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Ann Dunnewold, PhD

Ann Dunnewold, PhD

Past PSI President



Dallas, Texas,


Ann L. Dunnewold, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist specializing in women’s mental health issues related to reproductive function. In independent practice in Dallas, Texas, Ann has provided training and consultation to health systems and professionals on postpartum mood disorders for more than fifteen years. She has been featured as an expert in numerous national television/radio broadcasts and print stories. Ann is also a consultant appearing in “Postpartum Emotions: The Blues and Beyond”, which airs in many hospital systems over the Lamaze/Newborn Channel. With Diane Sanford, PhD, Ann is co-author of Postpartum Survival Guide, originally published in 1994 and updated in 2009 as Life Will Never Be the Same: Surviving the Ups and Downs of Pregnancy and Postpartum. She is author of Even June Cleaver Would Forget the Juice Box: Cut Yourself Some Slack (and Still Raise Great Kids) in the Age of Extreme Parenting, as well as two other titles on postpartum mental health. Ann served as president of Postpartum Support International from 1996-1998, and played an instrumental role in the original design and content of PSI’s course on postpartum mood disorders. A graduate of The Ohio State University, she was honored as the 2008 recipient of the Jane Honikman Award for her commitment to postpartum women and their families.

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