Connie Lillas, PhD, MFT, RN is the Founder/President of NRF Global Communities with a background in high-risk maternal-child nursing, family systems, and developmental psychoanalysis. She is a National Graduate Zero To Three Leadership Fellow and a Court Team Liaison for a birth to five-year-old Fostering Family Partnerships pilot promoting child welfare reform in Los Angeles.
Connie has a full-time private practice, specializing in dual diagnosis across both developmental delays and mental health concerns. In addition, she trains communities locally, nationally, and internationally on the Neurorelational Framework (NRF, 2009) based upon her co-authored book—Infant/Child Mental Health, Early Intervention, and Relationship-Based Therapies: A Neurorelational Framework for Interdisciplinary Practice, which is a part of the W. W. Norton Interpersonal Neurobiology Series. This Series, begun by Dan Siegel is currently edited by Allan Schore.