Joy V. Browne

Joy V. Browne, PhD, PCNS-BC, IMH-E® holds dual licensure as a Pediatric Psychologist and a Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist.  She is the founder and director of WONDERbabies, which encompasses several programs including the Colorado Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) Center, the Family Infant Relationship Support Training (FIRST) program, the BABIES and PreSTEPS program and the Fragile Infant Feeding Institute.  Her area of expertise is in neurobehavioral assessment and intervention with high-risk infants and their families, as well as systems change toward developmentally supportive and family centered care in both hospital and community settings.  Dr. Browne developed BEGINNINGS, an interim Individualized Family Service Plan for newborns with special needs.  She is a Zero to Three graduate fellow, and past President of the Colorado Association for Infant Mental Health and the New Mexico Association for Infant Mental Health.