The Juna Women Podcast is a weekly discussion where Juna Founder, Sarah Kuhn, talks to Moms and experts to share their specific knowledge in parenting, pregnancy, and motherhood.

This is Episode 115 -The Motherhood Identity Shift with Dr. Alice Pickering

Dr Alice Pickering

Sarah talks with Dr. Alice Pickering about maternal mental health.

In the episode they discuss some of Alice’s top tips for new Moms, how to avoid burnout, the mental load of parenting, the identify shift that happens during Motherhood, and much more.

Meet Dr. Alice Pickering

Dr. Alice Pickering is a licensed clinical psychologist who believes that prioritizing your mental health should be a non-negotiable. She has worked with a wide array of mental health concerns from her varied clinical experiences, and she has also taught multiple undergraduate college courses. She combines her teaching, clinical, and training experiences to offer educational resources and practical tools online in order to help women and mothers during pivotal life transitions.

Dr. Pickering owns a private practice (learn more here) where she specializes in treating issues related to depression, anxiety, trauma, and relationships. She has a passion for serving women and mothers through various life stages and specializes in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Through her personal experience of motherhood, Dr. Pickering became aware of the challenges that accompany such a journey long before it even starts.

She also became aware of the limited focus on maternal mental health before, during, and after pregnancy. She seeks to foster a community of happy and healthy mothers who can make a difference in their homes and ultimately, the world.

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