About Debra Gilbert Rosenberg, LCSW

Debra Gilbert Rosenberg, LCSW

Debra Gilbert Rosenberg, LCSW is a nationally-recognized psychotherapist and motherhood expert who focuses on helping mothers feel good about themselves while adjusting to motherhood. She has written The New Mom's Companion: Care for Yourself While You Care for Your Newborn, to help first-time mothers adjust to the many emotional, relationship, identity, and physical changes that accompany motherhood, and Motherhood Without Guilt: Being the Best Mother You Can Be and Feeling Great About It, to help mothers become more self-accepting and confident about their motherhood.

Debra, a motherhood expert, conducts new mothers' support groups in Chicago's Western Suburbs. A renowned parenting speaker and author, Debra offers lectures and workshops, writes for specialized parenting publications, and is a regular guest on TV and radio programs.

Her expert comments and advice have been quoted in numerous magazines, including ePregnancy, Working Mother and Parenting magazines, and on many websites such as WebMD.com, SheKnows.com, Breastfeed.com, and NewsforParents.org.

A licensed psychotherapist, she currently maintains a private practice in adult psychotherapy in Oak Brook, Illinois, and teaches sociology courses at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois.

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‘Every morning when I pick up my hairdryer, I wonder – is this the day? Will the wires still connect? And I am reminded, too, sadly, of my mother’

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