Jun 27, 2016
Executive Director of Postpartum Support International, Dr. Wendy Davis!!! Wendy shares some of her personal story and how she came to specialize in perinatal mental health. We also discuss all of the amazing working parts of Postpartum Support International, including the training certifications, advocacy, volunteer opportunities, group support, phone support and much more! Wendy Davis, PhD, has a counseling and consulting practice in Portland, specializing in pregnancy, birth, and postpartum mental health. She is the Executive Director for Postpartum Support International (PSI) www.postpartum.net, where she coordinates PSI services, programs, and 300 U.S. and International Support Volunteers. Wendy is the Founding Director of Baby Blues Connection www.babybluesconnection.org, Oregon’s first perinatal mental health support organization, and now serves as their clinical advisor and volunteer training consultant. She chaired Oregon's Maternal Mental Health Workgroup convened by legislation in 2009, and the subsequent committee that wrote Oregon’s Maternal Mental Health Patient and Provider Education Act in 2011. She is a founding member of the National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health, and consults to community, clinical, and public health systems. She is dedicated to improving public awareness and provider capacity to increase resources for pregnant, post-loss, and postpartum families.
Postpartum Support International Warm-line 1-800-944-4773
PSI Website www.postpartum.net
PSI Get Help, link to national and international support http://www.postpartum.net/get-help/locations/