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Thomas R. Verny, M.D., D. Psych., F.R.C.P.(C)
About the Author
Dr. Thomas Verny is a psychiatrist in private practice. He has an extensive background in education, administration, and community work. He has taught at Harvard University, the University of Toronto, and York University, was director of the Psychiatric Inpatient Service of the Toronto East General Hospital and of the EGO Programme at York University, and is the founder of the Center for Psychotherapy and Education in Toronto. Dr. Verny organized the First International Congress of Pre- and Peri-Natal Psychology in Toronto in July 1983. He is president of the Pre and Peri-Natal Psychology Association of North America.
Dr. Verny has spoken at various national and international meetings in North America and Europe and published articles in both the lay press and in professional journals. He is the author of Inside Groups: A Guide to Encounter Groups and Group Therapy, published by McGraw-Hill, New York, in 1974 and subsequently translated into Dutch and Swedish. He is also the author of The Secret Life of the Unborn Child which appeared in hardcover in 1981 and in paperback in 1982. To date the book has been published in 18 countries.
JOURNAL OF PRENATAL AND PERINATAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HEALTH publishes research and clinical articles from the cutting edge of the science of prenatal and perinatal psychology and health. The journal, published quarterly since 1986, is dedicated to the in-depth exploration human reproduction and pregnancy and the mental and emotional development of the unborn and newborn child.