Dr. Shoshana Bennett is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Postpartum Assistance for Mothers, which she started in 1987 after her second undiagnosed postpartum illness. She is the immediate past president of Postpartum Support International and a past president of California's Postpartum Health Alliance.
Dr. Bennett is a noted guest lecturer, traveling extensively throughout the country presenting keynote addresses at conferences, training medical and mental health practioners, and leading workshops for all those helping pregnant and postpartum women. Her work has been the subject of numerous newspaper and magazine articles, including the San Francisco Chronicle, Self magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Glamour, and Psychology today. She has also been a featured guest on national radio and television shows, including ABC's "20/20."
Dr. Bennett is the author of two previous books: "Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression" and "Postpartum Depression for Dummies." She lives in San Ramon, California.
The author's website is www.drshosh.com.