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Family Planning Centers Amesbury MA

Local resource for family planning centers in Amesbury. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to pregnancy planning, sex education, parenthood courses, pregnancy tests, and STD screening, as well as advice and content on how to find the right family planning center for you.

Ms. Lise Knakkergaard
(978) 771-2917
One Elm Square, Suite 2A
Andover, MA
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW
Licensed in Massachusetts
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Stress, Life Transitions, Women's Issues
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Darwin Gillett, MSW, LICSW, ACH
(978) 270-0394
1 Merrimac Street, Suite 16
Newburyport, MA
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,ADHD,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Loss or Grief,OCD,Relationship Issues,Sex Therapy,Trauma and PTSD
Education
Bates College BA in Psychology, University of New Hampshire -MSW, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Certified in Advanced Clinical Hypnosis
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Center for Mind-Body Psychotherapy

Marriah C Kalil
(978) 467-4166
Marriah C. Kalil, LMFT10 Prince Place
Newburyport, MA
Specialties
Family Conflict, Divorce, Child or Adolescent
Qualification
School: University of New Hampshire
Year of Graduation: 2003
Years In Practice: 8 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$120 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

Maureen Dadekian-Eckel
(603) 770-7751
Kingston, NH
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. Brian D Wener
(603) 769-4162
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST NH and MA404 The Hill
Portsmouth, NH
Specialties
Chronic Pain or Illness, Child or Adolescent, Divorce, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: Central Michigan University
Year of Graduation: 1982
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any, Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$170 - $200
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

Mr. Mark Burton
MARK S. BURTON, LICSW, Licensed Psychotherapist
(978) 470-4975
21 Central Street
Andover, MA
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW
Licensed in Massachusetts
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Learning Disabilities, Multicultural Is
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), AIDS/HIV+, Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Military/Veterans, Twins, Disabled, Immigrants/Refugees, Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc), Caregivers, Step Families, Gifted, Chronic Illness,
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Robert Safion, M.Ed. LMHC
(978) 462-1519
37 1/2 Forrester St
Newburyport, MA
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears,OCD
Education
Masters in Counseling Psychology from Cambridge College in Cambridge Massachusetts.Further details will be provided
Insurance
Yes

Dr. Keith Ablow, M.D.
(978) 462-1125
Newburyport, MA
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,ADHD,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Dissociative Disorders,OCD,Personality Disorders,Psychosis,Relationship Issues,Trauma and PTSD
Gender
Male
Education
Graduated from Brown University and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is on the faculty of New England Medical Center in Boston.
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Baystate Psychiatry

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(603) 893-7700
87 Stiles Road
Salem, NH
 
Ramona Abella
(603) 430-1091
Portsmouth, NH
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Rehabilitation, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
Spanish

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Planning A Pregnancy

Your health and the health of your baby can greatly benefit from planning your pregnancy. Your physical and emotional well being before conception is essential to your baby's growth and development during pregnancy, so taking steps to ensure that you are ready to have a baby can increase your odds of experiencing a pregnancy without complications.

Before you decide to conceive, see your doctor for a comprehensive medical examination. During this visit, your physician will perform a Pap test and internal exam to ensure that your cervix, ovaries and uterus are in working order, as well as noting your weight. He or she will take a detailed family history, and refer you to a genetic counsellor if there is an increased risk of your baby being born with a genetic disorder. Certain genetic abnormalities are inherited, so your doctor will want to know if there is a history of physical or mental defects in your family. Your ethnicity also plays a part in your prenatal health diseases like sickle cell anemia or Tay-Sachs disease are more prevalent in certain ethnic groups.

If you have a pre-existing chronic condition, or if tests reveal that you have a medical disorder, your doctor will provide you with information on treatment and risks during your pregnancy. If you have ever had a sexually transmitted disease, an abortion, miscarriage or stillbirth, your physician needs to know.

A blood test will be performed to see if you have been vaccinated against rubella, a type of measles that can cause birth defects or miscarriage if contracted during pregnancy. You will need to get a vaccine at least three months before you get pregnant if you are not immune.

Now is the time to examine your lifestyle, and eliminate any bad habits. If you smoke, you need to quit now! It can be hard to quit once you are pregnant, and studies have shown that mothers who smoke have babies that are lower in birth weight, and face an increased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. If you ...

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