Shoshana Bennett, PhD
After two life-threatening bouts of postpartum illness, Dr. Shoshana Bennett helped pioneer the field of maternal mental health. She founded Postpartum Assistance for Mothers in 1987, became president of California’s state organization Postpartum Health Alliance, and then served as President of Postpartum Support International. Dr. Shosh is the author of Children of the Depressed, Postpartum Depression for Dummies, Pregnant on Prozac, and is co-author of Beyond the Blues: Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression & Anxiety. She is the creator of the app PPD Gone!, and is an executive producer of the documentary, Dark Side of The Full Moon. She recently co-founded the Postpartum Action Institute, committed to promoting parental health. To date, she has helped over 20,000 new moms and dads around the world through private consultations, tele-classes, conferences, webinars, and support groups. Reach her at www.DrShosh.com.