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The Clinical Applications Of Interpersonal Neurobiology
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  1. Contrast the "single-skull" model of the brain with the viewpoint of interpersonal neurobiology.
  2. Describe the major components of the human brain and their related functions, using the "palm-of- your-hand" approach.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to explain a range of typical therapeutic presenting problems in neurobiological terms.
  4. Explain the relevance of such concepts as attachment relationship, complexity theory, mind-sight, self-regulation, and neural integration to the goals and processes of psychotherapy.
  5. List at least five different practical interventions to use in psychotherapy based on an enhanced understanding of interpersonal neurobiology.
  6. Explain why the brain to brain connection is effective in the consulting room


Session 1:

  • Basic Principles of Interpersonal Neurobiology
  • Brain to brain: The making of mind through human relationship
  • Mechanisms of memory
  • Information processing and perception
  • Neural schema and the co-construction of the stories of our lives

Session 2:

  • Emotion and Interpersonal Experience
  • Emotion as the fundamental language of the brain
  • Self-soothing and self-regulation as the primary goal of therapy
  • Complexity theory, self-organization and well-being
  • Interpersonal communication

Session 3:

  • The Role of Narratives in Human Development
  • How the brain learns to "make sense" of experience
  • Attachment relationships and brain development
  • Interpersonal narrative and neural connections
  • Therapy as reparative attachment

Session 4:

  • Neural Integration and Interpersonal Relationships
  • How the brain integrates and organizes via relationship
  • Brain disintegration and psychological disassociation
  • Interpersonal communication, neural integration, and the core self

Session 5:

  • Mindsight: Seeing the Mind of Self and Other
  • Distinguishing between the mind of the self and of others
  • Compassion, reflective dialogue, and brain integration
  • Neurobiology of empathy and the mirror neuron system

Session 6:

  • Bridging the Gap Between the Brain and the Mind
  • Practical applications of theoretical neurobiology
  • Brain-to-brain connection in the consulting room


Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry. He is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding co-director of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, founding co-investigator at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain and Development, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational center devoted to promoting insight, compassion, and empathy in individuals, families, institutions, and communities.

Dr. Siegel’s psychotherapy practice spans thirty years, and he has published extensively for the professional audience. He serves as the Founding Editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology which includes over three dozen textbooks. Dr. Siegel’s books include Mindsight, Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology, The Developing Mind, Second Edition, The Mindful Therapist, The Mindful Brain, Parenting form the Inside Out (with Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.), and the three New York Times bestsellers: Brainstorm, The Whole-Brain Child (with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.), and his latest No-Drama Discipline (with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D). He has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, and TEDx. For more information about his educational programs and resources, please visit:

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Daniel J. Siegel is a clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is the executive director of the Mindsight Institute. He is an author for W.W. Norton publishing and receives royalties. He is an author for Bantam publishing and receives royalties. He is an author for Guilford Press and receives royalties. He is an author for Tarcher/Penguin and receives royalties. He is an author for Random House and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-Financial: Dr. Daniel J Siegel has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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