She has been working with the mother-baby dyad in birth and psychology for over 20 years
Dr. Chasse is academically and professional trained as a psychologist, a midwife and an epidemiologist.
She holds a Bachelors of Science in Human Behavior, a Master’s of Public Administration in Public Health and Project Management, a Master’s of Science in Psychology (a PhD candidacy in psychology)
and a PhD in Health Administration (MCH).
Dr. Chasse was certified as an Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist in 1996 for counseling and hypnosis for childbirth by the International Association for Counselors and Therapists (IACT).
She received a certification in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders through PSI at NIH (2009)
and is also a Certified Family Planning Counselor (2013) through USAID and Johns Hopkins.
Certified Breastfeeding Counselor (2010) through UVA Medical School
Certified “Parenting With Dignity” (2005) Facilitator through the Bledsoe Foundation.
Jill has had extensive training and close to 10 years of practice as a birth doula with CAPPA, and is a childbirth educator instructor through Baby Empowered Birthing Education(www.bebechildbirth.org) which she founded
She has studied midwifery at both Ancient Arts Midwifery Institute
and Institute of Holistic Midwifery assisting at over 100 births.
Dr. Chasse has conducted lectures, led discussions,
published numerous articles,and written several books,