Post Partum Depression Counselors Boulder City NV

Local resource for post partum depression counselors in Boulder City, NV. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to cognitive therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychotherapy, postpartum stress handling, talk therapy, solution-focused therapy, and postpartum therapy, as well as advice and content on coping with baby blues.

Ms. Terri Merz
Terri Merz, M.F.T.
(702) 892-0511
2840 East Flamingo Road Suite B
Las Vegas, NV
Credentials
Credentials: M.F.T.
Licensed in Nevada
23 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Trauma/PTSD
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59)

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Nicole Williams
(702) 530-8799
8540 South Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV
Services
Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Problem Related to Abuse or Neglect (e.g., domestic violence, child abuse), Psychoeducational Evaluation
Ages Served
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Bryn Mawr Col
Credentialed Since: 2009-07-28

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Mrs. Brelan S Armstrong
(702) 551-9203
220 E. Horizon Dr. Suite G
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Trauma and PTSD, Relationship Issues, Depression, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: Master''s Degree Social Work
Year of Graduation: 2004
Years In Practice: 6 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children
Average Cost
$80 - $100
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Stress Management Center of Nevada
(702) 551-6283
Stress Management Center of Nevada601 Whitney Ranch
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Addiction, Depression
Qualification
School: University of Florida
Year of Graduation: 1975
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No

Stephanie Cartwright
(702) 551-2198
600 Whitney Ranch Drive
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Depression, Relationship Issues, Child or Adolescent, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Minnesota
Year of Graduation: 2001
Years In Practice: 9 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults
Average Cost
$50 - $80
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

Cynthia Schmidt
(702) 530-1141
8275 S. Eastern Ave
Las Vegas, NV
Services
Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Behavioral Health Intervention involving Life Threatening/Terminal Disease, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender Issues
Ages Served
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Connecticut
Credentialed Since: 2009-11-16

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Mr. Gerald Earl
Veterans Affairs
(702) 636-6323
3131 East LaCanada
Las Vegas, NV
Credentials
Credentials: MSSW, LCSW, ACSW, BCD
Licensed in Nevada
32 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Depression, Grief/Loss, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions, Anger Management, Men's Issues
Populations Served
Military/Veterans, Alzheimer's, Caregivers
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Ms. Tami Applegate-Espinoza
(702) 776-9281 x227
220 East Horizon Drive, Suite G
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Loss or Grief, Depression, Trauma and PTSD, Thinking Disorders
Qualification
School: California State University, Fullerton
Year of Graduation: 1991
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children,Elders
Average Cost
$80 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna PPO

Annise Prewitt
(702) 570-3106
600 Whitney Ranch Drive
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Trauma and PTSD, Depression, Child or Adolescent, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Washington
Year of Graduation: 1996
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$60 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Mrs. Tracy Lanners
(702) 570-0281
Life Counseling & Consulting Services, LLC9017 South Pecos Road
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Divorce, Parenting, Depression, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Nevada Las Vegas
Year of Graduation: 2003
Years In Practice: 3 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Elders
Average Cost
$110 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

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Women who Exercise Can Decrease Risk for Postpartum Depression

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A new study suggests that women who stay active and are more positive about their changing shapes might protect themselves from depression both during and after pregnancy.

 “Our study supports the psychological benefits of exercise to improve body image and lessen depressive symptoms,” said lead study author Danielle Symons Downs, Ph.D., associate professor of kinesiology and obstetrics and gynecology at Penn State University.

Downs and colleagues surveyed 230 Pennsylvania women throughout pregnancy and the postpartum period about their symptoms of depression , exercise habits and feelings about weight, appearance and other aspects of body image. Their findings appear in the August 2008 issue of the journal Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

As expected and consistent with previous research, women who experienced depressive symptoms early in pregnancy tended to report later pregnancy and postpartum depression , the authors found.

What is new, though, are the findings about the role of body image and exercise behavior in relation to pregnancy and postpartum depressive symptoms. Women who experienced higher levels of depression symptoms also reported less satisfaction with their appearance throughout the trimesters of pregnancy.

“If someone is depressed and not very happy with how their body looks, especially with regard to the physical changes that occur during pregnancy, it can influence depression later on,” Downs said.

Women who reported more depressive symptoms during the first trimester tended to engage in less exercise behavior in early pregnancy. In addition, women who exercised more prior to their pregnancy had greater body satisfaction during the second and third trimesters and less depressive symptoms in the second trimester, which suggests that avid pre-pregnancy exercise might protect women from negative depressive symptoms and body dissatisfaction during mid-to-late pregnancy, Downs said.

“There is no question that pregnant women, in consultation with their health care providers, should try to maintain a regular and moderate exercise regimen,” said Michael O’Hara, Ph.D., professor of psychology at the University of Iowa.

However, O’Hara said that the study design — especially the classification of exercise frequency and intensity and the arbitrary cut-offs used to classify women — “did not give a strong endorsement for the protective effects of exercise during pregnancy, at least with regard to depression.”

Beginners should take it easy when exercising, he advises: Women could keep up with what they were doing beforehand physically, but they should not go all-out during pregnancy if they were sedentary before.

“There is increasing evidence t...

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