PS6102 The Evolution of Prenatal Psychology II

The unfolding of the works of the Middle Generation of Prenatal Pioneers continues and the Torch Bearers of those still working in the field and expanding is presented. The inspiration and the wisdom is in your hands.

At a Glance...

The main aim of the specific Module is to familiarize the student with the works of the Pioneers in the field of Prenatal Psychology in the modern times. In this 2nd part of the Module, the Student completes learning about the Middle Generation of Pioneers and moves on to study the work of the Torch Bearers who are still developing and evolving Prenatal Psychology. The Module presents the principles of their theories, as well as techniques that they have developed and taught. The student has the opportunity to understand and follow the line of thought but also is able to recognize and use Therapeutic tools introduced by those prenatal Pioneers.

Recommended Background

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, the course will be conducted at the level expected of Undergraduate Students or Professionals and Executives who can critically think and reflect. Therefore, for all participants, reading and writing comfortably in English at the Undergraduate College Level is desirable as well as a reflective Mind to delve into concepts. 

Suggested Readings

Although the lectures are designed to be self-contained, students wanting to expand their knowledge even further will be guided to do so through extensive bibliography. Students are advised to read the required readings either before or soon after each unit, but in advance of the next unit. Recommended and supplemental readings can be read any time throughout the course in the self-study context and this is what will take your understanding to new heights.

Course Format

There will be video lectures (60-75 minutes each) each week. The lectures can be divided into about 4-6 segments, separated by interactive quiz questions for you to to help you process and understand the material. In addition, there will be a problem set and a programming assignment each week and there will be a final exam. You are encouraged to maintain a personal journal of thoughts, observations and experiences during the course. For the community work, there will be action learning activities which will involve you talking to others in your environment. A brief essay is to be written based on your experience. 


This 2nd part of the module focuses on the following subjects:

Primal Therapy (Arthur Janov)

Primal Therapy with Newborns (William Emmerson)

Primal Integration (John Rowan)

The Primal Model (Frederick Michael Farrar)

Cellular consciousness (Graham Farrant)

The Mother Fetus Distress Syndrome (Frank Lake)

Prenatal & Perinatal Matrices (Stanislav Groff)

Autopsychognosia (Athanasios Kafkalidis)

The Yequana Model (Jean Liedloff)

Wave Theory (Grigori Brekhman)

Prenatal Intelligence (David Chamberlain)

The Womb as a Learning Environment (Thomas Verny)

Abortion Survivors (John Sonne)

From Laboyer to Odent

Whole-Self Prenatal Psychology (Jon RG & Troya GN Turner)

Bonding Analysis (Gyorgy Hidas) 


What is the miraculous thing about this course?

You will meet more of the briliiant minds that have evolved all we know about our prenatal origins so far! 

Will I be able to apply the learning?

Yes, each unit will include reflective exercises and action learning assignments to help you understand and experiment with the ideas studies at work or at home in your life. You will reflect on what the role of a health practitioner is, esp. in the field of Prenatal Psychology and this will affect other aspects of your personal and working life inspiring you to adopt attitudes and behaviors towards co-operation and co-creation in full respect of who each of the team is extending a helpful hand when needed and a clearer mind at times of confusion.

Do I have to do community work right from the beginning of my studies?

Yes, community work is an integral part of this educational program. You are expected to offer 4 hours of community work a week, which will be documented. 

Do I have to do any personal work right from the beginning?

Yes, since this educational program goes very deep, it is important for you to have your support system and personal work is an integral part of it. You can choose to work individually or in a group in your area and it is advisable that you opt for prenatal psychology to be the Psychology Thought you work with, if this is possible where you live. A session of 2 hours a week is expected.

What resources will I need for this course?

All you need is an Internet connection and the time to read and discuss the exciting materials available online. 

in a Nutshell

16 weeks of study
10-12 hours of work / week
1st Year, 2nd  semester
8 credits
English/ Greek
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Part of the 
Professional Higher Education Certificate (PHEC)



10/1/2015 - 12/31/2020


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