Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Postpartum Depression in KW

Wanda Kampijan, Kitchener, ON

Our Place Family Resource and Early Years Centre in Kitchener has collaborated with McMaster University and the Women’s Health Concerns Clinic at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton to conduct a study of a 1-day Cognitive Behavioural Therapy workshop for women with Postpartum Depression.

The workshop will be delivered by Dr. Ryan Van Lieshout, Psychiatrist and author of the Treatment Guidelines for Perinatal Depression, a book produced by Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments. The workshop is part of Dr. Van Lieshout’s continued effort to support mother’s on their postpartum journey.

The 1-day workshop is a free, evidence-based, non-medication treatment for postpartum depression that uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help reduce symptoms.

Moms who have an infant less than 12 months old, who struggle with some depression and who understand and speak English may be eligible for the workshop.

An information session is being held for eligible participants Wednesday March 21st from 6-7pm at Our Place Family Resource and Early Years Centre.

Check out the Events Calendar for details.

If you would like more information, please contact Wanda Kampijian, Family Support Program Supervisor (519-571-1626 x25) at Our Place Family Resource and Early Year’s Centre.

You could also contact Meena Rangan, at

Click here to view the poster: Postpartum Depression Workshop Information Session




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