The workshops are for all professionals supporting families during the prenatal and perinatal period, and families with infants and young children, i.e. craniosacral therapists, physiotherapists, osteopaths, holistic practitioners, bodyworkers, psychologists, social workers, midwives, doulas, childbirth educators, and early childhood educators.
About Wendy Anne McCarty, PhD, RN
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Last week I received a deeply moving email from Professor Luisella Magnani, faculty at the Catholic University of Milan, Italy. Her heartbreaking story compels us to examine the way we care for our sick babies. In her own words: I take the liberty of writing you in order to tell you that I am studying […]
In 1990, I opened my psychotherapy practice to families with young children who were having difficulties in their lives. Even though their symptoms and behaviors covered a wide range, they all had something in common – something had not gone well during their prenatal, birth, or newborn experience, and the child and family had never […]
APPPAH hosted its 20th International Congress at the Town and Country Resort Hotel in San Diego, CA November 29-December 3, 2017. Professionals gathered to hear speakers from science, clinical practice, and educational backgrounds in the theme: The Conscious Baby Emerges: Scientific, Medical, Psycho-Social, and Somatic Discoveries. Attendees came from all over the world, including China, […]
A Special Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology (PPN) Live Webinar Series: PPN Therapeutic Play With Babies and Kids Dr. Wendy Anne McCarty Hosted by Kate White, APPPAH Education Co-Director Discount Early Registration Until February 8, 2018
Evolving Our Care and Support for Families During Pregnancy: New Paradigm, Guiding Principles, and Strategies A 2-Day Workshop with Dr. Wendy Anne McCarty Monterrey, Mexico • February 22 – 23, 2018 “The difference between thriving and surviving begins in the womb.” — Drs. McCarty and Glenn The prenatal period is the most powerful developmental period […]
As professionals working and researching within both the prenatal and infancy domains of human development and psychology, it became clear to us that a mental divide still exists in our culture and professional practice that separates the prenatal world from that of infancy. Professionals are trained to work within one domain or the other; agencies […]
Prenatal and perinatal psychology (PPN) has been immersed for over 40 years in learning about our earliest human experiences and how those early experiences set in motion our fundamental life patterns. What is unique about the PPN field of study and clinical work is that, at its core, it arises from and values understanding early […]