Barbara Stroud, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, trainer, and consultant with over three decades worth of culturally informed clinical practice and training in the early childhood development and mental health arenas. She is the co-organizing founder and inaugural president of the California Association for Infant Mental Health, a member for the Academy of ZERO TO THREE Fellows, and holds prestigious endorsements as an Infant and Family Mental Health Specialist/Reflective Practice Facilitator Mentor with the California Center for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health. Embedded in all of her trainings, clinical service models, and consultations are the values of reflective practice and sensitivity to cultural uniqueness. Dr. Stroud’s book, “How to Measure a Relationship”, is improving infant mental health practices around the country and is now available in Spanish. Her recent text “Intentional Living: finding the inner peace to create successful relationships” (named an Amazon Best Seller in Oct 21017) walks the reader through a deeper understanding of how their brain influences relationships. All volumes are currently available on Amazon. Additionally, Dr Stroud is a contributing author to the newly revised “Infant and early childhood mental health: Core concepts and clinical practice” edited by Kristie Brandt, Bruce Perry, Steve Seligman, & Ed Tronick.
Dr. Stroud works closely with professionals across multiple disciplines. As Dr. Stroud is particularly passionate about the unique needs of children of color in the mental health and foster care systems, she has continually worked to infuse reflective practice and cultural curiosity into her trainings, consultation and service delivery. Dr. Stroud remains steadfast in her mission to ‘change the world – one relationship at a time’.
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