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Fireside Chat with William Emerson

May 26, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Join us for a Fireside Chat with  William Emerson, PhD on May 26 at Noon Eastern. Share in a live interactive discussion with one of our preeminent pre- and perinatal psychology pioneers.

You are invited to participate in this live conversation between APPPAH’s President, Raylene Phillips, MD and Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology Pioneer, William Emerson, PhD!

We are excited to offer this rare opportunity to ask William Emerson anything you would like to know about his work and experiences in the field of Birth Psychology. At this event, we will launch a brand-new lecture series created by Dr. Emerson to share his revolutionary teachings.

All those attending the Fireside Chat will receive a special discount for Dr. Emerson’s invaluable lecture series~

Essential Teachings for Pre and Perinatal Psychology with William Emerson, PhD

  1. Infant Birth Trauma: Prevention, Amelioration and Treatment
  2. Maternal Birth Trauma in Natural and Interventional Childbirth: Prevention and Treatment Considerations
  3. Birth Pathway Presence Part 1: A Sojourn into Birth Spirituality and Wounding
  4. Birth Pathway Presence Part 2: Encountering and Reconstructing the Four Stages of Birth, and Healing Wounded Spirituality
  5. Trauma and Shock: Essential Distinctions of Psychological Trauma

CLICK HERE for more information about the Lecture SeriesLecture Series course

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If you have a question you would like to ask Dr. Emerson at the Fireside Chat, please send your question to edu@birthpsychology.com

 William R. Emerson, PhD

Dr. Emerson  is a clinical as well as a birth psychologist with fifty years of experience in treating PPN trauma, and in preventing the same with prenatal bonding.   He has been and still is an avid supporter of APPPAH.  He was a member for 36 years, a board member for 33 years, and a President for 7 years.  He spent decades studying and practicing spirituality, was a long-term disciple of Muktananda, and an authorized teacher of Siddha Yoga. He ran workshops and trainings in pre and perinatal psychology for five decades and counting, and had the privilege of teaching or mentoring a number of current leaders in the field, such as Marti Glenn, Myrna Martin, Ray Castellino, Wendy McCarty, Sandra Bardsley, Ludwig Janus, Karlton Terry, Marjorie Rand, Robert Oliver, Franz Rengli, and others.

One of his special contributions was to develop pre- and perinatal treatment methods for traumatized infants and children, which revealed unique methods for diagnosing and treating adults. He first published articles on infant and child trauma treatment in the 1989 APPPAH journal, and in the 1987 Aesthema journal (for the International Primal Association).   He brought pre- and perinatal trauma treatment to thousands of professionals in a variety of disciplines such as psychiatry and psychotherapy,  to somatic pediatric, chiropractic, osteopathic practitioners, as well as to feldenkreis, polarity, and cranial-sacral practitioners.

He is currently writing books. He published Geburtstrauma (Birth Trauma) in Austria and Germany in 2019 (Mattes Verlag Publishing), and in Holland  in July 2021 (Uitgeverij-Mens Publishing).  He plans to release an advanced English version of the same book in the US in 2022 (Stonebrook Publishing House).  He is currently finishing a book in English entitled, Interventionism – An Expose on American Childbirth. He lives in Germany and California with his life partner, and is working less and playing more.  Writing and teaching remain his professional goals.

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May 26, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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