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Susan Highsmith, PhD Brief Bio:Susan Highsmith, Ph.D. is an educator and counselor residing in Tucson, Arizona.  She received her doctorate in Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology from Santa Barbara Graduate Institute (SBGI).  She instructs and mentors masters and doctoral candidates, lectures at universities and community colleges, and speaks at international congresses addressing consciousness in the womb and the long-lasting effects of our earliest experiences. 

Susan has published an easy-to-read primer introducing prenatal and perinatal psychology to young audiences, The Renaissance of Birth and The First Fairy Tale, the story of conception told in a way that every child can enjoy and every parent can delight in reading to their youngsters.  She is an advocate for “changing the language of childbirth” and has published an article by that name in Midwifery Today. Susan is a National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC).  She holds a Doctorate of Divinity from the American Institute of Holistic Theology (AIHT) and seeks to balance psychological theory and practice with spiritual and holistic wisdom.