a postpartum support group to explore your emotions, share daily challenges and feel less alone in motherhood
Postpartum support group
For moms up to 1 year postpartum who are ready to go from feeling lonely and overwhelmed to connected and understood.
if this sounds like you:
Lonely for adult interaction or feeling isolated from your support group
Loving your baby while being surprised at how hard motherhood is
Trying to balance showering or caring for yourself while being with your baby 24/7
Nervous to leave your baby in someone else's care
Our Postpartum Support Group is the most effective way to take you from isolated and emotionally exhausted to:
Feeling like a normal person again and not a zombie
Understanding why feeling guilty actually ISN'T the answer and how you can learn to take care of yourself without sacrificing time with baby
Sharing your daily ups and downs with other postpartum moms
Getting support and social interaction during the day while in the comfort of your home
You CAN have a better tomorrow!
Meet our Postpartum Support Group facilitators!
We are Kristen Dammer and Pansy Ayala, maternal mental health specialists. We help postpartum women like you go from feeling alone and overwhelmed to being supported through connections with others so you can relax and enjoy this special time with your baby.
What to Expect from the Postpartum Support Group:
We limit the number of members in the Postpartum Support Group small to up to 6 people per group. By doing this, we ensure you get the most out of your group experience. This also gives you a chance to get to know the other group members more extensively.
This Postpartum Support Group is not a drop-in group. Each week, you will see the same group members in your group. We do this to help facilitate more meaningful connections amongst members, which helps you feel less alone.
meets every other week:
The Postpartum Support Group meets every other week and is ongoing. You are able to stay in the group for as long as it's helpful for you. However, we believe that you will get the most benefit from the group by committing to attending a minimum of 10-12 sessions. And, some group members find such benefit they stay in our groups for a year or longer!
We are able to maintain a positive and supportive group atmosphere for everyone in our Postpartum Support Group. Join together and talk with others who understand what you're going through! Various topics of discussion may include how to do your own self-care, returning to work, baby development concerns, feeding issues, sharing resources for postpartum care, and more.
The Postpartum Support Group is an online group. On the day of your group session you'll be sent a login link, and all you need to do to join is to click the link. Our online groups offer the flexibility you need while making it easy to join the group from the comfort of your own home. Bring your baby or join while baby naps! Make sure to ensure you have a safe and confidential space to join the group session.
Still Unsure about a Postpartum Support group?
It's understandable that you're unsure about joining a group. Telling your story to a group of relative strangers can be intimidating! Just so you know, it's quite normal to have anxiety about joining a group. You aren't the only one feeling this way. Pushing yourself just a bit outside your comfort level can actually create better treatment results for you. Research shows that group counseling works just as well as individual counseling, including for postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety. For more information on this, read our blog Support Groups in Denver - Are They Effective?
If you're still unsure how the Postpartum Support Group can help you, we recommend contacting us for a free 20-minute phone consultation. Our caring Scheduling Coordinator will answer all your questions, help you figure out if this group is a good fit for your needs, or if individual counseling is also recommended.
Some benefits of group counseling at Catalyss Counseling include not feeling so alone in your struggles, connecting with other new moms when you're feeling so isolated, and picking up tips on how to manage your moods after having a baby. We know it's hard to join a group, especially now. But it's worth considering and we know you can do it!
Other therapy services offered by catalyss counseling:
Group counseling as a postpartum mom through our Postpartum Support Group is a great way to get support as you transition to motherhood. But we know that sometimes, you may want individual counseling too, and we want to meet all your counseling needs throughout Colorado. Our experienced therapists also provide online counseling, anxiety treatment, depression counseling, grief and loss therapy, caregiver stress, and more. Our therapists also specialize in trauma and PTSD, EMDR for Trauma, pregnancy, postpartum depression and anxiety, birth trauma, and pregnancy loss. We also provide clinical supervision for therapists! We look forward to connecting with you to start your journey towards healing today.