Monday LIVE! Series Two

September 2016-July 2017

January: Psychological Theories

  • Toward a Unified Theory of Memory with Thomas Verny, MD
  • Psychotherapy with Infants with William Emerson. PhD
  • Welcoming Consciousness: Principles, Questions, Answers with Wendy Anne McCarty, PhD

February: PPN and Culture

  • PPN and Gender with Chanti Smith, CPM, SEP and Elsa Asher, MS, CD(DONA)
  • Making In Utero with Kathleen Gyllenhaal
  • Accessing the Right Side of the Brain and Birth with Sandra Bardsley

March: Prenatal Learning, Bonding ~ Attachment

  • Kate White, Prenatal Bonding/Conscious Pregnancy
  • Chris McKee, The Importance of Fathers and Father-Baby Bonding
  • Myrna Martin on Major Prenatal Influences on Bonding and Attachment

April: Labor and Delivery: Birth

  • About Connections, Consciously Preparing for Birth with Ray Castellino and Mary Jackson
  • Penny Simkin: If Birth Is Traumatic
  • Understanding the Birth Sequence as an Imprint, Kate White

May: Supported Attachment and Breastfeeding

  • Distinguishing between Shock and Trauma, a special talk by William Emerson
  • The Sacred Hour with Raylene Phillips
  • Breastfeeding and Birth Trauma with Kathleen Kendall Tackett
  • Attachment and the Neonate with Kelduyn Garland

June: Parenting Styles

  • Rebecca Thompson-Hitt on Consciously Parenting
  • Stephanie Dueger on Attachment
  • Karen Melton: Parenting Begins Before Conception

July: Implications and Inspiration

  • Jennie Joseph: Midwifery as a model for reducing racial disparities
  • Kate White and Mia Kalef: Healing Pre-Birth and Birth at any age


Your Instructor


Kate White
Kate White

Kate White, MA, BCBMT, RCST®, CEIM, SEP Prenatal, Birth, Attachment Therapy, Specialist in Bodywork for Infants, Administrator, Faculty and Mentor, Founding Director of the Education Department

Kate White is an award-winning prenatal and perinatal educator and an advanced bodyworker. She is trained in somatic therapies, prenatal and perinatal health, lactation, brain development, infant mental health, and has specialized in mother-baby dyad care using somatic prevention and trauma healing approaches for nearly 20 years. She is a mother of two children, holds a BA and MA in Communication, a Registered Craniosacral Therapist in the Biodynamic Craniosacral method and a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner. Her work combines somatic therapy, birth preparation, recovery from difficult birth, trauma resolution and brain development to help give families with babies and small children the best possible start. She is the Founding Director of Education for the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health and currently co-directs this department, administering an online program for parents and parent professionals, runs a private practice and offers her own seminars through the Center for Prenatal and Perinatal Programs, http://www.ppncenter.com.


Course Curriculum



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