Malina Spirito, PsyD., MEd., is a licensed psychologist at the ChristianaCare Center for Women’s Emotional Wellness, specializing in support for women before, during, and after pregnancy.
Dr. Spirito provides consultations, assessments, and treatment to women and their families regarding perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Spirito is involved in ongoing program development for the Center for Women’s Emotional Wellness and provides professional education and consultation to other health professionals and the public.
Areas of Expertise (2)
Perinatal Mental Health
Women's Mental Health
Widener University: Psy.D., Psychology 2010
Media Appearances (1)
A new bill works to expand access to reproductive healthcare
Delaware Public Media online
Malina Spirito is the Director of ChristianaCare’s Center for Women’s Emotional Wellness and the former President of the Delaware Psychological Association. She represented both organizations at the hearing. “The greatest barriers to wanted abortions reported by my patients are those of financial constraints and stigma. Challenges that are disproportionately faced by those who are oppressed or marginalized,” she explained. “House Bill 110 will remove the financial barriers that limit equitable access to care, and empower every individual to make healthcare choices that are in their best interest.”