The Earlier than Child Relationship Checkup w/ Ellen Darling, PhD – Ep 118

The anticipation of getting a child is usually considered a joyous occasion in a pair’s life. But, the transition to parenthood normally includes profound transitions and challenges within the {couples}’ intimate relationship. Additional complicating issues, the perinatal interval is when girls are most weak to temper and anxiousness issues, with perinatal melancholy being the primary medical complication of the postpartum period. Fortunately, a quick intervention has been developed to strengthen {couples}’ relationships known as The Earlier than Child Relationship Checkup. It’s supplied throughout being pregnant to assist ease the transition to parenthood and scale back the chance of perinatal temper issues. We’re enthusiastic about this new service for brand spanking new moms and are “chick chatting” with Dr. Ellen Darling to study extra.

Who’s Ellen Darling, PhD?

Dr. Ellen Darling is a medical psychologist in Windfall, RI, specializing in {couples} remedy, younger grownup psychological well being, and perinatal psychological well being. She holds a PhD from Clark College, the place she educated on the Middle for {Couples} and Household Analysis. Dr. Darling is enthusiastic about guiding {couples} by challenges, together with intimacy difficulties, alienation, communication impasses, power battle, infidelity, parenthood points, and different intervals of transition. She practices Integrative Behavioral Couple Remedy (IBCT), an evidence-based strategy that identifies patterns that maintain companions disconnected and, in doing so, presents new potentialities for empathy and alter.

What Did We Focus on?

We chat with Ellen in regards to the Earlier than Child Relationship Checkup on this episode. This checkup is a {couples} intervention particularly designed to handle maternal psychological well being by screening pregnant girls for early detection and reducing main threat components. Listed below are a number of of the questions that we lined:

  • What’s perinatal depression, and why don’t we hear a lot about it?
  • What are a few of the threat components for perinatal melancholy?
  • If untreated, what are the dangers past being pregnant for a girl with perinatal melancholy?
  • How does a relationship play an element in maternal psychological well being?
  • Inform us in regards to the Earlier than Child Relationship Checkup. What’s it, and why do pregnant girls have to learn about it?
  • What does the connection intervention include?
  • How are the outcomes of the checkup addressed, and what are the subsequent steps?
  • How can {couples} profit from collaborating in a Earlier than Child Relationship Checkup?
  • Why is early detection vital in terms of maternal psychological well being?
  • What can {couples} do to strengthen their relationship earlier than having a child?
  • How can a partner assist a mom experiencing perinatal or postpartum depression?

Ellen’s Assets

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