Pregnancy And Motherhood During The Pandemic: The Reality of New Challenges Mothers Face

            The pandemic has been tough for everyone. The loss, fear, anxiety, and isolation surrounding the COVID-19 has created unprecedented struggle for families across the world. Adjusting to a ‘new normal’ presents a unique set of challenges- especially for pregnant women, women about to give birth, or new moms. 1 in 5 women experience PMADs […] Read more…

Brexanolone is Here!

The Only FDA Approved Medication Specifically Designed to Treat Postpartum Depression It is common for women to experience postpartum depression that lingers for days or even weeks after childbirth. But for severely depressed mothers who have difficulty bonding with their infant and who are struggling with everyday activities, a relatively new, single-use medication may be […] Read more…

A Bright Light for Postpartum Depression

NYC Psychiatry is now offering ZULRESSO™ (brexanolone) for postpartum depression (PPD). It is the only medication approved specifically to treat postpartum depression. The treatment consists of a 60 hour infusion delivered in a comfortable, home-like setting. Here in New York, where mom’s have been delivering in such isolated settings 2/2 COVID they’re placed at increased risk […] Read more…

Let’s Honor Mothers During the Pandemic

As May 2020 is coming to a close, let’s not forget Maternal Mental Health and women who are trying to conceive or suffering from PMADS. It’s an awareness that should stay with us all-year-round. May 2020 proved to be an unduly difficult time for many new Mom’s who are encountering decreased support resources, frightening restrictions, […] Read more…

NYC Psychiatry & Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

A Compassionate Word to Our Patients during this Unprecedented Time With each passing day, New York City feels more and more like the epicenter of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The well-being of our patients is at the forefront of our thoughts in the face of this new threat. Mental healthcare must be accessible, now […] Read more…

Boutique Psychiatry Centers in NYC are Disrupting Traditional Psychiatry with Advanced Treatments for Depression

Boutique psychiatric practices are growing in popularity as patients start to recognize the freedom small private practices have to offer treatments that are truly the best fit for the patient. Large medical centers are sometimes geared towards, research, training and addressing the needs of large patient populations, but small practices with a focused, patient-centered approach […] Read more…

Brainsway dTMS Continues to Impress as Depression Treatment Heading into 2020

Deep TMS or ‘dTMS’, a form of transcranial magnetic stimulation that addresses deeper lying brain pathways than its sister treatment rTMS, is continuing to impress practitioners and their patients heading into 2020. BrainsWay dTMS is a non-invasive treatment that safely and effectively targets regions of the brain to combat the effects of major depressive disorder […] Read more…

How To Handle Emotional Triggers This Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again!             You know, the time of year when our culture, the media, and almost every holiday song insists that it’s  ‘the most wonderful time of the year’? But for many it’s not.             The holidays can be especially difficult for those suffering from a mental illness. Feelings of loneliness, […] Read more…

Combining TMS with Psychotherapy for Treating Depression and OCD

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a safe, non-invasive type of brain stimulation, was approved by the FDA for the treatment of depression in 2008, and is now clinically available for the treatment of adults who have not been helped by antidepressant medications. Recently, FDA cleared TMS for use in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder, if given immediately […] Read more…

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