Dr. Ivy Love Margulies is a licensed clinical psychologist, death midwife (aka Bereavement Doula), Reiki healer and licensed funeral director who specializes in grief, loss, and trauma encompassing the entire spectrum of a woman’s reproductive and maternal mental health. From postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, birth trauma, NICU, pre-term labor, miscarriage, infertility, pregnancy release, terminations for fetal anomaly, stillbirth, infant death and pregnancy after loss. Grief does not only occur when someone dies. Grief happens at the loss of a relationship, divorce, loss of opportunities, dreams, health crisis/diagnosis, etc. Dr. Ivy has a unique way of blending psychotherapy, trauma informed therapy, somatic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based approaches, ritual, reiki energy healing, and guided meditations to help facilitate and support women, couples and families through the grieving process. Dr. Ivy has also studied Jungian psychology and recognizes the importance of understanding archetypes as they relate symbolically and energetically to our human psyche. Grief and trauma can have many similarities, however they also have some differences. Please look at the Resources Tab under “For Families” or “For Practioners” for more information about grief and trauma. Dr. Ivy’s office is located in Santa Monica, California, and she can have tele-therapy sessions with her patients as well as with groups all over the world. She can be reached through her website www.drivylove.com, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 310-850-1330. She is available for presentations, television and radio appearances. Dr. Ivy now offer trainings for professionals through this website, please look at the Trainings tab for more information.