Perinatal Mental Health Resources

The following care providers specialize in perintatal and/or postpartum care. This is not an exhaustive list of providers nor an endorsement of any particular provider. When seeking support we recommend that you consult your primary care physician, obstetrician/midwife and/or pediatrician.

If you are worried about harming yourself, your baby, or someone else, please call 911 right now, or text HOME to 741741.

This list was last updated: May 2021

Berkshire County

Jennifer Flynn Bernard
Counselor, MA, LMHC
311 Main St
Williamstown
413-397-2332
 
Margo Davis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
420 Stockbridge Road, Suite 5
Great Barrington
413-216-2048
 
Kari Lisa Dupuis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LICSW
22 Gordon Street
Pittsfield
413-429-4374
 
Clinical & Support Options
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic
877 South St., Suite 200, Pittsfield
413-236-5656 walk-ins welcome
 
Ann L Greenbaum-Mucia
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
10 Wendell Ave Extension Suite 6
Pittsfield
413-556-7386
 
Sarah Jackson
Licensed Psychoanalyst, MFA, MA, LP, Jungian Analyst
500 Main St, Suite #5
Great Barrington
413-992-6479
 
Hannah JP Keator
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, ACSW
45 Walker Street
Lenox
413-274-4538
 
Dorothy Mack
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Pittsfield

413-200-3538

 
Emily Shaw
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
291 Main Street, 204
Great Barrington

413-854-1349

 
Samuel Utz
Counselor, LMHC, PMH-C
Pittsfield

413-331-7690

Hampshire County

Sarah Abel
LICSW
Northampton
413-650-6248
 
Amherst Psychiatric Associates
6 University Drive
Amherst
413-549-9232
 
Ellen Bollier
RN, CS, APRN
Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
Northampton
413-687-3878
 
Hilary Callan Curtis
LMHC
94 King Street
Northampton
413-342-1918
 
Perry Carter
LMHC
Northampton
413-588-8154
 
Center for Perinatal Wellness
Easthampton
413-203-1300
 
Kara Chapdelaine
LMHC
245 Russell Street
Hadley
413-586-8485
 
The Bridge Family Resource Center
101 University Drive, Suite A3
Amherst
413-549-0297
 
Binda Colebrook
LICSW
25 Main street, Northampton
413-358-4998
 
Sarah Crawford
LICSW
The Postpartum Stress Center
155 Main St, Northampton
413-695-3722
 
Family Connections Center
Emotional health services for individuals
planning on having a baby, expecting parents
and families with children ages 0 to 5 years old.
Carolyn Broudy, Director
25 Main Street, suite 330
Northampton
413-586-0411
 
Michelle Kaskey
APRN, BC
Northampton
413-586-3319 
 
Northampton Center for Couples Therapy
Northampton
413-586-2300
 
Kathleen O’Kane
LICSW, EMDIRA certified EMDR therapist
19 Center Court
Northampton
413-584 3929 
 
Kat Pangborn
MA, Individual Counseling & Consultation
Specialty areas include LGBTQIA+
history of trauma or abuse
35 State Street, Northampton
413-579-6791
 
Andrea Reber
LICSW
Northampton
413-584-3556 
 
Reed Schimmelfing
LICSW
1 Roundhouse Plaza, suite 203
Northampton
413-586-7454
 
Laura Seftel
Counselor, ATR-BC, LMHC
Pine St. Florence
413-423-4715
 
Service Net Outpatient Mental Health Center
50 Pleasant St. Northampton
400 Amity St. Amherst
413-387-1105
 
Nicole Stevens
LICSW
Northampton
413-320-1108 
 
Alison Todd
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
78 Main St, Suite 209
Northampton
413-584-6464
 
Pamela Torre
LICSW
9 Center Court, Northampton
413-588-1614
 
Alessandra Urbano
Psychologist, PhD, CGP
Aviva Psychology Services
Main Street, Northampton
617-580-3370

Franklin County

Meaghan E Carr
Counselor, LMHC, MA, Holistic Therapy
Greenfield
774-206-9971
 
Clinical & Support Options
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic
1 Arch Place, Greenfield
Contact Clinical Director Amy Olson, LMHC for
referral to MotherWoman trained counselors
413-774-1000, walk-ins welcome
 
Community Health Center of Franklin County
102 Main Street
Greenfield
​413-325-8500
 
Karen Earle
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LICSW
Shelburne Falls
610-766-7509
 
Fran Fassler
LICSW
Valley Medical Group
329 Conway Street
Greenfield
413-774-6301
 
Mary Hunter Kratt
LMHC, NCC
Greenfield
413-774-7720 
 
Jessica Kuttner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
486 Main St, Greenfield
413-522-9732
Specialties: Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
 
Andrea Alice Mizula
Counselor, LMHC
110 North Hillside Rd, Suite 16
South Deerfield
413-315-5369
 
Amy Peterson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
1 Ashfield St. Suite 3
Shelburne Falls
413-998-0357
 
Evelyn Resh
CSC, CNM, MPH, MSN
413-628-3363
 
Robin Rivinus
PNP, CNM, MS
Ashfield
413-628-3363
 
Erika Ross
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
110 N Hillside Rd, Suite 14
South Deerfield
413-824-2249
 
ServiceNet Outpatient Mental Health Clinic
55 Federal St, Greenfield
413-772-2935
 
Sara Steingiser
PhD, Montague Psychological Associates
356 Montague City Rd, Turners Falls
413-774-2981
 
Laurie Sugarman-Whittier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
110 North Hillside Road, Suite 20
South Deerfield
508-273-2448
 
Tricia Wells
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
50 Chapman St. Greenfield
413-889-1923

Hampden County

Clearview Health & Wellness Group
167 Dwight Road, Suite 205
Longmeadow
413-237-9010
 
Clinical & Support Options
130 Maple Street, Suite 325
Springfield
413-737-9544, walk-ins welcome
 
Counseling and Gynecology Group
175 Dwight Rd # 103
Longmeadow
413-567-9355
 
Michele Critelli
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
201 Park Avenue, Suite 4
West Springfield
413-418-3630 x3
 
Carolyn LaCaresse
LMHC
102 Elm Street, Suite 11
Westfield
413-729-3166
 
Karen (Gwen) Livingston
Counselor, LMHC
Hampton Ponds Plaza, 1029 North Road, Suite 16
Westfield
413-729-3280
 
Bri McCarroll
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Longmeadow
413-314-3979
 
Deborah J Merriman
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
167 Dwight Road, Suite 104
Longmeadow
413-268-6115
 
Kim Monson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Chicopee
413-276-4810
 
Jessica Petit
Counselor, MEd, LMHC
Longmeadow
413-437-0594
 
Paul Shore-Suslowitz
EdD
270 Benton Drive, Longmeadow
413-567-9993 ext. 12 
 
Pamelah A Stevens
MA, LMHC, CPT
The Warming Tree Wellness Centre
87 Shaker Rd, East Longmeadow
413-655-1814

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Updated May 2021

There are many organizations that offer support for free.  Support can take many forms. The first step to healing is having the courage to reach out. No matter what you are going though, there is someone out there who can help or relate. You are not alone.

 

SUPPORT GROUPS & SERVICES

Beyond Birth Support Group is a support group hosted by Cooley Dickinson appropriate for babies ages newborn to 6 months. The group meets weekly and is free and open to all, no matter where you gave birth; registration is not required. 

Clinical & Support Options Inc. (CSO) is a nonprofit community behavioral and mental health agency providing therapy, counseling, and support in Western MA. They are committed to the values of open-access, trauma-informed care. Even if you aren’t sure what support services you or your family might need, they will help you figure it out.  413-773-1314  

Community Action offers free parenting classes, support groups, playgroups, on-site clinical consultation and counseling, support for court, DCF, and school-related issues, a community closet, early literacy focused home visiting program, and more. Located at 90 Federal St. in Greenfield. 413-475-1555  

Empty Arms Bereavement Support has local resources to help you through miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss. 413-570-0811, emptyarmsbereavement@gmail.com 

Group Peer Support (GPS) offers a variety of support groups that are deliberately judgement and advice-free zones where people can be listened to with respect. Participants heal, find their strength and connect with their courage to take conscious steps towards the lives they want to live.

Hilltown Social Services can help you access fuel assistance, health care, housing referrals, job readiness programs, assistance with SNAP, and much more.

It Takes a Village offers free workshops, classes, a home visit program, and support groups. 413-650-3640 

MCPAP for Moms promotes maternal and child health by building the capacity of providers serving pregnant and postpartum women and their children up to one year after delivery to effectively prevent, identify, and manage mental health and substance use concerns. Tell your provider that this resource is available to them.

Mother to Mother, Baystate Health Education Center Holyoke is a safe, non-judgmental space to meet with other moms to discuss the adjustment of motherhood and leave feeling connected, refreshed and ready to face another day! Learn strategies for dealing with the stress of motherhood on a physical, emotional and relational level. Run by a MotherWoman trained facilitator. 413-794-2229 

Parents Helping Parents offers support groups and a support phone line. info@parentshelpingparents.org 617-926-5008

Postpartum (PPMD) Support Group Online offers information and resources on postpartum mood disorders as well as online forums.  

PostpartumMen is a place for men with concerns about depression, anxiety or other problems with mood after the birth of a child. 

Postpartum Progress is the world’s most widely-read blog dedicated to maternal mood disorders. 

Postpartum Support International provides direct support to families nationwide, trains professionals and provides a bridge to connect them. Great information and resources, plus a nationwide provider directory and a 24-hour “warm” line for families (see below) 

Southern Hilltown Domestic Violence Task Force Provides domestic Violence prevention, awareness, and education. southernhillsdvtaskforce@gmail.com

 

 

CRISIS SERVICES & HOTLINES

Sometimes, you need help the most in the middle of the night. Waiting until morning to call someone isn’t good enough. The following free hotlines can offer support that is confidential and judgement-free. The person who will answer is trained to respond to exactly your situation. 

The 10 to 10 Helpline, Domestic Violence Hotline: A regional hotline offering a listening ear to someone who fears they or someone they know may be on the cusp of committing an act of domestic violence. Anonymous, confidential, calls not recorded. 356 days a year, 10am-10pm. 877-898-3411

Behavioral Health Network (BHN): 24/7 response and stabilization services for individuals of all ages who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis.

Clinical and Support Options (CSO) crisis services 24/7 Greenfield/Franklin County: 413-774-5411, Athol/N. Quabbin: 978-249-3141, Hampshire County: 413-586-5555

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor. Free 24/7 support at your fingertips.

Domestic Violence Crisis Services, Hilltown Community Health Center: Berkshire County: 1-800-252-0227, Franklin County: 413-774-5411 or 1-800-562-0112Hampden County: Westfield 413-568-6386 or Springfield 413-733-6661, Hampshire County: 413-586-5555 or 1-800-322-0424

Hilltown Safety at Home provides a domestic violence victim advocate for those who have experienced domestic and/or sexual abuse. The advocate works confidentially with people on the phone or in person. If it’s safe for an advocate to come to your home, home visits are also available. The advocate can also help friends and family members who are trying to support a loved one in an abusive situation. All services are free.

Hilltown Safety at Home can help with: safety planning; understanding abusive behavior; understanding the court system; transportation to court, if needed; and accessing critical support services. If you believe a friend or family member is being abused, you can: call an advocate for advice. Whether they stay or leave, respect their decision and assure them you’ll be there for them. To confidentially contact a Hilltown Safety at Home advocate, call 413-667-2203 ext.341.=

Mass 211 is an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community. It serves as a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs, and other local resources. Confidential. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you are unable to reach 2-1-1 due to your telephone or cell phone carrier, a toll-free number is available 1-877-211-MASS (6277)

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or chat online. The site is private and includes instructions to protect your privacy.

National Postpartum Depression Warm-line: 1-800-PPD-MOMS, Send a text message to our Helpline: 503-894-9453 (English), Mandar texto en español al 971-420-0294

Parents Helping Parents Parental Stress Line: 1-800-632-8188, 24/7, (All Languages Available)

Postpartum Support International- Massachusetts Chapter Warm-line: 1-800-944-4773 (4PPD)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Safe Passage provides emergency shelter in a confidential location, for the safety of our guests.  Community services include counseling, advocacy, peer support, and legal services, offered at our office in Northampton and in locations throughout Hampshire County.

Safe Passage serves survivors of all genders.  Our services are free, accessible to people with disabilities, and confidential.  Services are available in English, Spanish, and other languages. Safe Passage operates a hotline where advocates can provide support, resources, and assistance with safety planning for survivors of domestic violence. (413) 586-5066 or toll free at (888) 345-5282

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA) National Helpline: 800-662-HELP (4357)

Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-273-8255)

 

 FAMILY CENTERS, PLAYGROUPS, & OTHER RESOURCES

CFCE Playgroups and Family Centers publishes a list of playgroups and family centers from Belchertown to Williamsburg and everywhere in between. 

Early Intervention Thom Child & Family Services offers free home visits to pregnant women, new mothers and their medically or environmentally at-risk infants who live in Springfield and Greater Lowell area of Massachusetts. (508) 655-5222

Family TIES of Massachusetts provides support for parents/guardians of children with special needs or complex medical needs. Resources and referrals. Parent-to-Parent program connects parents who have a child with a disability, chronic illness, or special health needs to a Support Parent with similar life experience who can provide emotional support and practical suggestions. 800-905-TIES (8437)

Handhold was created by a team of mental health and child development experts in partnership with parents who have gone through what you are going through. Our goal? To guide you in caring for your child’s mental health and emotional well-being. Family partners and parents of kids with similar experiences to yours told us what they wished they had known earlier in their journey. Mental health experts, including child psychiatrists, social workers, and psychologists, selected the most relevant and useful resources. We encourage you to start by answering the four questions under “Should I Worry?” to explore your concerns. Whatever steps you decide to take, we offer a variety of tips, tools, and resources to help you take them with confidence. 

Healthy Families is a free home visiting support program for first time parents, age 20 and under, living in the Franklin, Hampshire, and North Quabbin regions, as well as Ludlow and Chester in Hampden County. Home Visitors provide parenting support and child development education at participant homes as well as in groups with other first time pregnant and parenting teens. Activities are geared toward young parents’ interests, whether it be support groups on relationships or making special journals about their child’s first years of life. Spanish-speaking volunteers available. Franklin County residents call 413-475-1545 or 978-544-8205. Hampshire residents call 413-387-1270

Hilltown Family Center offers programs, playgroups, and classes. The Health Center offers many other services ranging from medical and dental services, behavioral/mental health services, substance abuse treatment, eye care, physical therapy, and laboratory services. 

Hilltown Families is a community-based education network. Their mission is to support the common good of our community through the development of a sense of place by a shared understanding of the value of self-directed learning through community engagement. 

The Parent-Child Home Program helps families in their role as their child’s first and most important teachers. Our Home Visitors show you fun ways to help your child learn at home through toys, books, and play. Run by the Collaborative for Educational Services. 413-967-8127 or 800-519-1882 x102. 

Pioneer Valley Breastfeeding Coalition supports breastfeeding families and enhances our community’s public health through advocacy and education. Our membership includes lactation consultants, nursing mothers, La Leche League leaders, WIC breastfeeding peer counselors, and businesses that cater to nursing mothers. Membership is free and open to anyone. For more information about meeting dates and topics or to get involved, send us an email: info@valleybreastfeeding.org 

Square One offers early education and care at centers in Springfield, home-based care settings located throughout greater Springfield, and out of school time care for elementary school age children. Our parent education, support and training programs are offered through groups, home visitation and personalized case management to help parents access whatever services are needed to be successful in their role as their child’s first teacher.  

Vital Milk is a durable medical equipment (DME) company with the primary goal of helping all mothers obtain a double electric breast pump and evidence-based lactation support as a benefit of her insurance plan. Vital Milk employs mothers (certified lactation counselors and breastfeeding peer counselors) who provide free in-home deliveries to offer personal instruction and evidence-based lactation support to mothers in their own communities.

 

If you need help with any of the following: food, diapers, childcare, health care, emergency assistance, housing, etc. please contact us so we can help.

(413) 650-3640 or info@hilltownvillage.org

It Takes a Village’s programs are always 100% free to families, regardless of income or circumstance. We rely on sponsors, grantors, and generous individuals to keep it that way.

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