Working in perinatal and infant mental health

Jude is an accredited mental health social worker, counsellor and therapist. In this week’s episode she shares with listeners her journey leading to working in perinatal and infant mental health. She talks about some of the challenges working in that space and what it can bring up for you about your own childhood and relationships within your family. Jude discusses some of the main theoretical frameworks that she uses in her work and talks about how she integrates them when working with parents and babies. Jude has a passion for learning and is a lifelong learner , she encourages listeners to read as many resources as they can attend professional development opportunities and find a really good supervisor and peer group to support you in your journey in your selected field.

Resources Jude Mentions 

https://www.aaimh.org.au/

The International Marce Society for Perinatal Mental Health

https://waimh.org/

Circle of security

Books 

Becoming Attached by Robert Karen

The Compassionate Mind by Paul Gilbert

Attachment in Psychotherapy by David Wallin

Another Chance to be Real by  Donald and Deandra Roberts

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