Postnatal Depression Counsellor
Liz Wise is a specialist Postnatal Depression (PND) Counsellor, with a diploma in Humanistic Counselling, who has been supporting and counselling women and their families for the past fifteen years.
She is the PND support co-ordinator for the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) and sits on the committee for The Association for Postnatal Illness. Liz was instrumental in the production of the training video for the Association and has produced her own, “Understanding Postnatal Depression”. This is an informative programme made especially for health professionals and parents, giving an insight into PND and its effects. Liz has appeared on GMTV, Richard and Judy, This Morning and various radio programmes regarding the work that she does.
Liz has also worked for Health trusts, developing and facilitating training courses on PND and facilitating PND support groups for mothers and fathers. She has also provided clinical supervision for health visitors, developed courses and trained volunteers for Home Start and Sure Start schemes, MIND, the NCT and other voluntary organisations. Liz provides training on how to set up and facilitate PND support groups and speaks at conferences about the work that she does.
Having experienced severe PND herself, Liz not only has a wealth of professional experience but personal experience too, which has proved invaluable to many mothers and their families.