Paige Bellenbaum, LMSW
 

Degree  

LMSW 
 

Title

Program Director, The Motherhood Center of New York
205 Lexington Avenue @32nd Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10016
 

Description of Practice/Services Offered

At The Motherhood Center, we provide supportive services for new and expecting mothers, including a range of treatment options for women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs).
Whether a woman is looking for a new moms support group, lactation consultation, individual therapy or more intensive wrap-around services to help her feel better,The Motherhood Center offers something for every woman making the transition to parenthood. 
 

Classes and Education

  • What to expect during pregnancy
  • Preparation for parenthood
  • Transition to motherhood
  • Infant bonding and attachment
  • Sleep Settling 
 

Day Program

  • Daily individual therapy
  • Daily group therapy sessions
  • Mother-infant therapy
  • Medication management
  • Education and support for family members 
 

Areas off Research

Effectiveness of the Day Program mitigating PMAD symptoms for new and expecting mothers.
 

Professional Education

Columbia University School of Social Work
 

Credentials/Board Certification

LMSW
 

Publications/Media

  • City Limits, January 3, 2017
    http://citylimits.org/2017/01/03/inside-nycs-effort-to-fight-depression-after-childbirth/
  • The Today Show, May 25, 2016
    http://www.today.com/video/these-women-are-working-to-break-mental-health-stereotypes-692553283947
  • San Jose Mercury News, May 12, 2016
    http://www.mercurynews.com/health/ci_29884335/postpartum-depression-advocate-didnt-get-help-until-she
  • Women’s Health Magazine, April 19, 2016
    http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/paige-bellenbaum-postpartum-depression
  • PBS Newshour, January 27, 2016
    http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/postpartum-mom-says-depression-screening-would-have-made-all-the-difference/ 
  • NPR, November 1, 2015
    http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/11/01/453618924/know-the-signs-for-some-post-pregnancy-is-anything-but-magical 
  • Brooklyn Borough Hall Press Conference – May 26, 2015
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yU1aXEqBU5I 
  • Wall Street Journal, May 25, 2015
    http://www.wsj.com/articles/law-spurs-interest-in-helping-new-moms-deal-with-depression-1432595733 
  • Seleni Institute, May 23, 2014
    https://www.seleni.org/about/news/pushing-for-universal-screening-for-postpartum-depression 
  • Brooklyn Daily Eagle, December 19, 2013
    http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/brooklyn-mom-mad-gov-cuomo-vetoing-key-health-bill-2013-12-20-133000 
  • Syracuse News, December 16, 2013
    http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/mother_who_wanted_to_kill_herself_helped_craft_new_postpartum_depression_law.html 
 

_ Contact_____________________________________________________________________


Phone: 212-335-0034 
Appointment Scheduling:  Call to make an appointment
Office Hours: 9AM – 5PM
Insurances Accepted:All insurances including Medicaid