Maternal Mental Health NOW is thrilled to offer self-paced online training programs on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, including depression and anxiety during pregnancy, postpartum depression and anxiety, OCD, and postpartum psychosis. Our online courses allow you to learn on your own schedule from the comfort of your home. Each program offers pre-recorded video lectures, personal stories, interactive quizzes, and supplementary reading material that you can access when it's convenient for you. 

We currently offer an introductory-level self paced online certificate training and 5 advanced-level specialized courses. Use the links below to learn more about each program.

Bringing Light to Motherhood - Introductory Certificate Training

Our introductory-level course is comprised of 7 independent modules: (1) Risk Factors & Prevalence, (2) Symptoms & Diagnoses, (3) Screening & Assessment, (4) Attachment & Bonding, (5) Interventions, (6) Treatment Plans, and (7) Psychopharmalogical Considerations. It is an approved pre-requisite course for Postpartum Support International's Certification in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH-C).

Price: $495

Learn more HERE

Advanced Courses

Maternal Mental Health NOW is proud to offer 5 individual, advanced-level specialized courses on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. These short 1-2 hour courses allow you to focus on a specific issue or dig in a little deeper on your own schedule from the comfort of your home.

Price: $40 each

Learn more HERE

Course content is available at discounted rates to health care institutions. Please write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for pricing and details.


What do we cover in our trainings?

  • Myths, expectations & stigma
  • Impact on fetus, infant, developing child, family and couples
  • Inter-generational transmission of trauma
  • Differential diagnoses
  • Risk factor & co-occuring conditions
  • Prevention approaches
  • Screening & assessment
  • Cultural considerations
  • Attachment theory & dyadic approaches
  • Treatment & intervention
  • Psychoparmacological considerations


Health Care Professionals including therapists, clinical psychologists, social workers, community health workers, counselors, nurses (neonatal, labor and delivery, maternity, NICU), midwives, nurse practicioners, physicians (psychiatrists, OB/GYNs, pediatricians, neonatalogists, family practitioners, general practitioners, primary care physicians), lactation consultants, health educators, doulas & home visitors. 

Continuing Education:

In conjunction with our education partners, we offer continuing education units for each online course. Specific details are available on the course websites linked above.