Overview

GOT TWINS? If so, you are probably feeling a little overwhelmed and alone! In this course, psychotherapist Dr. Ruth Simon discusses the psychological challenges that new parents of twins face and offer psychological and practical advice about how to manage the experience and make it easier and more enjoyable.



What you will learn

  • Depression and anxiety in parents of multiples
  • Raising multiples in a culture of singletons
  • The special psychology of twin babies
  • The role of other adults/second parents


Intended audience

Geared mostly for families with infant or toddler aged twins.



Instructor
Ruth Simon, PhD

Dr. Simon is a clinical psychologist who practices psychotherapy and provides parenting consultations to parents of multiples. She received her B.S. from Yale College and Ph.D. from The Wright Institute.


Dr. Simon has published and presented nationally on the topic of twinship. Her work includes a wide range of topics including twinship identity, the special challenges facing parents of twins, and how singletons relate to the twins in their lives.


A parent of twins herself, Dr. Simon approaches the topic with 30 years of professional experience as well as personal expertise. She combines a down to earth attitude with the science of psychology to provide developmentally appropriate information that remains respectful of family culture and lifestyle.



Terms

If you do not finish the Course within 180 days, your registration will expire and you will need to pay to re-enroll for the course.

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