Welcome to Mt. Diablo Perinatal Psychotherapy

Baby's foot in mother's hand

Support for Pregnancy, Birth, Postpartum and Parenting


Mt. Diablo Perinatal Psychotherapy Associates is a collective of psychotherapists who specialize in issues relating to pregnancy, birth, postpartum/post-adoption adjustment, perinatal loss, Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, bonding difficulties, and parenting babies and young children.

Services Include:

  • Individual and Couples Therapy
  • Infant-Parent Psychotherapy
  • Consultation for Health Professionals
  • Trainings for Professional Groups, Organizations & Practitioners

Mt. Diablo Perinatal Psychotherapy Associates is comprised of the following psychotherapists:

Emily Margalit, LMFT  in Walnut Creek – Individual and couples therapy, specializing in women’s reproductive health issues, including infertility, Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and perinatal loss, as well as parent consultation and support.

Kimberly Kerlin, LMFT in Lafayette – Infant-Parent Psychotherapy and treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders for individuals and couples as well as parent consultation.

Meri Levy, LMFT, CLE in Lafayette – Individual therapy and consultation for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, birth or NICU trauma, pregnancy or infant loss, breastfeeding and bonding difficulties and ambivalence about parenthood.

Rama Ronen, Ph.D in San Ramon – Individual, family, couple, and parent/child therapy for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and bonding difficulties.

Day and Evening Appointments Available
Offices located in Lafayette, Walnut Creek, and San Ramon, California