Postpartum Support Charleston provides this list simply as a starting point for treatment and does not endorse any of these health care providers. Please do your own research.
Charleston Area Counselors and Therapists
Dr. Risa Byars in Mount Pleasant, 843-769-0444
Dr. Ric Fermo of East Cooper Psychiatric Solutions, 843-856-6998
Jessica Gregg, MA, MSEd, LPCI, 843-323-0693
Dr. Andrea Hawk of East Cooper Psychiatric Associates, 843-324-5503
Beth Keyserling-Kramer LPC, LMFT of Transitions Counseling, 843-810-8647
Dr. Piave Lake of East Cooper Psychiatric Associates, 843-881-6616
Barbara Wagner of East Cooper Psychiatric Solutions, 843-856-6998
Lynne Galbally MA LPC, 843-437-2845
Gervase Kolmos, life coach, Shiny.Happy.Human, 843-850-6034
LeAnn Gardner, LISW-CP, MDiv, 843-800-0303
Charleston Area Expecting and New Parent Resources
Jesica Miller RN, IBCLC, RLC, lactation consultant, Learn Latch and Love, 803-517-7841
Danica Todd, Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula; Licensed Massage Therapist, Yoga, Pilates, Group Educational Classes all specializing in the Childbearing Year, 843.826.0660
Websites, Support Groups and PPD Organizations
PPD Chicago Hotline, 866-364-6667 (Counselors available, 24 hours)
PPD Survivor – A blog by a mother of four who survived PPD and now speaks out to spread awareness.
La Leche League Charleston (Naomi Hambleton – Charleston leader and South Carolina Area Professional Liaison)
A supportive community also exists on Twitter. Search for #ppdchat to connect with other moms and resources. Also, follow Postpartum Support Charleston on Twitter at @ppdsupportchs.
Beyond the Blues: Prenatal and Postpartum Depression – A Treatment Manual
Shoshanna S. Bennett, Ph.D., and Pec Indman, Ed.D., MFT
Conquering Postpartum Depression: A Proven Plan for Recovery
Ronald Rosenberg, James Windell and Deborah Greening
Overcoming Postpartum Depression and Anxiety
Postpartum Survival Guide
Ann Dunnewold, Ph.D., and Diane G. Sanford, Ph.D.
The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression
Karen Kleiman, M.S.W.
This Isn’t What I Expected
Karen Kleiman, M.S.W., and Valerie D. Raskin, M.D.
Back to You
Down Came the Rain
The Lifter of My Head
Living Beyond Postpartum Depression
South Carolina Resources
The Postpartum Support Group of the Upstate meets the first Thursday of every month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Baby Impressions, 11-D Barkingham Lane in Greenville. For information, visit Care for Mom.
We are continually adding to our list of resources. Please contact us if you have suggestions for PPD resources. We also have medical professionals and PPD survivors available to speak to your group, organization or event about PPD.