Case studies are given which describe how a birth/prenatal paradigm is used to treat adult psychological disturbance. The authors discuss diagnostic cues for discriminating prenatal from perinatal issues. Several treatment techniques are explored: verbal psychotherapy, breathwork, a prenatal therapy procedure done in warm water, and movement therapy.
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Gay Hendricks and Kathlyn Hendricks
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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.