Entries by

Renewal 2021 – PSI Video Series

Have you ever wanted to learn more about meditation, mindfulness, yoga and grow your self-care toolbox? If so, PSI will be launching a brand new video series on Facebook and Instagram, that will focus on Renewal and Self-Care topics.  When possible, we will also offer an extended series on Zoom.  Renewal was created as a way for PSI […]


Help us dispel the myth of the “perfect parent” by sharing this information: How parents portray themselves on social media is not always the same as real lived experience. Parenthood is never perfect Parental guilt is very real and is common It’s okay to ask for help. Call PSI’s helpline 1-800-944-4773, or share with a […]

Featured PSI Member: Kelli Brien

Kelli Brien Birth and Postpartum Doula Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator Certified Lactation Specialist Founder of Mahogany Maternity Tell us a little about yourself outside of your work. I’m a wife and mother of 3 children and one grandchild. I enjoy writing poetry and music and latin dancing.  What sparked your interest in maternal mental health? […]

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

This month is a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness about the joys and benefits of breastfeeding. It also allows us to highlight and discuss some of the most common struggles and complications that can arise. We look forward to providing you with beneficial resources throughout the month and would love to hear from you about […]

Featured PSI Member: Jane Honikman

Jane Honikman, MS PSI Founder PSI Advisory Council member Author/Coach/Speaker/Trainer I’m thrilled to be able to interview PSI’s founder! Let’s start by looking back a bit further, before PSI. Your degree was in sociology in 1967. What sparked your interest in sociology?  I majored in sociology because I had an interest in neighborhoods, communities and […]

PSI COVID-19 Resources

We are with you during this time of global pandemic. PSI is strong and ready to help you feel connected, comforted, and able to help you volunteer or provide services for other families. Stay in touch and let us know what you need. Click on any of the services above, or contact us for more information. […]

Featured PSI Member: Silvia Wetherell MIC, PMH-C

Featured PSI Member: Silvia Wetherell MIC, PMH-C Registered Counselor PSI Certification in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH-C) Ph.D. Student: Applied Psychophysiology PSI Volunteer: Singapore Coordinator     Tell us a little about yourself outside of your work.  We are an international family since I am Portuguese, lived in England for 10 years where I met my […]

Friendship for New Mothers

Alexis E. Menken, PhD Clinical Psychologist Montclair, NJ NJ Coordinator/Advisory Council Postpartum Support International They say it takes a village to raise a child, but it also takes a village to truly nurture and sustain a new mother.  Of course, friendships are helpful in every stage of life, but its the emotional bonds formed during […]

Featured PSI Member: Sara Rashid, MA, LCPC

Psychotherapist and Founder, Frame & Shoelace Psychotherapy Tell us a little about yourself outside of your work. I live in Chicago, IL with my husband and two children (ages five and three). In my time away from work, I try to follow the advice I often hear myself issuing to clients: “make space for YOU.” […]

No Parent Alone

Help build the #noparentalone movement with us! Post a photo of yourself, you and your kids, your family or anyone you love and add the hashtag #NoParentAlone, #NoMomAlone, #NoDadAlone and the helpline phone number: 1-800-944-4773. Let your friends know that PSI is here to help, and they are not alone. Here is what to do: […]

Featured PSI Member: Amanda Yeaton-Massey, MD

Amanda Yeaton-Massey, MD Assistant Professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco Tell us a little about yourself outside of your work. Since becoming a mother, most of my time outside of work has been focused on spending time with my two wonderful children. I have an […]


Featured PSI Member: Elizabeth Gillette, MSW, LCSW

Elizabeth Gillette, MSW, LCSW Heirloom Counseling PSI Volunteer: Coordinator (North Carolina Mountains Region / Asheville area) Certificate from PSI in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care Tell us a little about yourself outside of your work. I live in Asheville, North Carolina with my partner and our fur babies, Maia and Mercutio. I […]