About Us

The Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc. is the nonprofit IRS recognized 501(c)(3) organization in New York State representing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders support and education. Two Long Island women, Sonia Murdock and Emily Sampino co-founded the Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc. in 1998 after they each experienced gaps and recognized the needs in education, treatment and support services regarding postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis.

The Postpartum Resource Center of New York is a Mission Project of Westminster United Presbyterian Church in West Islip, New York.  We are grateful for the support and leadership of the members of Westminster. 


Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc.’s VISION
Project 62™ – Building and Strengthening Perinatal Mental Wellness Parent Support Networks and Safety Nets in all sixty-two New York State counties.

Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc.’s MISSION
Increasing awareness and access to care for New York State moms, dads, and their families at risk for or experiencing a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (including postpartum depression) by:

Increasing education, screening and treatment
Providing support programs and services
Training healthcare providers and consumers
Building community partnerships

Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc.’s GOAL
Empowering parents and the community to improve the lives of families by addressing maternal mental health and parenting with psychiatric disabilities.


IRS 990

To see our most recent IRS 990, please see our listing at the New York State Charities Bureau, which is the New York Attorney General’s one-stop resource for charitable organizations, fundraisers, grantmakers and members of the public. You may also obtain a copy our IRS 990 by sending us a request by email or mail. Please send mail requests to: Postpartum Resource Center of New York, 109 Udall Road, West Islip, NY 11795.


IRS Tax ID

Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc., a 501(c)(3) IRS recognized non-profit organization. Tax ID# 11-3449880.


Board of Directors
Kathleen Rambo Knight, R.N.P, M.S.N., President
open position, Vice President
Phyllis Fisher, Ph.D., Secretary
Sylvia Genthner, Treasurer
Kathy Mackenzie
Careen Mauro, C.N.M
Emily Sampino (Co-Founder)

Advisory Board
Diana Lynn Barnes, Ph.D.
Cheryl Beck, D.N.Sc., C.N.M., F.A.A.N.
Catherine Birndorf, MD
Carol Blocker – www.melaniesbattle.org
Kelly Brogan, MD
Sylvia Buehning

Linda Chaudron, M.D.
Lori Green, R.N.
Jane Honikman, M.S.
Laurence Kruckman, Ph.D.
Carol Lane
Jack M. Levine, MD
Mary Ellen Logan
Robert G. Logan, M.D.
Shari I. Lusskin, M.D.
Mary Mucci
Helen Myers, Ph.D.
Jennifer Rice
Marcy Safyer, LCSW-R
Laura Sirulnik, MD
Claire Smith, N.P.P.
Merrill Sparago, MD
Margaret G. Spinelli, M.D.
Karen Van Bourgondien
Tina J. Walch, M.D.

Sandra R. Wolkoff, LCSW-R
Kim Zittel, Ph.D., LMSW, ACSW

Executive Director
Sonia Murdock


Postpartum Resource Center of New York
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders:
Finding the Help you Need.
Serving New York State families since 1998


In New York State please
email us or call
State-wide Helpline:
Toll free: 855-631-0001
631-422-2255

Hablamos Español
For help outside of New York State and the United States,
please contact the Postpartum Support International.
The information on this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any medical
or psychological condition. Please consult your doctor for individual advice
regarding your own situation.
The Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc.
is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
All Rights Reserved. Copyright ©1998-2017
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