MD, DPsych., DHL, FRCPC, FAPA,
Thomas R. Verny is a psychiatrist, writer and academic. He has previously taught at Harvard University, University of Toronto, York University, Toronto, St. Mary’s University, Minneapolis, Minnesota and the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute.
In 1974 Verny wrote his first book, Inside Groups, for McGraw Hill. The Secret Life of the Unborn Child (with John Kelly). In 1983 Verny founded the Pre- and Perinatal Psychology Association of North America (PPPANA, renamed APPPAH in 1995), and served as its president for eight years.
Verny ‘s book, TOMORROW’S BABY: The Art and Science of Parenting from Conception through Infancy, written with Pamela Weintraub, was published 2002. In addition to eight books, Verny is the author or co-author of 47 scientific papers and articles.
Dr. Verny retired from active practice in in 2014. He lives with his wife in Stratford, ON, Canada.