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Kate White, MA, LMT, RCST®, CEIM, SEP

  • Speaker Type: Infant Mental Lecture Pack 2016
  • Country: USA
<p>Kate White is and award-winning craniosacral and massage therapist, prenatal and early childhood educator. She has training in somatic therapies, prenatal and perinatal health, lactation, brain development, infant mental health, and has specialized in mother-baby dyad care using somatic approaches. She is a mother of two children, holds a BA and MA in Communication, is a Registered Craniosacral Therapist in the Biodynamic Craniosacral method and a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner. Her work combines somatic therapy with brain development to help give families with babies and small children the best possible start. Her work is a translation of research on how parents are with their babies starting prenatally affects neural pathways and perception. She is Director of Education for the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health where she manages a large online educational program for professionals.</p>
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Best Practices in Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Somatic Health for Optimal Birth Outcomes
Have you ever wondered about the baby’s experience of pregnancy, birth and postpartum and whether it affects birth outcomes? We now know that the mother’s experience can influence the baby in many ways. In addition, prenatal development and birth depend upon a sequence that becomes a pattern in the body. Somatic or body therapies to support healing from birth trauma are becoming more prevalent. Come hear about prenatal and perinatal psychology and health, or the exploration of a baby’s experience of conception, pregnancy and birth and how it has lifelong implications. This talk will outline several best practices for clinicians in perinatal settings of all kinds based on this perspective with a focus on education and somatic tools to ensure high prevalence of application. Current research, education and training programs will be cited, and case studies provided as time allows.
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Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
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