If you think you have postnatal depression, it may help you to talk to a therapist. Here's a selection of the verified and qualified therapists on PlusGuidance who can help you identify and work with you to overcome this. Most of them offer consultations.
Feeling tearful, down and sad
Lacking energy, feeling tired, problems sleeping
Problems concentrating and making decisions
Loss of interest in the world and things you previously found enjoyable
Withdrawing from others and social activities
Scary thoughts, e.g. about hurting your child
Problems bonding with your baby
Feeling you're unable to bond with your baby
Feeling shameful about your depression, blaming yourself for it
Appetite loss or decrease
Thoughts about self-harm or suicide
Combination of hallucinations, delusions and mood swings between depression and elation.
Condition with persistent or sudden obsessions you relieve temporarily through compulsive actions.
Long-term, recurring anxiety where you worry persistently about several areas of your life.
Anxiety disorder where you have recurring panic attacks arising out of the blue.
Intense anxiety and fear of social situations, making you avoid interactions with others.
Involves flashbacks, panic attacks, anxiety and the tendency to avoid painful reminders of trauma.
"I had some consultations and then found the therapist I’m now working successfully with. PlusGuidance is giving people opportunities that just haven’t existed before - a new way to approach mental health treatment."
If what we describe above sounds like you, it may be worth talking to a qualified therapist that can help you work your way through this. PlusGuidance is a convenient way to get access to the right therapist for you. The website has a broad list of therapists specialising in postnatal depression and other challenges so you’re bound to find the right one for you.
PlusGuidance also offers you four ways to have sessions with your preferred therapist: Online video, voice calls, messaging or in-person at the therapist's office. All online communications are secure and comply with the highest standards of data protection.
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