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Join the Global Focus on Maternal Mental Health Awareness during May

Up to 20% of pregnant and new mothers experience some form of maternal mental health disorder — that's over 600,000 women every year. One in seven new mothers experience postpartum depression. Maternal mental health disorders can occur either during pregnancy or the postpartum period (together, the perinatal period) and can include depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar mood disorders, PTSD and psychosis. Only 15% of women impacted will receive treatment for a maternal mental… Read More

Dr. Amy Wagner quoted in Chicago Tribune

In advance of Mother's Day, Nneka McGuire asked Amy Wagner, Ph.D., LMFT, ABPP about being a stepmom on the holiday. Read the Article in the Chicago Tribune Read More

Report on the Systemic Therapy Inventory of Change (STIC®) Feedback System

Executive summary Over the past decade, empirical feedback has emerged as a key area of focus for improving clinical outcomes in psychotherapy. Empirical feedback systems collect data from clients and feed it back to therapists to aid in decision making in therapy. Read More

Crossroads of Couple and Family Psychology: A Foundation for Future Real World Practice

Thank you to everyone who made the Crossroads of Couple and Family Psychology conference a success! Read More