APPPAH Conference 2012 –New Frontiers in Birth Psychology

APPPAH 2012 Congress

The Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health will host APPPAH’S 17th International Congress, to be held at the lovely Kabuki Hotel in San Francisco November 15-18. This year our theme is New Frontiers in Birth Psychology.

The executive planning committee, Jeane Rhodes, Ellynne Skove, Pat Martin, and Maureen Wolfe, is very excited with the lineup of speakers and presenters for this year’s event. Please check out the program-at-a-glance for a nice overview and click on the links provided to explore the details of the program. Here are a few highlights:

  • Pre-congress full-day workshops will feature Robbie Davis-Floyd, Suzanne Arms, Gerhard Schroth, Myrna Martin, and Dennis Hertenstein
  • Keynote speakers include Stan Grof, Peter Nathanielsz, Elan McAlister, Thomas Verny, Carista Luminare, and Michael Mendizza
  • Opening night will feature a presidents’ panel with William Emerson, David Chamberlain, Thomas Verny, and Barbara Findeisen
  • A new feature of this congress is 3-hour training sessions. Presenters include William Emerson, Barbara Harper, Rochele Hirsch, Karen Melton, Julie Gerland, and Myrna Martin.
  • 1-hour concurrent sessions will feature Ann Smith, Phyllis Florian, Jeanice Barcelo, Molly Arthur, Rita Kluny, Shawn Tassone, Kathryn Landherr, and Deb Puterbaugh.
  • Sunday morning will feature an International Panel with Rupert Linder, Eva Gundberg, and Julie Gerland.
  • Participants will actively engage in focus groups in a continuation of networking begun at the 2011 Congress. Check the schedule for group titles and moderator names.
  • Post congress half-day workshops will feature Phyllis Klaus, Ray Castellino, and Tony Madrid

The most important participant in this congress will be YOU, so, if you have not already registered do so now and take advantage of the early registration rates. We really want to see you there to renew old friendships and celebrate the start of new ones.

Please Click Here for more information or to Register for the APPPAH 2012 Conference.

APPPAH Birth Psychology Newsletter


Birth Psychology Newsletter Link 

2011, Issue 3, Fall

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