People say nothing can prepare parents
for parenthood, but that’s just not true.

We have a survival guide for couples - and training for professionals!

Parenthood is life-changing. For most couples, it's like an adventure into the unknown. And people say nothing can prepare parents for parenthood, right? But what if you could? Not only for the beginning of their journey, but for each and every stage afterwards?

Becoming Us is a groundbreaking Relationship-Developmental approach to the parenthood adventure, breaking it down into stages, with each stage supporting the mental, emotional and relationship wellbeing of mothers, fathers and partners.

The Becoming Us Whole Family Professional training is for birth, health, mental health, parent and other helping professionals and students who want to prepare and support parents at any stage of their parenthood adventure, so their whole family can thrive. Our live online full Professional training (three levels of training plus optional Certification) is held twice yearly.

Early Bird Enrollments Now Open for our March Class!

Becoming Us FULL Training [Levels 1, 2 & 3]:
Seed Planting, Tour Guide Training & Village Elder Training
(14 sessions)

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Level 1: Tilling the Soil and Planting the Seeds. Learn how to plant powerful seeds to reduce risks for the most common parenthood problems. Become a professional seed planter.

Level 2: The 8 Stages of the Parenthood Adventure. Discover the stages of parenthood, how to work with parents in each stage and prepare them for the next ones. Become a parenthood tour guide.

Level 3: Dealing with the Hard Stuff. Struggling couples can have the biggest breakthroughs. Add tools to your toolbox so you know how to support couples through the toughest challenges - and when to refer them. Become a village elder.


Becoming Us is a much needed, sensitive, positive and comprehensive approach to the transition into parenthood.
— Professor Jenny Gamble, Head of Midwifery, Griffith University, Queensland
 
The world needs this.
— Kent Hoffman, Founder, Circle of Security
This is the missing piece. A game-changer for parents and the professionals who care about them.
— Sally Placksin, author of Mothering the New Mother, NYC.

If you’re not ready for the full training, you can choose to enroll in Level I to get started.

Becoming Us Level I Training:
Tilling the Soil and Planting the Seeds
(4 sessions)

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What does the 'transition into parenthood' actually mean for couples? Why do some parents find it more challenging than others? Is there a way to prepare expecting parents so it's easier and more enjoyable for all of them? You'll discover the answers to these questions and more.

Following Level I you'll be a Professional Seed Planter. You'll know which seeds to plant that support your clients and have practical resources you can use from day one.

If you work with clients only during pre-conception or pregnancy, Level I is for you and you can enrol at any time.