Birth Trauma in Infants and Children
Publication Date:March 1999
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Shirley A. Ward, M.Ed. DipEd.
Shirley A. Ward M.Ed. DipEd., with founder Alison Hunter, is a director of Amethyst Resource Center for Human Development and International Advisor for APPPAH. She may be reached at 28 Beech Court, Killiney, County Dublin, Ireland.
Author's note: Dr David Chamberlain, Dr Thomas Verny, Dr William Emerson and Dr Violet Oaklander are long standing Patrons and Friends of Amethyst. They are generous with their time and are available as consultants and advisors for the Amethyst therapists and students.