Infant-Driven Education

OUR MISSION: To improve the lives of babies and families internationally 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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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

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

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

Amazing and current literature resources and overall content!

Jacquelyn Molina MS, CCC-SLP

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

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


Did You Know: GERD

January 26th, 2023|

Did you know non-pharmacologic management of GERD should be your first line of defense?             Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) commonly occurs in infant’s admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit. When [...]


January 2023

We are excited to start a new year and haven’t been wasting any time! Creative Therapy Consultants’ team members are busy sharing their knowledge and expertise already. Kara Ann Waitzman, OTR/L, CNT, NTMTC was featured in Synapse Care Solution’s Small Baby Team Discussions regarding positioning. Melissa Bloomer, MA, CCC-SLP, NTMTC shared her expertise regarding feeding in the NICU in a free educational webinar featured in our January Newsletter which can be accessed here. Lastly, Shannon Usher, MSOT, OTR/L, CNT, NTMTC is the featured presenter for NANT’s special topic call this month which you can find here! Want to catch one of our presenters in action this year? Be sure to complete one of our 3 distinct Neonatal On-Line Education (NOLE) trainings or attend a Neonatal Touch & Massage Certification. We are traveling to Phoenix, Indianapolis, Columbia, Atlanta and Houston this year, and we are holding 5 virtual NTMC trainings as well. Registration is open now! We can’t wait to see you! And don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for practice updates, the latest research, and little tips to take your caregiving to the next level!