Center for Reflective Communities

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 Center for Reflective Communities (CRC) is a leading training, clinical, and research center dedicated to strengthening the parent-child relationship by increasing a parent’s capacity for reflective thinking.

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About Us

Regina founded Center for Reflective Communities (CRC), formally known as CRP,  Center for Reflective Parenting,  because the capacity for parents and other caretakers to be reflective is the best way to help children ‘grow into healthy, satisfied, and productive adults’.

Our Mission

By enhancing reflective thinking skills, CRC strengthens bonds between children and those who care for them, engendering healthy development for our children, families and communities. 

Our programs help parents recognize:

  • Children’s behavior has underlying meaning that can be understood through reflective thinking
  • Children have better developmental success cognitively, socially and emotionally when parents are able to reflect on what is going on inside their children and inside themselves
  • Reflective thinking is the core of all healthy relationships


Training is available in a reflective approach to parenting:  for parents, caregivers and professionals from a wide range of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds

  • Mindful Parenting groups (MPG) – Hands-on parent-infant/toddler groups
  • Reflective Parenting Program (RPP) – Parent skills training from prenatal-adolescence
  • Reflective Care Program (RCP) – For caregivers in various residential or child care settings
  • Reflective Teacher Training (RTT) – For preschool and elementary school teachers and staff
  • Educational workshops & In-services 



As a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, I have been in private practice for over 35 years, with a special interest in parents and couples.


June 19, 2017
  • Maternal Mental Health Conference Keynote Address: Culture and Diversity through a Reflective Practice June 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    @ California Endowment, 1000 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

    Dr. Pally will give a keynote address on June 19. The whole conference will bring together research and emerging voices that explore the complexities of perinatal mental health through the lens of culture and diversity. Speakers will address how culture informs both our stress and well-being and our definitions of self and other in the pregnancy, birth and postpartum period. The full schedule is expected soon. Continuing Education Units will be available!

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