When we accept the call to be in the field of birth, we accept the responsibility to show up prepared and supported on an inner level for the privilege of being in the birth rites of passage.The Sacred Basket Program prepares and supports you.

                                        The Sacred Basket Program

                                      

                  Perinatal Professional Education and Certification Services

 

These Times are calling Perinatal Professionals to show up as never before.  Throughout the Perinatal Field, conscious and unconscious influences are affecting you and your clients.

You are like a basket which can be strong in some places and have leaks in others..

We will teach you how to strengthen your basket, your experience of your own wholeness.  

 Apply these skills to yourself and to your clients and grow in compassion, skill and embodiment from the challenges you encounter in these changing times and in your work with birth and parenting.

These courses offer practices and understanding that support you to:

 

  • Renew yourself after any exposure to a traumatic event, perinatal or otherwise.
  • Reduce painful trigger behaviors
  • Identify the root patterns of how we either close or open to life challenges and growth
  • Map a path to our inherent capacity for wonder, pleasure and bliss in and attending the rites of passage of birth.
  • For MFTS in the CE Workshop: A group and 1-1 Model for addressing these root patterns and resolving th

Courses are Webcasts, Take at your own Pace!  Course I is a prerequisite for Courses II and III!

Sign up for 2 courses, Get $25 off of total fee for the 2 courses. Use coupon: 25off with second course.

There are two circles with Recordings and Monthly 1 hour Q &A Live via Zoom Practice Sessions for 9 months which come with two courses.

One Circle is for All Perinatal Professionals, The 8/29 series is FULL, you can sign up here for the next one.

One Circle is just for MFTs, LCSWs and any Licensed Mental Health Perinatal Professional.

Practice Circle Fee:  $30/circle which can be paid monthly or as a one time fee of $270.

Partial scholarships for BIPOC and Covid affected.

 


 

The following Courses can be taken as part of the Birth Spirituality and Healing Coach Certification Program or for Education and CEs only.

As an MFT, this workshop connected dots for me about trauma and what is effective for me and my clients working with it. I would recommend this workshop to any therapist. Gina Janc

MFT

Sacred Basket Program – Part I –  Online Now!

The Cartography of Spiritual and Psychological Growth

5 Webcasts, Handouts, Basket Making Journal

We will explore the following:

  • An overview of the science and practices that take you from trauma to safety
  • Identifying and applying your resources to renew yourself and support your growth.
  • Understanding Ceremony, as a powerful resource for support and growth and how to integrate it into your practice

 

Investment: $200

Partial Scholarships available for BIPOC and Covid19 Affected, contact me at genamccarthy3@gmail.com to arrange.

Register Here

 

Sacred Basket Program – Part II – Perinatal Trauma: Assessment, Prevention, Healing 

4 Webcasts, Handouts

Prerequisite: Sacred Basket Program Part I

We will explore:

  • How you and your clients’ affect each other and how to work with that.
  • Connecting with resilience, your’s and your clients
  • Somatic Tracking 
  • Preventing secondary trauma in yourself and primary trauma in your clients.
  • Identifying symptoms and roots of perinatal trauma, 
  • Supporting healthy outcomes in yourself and others.

Throughout this course you will have an opportunity to apply practices to yourself to support your own renewal and resources. All of these practices promote perinatal developmental healthy outcomes. Content of course based on EMDR trauma healing theory and Perinatal Psychology theory and research.

  • Investment: $200
  • BIPOC and Covid-19 Affected, Partial Scholarships available, Contact me to arrange at genamccarthy3@gmail.com

Register Here

I really valued the work around understanding when I get triggered during a session. I’m seeing it much more clearly now. Andrea Byers

Craniosacral Therapist

Sacred Basket Program – Part IIA – Perinatal Trauma: Assessment, Prevention, Healing for Mental Health Professionals ONLY!

No Prerequisite

Webcasts Release:  September 2020! CAMFT CEs for MFTs and LCSWs 

We will explore:

  •  How to apply trauma informed assessment, prevention and healing practices to yourself and your clients.
  • How to connect with your resilience and help your client connect with their’s.
  • Tracking yourself and your clients, somatically.
  • Preventing secondary trauma in yourself and primary trauma in your clients.
  • Identifying and understanding symptoms and roots of perinatal trauma, your own and others.
  • Perinatal Trauma 1-1  Treatment Strategies and Group Healing Model

Throughout this course you will have an opportunity to apply practices to yourself to support your own renewal and resources. All of these practices promote perinatal developmental healthy outcomes. Content of course based on EMDR trauma healing theory and Perinatal Psychology theory and research.

  • Investment: $200
  • BIPOC and Covid-19 Affected, Partial Scholarships available, Contact me to arrange at genamccarthy3@gmail.com

Register Here

Sacred Basket Program – Part III

 

Prerequisites: Sacred Basket Program Parts I & II or Part I & Part IIA

 

Heal and Integrate Your Own Birth

Meets: This Course is the last course to take to be eligible to complete  the BSH Coach Certification Progra

 

Webinars and Practice Q&A Sessions Hybrid Course Available Summer 2020!

 

Take what you learned in the previous two courses and apply it to Healing and Integrating:

 

  • Your own Birth
  • A birth you witnessed or heard about that was traumatic for you
  • Ancestral Imprints

 

In this course you will learn a template of cognitive and experiential effective Perinatal Trauma Treatment.  You will have an opportunity to apply this model to a piece of your own prenatal, birth and newborn story, to a previous secondary traumatic event from your professional practice and to your own ancestral perinatal imprints.  

 

 

 

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Getting clear about my behaviors when triggered…a range of tools I can access…tools I can offer my clients – not only resources within but also community resources. Jennifer Curtis

Doula, Parent Infant Class Educator

Birth Spirituality and Healing Coach Certification

Prerequisites: The Cartography of Spiritual and Psychological Resources, The Perinatal Trauma Assessment, Prevention Healing and Heal and Integrate your own Birth Courses.

A BSH coach can apply and offer the following resources to themselves and their clients to promote success with perinatal developmental needs and opportunities. A 1-1 session with BSH Mentor is required to mutually assess if intern needs more practice or is ready to become a certified coach. If intern needs more practice, a new contract and additional fees may be required.

  • Bilateral Tapping In resourcing practices
  • Tracking somatic experience and triggers and knowing when to apply resources to triggers to break and prevent trauma patterns
  • Energy calming practices
  • A Guided Imagery Healing Perinatal Trauma Practice
  • An understanding of what it takes to heal birth trauma effectively and in nourishing and safe ways.
  • An understanding of what are trauma informed effective assessment practices and why
  • A clear understanding of how preparing to meet perinatal developmental needs can prevent trauma.

 

 

Register Here

This is such important and beautiful work for mothers in our community you are doing. As we come together and heal ourselves, we take this healing back to our families. Katie Sutherland

Mother

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 was a maternal infant public health nurse for many years and founded the Contra Costa County Perinatal Depression to Wellness Network. She developed two local Perinatal Integrative Health Programs.  She has studied and practiced extensively cross cultural healing including shamanic, Buddhist and Cherokee peacekeeper practices.  For Questions: genamccarthy3@gmail.com