The Perinatal Project
ABOUT US

ABOUT US

All Perinatal Project clinicians have advanced training in working with adolescents and adults, allowing us to correctly diagnose both common and difficult-to-identify disorders. Our specialties include perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs), premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), anxiety, depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and bipolar.

Treatment begins with an initial evaluation and recommendations, which often combine psychotherapy and medication for complete care, as well as exercise and relaxation techniques. Psychotherapy may include individual, group or family therapy to enhance understanding and improve relationships. We also take time to educate patients about the consequences of hormonal imbalances, poor nutrition and other factors that may worsen physical or emotional ailments.

We consider all aspects of a person’s life, partnering with primary care physicians, schools and other clinicians to coordinate care. Since the patient’s situation often impacts those around them, we provide support for family members as well. This often involves educating them about mental illness and teaching them how to work with the patient to overcome relationship and communication challenges.

We accept Both Blue Cross Blue Sheild PPO and Cigna PPO insurance plans.

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Our Services

We offer services for perimenstrual, perinatal, and perimenopausal stages of a woman’s life

Treatment begins with an initial evaluation by one of our experienced providers. Recommendations may include therapy or medication evaluation and management.

What is therapy?

Therapeutic treatment begins with an initial evaluation and recommendations, which often combine psychotherapy and medication for complete care, as well as specific exercise and relaxation techniques. Psychotherapy may include individual, group, or play therapy along with family involvement to enhance understanding and improve relationships.
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What is medication management?

Medication management is a method of engaging with patients and caregivers to create a complete, accurate medication list, which is the foundation for addressing medication problems. It aims to ensure the health of individuals and manage their health care costs. Medication management can also result in less money being spent on emergency room visits and hospital stays, as well as reduced illnesses and deaths due to medication noncompliance or negative drug interactions.


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Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

You are not alone. Up to 20% of new mothers suffer from perinatal mood and/or anxiety disorders.“Normal Baby Blues” will subside within 1-2 weeks. This affects 80% of new mothers. Many women cry easily or feel stressed following the birth of a baby. However, some women experience a more intense sadness that doesn’t go away. If this lasts for more than a couple of weeks, you may have postpartum depression.
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What is TMS?

TMS or transcranial magnetic stimulation is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain and improve symptoms of depression. TMS is typically used when other depression treatments fail. TMS treatment often involves delivering repetitive magnetic pulses, known as repetitive TMS or rTMS.


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What is telepsychiatry?

Telepsychiatry is the application of telemedicine to the field of psychiatry. It is the delivery of psychiatric assessment and care using telecommunications technology, such as videoconferencing to provide health care from a distance.
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Our focus is on helping patients maximize their strengths to lessen the impact of stress in their lives. At The perinatal project, We Emphasize Results.

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This Contact Form is for New Patients only. If you have a medication refill request or question, please call our office directly. If you have an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.