Growing Alongside Your Children

Home of Calmbirth in Canberra

About Transform Parenting

Unlike other parenting education programs, Transform Parenting puts the focus on YOU, the parent. Together with a community of fellow mums or dads, you will be guided by your facilitator to learn the skills to support your transition to parenthood, allowing you to embrace the hardness and joys of being a parent.

Our courses are delivered in a safe learning environment that facilitates sharing with your fellow mums or dads. Alternatively, our online course is available for parents that are not able to make the weekly in house groups.

Previously Known as CalmParent

We’re here to support you!

As a new parent in today’s world, it can easily feel like a continual struggle as the pressures mount on top of each other. Isolation, financial hardships, work commitments, and pressure to conform represent only the tip of the iceberg for many parents.
It isn’t an easy transition to parenthood and often parents find themselves lacking the knowledge and support networks to enjoy their children.
That’s why so many parents have chosen Transform Parenting to reshape their experience. We represent a safe space for new parents to grow in their role as mothers and fathers. Together, with our facilitators and a network of parents, we will support you as you embark on this journey of self-discovery.

What are Parents Saying?

Wednesday was literally a big highlight of my week. Tracey has an amazing way of facilitating the group and a beautiful manner that put us all at ease to discuss the issues that are important to us as we embark on this new world of parenting.


Listening to other mothers’ struggles and triumphs gave me the self-confidence that was missing since I gave birth.


Walking into the Transform Parenting studio each week was like being wrapped in a warm blanket of love. It was the perfect empathy tonic during my first weeks of parenthood.


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Meet Your Facilitators

Tracey Anderson Askew

Tracey is the Director of Transform Parenting. She has 18 years experience working with new parents and 12 years experience as an educator and Birth Support Person. She has four children and absolutely loves watching people change from being anxious about having their baby, to excited to become a calm parent.

Brendon Le Lievre

Brendon works with dads one-on-one and in groups as a dad coach to help set goals, develop strategies and  navigate new responsibilities. He is a dad himself and enjoys working with other dads to help balance parenting, career, relationships and themselves to be great dads.


Emily is an AHPRA-registered clinical psychologist and mum to three young children. She has a PhD in Developmental Psychology and is an experienced lecturer in the area of childhood development, including attachment, cognitive, social, and emotional development, as well as clinical childhood difficulties. Emily is an experienced group facilitator and is passionate about promoting and encouraging emotional intelligence in children.


Kellie is a midwife with over 20 years experience. She is dedicated to helping couples navigate the process of becoming parents, in their own unique way. She teaches Calmbirth to share the wonderful knowledge that women can birth as nature intended, when they are informed and prepared.



0414 267 791



12 Kett Street, Kambah, Canberra, ACT

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