Free Perinatal Mental Health Training for Prescribers

Amritha Bhat, MD, and Deborah Cowley, MD will conduct a free CME-accredited training. This is part of Perinatal Support of Washington’s Best Practices in Prevention, Identification and Treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders 2-day training on January 30th and 31st. Attendees will learn the process of differential diagnosis of common mental disorders in the perinatal period, risks of untreated mental disorders and risks of psychotropic medication use during pregnancy and lactation and informed consent discussions with pregnant and breastfeeding women regarding commonly used psychotropic medications.

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Deborah Cowley, MD

Deborah Cowley, MD

Dr. Cowley's primary clinical interest and expertise is in the evaluation and treatment of women with mental health issues during pregnancy and postpartum, as well as women's mental health throughout the life cycle, including premenstrual ...

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Amritha Bhat, MBBS, MD, MPH

Amritha Bhat, MBBS, MD, MPH

Dr. Bhat is a perinatal psychiatrist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.She earned her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College, India, and completed a psychiatry residency in St. John’s ...

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