“Cult hero”   “Rock star”   “Dear friend”   “Mamma to the masses”

I am not your typical parenting expert. In fact, I challenge the whole idea that someone outside a family could possibly BE an expert about how to parent within another’s unit. I know my clients are the experts, and I help them to see that too. My work offers a new perspective on children, parenting, family life and being a healthy, happy, whole human being. By guiding, supporting and inspiring my clients to live the life they are here to enjoy‚ I encourage living with a wide open and courageous heart.

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Carrie has been invited to share her passion on The Today ShowCBS RadioNational Public Radio, and has contributed to publications including Time MagazineThe Boston GlobeThe Star-Ledger, among others. Additionally, Carrie co-founded the Slow Family Living movement to create a ground swell behind this simple and effective lifestyle. Her scholarly and hands-on research gave birth to, CALMS: A Guide to Soothing Your Baby, What Babies Want: Calming and Communicating With Your Baby. A television show is in the works. Stay tuned.

Carrie earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a specialty in prenatal and perinatal psychology, an M.A. in prenatal and perinatal psychology, and holds a M.Ed. degree in health education and health promotion and a B.A. in psychology.



Thank you so much for checking out my site! My goal is to provide information and support to parents so they can create healthy, deep relationships. I am so glad you are here! If you’re a parent, congratulations on embarking on a crazy, joyous adventure.

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Your Extraordinary Holiday Season!

On Nov 13 at 12pm CST, I will be teaching an online, live class on “How to Have an Extraordinary Holiday Season” and would love to see you there!

You can read my Top 10 Big Ideas for the class here. In this class, we’ll discuss simple and practical ways to flow through the next two months with intention, connection and a whole lot of gratitude to have an Extraordinary Holiday Season. I uncovered the secrets to making the holidays extraordinarily one’s own and I’m excited to share them with you.

Your Extraordinary Family Life!

I just wrapped up an amazing, worldwide streaming event! 15 of the brightest minds in the areas of parenting, human development, psychology, neuroscience, holistic nutrition, slow living and personal growth discussed how you can make family life blissfully your own. If you are you looking for ideas, inspiration and tools that will bring more ease, joy, connection and love to your most cherished relationships – you’ve found the best place to start! Hear from Dr. Dan Siegel, Bernadette Noll, Annie Burnside and others as they guide you to BE more and DO less as a person, parent and partner! If you missed it, no worries.

You can own all 12+ hours of the conference to enjoy on your own time. With your purchase you get access to the video (MP4), audio (MP3) and transcripts (PDF) downloads of each interview to enjoy however and whenever is best for you! Check it out here!


Visit my blog, Carrie Contey’s Thoughts, to read about relevant issues, common questions, and success stories. I provide practical and inspiring guidance for all sorts of issues that arise in family life, giving you unending permission and encouragement to have as much fun as possible!


Hop over to my FREE Public Talks to take a look at what’s being offered in Austin. I’d love to see you at one of the workshops!


Stay tuned for January 2014, when I open registration to the highly demanded and life changing Evolve Program.