New Dawn Wellness Group provides specialized care and support for women and their families coping with and improving reproductive and perinatal health.
We understand the high stress of starting a family, pregnancy and postpartum. We want you to be aware of the bio-psycho-social factors. We know that mood and anxiety can shift to levels you have never experienced. It can be frightening to feel out of control at a time when you wish to be in total control. A support sytem may exist around you, we will guide you to best utilize your supports. We are here to provide a place for you and your partner to turn.
Collaboration of care with OBGYNs, high risk OBs, reproductive endocronologists, midwives, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, pediatricians, support groups, postpartum depression specialists, doulas, hospital staff and pastoral care.
KATHRYN D. GARDNER, MA, LCPC
Kathryn Gardner is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She has been providing quality care to adults in Individual and Couples Therapy since 2001. She has received specialty training in women's health, including Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, reproductive health, pregnancy, fertility, grief and loss. Kathryn works with women, their partner and loved ones to gain a better understanding of the situation and new ways to cope. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as Family Systems and Psychodynamic therapy. She has a sensitivity to various concerns and dedication to working with each patient to feel hope again.
Memberships: Illinois Counseling Association, Postpartum Support International, Postpartum Depression Alliance of Illinois and International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy
Completed the Postpartum Support International Certification of Completion course on Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
HILLARY PILOTTO, LCPC
Hillary Pilotto is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Her background in counseling spans the last 10 years were she has worked with women of all ages in different stages of their lives. She has attended specialized trainings in women's health, including Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders. She is a member of Postpartum Support International and is committed to helping women through the different stages of motherhood.