The psychology of parenting twins with Ruth Simon, PhD

The psychology of parenting twins with Ruth Simon, PhD

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GOT TWINS? If so, you are probably feeling a little overwhelmed and alone! In this interactive webinar, psychotherapist Dr. Ruth Simon will discuss the psychological challenges that new parents of twins face and offer psychological and practical advice about how to manage the experience and make it easier and more enjoyable. We will have time for specific questions and anecdotes from the audience to make the topic come alive and feel relevant.

Dr. Simon will will cover:

  • Depression and anxiety in parents of multiples
  • Raising multiples in a culture of singletons
  • The special psychology of twin babies
  • The role of other adults/second parents


About Ruth Simon, PhD
Dr. Simon is a clinical psychologist who practices psychotherapy and provides parenting consultations to parents of multiples. She has published and presented nationally on the topic of twinship. Her work includes a wide range of topics including twinship identity, the special challenges facing parents of twins, and how singletons relate to the twins in their lives.

A parent of twins herself, Dr. Simon approaches the topic with 30 years of professional experience as well as personal expertise. She combines a down to earth attitude with the science of psychology to provide developmentally appropriate information that remains respectful of family culture and lifestyle.