The Association of Professional Sleep Consultants (APSC) is thrilled to welcome a new Executive Director and new Managing Director to their team. Welcome Terian Johnston, APSC's Executive Director and Kathy Sinclair, APSC's Managing Director.
Terian Johnston is the Executive Director of Association of Professional Sleep Consultants (APSC). She is also the founder and owner of “Sleeping Newborns”, and is nationally known as an Expert Newborn Care Specialist and Sleep Consultant. Through her company she provides in-home care for sleep-learning, sleep -training and consultations. She has developed a series of classes for expecting parents so that they can implement positive sleep fundamentals from the beginning. Terian is a parent and community educator.
Terian Graduated from Northern Kentucky University with an Education Degree in Elementary & Middle School Education. Her post graduate hours are in Early Childhood Development which gives her a comprehensive understanding of growth and development. Through her experiences as a Newborn Care Specialist she has added additional education that specializes in newborn care. She has over 35,000 hours of experience working with singletons, twins & triplets as a Newborn Care Specialist and over 25 years working with children. She has developed, “14 steps of Sleep Learning” to empower parents and help them to realize their baby’s sleep abilities. Between her studies and her hands on experiences, she can offer families various options and flexibility for sleep learning, sleep training and scheduling. This in turn provides choices for the family to ensure that they find the method(s) that work within their family's goals and beliefs. For additional information: www.sleepingnewborns.com
She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband and two teenage children.
Kathy is the Managing Director of Association of Professional Sleep Consultants (APSC). She is also founder of Baby Sleep Solutions, a baby sleep consultation service. She is available for in-home, telephone and Skype consultations for families who need help to get more sleep. She is internationally recognized in her field and has been helping families since 2000. Kathy has helped 100’s of families get the rest they need, including Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, Ryan and Christian Slater and Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jnr.
Kathy is a graduate of Australia's prestigious Charlton Brown Nanny College, a Certified Post Partum Doula, Certified Newborn Care Consultant, Certified Lactation Educator and a Certified Happiest Baby on the Block Educator. She has recently been appointed to the position of Managing Director of the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants (APSC), the foremost international organization for baby sleep professionals.
Her approach to sleep combines and focuses on all the aforementioned components; additionally, Kathy continues to focus on further studies in order to become familiar with any new baby sleep techniques. With this approach, she creates an individualized plan for each family: putting an infant on a schedule within days, assuring and educating frustrated mothers and often restoring order - and humor - to the new family's household.
Kathy splits her time between Los Angeles, CA and her native Brisbane, Australia where she is in the process of expanding her business with the goal of using her significant experience to assist more Australian families as well.