Pregnancy, Birth & Postnatal
Therapy, Counselling & Support
Looking for one to one support with your mental health for pre-conception, pregnancy, birth and postnatally?
If you are trying to, having or have, a baby. There is just so much to mentally process.
Unexpected results, stress and anxiety, difficult relationships, financial worries, old memories, raging hormones, feeling depressed, fear, physical conditions etc…
Any of these obstacles to mental wellbeing can lessen your enjoyment of this special time.
My role is to guide you through this exciting and often overwhelming time. Because, when you have a safe space to overcome your mental challenges. You can get on and enjoy the experience of having your baby without quite so much worry.
And, it’s not just mothers who suffer with stress and anxiety in pregnancy. Change to the family unit or you relationship can bring its own mental challenges for your partner. Relationship counselling can help both of you adjust to the growing situation and see it from all perspectives.
Counselling and therapy for pregnancy related mental health can be provided locally in Beaconsfield, Gerrards Cross, Marlow, Amersham, Berkhamsted and nearby locations.
If you live in London I can meet you in Great Portland Street and Mayfair. Other locations and international clients we can meet online using Skype or similar.
Maternal Mental Health & Pregnancy Support
- Initial one to one £299
Friendly and relaxed first appointment where we explore your concerns, fears, hopes and dreams. Together we will agree and put in place an initial plan to manage and overcome your challenges and put you in a frame of mind to enjoy your pregnancy, birth and postnatal mothermind. Frank discussion about any current medications you are taking and if needed I will make a referral to appropriate health professional for you to change or tailor your prescription. Book for an unhurried one to one session with me. In person or online to suit.
- Follow up session 60 Mins £150
Talking therapy and counselling to review, maintain and progress check initial plan. Identify new issues and make additional plan. One to one 60 minute session in person or online to suit.
- Follow up session 30 mins £85
Talking therapy and progress check to maintain and tailor initial plan.
- Telephone appointments £120
Weekly check in by phone, sharing the cheerleading with your birth partner. I'll call you to see how you are doing, keeping you motivated with encouragement and good advice. Price is for one call per week for a month.
- Pre-conception planning £300
Discuss plans and concerns for getting pregnant. Together we will make a preconception strategy plan and address any mental blocks that may be holding you back. Frank discussion about any current medications you are taking and if needed I will make you a referral to appropriate health professional to change or tailor your prescription.
- Birth Planning £300
In this unhurried session we will fully discuss birth options in detail, identifying and highlighting specific strategies and realistic wishes to protect mental health. Plan written up to give to obstetrician, midwives and carers involved in birth and if needed referrals made to medical health professionals. Fathers and birth partners welcome to attend.
- Hypnotherapy £140
Using a deep trance state to benefit and reduce the symptoms of phobia, anxiety, ptsd, ocd, addictions and pain. Build confidence and ability to relax deeply and draw on the resource of self hypnosis during birth. Sessions available for mother, father and birth partners.
- Vitamin B12 injections from £35
Boost your levels of vitamin b12, an essential vitamin for mental health, energy. Safe administration and many benefits for pre-conception, pregnancy and postnatal client.
- Birth partner £2400
If you and your partner like the idea of experienced calm support during your birth I can be present as your birth partner. I can provide emotional and structured support during your birth, advocating your wishes and keeping a watchful eye over you and baby. As a birth attendant I am similar to doula services but have the additional benefit of being an experienced midwife having overseen hundreds of births. I will be your eyes and ears to translate anything you do not understand and convey in medical talk your wishes if you feel you are not being heard. Or, vice versa, if there is something being said for your and baby's safety and you are confused about the reasoning, I can explain this to you clearly amidst the sometimes chaotic environment of a delivery room.
- Antenatal / Postnatal Check £50
Local clients only. Physical observations and wellness check. Assessment of fetal heart rate and position at appropriate gestation. Advice on common physical complaints and referral to health professional when needed.Postnatal healing assessment for mother. Physical observation and wellness check for mother and baby.
To book or discuss any of the above please fill out your details below giving me a brief overview of your requirements and your location. Please include your telephone number if you would like me to call you.