Dr. Jill Diana Chasse is a pregnancy counselor
and maternal/perinatal wellness consultant.
She has been working in the field
of maternal/child wellness since 1990.
She is the founder of
the "Magic of Motherhood ©" birthing method and
"Womb Baby Learning ©"- early bonding and stimulation.
Jill Chasse was certified in 1996 for counseling by the International Association for Counselors and Therapists and has since been working with families to prepare for birth and parenthood.
She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and has been working in the field of maternal/child mental health and wellness for over 10 years. She is the founder/moderator of the Perinatal Psychology group and outreach project of BEPE-East, with professional members and leaders in the field from all over the world. Dr. Chasse has conducted lectures, led discussions, published numerous articles, and written several books, including Baby Magic which has sold in 8 countries.
Jill focuses on the mother-baby relationship before birth, working with the parents to stimulate brain development and bonding. She also teaches classes and workshops in childbirth education, early parenting, grief and bereavement, perinatal mood disorders, and relationship counseling. She has done research and had clinical time in maternal mental wellness and currently works with mothers for emotional support during the perinatal period.
Dr. Chasse holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Behavior, a Master's degree of Public Administration, a Master’s of Science in Psychology and a PhD in Health Administration. She is a certified advanced clinical hypnotherapist. She also holds 30 credits (3.7 GPA) in a doctoral psychology degree program from the APA accredited Harold Abel School of Psychology at Capella University.
Jill has earned numerous certificates including: parenting, AIDS, advanced clinical hypnotherapy, alternative childbirth education, infant mental health, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, breastfeeding, depression, grief counseling, SIDS, genetics, baby massage, and multiple Public Health classes from Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health.
American Psychological Association
Birthing the Future- Advisory Board
Association of Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health, (APPPAH) Communications Committee
Global Maternal/Child Health Association
International Association of Counselors and Therapists
La Leche League International
National Association of the Education of Young Children
World Association of Infant Mental Health
American Society of Public Administrators
Founder and Moderator of Perinatal Psychology international professional development and support group
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Having attained 5 degrees while working, Dr. Chasse is both experienced and well educated. She has studied and worked in public health, psychology, health administration, and maternal/child wellness.
Professionally, Jill Chasse has worked on major studies for the Department of Health and Human Services, has been a healthcare analyst for TRICARE, has been the Family Services Director of the SIDS foundation, led support groups, directed organizations, and more.
with discussions moderated by experts in the following:
- public maternal/child wellness & policy