Supporting one another when you become parents

Partners to Parents teaches you simple strategies to strengthen your relationship with your partner when you become parents. Having a strong, healthy relationship benefits the well-being of your whole family.

  • Father and same-sex couple inclusive
  • Evidence informed
  • Developed in consultation with parents
  • Endorsed by psychiatrists, psychologists, and nurses


The team behind Partners to Parents includes researchers and clinical psychologists from the Australian Catholic University
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Psychologist and Founder of Partners to Parents
Pam is a psychologist who created this website as part of her recently completed PhD thesis. She is interested in perinatal mental health, mental health literacy, and the prevention of mental illness.
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Psychologist and Senior Lecturer
Tom is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the Australian Catholic University. His research interests are in parenting and mental health.
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Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer
Lisa is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and a Clinical Psychologist specialising in infant and maternal mental health.
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Bianca Whiteman

Masters of Clinical Psychology Student
Bianca is evaluating this website as part of her Masters thesis. She has a strong interest in perinatal mental health and experience as a support worker for Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia.