Psychiatrist in St. Louis - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 04-29-2011, 10:00 PM - Thread Starter
ptimonhill's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 9
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Can anyone help me find a psychiatrist - a good, non-patriarchal psychiatrist - in St. Louis or the surrounding area?  I have been through sessions with two terrible MD's, one who told me flat out to wean my daughter and laughed at me for extended nursing and the other who, despite years of therapy, is giving me an ultimatum of getting on the couch for intensive therapy or one antidepressant and won't experiment with any other meds.


I'm already seeing a therapist, and I'm just looking for someone to work with me on medication for depression and anxiety.  I'd like someone who can work with me to find a combination of medications that works for me and most importantly, someone who works WITH me and not ON me. 


A feminist leaning therapist would be ideal, but not necessary.  Someone who knows about medications that are safe for breastfeeding moms is crucial.  Does anyone know of someone good?  I can't afford the time and money on any more MD appointments only to not click with the MD.


Thanks, in advance, for your referrals. 

ptimonhill is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 3 Old 05-03-2011, 08:05 AM
thebassomatic76's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: IL
Posts: 30
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

OP, I'm looking for the same thing.  I'm sorry you're having such a difficult time with it (and that I am too).  If I come across any good information, I'll let you know.  Wish I could be of more help.

thebassomatic76 is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 05-03-2011, 01:03 PM
RiverTam's Avatar
Join Date: May 2009
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Posts: 929
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

My OB-GYN managed my depression meds during my pregnancy and afterwards. His name is Mark Wasserman. He's at Koch Center in Granite City. It's not a garden spot, but Wasserman will give you good care. The  number is (618) 452-3301. Koch Center uses a sliding scale for fees, BTW.



For a psychiatrist, I'd try Mark Freeman or Mark Napier. They have an office in Edwardsville.


RiverTam is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 16,808

28 members and 16,780 guests
agentofchaos , bananabee , blessedwithboys , Deborah , Dovenoir , dovergirl , Erica Sandwall , girlspn , happy-mama , Janeen0225 , katelove , Kelleybug , lisak1234 , Lydia08 , Michele123 , Mirzam , moominmamma , MountainMamaGC , NaturallyKait , pokeyac , redsally , RollerCoasterMama , scheelimama , shantimama , Shmootzi , zebra15 , zoeyzoo
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.