Video: Paternal Post-Partum Depression | Justin Lioi, LCSW - Brooklyn, NY

We’re seeing more and more that depression often shows up differently for men than it does for women. While we’ve gotten better at supporting women who are suffering from Post Partum Depression, studies are showing that more fathers are also showing signs of depression–but the signs look very different.

These include

And I talk about them in more depth in the video below.

3 Surprising Signs of Depression in New Dads


If you’re interested in talking further, please don’t hesitate to contact me for a free 20 minute consultation.


Justin Lioi, LCSW is a men’s mental health and relationship expert. He practices counseling in Brooklyn, NY (and online throughout New York State and internationally.) He received his degree from New York University and has been working with men and their families for over 10 years. Justin is on the Board of the National Association of Social Workers and writes a weekly column for the Good Men Project called Unmasking Masculinity. He can be found on local and national podcasts talking about assertiveness, anger, self-compassion, all with the goal of becoming the man you want to be.