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Postpartum Depression Support: Navigating Motherhood in Clarkston & Grand Blanc, MI

Embracing New Life: Understanding Postpartum Depression

The arrival of a new baby is often filled with joy, yet it can also introduce unexpected feelings of sadness, anxiety, and stress for many mothers. Postpartum depression is a prevalent condition that can overshadow this special time. Recognizing the need for support is a brave and vital step toward healing.

Our Compassionate Approach to Postpartum Care

At Giesken Counseling Services, we’re sensitive to the complexities of postpartum depression. Our therapy sessions offer a nurturing space for mothers to voice their emotions, share their stories, and journey toward recovery. With specialized expertise in postpartum mental health, our therapists are your allies during this delicate period.

Identifying Postpartum Depression: Signs and Symptoms

It’s normal to experience mood fluctuations and fatigue after childbirth. However, when these symptoms persist beyond two weeks, they may indicate postpartum depression. Key signs include:

  • Persistent feelings of depression or emptiness

  • Overwhelming guilt, shame, or a sense of inadequacy

  • Intense anxiety or panic

  • Extreme mood swings

  • Diminished interest in usual activities

  • Chronic fatigue or changes in sleep patterns

  • Altered appetite and weight changes

  • Difficulty bonding with your baby

  • Intrusive thoughts of self-harm or harm to your baby

Begin Your Healing with Giesken Counseling Services

Taking the first step toward treatment can be daunting, but you don’t have to do it alone. Giesken Counseling Services is here to support you. Reach out to us to schedule an appointment and start your path to recovery.

Giesken Counseling Services provides in-person and online (virtual) counseling sessions.   Please contact our office today by calling (810) 626-5191 or clicking the link below. 

Let's start working together!

We'd love to help you start your healing journey today!

GCS Team: Postpartum Counseling

Jessica Prevost, LPC

Jessica Prevost, LPC

Jessica counsels teenage girls (14+), young adults, and adults. She specializes in perinatal & postpartum anxiety/depression, anxiety disorders, and more. GCS locations: Clarkston & Grand Blanc, MI.

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