And Perinatal Psychology
|Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology
is an exciting emerging interdisciplinary field.
Professionals and families come together to focus
on the earliest stages of human life-from preconception
Thirty years of worldwide clinical research supports
the ancient knowing that we are conscious, aware, and
perceptive beings from the beginning of life.
We learn intensely during our experiences in
the womb, during birth and the early hours, weeks and
months of our lives. Our earliest experiences imprint
and become our subconscious programming.
Not only are we building the foundations of a health
body, but we also are building the foundation of healthy
emotions, response patterns to life, and foundations
of healthy relationships.
These established patterns are at the root of many health,
relationship, emotional/psychological and learning problems
seen as all ages.
Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology:
Examines what best supports an optimal beginning and
also what factors may result in stress/trauma patterns
that could undermine healthy development and optimal
Offers a variety of therapeutic interventions for infants,
children and for adults to resolve early prenatal and
perinatal dysfunctional patterns and trauma. Parents
who resolve own early trauma help give their babies a
healthy legacy and optimal early beginning.
Association of Prenatal and Perinatal
Psychology and Health
APPPAH website includes valuable
free publication list, articles, and professional resource
APPPAH PDF Brochure
Santa Barbara Graduate Institute
Graduate degree and distant learning programs in Prenatal
and Perinatal Psychology www.sbgi.edu
Castellino Training Seminars and Publications - www.raycastellino.com
What Babies Want (2004) – New
Documentary available on DVD & VHS
Noah Wylie hosts, leading PPN experts, including
Dr. McCarty speak, with captivating family stories and