Understand the hormonal features of perinatal depression.
Promote therapeutic alliance.
Encourage rational-emotional role play.
Address social and environmental avoidance to change thinking, mood, and behavior.*
Monitor behavior, mood, and sense of mastery and pleasure.
Record a behavioral experiment.
Increase activity level.
Increase mastery and pleasure.
All of the above
Ask Molly to start tracking her activities and mood using the Activity Monitoring Sheet.
With Molly’s participation, help her to identify antecedent and consequential behaviors of “hide-sleeping”.
Ask Molly to schedule activities that promote a sense of mastery and competency.
Any of the above
The more abstract the focus of therapy.
The more cognitive the focus of therapy.
The more behavioral the focus of therapy.
The more schematic the focus of therapy.
Tracking mastery and pleasure.
Identifying and replacing avoidance to promote health.
Conducting and functional analyses of depressogenic behavior.
Reduction of depression-related rumination.
Any of the above*