Making the Most of Your PHA Membership

Posted: February 26, 2018 at 12:29 am   /   blog, Featured

Written by Jen Fisher, Membership Chair & Chloe Clasper-Torch, Warmline Chair Last year we made big changes to the Postpartum Health Alliance website, including the membership renewal and listing processes. Our goal for our members is to help you get the most out of your membership with PHA, whether it is through networking opportunities, study […]

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Helpful Tips When Working With Military Families

Posted: January 30, 2018 at 5:24 am   /   blog, Featured

  The following useful tips and insights were shared by a few PHA providers that work with military families.  These important themes and resources are important to consider as we continue our goal of providing well informed and appropriate care to those suffering with PMADs, in this case, the military families that make huge sacrifices […]

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Happy Holidays To You

Posted: December 21, 2017 at 5:03 pm   /   blog

Postpartum Health Alliance San Diego providers, supporters and friends, What an incredible year it has been! As I look back, I do so with profound gratitude and fondness for all that we accomplished as an organization. I feel like such a proud mama gushing on her holiday card about her family’s achievements, as that is […]

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Ask Her.

Posted: November 15, 2017 at 5:50 pm   /   blog

Post by: Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D. Have you ever really sat and deeply listened to a mother who was suffering after the birth of a child? Have you ever heard what she had to say about herself, her new baby, her experience in the world? After years of sitting with and supporting mothers to cope and […]

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Infant Loss Awareness Month: PHA is Here to Help

Posted: October 27, 2017 at 8:11 pm   /   blog, Testimonials

October is Infant Loss Awareness month. We recognize that many moms and families struggle with this heartbreak, and many are suffering in silence. Whether a mother or family has been able to process, share, openly grieve, or has never found the words to talk about it – this is a reminder that our Warmline exists […]

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Happy 20th Birthday PHA!

Posted: September 25, 2017 at 7:24 pm   /   Testimonials

Author: Bethany Warren, LCSW & Board President Happy 20th Birthday to PHA! As I set out to write this piece and pay tribute to our history, our founding members and all of the board members, volunteers and families who have tirelessly worked to support and sustain our organization, I was so lucky to sit down […]

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Interpersonal Psychotherapy: An Interview with Dr. Scott Stuart

Posted: August 25, 2017 at 5:04 pm   /   Featured

AUTHOR: RACHEL RABINOR, LCSW I’m thrilled to share that this September, San Diego’s Postpartum Health Alliance will be offering two trainings in Interpersonal Psychotherapy: IPT Level A, and IPT for Group. I recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Dr. Scott Stuart, the Director of the International Psychotherapy Institute (link: and […]

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How Can We Help Low-Income Families Get Access to Care?

Posted: July 29, 2017 at 6:39 am   /   Featured, Uncategorized

Author: Shelly Tregembo With the passage of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion, California now boasts more than 12 million people insured through the Medi-Cal program– the largest number of insured individuals in our State’s history. And amazingly, finally, these millions of newly-insured Californians have coverage that includes mental health services. As much as […]

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It’s Time to Quit Telling Dads to Support Moms

Posted: June 14, 2017 at 7:43 pm   /   Uncategorized

“She’s going to need a lot of help, so you’ll need to be there to support her with whatever she needs once the baby comes.” I do a lot of clinical work with parents as well as training with “maternal and child mental health” organizations, and I usually end up telling virtually everyone who’ll listen […]

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Chat with a Psychiatrist

Posted: May 31, 2017 at 5:55 pm   /   Uncategorized

By Veronica James, LCSW This month I have the honor of introducing you to Dr. Alison Reminick.   Dr. Reminick is a board-certified psychiatrist  who directs the UCSD Women’s Reproductive Mental Health Program, which helps women manage and recover from anxiety, depression, or other emotional issues during infertility, pregnancy, or the postpartum period.   Dr. Reminick specializes […]

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