2018 - 2019 Psychoanalytic Grand Rounds at Stanford

Nathan M. Szajnberg, MD, Chair

Program Title: Maternal experience and its disruptions: Working with women in pregnancy and the postpartum
Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
Time: 12:15pm - 01:30pm
Presenter: Catherine Mallouh, MD
Chair: Nathan M. Szajnberg, MD
Location: Stanford Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Building
First Floor
401 Quarry Road
Stanford, CA 94305
Program Fee: Free

The psychological experience of pregnancy is complex and sometimes, challenging. Two cases of women seen during pregnancy and the postpartum period will be discussed to highlight the issues that can emerge. One case will involve significant depression and psychological issues during pregnancy, with treatment extending into the first year of the infant’s life. In the second case, we will discuss late pregnancy loss, and in this case of the loss of a newborn, and its impact on a subsequent pregnancy.

Catherine Mallouh, MD is a faculty member of the San Francisco Center of Psychoanalysis and assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at UCSF. She has developed expertise in women’s mental health, and more specifically, working with women during the perinatal period both in psychotherapy and with psychiatric medications. She has lectured and taught extensive in this area. She sees adult patients in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis in private practice in San Francisco.