Jennifer Moran | Co-founder of Community Well, Birth Doula, CMT
Gena McCarthy | Registered Nurse & Marriage Family Therapist #32708
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Saturday, August 31st
Saturday, September 21st
Saturday, December 7th
Cost: $100 per couple. Equity pricing available upon request.
What are Parent Ceremonies? The opportunity to:
Slow down, listen to your inner voice and tap into the medicine of your ancestors
Identify what your strengths and needs are
Learn easy practices for deep support
Call in the space to grow into the parent you want to be.
Why do a Parent Ceremony?
Clear your parenting path of old baggage
Increase the potential for healthy outcomes
To feel safe to open to love and wonder
Expand your community of heart and meaning
All work is based on the facilitators’ many years experience with ceremony and ancestral medicine. If you’d like suggested reading to reference this work: “Parent Ceremonies: A Somatic Resource and Gift from Our Ancestors” by Gena McCarthy, “Welcoming Home Spirit” by Sonbonfu Somé, “The Four-Fold Way” by Angeles Arrien and “The Book of Ceremony” by Sandra Ingerman.
Jennifer Moran is Co-Founder & Director of Community Well, a Holistic Massage Therapist and a Birth Doula. She is committed to healing the world through birth work, building strong families and promoting health equity. Her studies of psychology and anthropology at UC Santa Barbara, special education at San Francisco State, bodywork and energywork at The World School, integrative medicine at the Institute for Health and Healing, and doula training through Doulas Of North America have all contributed to the well-rounded approach she has in working with her clients. Jen also has strong spiritual practices that guide her healing path. Her first big job was special ed. teacher at Oakland Unified School District and has always been committed to working with families. www.mamadoulajoy.net
Gena McCarthy RN, MFT is an EMDR certified perinatal psychotherapist and a community organizer. She is the founder and developer of the Birth Spirituality and Healing Network.
She founded the Contra Costa County Perinatal Depression to Wellness Network and developed two local Perinatal Integrative Health Programs. She has studied and practiced extensively cross cultural healing including shamanic, Buddhist and Cherokee peacekeeper practices. She is deeply grateful for her husband, son and community. www.birthspiritualityandhealing.com