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Mom Support Group Meets

By Alexandra Glorioso

Mon., Feb. 14, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Mindful Moms of Brooklyn, a mom and baby group, is meeting in Cobble Hill. Mindful Moms is designed by Charlotte Malkmus, LMHC and Karen Rosen, LCSW, two therapists/moms with a down to earth style who are excited to be a part of this very unique time in the life of your family. We will help you create the support and space you need to face the challenges of the hardest job you’ll ever do with the least amount of sleep!

Meet Charlotte and Karen (The Creators)

Charlotte Malkmus, LMHC is a psychotherapist and a mother with a private practice in Brooklyn. She has worked with parents in numerous settings including A Caring Hand, The Billy Esposito Bereavement Center, and the Infant and Child Learning Center at SUNY Downstate. Her work is informed by a strong knowledge of child development and a holistic approach.

Karen Rosen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a local mom with a private therapy practice in Brooklyn. She has been working with families for over ten years and received training at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and the Multicultural Family Institute. Her practice focuses on helping clients successfully navigate relationships and life cycle issues.

Charlotte & Karen are committed to helping new moms create deep and meaningful conversations with each other during an incredibly joyful, confusing, and vulnerable time.

Why do I need to join a mom & baby group?

New moms tend to push their own needs aside and very easily become isolated and feel overwhelmed. As you prepare for your little one to arrive don’t forget to have a plan in place so that you can receive the caring and support you will very much need. Our professionally led mother & baby group will provide you with a comfortable place to bring baby and ensure that you continue to nourish yourself as you learn to nourish baby.

What can I expect at Mindful Mom group sessions?

Be invited to share the joys, pains, and anxieties of new mommyhood in a comfortable space with your baby.

Meet other new moms in the neighborhood and join in a conversation that will help you discover the parenting style that works best for you and your family.

Create friendships that will decrease the feelings of isolation that can accompany new mommyhood and will sustain you on your journey through parenthood.

Process your birth experience and its impact on your mind and body.

Discuss strategies for taking care of yourself, your relationship, and baby.

Practice getting out of the house and bring your newborn into a comfortable baby- friendly space where you can feed, change him/her, and get spit up on without worry!

When & Where are the groups held?

Group meets Mondays from 2:30-4:00 at 359 Clinton Street (corner of Degraw) in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn. Take the F or G train to Carroll Street.

What is the cost?

The cost is $120 for 6 sessions. For registration & upcoming session dates please contact Karen at krosenlcsw@yahoo.com or call #646-319-3441.



Mindful Moms

359 Clinton Street

http://www.mindfulmomsbrooklyn.blogspot.com/

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