diagnosis of prenatal and postpartum depression, anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, PTSD, bipolar disorders and psychosis.
  3. Discuss psychopharmacology as it relates to pregnancy, postpartum, and lactation.
  4. Assess prenatal and postpartum risk factors.
  5. Assess for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
  6. Identify treatment options for PMADs.
  7. Discuss breastfeeding and PMADs.
  8. Develop psychosocial and self-help treatment plans as well as appropriate psychotherapy techniques and alternative therapies
  9. State appropriate psychotherapy modalities.
  10. Indicate consequences of untreated Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
  11. Discuss effects and consequences on partners.
  12. Identify social support, legislative changes, and community resources, including how to set up support groups and offer social support.
  13. Discuss cultural differences and PMADs.
  14. Discuss spirituality and PMADs

For support during the perinatal period, visit: or call our office for specific resources.

Our annual Maternal Health Forum is held in August of each year. 

2018: Latched on to Maternal Health

2019: Meeting Moms Where They Are

Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care Certified
210 South Hills DrElizabethton, TN 37643

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