Phyllis Florian is a third-year doctoral student at MiSPP, with almost 20 years' experience in clinical and related mental health settings. Her work in perinatal mood disorders over the past eight years, in conjunction with social service agencies and grants, has influenced mothers and their providers in southwest Michigan. She also has training in the Trauma Recovery Model, and supports whole-person-wellness through coaching and mind-body work. She continues to advocate for access to mental health services, especially for women who nurture children and families in her community. She is a member of Postpartum Support International.