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Brain Integration as the Key to Mental Health

Dan Siegel Defines the Attributes of a Healthy Mind


Most of us realize that we need a really knowledgeable guide to help us grasp the polysyllabic complexities of the human brain. But equally important is understanding the connection between the brain and miraculously various operations of the human mind. For Dan Siegel, widely recognized as a pioneer in bringing brain science into the consulting room, that distinction is crucial.

In the video clip below, you’ll see Dan Siegel lay out the basic principles a brain-savvy therapist needs to understand:

Additionally, here’s a link to an article by Dan explaining why brain integration is fundamental to the process of therapeutic change.

Please let us know what you think of Dan’s approach and whether these resources are helpful.

Dan Siegel, M.D., is a clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine, co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center, executive director of the Mindsight Institute, and the founding editor of the Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology. His books include The Developing Mind, Mindsight, and The Mindful Therapist.

Dan joins Rick Hanson, Louann Brizendine, Michael Gelb, Norman Doidge, and Stephen Porges for our all-new streaming-video webcast series:

Why Neuroscience Matters:
Concrete Strategies for Your Practice

Starting Wednesday, January 23rd
Click here for full course details.

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One Response to Brain Integration as the Key to Mental Health

  1. lubaker says:

    This was very stimulating, and gave me insights into a particular case where non-verbal communication is rigid. I will read further and begin some new techniques.

    I have for some years used brain mapping to aid clients into understanding more about themselves. It appears to give them confidence in their ability to take control of their change process.

    Thank-you, Dan and Rich!

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