Supporting Babies' Wholeness in the 21st Century: An Integrated Model of Early Development
Publication Date:March 2006
A holonomic holographic integrated model of early development is introduced reflecting clinical findings from prenatal and perinatal psychology as well as current western early development thought. The Integrated Model and discussion address: Wilber's Integral Approach, modes of empiricism, quantum physics, morphogenic fields, memory, Noetic science, fundamental sentient nature and continuity of self, transcendental and human levels of awareness, prenatal and birth therapy with babies and children, needs theory, integrated being/knowing: perception/senses, early experience and the adaptive unconscious, and the holonomic model imperative. Portions of this paper were originally published in Welcoming Consciousness: Supporting Babies' Wholeness from the Beginning of Life.
KEY WORDS: Human development, consciousness, prenatal development, prenatal and perinatal psychology, infant development, imprinting, early trauma, birth trauma, primary knowing, and infant.
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Wendy Anne McCarty, PhD, RN, Santa Barbara Graduate Institute
Wendy Anne McCarty, PhD, RN, Co-author, Founding Chair and Faculty, Prenatal and Perinatal Graduate Program, SBGI. Dr. McCarty presents and provides seminars in prenatal and perinatal psychology, Being with Babies, authentic family living, integrative PPN practice, and energy psychology. In her private practice, she works with professionals and families to bring these into their research, education, professional practice, agencies, and family living. Research for Welcoming Consciousness and the Integrated Model was supported through a grant from the New Earth Foundation. Extensive excerpts from Welcoming Consciousness have been incorporated with permission from the author and publisher. Contact information: Website: www.wondrousbeginnings.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.