Infant-Driven Education

OUR MISSION: To improve the lives of babies and families through excellent neonatal caregiver education and skill development.

OUR VISION: For each neonatal caregiver to understand the tremendous impact they have on the infants and families they serve, and to provide care accordingly.


Educational Training Videos on Swaddled Bathing & Skin-to-Skin Holding

Our portfolio of instructional Videos increase the knowledge and skill of healthcare providers, while giving parents an enhanced understanding, ability, and ease in caring for their infant.   Videos are available in both English & Spanish for parents and all videos can be purchased as DVDs or licensed for hospital intranet viewing!

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Neonatal Touch and Massage Certification

Neonatal Touch & Massage Certification (NTMC)™

 NTMC is an exclusively neonatal, one-of-a-kind certification for neonatal healthcare providers. It combines a holistic, neonatal and systems theory approach to massage, with an emphasis on families and nurturing opportunities, while elevating the standard of care that neonatal caregivers provide in their daily practice.

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Seminars & Workshops

Seminars, Workshops & On-Line Education

Creative Therapy Consultants provides innovative educational opportunities both on-line and in person.  Participants are able to change practice and implement new techniques immediately upon returning to their NICU.  Best of all, the programs can be completely customized to meet your NICU’s needs!

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I really enjoyed your style of teaching/presentation, including hands on, video and a complete handout.  I appreciate the collaboration for all the disciplines. Continue the good work!
Christine Jordan, SLP


Did You Know: Stress & Pain

August 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Did you know parental involvement can reduce pain in preterm infants? In a 2019 literature review entitled Pain, Parental Involvement, and Oxytocin in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Filippa et al explored the many painful [...]


August 2019

Wow!  We have been busy this summer updating our research and references and planning for a full line-up of NTMC Certification courses this fall and 2020.  We just completed a sold-out Chicago NTMC and Private NTMC in Minneapolis!  It was awesome to meet so many passionate neonatal caregivers and add so many NTMC professionals to our ever-growing family. Registration is open for 4 remaining 2019 certifications and 2 upcoming 2020 certifications.  Join us at one of these amazing locations! Find out more about NTMC, and apply here today.

June 2019

We are excited about the start of summer! We are currently working with so many great professionals who are completing Recertifications I, II and III. We love sharing new research and education through the Recertification webinars. We feel so lucky to be a part of the growing NTMC family who is providing amazing neuroprotective, developmental, family-centered care across the country and in Canada. We continue to strive to make 95% of all touch in the NICU intentionally comforting, and with our growing NTMC community, we are making great progress! Do you want to join the ever-growing group of NICU professionals who are making a great impact? Find out how and where to get certified here. Chicago is sold out, but Miami, Toronto and Orange, CA are enrolling now!

2019 is Off to a Busy Start!

We have been busy the last few months providing professional credentials to 57 neonatal professionals and are heading to North Carolina for another 44 nurses and therapists to join our Neonatal Touch & Massage Certification (NTMC) Family! Be sure and check out our schedule, April 8th is the next registration opening date and classes are filling up fast!

We are excited to be presenting at NANT9 this year as well as exhibiting for both NTMC and CTC. Be sure and visit us at our booth to receive a gift including a flashdrive with valuable resources along with a chance to win a raffle for 50% off NTMC or  NOLE!

Thank you again for helping us live our mission to improve the lives of babies and families through excellent neonatal caregiver education and skill development. Learn more how you can organize a customized program for your NICU Here.

NTMC in Massachusetts, Oklahoma, and Colorado

August 25 & 26, 2018 | Boston, MA
September 15 & 16, 2018 | Oklahoma City, OK
September 28 & 29, 2018 | Colorado Springs, CO

We are so excited for all of the new neonatal professionals we are adding to our NTMC Family in just 5 weeks! The Hands-On Training in Boston was great and so exciting to be surrounded by such a passionate group of NICU RNs, OTs, PTs, and SLPs. We cannot wait to meet everyone in Oklahoma and Colorado! Be sure to check out more details about our last Certification in 2018 in LaCrosse, WI and all of the fun places we’re heading in 2019 like Florida, California, and Illinois. Applications for all 2019 locations are open now! Apply and Learn more here!