In this episode, Eric is joined by Allison Lieberman, a licensed marriage and family therapist, is certified in postpartum mental health, and is a new-mom coach! She hosts The New Mama Mentor Pod, which helps moms to find balance and peace in chaotic lives.
Allison will share her story about ADHD and how it affected her practice. She’ll also discuss how her pregnancy and postpartum anxiety impacted her family.
Eric and Allison then dive into her work to educate new mothers, the things she has learned with postpartum ADHD, sensory processing and overstimulation, as well as the effects of stress and distinguishing between ADHD and trauma.
You’ll also hear the reasons Allison started her podcast, as well as how journaling can be helpful in this process.
Connect with Allison:
What’s the difference between postpartum depression or postpartum anxiety? What are the similarities? What is the DSM’s definition of postpartum anxiety? What is postpartum mental illness? ADHD medication during pregnancy: Yes or no? What is a Reproductive psychiatrist? What are the top things a reproductive psychiatrist can help someone who is considering getting pregnant? Allison explains how she differentiates between ADHD and trauma symptoms for new moms. Allison has found the most beneficial tools for ADHD clients during this time of their lives. Allison can recommend tools and other support for parents who have ADHD. Resources:
Aqua Notes Accessories: Loop Earplugs Tool: Good Moms have Scary Thoughts: A Healing guide to the Secret Fears and Concerns of New Mothers Book : What am I Thinking? Goodreads Check out the Other Podcasts on the ADHD reWired Podcast Network:
adhdessentials.com by Brendan Mahan hackingyouradhd.com With Will Curb adhddiversified.ca