Find Postpartum Depression Therapists & Counselors in U Street Corridor of Washington DC, DC.

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Are you feeling depressed after giving birth or having a child? It’s normal to have mild mood swings after having a baby, but postpartum depression is an entirely different beast. Postpartum depression is a serious mental illness characterized by feelings of sadness, anger, detachment, or hopelessness that lingers on for longer than a few days after giving birth.

If you believe that you are experiencing postpartum depression, you should seek postpartum depression therapy immediately. Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Postpartum Depression Symptoms

Experiences vary from person to person, but here are some symptoms of postpartum depression:

  • You are extremely irritable.
  • You find it difficult to concentrate.
  • You feel depressed or have frequent mood swings.
  • You have had thoughts of harming yourself or others, including your baby.
  • You don’t feel like you’re bonding with your baby.
  • You cry often.
  • You feel alone even when surrounded by loved ones.
  • You have the above symptoms for longer than two weeks after giving birth.

This is not an exhaustive list of postpartum depression symptoms.

It can be difficult to differentiate postpartum depression symptoms from those of the “baby blues”. To get some clarity, read licensed therapist Lindsay Pearce’s article that highlights the difference between baby blues and postpartum depression.

Heal from Postpartum Depression

Left untreated, postpartum depression can worsen and lead to dangerous situations, so the time to consider therapy is now. Luckily, with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified postpartum depression therapist is easy! Start by browsing postnatal experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Priya works with individuals from all cultures and backgrounds who feel dissatisfied or uneasy as an individual or within their relationships.


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Priya works with individuals from all cultures and backgrounds who feel dissatisfied or uneasy as an individual or within their relationships.

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Therapy can be an intimidating process, and our goal is to provide an open, safe environment to help instill support, understanding and empowerment throughout your therapeutic journey.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Anxiety in Relationships
  • Conscious Uncoupling
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  • Functional Anxiety
  • Life Adjustment
  • Postpartum Anxiety
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  • Self-Esteem
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sibling Relationships
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I believe that a strong therapeutic relationship is the foundation of therapy. Together we will uncover how past ways of coping with emotions, experiences, and relationships are no longer effective and together identify healthier coping strategies.


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I believe that a strong therapeutic relationship is the foundation of therapy. Together we will uncover how past ways of coping with emotions, experiences, and relationships are no longer effective and together identify healthier coping strategies.

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I view therapy as a collaborative process and use an integrative therapeutic approach. I believe therapy is an opportunity to recognize and untangle patterns in order to have a healthier relationship with yourself.

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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin
  • Grief
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utilize a strengths-based, trauma-informed, and person-centered style to support you through difficult times. I value modeling what trust and support can look like in your daily life.


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utilize a strengths-based, trauma-informed, and person-centered style to support you through difficult times. I value modeling what trust and support can look like in your daily life.

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I use a balance of listening and open-ended questions to really understand your life experiences. In my approach, I prioritize connection and reasonable expectations as we identify together what sustainable change means for you.

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  • Adolescents
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Work on building the cognitive and behavioral skills required for dealing with current challenges well. If warranted, I will point out blind spots, unrecognized strengths, examples of self-sabotage, and ways in which the past has shaped the present.


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Work on building the cognitive and behavioral skills required for dealing with current challenges well. If warranted, I will point out blind spots, unrecognized strengths, examples of self-sabotage, and ways in which the past has shaped the present.

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I am always ready to present new ways of thinking or concrete guidance should there exist gaps in self-understanding or know-how. My suggestions are never imposed but are presented for you to consider, and I will respect your right of refusal.

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  • Anxiety Management
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
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We begin by building a therapeutic relationship. We will elevate your concerns and adjust based on your personal needs. I don’t start stress or trauma work until we agree on healthy coping techniques for you to use throughout the treatment.


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We begin by building a therapeutic relationship. We will elevate your concerns and adjust based on your personal needs. I don’t start stress or trauma work until we agree on healthy coping techniques for you to use throughout the treatment.

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First, we assess the concerns and develop a plan together. Then we get to know each other through a "therapeutic relationship." Followed by methodically working our way through psychoeducation and mixed modalities to address each concern.

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  • Acute Stress
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  • Depression
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  • LGBTQ+
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  • Trauma
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