About Us

Do you ever feel like it’s too hard to find your way as a parent when faced with the opinions of book authors, television experts, and well-meaning family members? Do you ever wish for a better way of understanding your child’s experiences, emotions, and needs? Well then, read on. On Thoughtful Parenting, you will find a discussion among psychologists and parents about the  issues that we struggle with the most.

Thoughtful Parenting is product of the Parent Child Center, located at 1601 Walnut Street, Suite 1408, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Contact us at 215-763-7353.


ts-corinneDr. Corinne Masur is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Center City Philadelphia. She particularly enjoys treating young children and their parents.  She is on the faculty of The Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia and has written on the subject of early childhood bereavement and taught extensively on child development and childhood psychopathology. Dr. Corinne Masur can be reached at 215-763-7353

To learn more about support groups being offered for parents of infants and toddlers, contact the Parent Child Center at 215-763-7353. Groups are also forming for Dads and an evening group for couples will be open in the future. We are also available for consultation to parents and educational institutions and we can provide referrals for special help such as parent-infant psychotherapy, play therapy for children, and psychotherapy for individuals and couples.

HeadshotDr. Erin Hadley is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Center City Philadelphia. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY and completed her postdoctoral fellowship in the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Her fellowship training focused on perinatal mental health issues such as postpartum mood disorders and parent/infant attachment, and she provided consultation services to the Intensive Care Nursery, Maternal Fetal Medicine Department, and the Labor and Delivery Unit at Pennsylvania Hospital. Her research interests include decision-making regarding work/life balance, with a specialized focus on LGBTQ families.

In her private practice, Dr. Hadley offers psychotherapy and assessment services to both adults and children. She also draws on her training in trauma and assessment to provide pro bono evaluation services to the Human Rights Clinic of HealthRight International and Physicians for Human Rights. For more information on her services, Dr. Hadley can be reached at http://www.drerinhadley.com or 215-525-0579