Child Development – The First 12 Months

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Product Description

This class aims to help you understand how your child is growing, developing and learning during the first year of his life so that you can make informed parenting decisions and choose parenting strategies or approaches that are right for both you and your baby.

About the classes

Each class is very informal in nature and is designed for a maximum of 6 couples. These classes are not intended as psychological therapy, but rather they are providing information on general issues, self help strategies and sign posting for where people can get psychological support if needed.

Saturday 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM



Topics covered will include:

  • Stages of cognitive and emotional development
  • Developmental milestones and understanding them in a broader context
  • Sleep development, stages and issues
  • The role of attachment including soothing and self soothing

Dr. Ellie Wheeler

Hailing from the United Kingdom, Ellie received her Masters in Psychology and Mathematics from the University of St. Andrews in 2002 and went on to earn her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Glasgow in 2009.  Prior to completing her doctorate, she worked as a nanny for a number of years specializing in work with children with special needs.  After graduating, she worked as a psychologist in the UK working with young people suffering from eating disorders and their families.  Ellie teaches several classes at Special Addition – Emotional Self Care for Moms, Child Development, and Baby Sleep Solutions Classes.  In addition to her class instruction, Ellie enjoys time with her husband, her three young active children, and trips back to the UK for business and her UK family!

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