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

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

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

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

Amazing and current literature resources and overall content!

Jacquelyn Molina MS, CCC-SLP


Did You Know: Pain in the NICU

October 11th, 2022|

Did you know reducing pain in the NICU remains a top priority in neonatal care? Pain is a sensory and emotional experience, and research has shown that even the tiniest neonates experience pain.  It has [...]


October 2022

Fall is here and it’s officially the time of the year where you blink and it will be 2023! We have officially wrapped up the 2022 season of NTMC Recertification. We were so excited and humbled to have nearly 500 people renew their certification and continue with their commitment toward improving the neuroprotective, family integrated care in their NICU. The next few months will be full of Neonatal Touch & Massage Certification Hands-On Trainings. We still have space available in the Las Vegas & San Antonio trainings but be sure to register today as these spots won’t last long! The 2023 NTMC Schedule is complete and available so be sure to apply today. Lastly, the Neonatal On-Line Education has been completely updated this year and now includes 3 individual trainings and is available for most caregivers in the NICU. Be sure to let your CLS, RTs, RNs and other therapists know about this opportunity! Whether it’s time to standardize skin-to-skin transfers, decrease stress during baths, or implement a neonatal massage program in your NICU, we are here to help!