Sheryl is fantastic! Her training was well thought out, organized, and well paced. She engaged our group of postpartum doulas in ways that meant that we could easily apply what we were learning to real-life situations with our clients. I feel confident that we are much better equipped to know how to help parents who are experiencing postpartum anxiety.
— Nikki Wray, Co-Founder, Metropolitan Doulas
Peace of Mind (Working With Anxious Clients: A Training for Postpartum Doulas)

In this unique workshop, you’ll learn and practice skills you can use right away to:

  • Communicate effectively with your anxious clients

  • Normalize and screen for anxiety with your new moms and dads

  • Ground your clients — and yourself — in high-stress moments

  • Know which interventions to use when based on the neuroscience of anxiety

You’ll also learn:

  • The latest research on the causes and prevalence of postpartum anxiety

  • Implications of anxiety for breastfeeding, attachment, and the couple

  • How to spot different kinds of anxiety in your clients

  • How to set healthy boundaries with anxious clients for your own self-care

Cost: $125.00
**Early Bird: $100.00 (ends 4/1)
(Use code EARLYBIRDPP to get this special 20% off rate)


For questions, please send a message to sheryl@sherylaaronmsw.com or call 202-350-4322.

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Continuing Education: This workshop is approved by DONA International for 3.0 continuing education hours (DONA Program #774).

Training Site: This training will be held at The Journey Space, a healing arts center located in Glen Echo, MD. For more information about this site, please visit: http://thejourneyspace.com/

Refund Policy: For those of you who are also labor doulas, we understand that birth happens — and not always at the most convenient times! Should you need to miss this training due to a birth, you will receive a refund minus an administrative fee of $30. This fee helps us cover the cost of materials, food, training space, credit card fees, and time spent preparing for your participation. Should you need to miss this training for any other reason, you will not be issued a refund but may apply your payment toward any future training with Sheryl Aaron MSW LLC within the following 12-month period.

Although it is not a common occurrence, a workshop may be canceled due to low registration, presenter emergency, or inclement weather. In those cases, participants will be notified as soon as possible and will be given the option of either a full refund or applying payment to another workshop within a 12-month period.

What others are saying about this workshop:

"Sheryl's training was a clear and concise introduction to the many faces of postpartum anxiety disorders and coping strategies that can help mothers suffering from them.  As a postpartum doula, this information is a truly valuable tool for me to use in my work with new mothers. I would recommend her training to anyone who works with new families."
—Jennifer Whelan, Owner, Mother’s Little Helper Postpartum Doula Services

“Sheryl's training content was relevant, easy to digest, and supported by research. I liked the structure and sequence — it made sense to me! Also, she facilitated a warm and friendly environment in which I felt comfortable asking questions and sharing stories. I definitely recommend this training!”
—Cindy A., postpartum doula

“Given the spectrum of perinatal mood complications, and the short shrift given to many along that continuum, I appreciated the scope and depth of your training. While learning is never done, your session was an excellent orientation and base for postpartum providers (like myself) who witness and support a range of postpartum journeys. Thank you.”
— Ayesha Chatterjee, postpartum doula and lactation consultant