This book is a hands-on guide for facilitating treatment of anxiety and depression during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Readers will learn about why anxiety and related difficulties can increase during pregnancy and the postpartum period, the critical roles that thoughts and behaviors play in maintaining symptoms, and how to apply practical cognitive and behavioral strategies to reduce distress and increase coping skills. Chapters are integrated with the latest research, and clinicians and individuals alike are presented with customizable cognitive behavioral therapy-based handouts, exercises, and worksheets proven to meet the unique needs of the perinatal population.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
part I|3 pages
Anxiety and Depression During Pregnancy and Beyond
part II|2 pages
CBT for Anxiety and Depression
part III|2 pages
Other Approaches to Enhance Well-Being