News from APPPAH's Board of Directors
William Emerson (formerly co-president) was elected to be the president of APPPAH at the January 2010 Board Retreat in Guerneville, California. He has been a member since 1986, and a board member since 1993, so he brings 24 years of experience to his presidency. He is a workshop leader, writer, lecturer, and pioneer in the field of prenatal and perinatal psychology, renowned for researching and developing trauma treatment methods for infants and children, and discovering important applications for adult treatment. He is the author of four self-published books and one released by a publishing house. Dr. Emerson is currently conducting training programs in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and experiential workshops for individuals seeking personal growth and healing. He is finishing a book on the maternity care system and the trauma it causes mothers and babies (to be published Fall 2010), and has a number of other books in progress.