Resilient Moms

Resilient Moms
Every Tuesday, from 10/15/2019 to 11/19/2019, 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Community Presbyterian Church, 222 W El Pintado Rd, Danville, CA US 94526
Cost: $35.00

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Resilient Moms - “Welcoming Baby, Embracing the Unexpected”

A Support Group for Moms with Postpartum Depression integrated with Dialectical Behavior skills.

Tuesday Mornings, 9:45 am to 11:30 am  

Childcare Available (space is limited)

Fee: $35 per session, childcare $10/child/week

Contact Jeanne James, LMFT for more information – 510.703.2653

This support group provides a safe place to be real and to learn practical skills to manage the struggles of day-to-day care of an infant. Moms practice the DBT skills of mindfulness, self-compassion and other emotion regulation skills to embrace and accept, without judgment, the unexpected reality of mothering with depression and anxiety. Become the resilient, compassionate, and capable mom you long to be – There is hope!

October 15 - Session One: The Birth of a Mother                                                                                    

“Balancing acceptance with the necessity of adapting to change”

October 22 - Session Two: Understanding Postpartum Depression and Anxiety                             

Emotion regulation balanced by emotion acceptance”

 October 29 - Session Three:  Motherhood Myths and the Meaning We Make of Them                           

“What if you stopped striving for perfection and accepted what is real?”

November 5 - Session Four: Steps to Wellness & Plans for Action                                                              

Self-efficacy balanced with asking for help”

November 12 - Session Five: Transitioning From Partners to Parents                                                           

“Care of Others balanced with care of self”

November 19 - Session Six: Re-Engagement with Work and Community              

Maintaining connection while engaging new challenges”

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