You’ll gain an understanding of the links between therapeutic presence and brain integration, and how the brain, the mind, and human relationships are intimately interconnected. You’ll come away with an experiential understanding of interpersonal neurobiology and ways to integrate your own consciousness and capacity for mindfulness in ways that’ll expand your personal qualities of therapeutic presence.
Daniel Siegel, M.D., is clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine, where he's coinvestigator at the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and codirector of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. He's the executive director of the Mindsight Institute and the founding editor of the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology. His books include Mindsight, The Mindful Brain, The Mindful Therapist, and the forthcoming Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology and The Developing Mind, 2nd Edition. Website: www.drdansiegel.com.
1. Describe the interplay between interpersonal neurobiology and therapy
2. Discuss the River of Integration
3. Explain the Wheel of Awareness