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Prenatal and Postpartum Services

Our goal is to provide counseling, support and education to our mothers-to-be, first time mothers, women who have experienced loss, “experienced” mothers and their families in a safe, caring and compassionate environment. We provide a nurturing place and offer a highly personalized approach that is tailored to your needs. We provide the highest level of service in order for you to attain the personal growth and healing needed to live your life to the fullest.

Mom Dad & Baby
Mom & Baby

We offer services to include:

  • Provide a nurturing, supportive, and non-judgmental environment which promotes understanding and validation
  • Assess and treat prenatal and postnatal mood and anxiety disorders
  • Provide therapeutic support for pregnant moms, new moms and moms in general as they experience some of the many transitions in motherhood
  • Support the grieving process of the loss of a previous pregnancy
  • Provide coping skills to address the new role as a parent
  • Address the difficulty transitioning into parenthood (identity and lifestyle)
  • Support healthy bonding/attachment with infant
  • Address concerns and anxiety related to going back to work after having a baby
  • Build coping skills to deal with feelings of guilt and shame
  • Address the myths of pregnancy/motherhood (perfect mother, supermom, etc.)
  • Address relationship issues before and after transitioning into parenthood



Infant Massage

Baby MassageWe are also certified Infant Massage Instructors through Infant Massage USA.  We offer Infant Massage classes, which promote attachment/bonding, relaxation, digestive health, and enhanced motor skills for your baby.  Our intimate Infant Massage Classes focus on promoting open and honest dialogue while learning massage techniques.

These classes are by demand. Please call to inquire.



Nurturing the New You

Miller Childrens Hopsital Long BeachFREE Group called Nurturing the New You has moved to Children’s Miller Hospital (2801 Alantic Ave in Long Beach, CA) in the Sibling Time Playroom. 

Nurturing the New You is a drop-in support group that meets every Tuesday from 10a-12p.  Just drop by or if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call us.

Emma and Tara are committed to partnering with mothers as they:

  • Learn to understand themselves better and feel more in control of their health
  • Become empowered through uncovering their unique strengths
  • Support mothers in talking honestly and openly about their experience
  • Become their own “expert” through learning to trust their instinct and judgment


Note: In-home services are available for your convenience.
*All services are available in Spanish.


Contact Us
4301 Atlantic Ave, Suite 6
Long Beach, CA 90807

Tara Farajian, LCSW
Emma Santizo, LCSW
Office: (562) 650-0474
Fax: (562) 286-8204
Email: info@timotherhood.com

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