Jill Chasse, MSpsy, MPA

Maryland, USA

Jill Chasse

Jill is a certified counselor who has worked with bereaved families for over 10 years. She has been the Family Services Director of the SIDS foundation of Oklahoma. She specialized in the support of the parents and families experiencing perinatal (pregnancy/infant) and child loss. and has worked with miscarriage, abortion, adoption, still-birth and infant death, as well as fertility and conception concerns.

Jill has certifications in grief and bereavement counseling, SIDS education, and depression. She is also trained in post traumatic stress disorder, genetics, relationships and perinatal loss

Membership in Educational / Professional Organizations:

  • American Society of Public Administrators
  • Association of Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPAH)- outreach member
  • Birthing the Future- advisory board
  • International Association of Childbirth Educators
  • 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
  • Founder and Moderator of Perinatal Psychology professional support group

Education / Credentials:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Health Administration: Kennedy Western University- Anticipated, 2006.
  • Master of Science in Psychology in Family/Developmental Psychology: Capella University, 2005.
  • Master of Public Administration in Public Personnel Management: Troy State University, 2003.
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Behavior: Norwich and Concordia Universities, 2000.
  • Associates level certification in Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy: Norwalk College, 1996


  • Washington Baby- A Collection of Studies and Research in Maternal/Perinatal Psychology, Health,
and Public Policy, Lulu Publications; ISBN: 1-4116-3995-2 (November 2005).
  • Baby Magic for your Magic Baby, Ash Tree Publications; ISBN 1-4116-4834-X (October 2005).
  • "Prebirth Bonding," in Weed Wanderings with Susun Weed. Volume 5 Number 6.
http://www.susunweed.com (June, 2005)
NewsLink the newsletter of the USPS (May, 2005)
  • "Early Learning" searchwarp.com/swa5698.htm (May, 2005).
  • 7th International APPPAH Congress, "Afterglow" on Birth Psychology
www.birthpsychology.com/congress/ congress-03/0703afterglow.html - 9k - (December, 2004).
  • "Creating a Safe Womb Environment," http://www.AKABaby.com website, (July, 2004).
  • "Baby Emotions," http://www.selfgrowth.com website, (March 2004).
  • "DC-Child Care subsidies to be cut in nation's capital" commentary on Early Childhood Focus
  • â??Caring for Preemies,â? Medical Professionals Contributions section- http://www.Preemie.Info.com website, (2004).
  • "Prenatal Influences on Temperament, Personality, and Behavior in Children" on Mommy Guide
http://www.mommyguide.com (March 2004).
  • "The Daddy Factor," http://www.PhenomenalWomen.com website, (February 2004).
  • "Birth, Brain and Bonding: The Psychology and Science of Attachment- APPPAH Conference" The
Compleat Mother Magazine, print edition, Minot, ND p. 5-6 (January 2004).

Workshops, Presentations and Educational Seminars:

  • National Institutes of Health "Share the Health"- managed the NICHD table; Wheaton, MD
  • Parenting and Child Development, Assisting Young Mothers at the Alternative House; Fairfax, VA.
  • Parenting and Child Development, Bryant Alternative High School, Alexandria, VA.
  • Buffalo Prenatal/Perinatal Network, Buffalo, NY.
  • La Leche League International- featured speaker at leaders meeting; Oklahoma City, OK.
  • University Child Care instructor on Early Cognitive Developmental Exercises; Oklahoma City, OK.
  • National Opinion Network, Infant Division consultant; Mt. Vernon, Il.
  • Motherhood Maternity, Pregnancy Wellness consultant for employee training; southwest region.
  • Childbirth.org invited guest speaker for online discussion group on Experience a Loss; Online.
  • Rodale Book Publishing Co., natural pregnancy consultant, Emmaus, PA.
  • Kids Day America guest speaker on pre-birth bonding; Emmaus, PA.

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