Amy has been a bright light in the lives of countless infants, young children and their families, as well as the people she has supervised and mentored over the years to make meaningful change in the world of infant and early childhood mental health. Her compassion, calm and nurturing demeanor, and clear passion for what she does shines through in her work. With ease and grace she helps caregivers (and other providers) understand child development, read children’s cues, build connection with and joy between adults and children (and so much more). She co-started an Infant Mental Health Group for professionals in the Syracuse area to build awareness, advocacy, continuing education, and connection with infant and early childhood providers. This briefly touches on all that she does and the community is grateful and lucky to have Amy.
Nominated by Breanna Grant, IMHM-C