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First Friday Forum: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: What All Clinicians Need To Know
Friday, January 07, 2022, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Category: First Friday Forum (CE)

First Friday Forum: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: What All Clinicians Need To Know

Friday, January 7, 2022

This program will be held virtually via Zoom. Details with instruction on how to view the webinar will be sent to all registrants the day before the program (1/6).

Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT

Friday Forums are cosponsored with the Metropolitan State University Psychology Department.

About the Program:

This program qualifies for 3.0 continuing education credits.

One in five new moms and one in ten new dads will develop clinically sufficient levels of depression and/or anxiety. In this training, Dr. Gabrielle Mauren will give you a thorough introduction to Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders to better equip you  to assist your clients during times of life transition and/or reproductive challenges.

Participants will be able to:
1. Recognize the symptoms and diagnostic differentials for the range of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, (e.g., baby blues, depression, anxiety, trauma, and psychosis).
2. Describe risk and contributing factors for developing Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
3. Explain the treatment options for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, including empirically supported psychotherapy models.

About the Presenter:

Gabrielle Mauren, Ph.D., LP, is a psychologist and developer of the award-winning Reproductive Mental Health Program at Park Nicollet Health Services in Minnesota. She did her undergraduate studies, graduate studies, and postgraduate fellowship in Counseling Psychology at the University of Iowa, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Pennsylvania. She has been a featured speaker at local, national, and international conferences, and a contributor to articles on the topic of perinatal mental health. Gabrielle is passionate about helping parents to overcome psychological challenges of parenting and find the joy in making a family. 

The speaker has indicated the following conflict of interest:

The book, Myself Again: The PARENTS Postpartum Survival Guide, co-authored by Michelle Wiersgalla and Gabrielle Mauren was published by Praeclarus Press in November, 2021.


The Minnesota Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Minnesota Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

ACCESSIBILITY ACCOMMODATIONS:  If you need disability related accommodations to make this event accessible, please contact the Metropolitan State University Center for Accessibility Resources, 651-793-1549, or [email protected]


Registration Pricing:

Member Type MPA Member Non-Member Student Retired-Member (No CE credit)
Fee $60 $95 $15               $30


*Retired members have the option to pay the regular member rate to receive CE credit or take advantage of the discounted price with no CE.

MPA wants all members to have access to quality CE opportunities. If you are an MPA member and due to COVID-19 you are unable to work full time and can’t pay the full registration fee, please contact [email protected] to make other arrangements with staff.

Registration is now closed.

Click here to view and download a PDF program flyer and registration form.