Supporting the Joy of Life
"The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be
half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse."
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Throughout her life, Jamie has maintained a passion for celebrating life and supporting others, specifically families, to achieve their fullest potential. Jamie received a master’s degree in Art Therapy in 2004 and is a registered art therapist and licensed professional counselor. Jamie has been a practicing doula for over ten years. Jamie became a certified birth doula through DONA International in 2013. Jamie is also a Lamaze certified childbirth Educator and serves as a Member-At-Large on the Ed Council for the Board of Lamaze International. She has focused her professional pursuits on educating, empowering and advocating for people to experience meaningful and joy-filled lives.
She is active in the arts and in local and international social justice efforts that promote life’s integrity and value. She has integrated her creative and therapeutic skills with the practice of prenatal, birth and postpartum support to ensure that life’s significant moments can be experienced with purposeful and positive perspective. Her specialized clinical experience and childbirth coaching skills offer a holistic focus to support the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of mothers and partners during the birth of their baby. The philosophy behind her coaching approach is to blend evidence-based information, strategic comfort measures with confidence and calm to provide birthing women and their families a labor, delivery and newborn experience with as much peace and positivity as possible.
Jamie is well-acquainted with the surrounding metropolitan hospitals and staff at Pennsylvania, HUP, Jefferson, Virtua of Voorhees, Abington, CHOP and others. Jamie has also participated in births at the Life Cycle Birth Center. Jamie is also familiar with and has supported clients utilizing the following birthing models: Hypnobirthing, Hypnobabies, Bradley Method and Mindful Birthing. Jamie has supported VBACs as well as a wide variety of high risk dynamics, ensuring that families are well-informed and well cared for throughout their entire birthing experience. Jamie has supported new parents struggling with postpartum challenges by helping, within a therapeutic context, to identify and implement practical daily strategies as well as positive self-perceptions to thrive in momentary and long-term family life. Jamie is also knowledgeable in the specialized use and benefits of essential oils for pregnancy, birth and infant care. She is certified to practice the AromaTouch technique, which promotes overall health and wellness. She believes in being a team player and assisting each mother and family in facilitating a personalized and dignified birthing and parenting experience.
Contact Jamie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-915-5217