Postpartum Intensive Outpatient Program

Maternal Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program

Mothers and babies meet three days a week for three hours a day.  Group, individual, and parenting partner sessions are offered with a structured curriculum and time for mothers to connect with others experiencing similar difficulties. Our Licensed Clinical Social Worker, certified by Postpartum Support International, conducts each session centered on processing and skills building.  Serenity sets itself apart using the evidence-based treatment that equips mothers with the right skills to manage symptoms at home, and improve the family relationships.

Our Postpartum Program is Built Around Our Clients Needs

Who qualifies as an outpatient participant? After the initial intake assessment with our clinical staff – those who are experiencing any of the below symptoms to the point of disrupting life routines fit best into our program.  Each individual needs different treatment.  Our Clinical Director will assist you in building the best treatment plan possible.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Loss of Interest in Things
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Having Feelings of Hopelessness
  • Isolating
  • Excessive Worrying
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Suicidal Thoughts

What to Expect From Our Mother-infant Outpatient Postpartum Program

At our outpatient postpartum center, clients will experience the tailored blend of therapeutic education and process groups combined with individual therapy, and parenting partner sessions, providing the proper support and tools to assist the recovering person to manage their mental health while continuing to live a full life.

Treatment Modalities and Medication Management

Dialectical-Behavior Therapy and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy are both used to address perinatal mood and anxiety disorders while our Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners support the patients through ongoing medication management during their stay.  The combination of appropriate medication and evidence-based treatment has proven to be the best support for recovery.

Program Goals

  • Coping Skills
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Mindfulness / Relaxation
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Improved Attachment
  • Emotional Support

Anyone can make a referral, if you or a loved one is showing signs of postpartum depression, then call us now (801) 984-0184.