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 can be 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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Amazing and current literature resources and overall content!

Jacquelyn Molina MS, CCC-SLP

As a new OT in the NICU this was great information! I have an amazing and experienced mentor, but I loved gaining information from current research and sharing it with her as well!

Catherine Boatright, OTR/L

This was an extremely helpful online education opportunity which gave me some great review as well as new insight into what I can bring to my NICU babes, parents, and other staff in my NICU. Thank you!

Cristina, OT

Loved it – Loved your teaching style and knowledge. Thank you for sharing your passion with the world and making the NICU a better place! Wonderful course, wonderful presenter, wonderful experience! It’s very difficult to find an advanced course specifically for the NICU and this course delivered!!

Christina Dougherty, SLP-CCC

OMG!  What an amazing day!!  You were absolutely amazing and I appreciate everything you had to say.  I learned so much today.  I thought I was doing things correctly, but I learned today that I wasn’t.

Stephanie Wrobel, RT

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

Excellent training experience:  Presenters were so positive and it was evident that they have a contagious passion for giving the best care to our littlest humans.  I feel empowered to better care for my patients and their families.

Danielle Brinkmeier, RN


Did You Know: 2-Person Caregiving

June 9th, 2022|

Did you know 4-handed care (2-person caregiving) significantly reduces mean heart rate during and after suctioning compared to 2-handed care?                Pain is the fifth vital sign with short-term and long-term effects for the infant [...]


June 2022

Summer is finally here!  Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and we are so excited to see the sunshine!  We got a burst of energy during our visit to NANT in Cincinnati, viewing & hearing presentations from passionate neonatal therapists from all over the country.  We took that excitement and passion home with us, and we rolled out our newly revamped NTMC Initial and Ongoing Recertifications, and TWO completely new NOLE Trainings. Did you certify or recertify in NTMC in 2020, 2018, 2016, 2014 or 2012? Your chance to recertify is NOW! Registration closes on August 31st so be sure you don’t miss your chance. Are you new to CTC and interested in neuroprotective, family-integrated and developmental care?  Learn more about our Neonatal On-Line Education (NOLE) and our Neonatal Touch and Massage Certification (NTMC) here.  We can’t wait to meet you!