Center for Women's Mental Health

Women's Mental Health

Welcome to the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women’s Mental Health, a perinatal and reproductive psychiatry information center.

Overview

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please see our website for Women’s Mental Health, a perinatal and reproductive psychiatry information center.

Our Staff

  • Lee S. Cohen, MD, Director
  • Marlene P. Freeman, MD, Associate Director
  • Laura F. Petrillo, MD, Director of Training
  • Ruta Nonacs, MD, PhD, Editor in Chief womensmentalhealth.org
  • Snezana Milanovic, MD, MSc, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Betty Wang, MD, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Rebecca Hickls, MD, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Mary Collins, MD, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Kathryn Tompkins, MD, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Charlotte Hogan, MD, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Adele C. Viguera, MD, MPH, Senior Research Psychiatrist
  • Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc, Senior Research Psychiatrist
  • Adriann Farrell, MA, Program Coordinator
  • Katie McInerney, ScM, Biostatistician
  • Abigail Davies, BA, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Danna Moustafa, BA, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Samantha Marfurt, BA, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Alexandra Sosinsky, BA, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Melissa Burnett, BS, Program Assistant

 

About Our Clinical Program

Our clinical program offers services in the following areas:

Psychiatric Disorders During Pregnancy
The Pregnancy Consultation Service offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for women with psychiatric disorders who are pregnant and for those who wish to conceive.

Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders
Patients with postpartum psychiatric disorders including postpartum depression and anxiety disorders receive evaluation and treatment by clinicians with particular expertise in this area. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments are offered as well as referrals to support services in the community specifically designed for postpartum women.

Breastfeeding and the Use of Psychiatric Medications
Postpartum depression is frequently seen in women after childbirth. Clinical consultation is offered to women who may benefit from the use of medication and who wish to breastfeed, taking into account all available information regarding the safety of this practice during lactation.

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
Our clinical program offers pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies to women with both premenstrual depression and/or anxiety.

Psychiatric Symptoms Associated with Menopause
Menopausal women and women beginning to experience early “perimenopausal symptoms” frequently suffer from depressive symptoms.

More Information
For further information please contact: Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 185 Cambridge Street, Suite 2200, Boston, MA 02114.

For an appointment please contact: Massachusetts General Clinical Program (617) 724-7792 (Intake). Clinical appointments are located at 55 Fruit Street, Wang 8 Boston, MA 02114.

Learn more about our clinical program.

 

About this Program

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please see our website for Women’s Mental Health, a perinatal and reproductive psychiatry information center.

Our Staff

  • Lee S. Cohen, MD, Director
  • Marlene P. Freeman, MD, Associate Director
  • Laura F. Petrillo, MD, Director of Training
  • Ruta Nonacs, MD, PhD, Editor in Chief womensmentalhealth.org
  • Snezana Milanovic, MD, MSc, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Betty Wang, MD, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Rebecca Hickls, MD, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Mary Collins, MD, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Kathryn Tompkins, MD, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Charlotte Hogan, MD, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Adele C. Viguera, MD, MPH, Senior Research Psychiatrist
  • Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc, Senior Research Psychiatrist
  • Adriann Farrell, MA, Program Coordinator
  • Katie McInerney, ScM, Biostatistician
  • Abigail Davies, BA, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Danna Moustafa, BA, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Samantha Marfurt, BA, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Alexandra Sosinsky, BA, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Melissa Burnett, BS, Program Assistant

 

About Our Clinical Program

Our clinical program offers services in the following areas:

Psychiatric Disorders During Pregnancy
The Pregnancy Consultation Service offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for women with psychiatric disorders who are pregnant and for those who wish to conceive.

Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders
Patients with postpartum psychiatric disorders including postpartum depression and anxiety disorders receive evaluation and treatment by clinicians with particular expertise in this area. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments are offered as well as referrals to support services in the community specifically designed for postpartum women.

Breastfeeding and the Use of Psychiatric Medications
Postpartum depression is frequently seen in women after childbirth. Clinical consultation is offered to women who may benefit from the use of medication and who wish to breastfeed, taking into account all available information regarding the safety of this practice during lactation.

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
Our clinical program offers pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies to women with both premenstrual depression and/or anxiety.

Psychiatric Symptoms Associated with Menopause
Menopausal women and women beginning to experience early “perimenopausal symptoms” frequently suffer from depressive symptoms.

More Information
For further information please contact: Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 185 Cambridge Street, Suite 2200, Boston, MA 02114.

For an appointment please contact: Massachusetts General Clinical Program (617) 724-7792 (Intake). Clinical appointments are located at 55 Fruit Street, Wang 8 Boston, MA 02114.

Learn more about our clinical program.

 

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