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Holistic Health of the Mind: Fertility, Postpartum and Partnership

Dr Allison Schwartz will be approaching women's psychological health from a holistic perspective that incorporates mind and body.
Our focus will be on postpartum and fertility issues that affect many women but also partners. We will come away knowing the value of psychology when dealing with depression or baby blues and what the difference is of both. Bring your mama friends!

$20 Suggested Donation or Pay What You Can

Athleta Studio NYC -- 18th Street & 5th Avenue

Allison Schwartz, Psy.D, is a clinical psychologist specializing in adult and late adolescent psychotherapy. Dr. Schwartz has a B.A. in Art History from Oberlin College, received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, and did her postdoctoral training at the Karen Horney Clinic (in affiliation with the American Institute for Psychoanalysis).

Dr. Schwartz completed her internship at the Manhattan V.A. Hospital, where she received extensive training in the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as well as a broad spectrum of other clinical issues including addiction, depression, anxiety, sleep, and adjustment disorders. Prior to internship, Dr. Schwartz received year-long trainings at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis Externship Program, St. Luke’s–Roosevelt Hospital (now Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s) Women’s Health Project (a clinic that specialized in treating PTSD and addiction), and Brooklyn College’s Counseling Center. Across these settings, Dr. Schwartz has had the wonderful opportunity to work with clients of varying ages, ethnicities, religions and sexual orientations, providing her great familiarity and comfort working with people from all backgrounds.

In her private practice, Dr. Schwartz has a special interest in working with women’s issues, particularly pertaining to struggles with fertility, pregnancy, the birthing experience, motherhood, and work/family balance. This interest continues to inform her psychotherapeutic work given the relevance of these challenges for so many women today.