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Psychotherapy From The Inside Out: The Brain Of The Mindful Therapist
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  1. Identify the nine forms of neural integration that emerge from interpersonal neurobiology.
  2. Discuss the overlap among psychotherapy, attachment relationships, mindful practices, and the integrative functions of the middle aspect of the prefrontal cortex.
  3. Describe how, according to neural plasticity, the focus of attention can alter the structure and function of the brain.
  4. Discuss how insight and empathy emerge within the circuits of the brain.
  5. Name concrete ways to promote neural integration within oneself as a clinician and within clients in the therapeutic relationship.
  6. Discuss how self-awareness, autonoetic consciousness, and mental time travel all describe the ways the brain attempts to make sense of itself.
  7. Explain how state integration works.
  8. Discuss the role of the prefrontal cortex in temporal integration.
  9. Describe how the therapist’s should review his or her own attachment history in order to become a better therapist.
  10. Explain how "Transpirational" integration differs from other integrative processes.
  11. Describe therapeutic applications of integrative processes.
  12. Describe “snagging the brain” as an intervention approach.


Session 1:

  • An Overview
  • Neural integration of the therapist's own brain
  • Healing relationships

Session 2:

  • Integration of Consciousness
  • How to develop receptive awareness
  • Attentional focus and the "hub of the mind"

Session 3:

  • Vertical Integration: The Embodied Mind
  • Connecting the wisdom of the body and reflections of the mind
  • Assessing nonverbal signals, somatic responses
  • Insight and empathy

Session 4:

  • Bilateral Integration
  • Differentiated processes of left and right brain
  • How to integrate separate elements of cerebral processing

Session 5:

  • Memory Integration
  • Implicit memory
  • How the past biases present experiences

Session 6:

  • Narrative Integration
  • Passive or active as authors of our lives
  • Deeper meaning of how our story is embedded in the brain

Session 7:

  • State Integration
  • Linking many different brain states
  • How therapist opens to the states of the client's brain

Session 8:

  • Temporal Integration
  • Confronting the reality of time
  • Embracing the reality of death

Session 9:

  • Interpersonal Integration
  • Therapist's history of relationship
  • Early attachment experiences and healing intimate connections

Session 10:

  • "Transpirational" Integration
  • Neural basis of the unity of all things
  • Beyond the bodily-define self

Session 11:

  • Overview of Neural Integration
  • Review of therapeutic applications of integrative processes

Session 12:

  • Mindsight
  • Interpersonal neurobiology as a framework
  • Insight and empathy to nurture healing in ourselves and others


Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. An award-winning educator, he is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Siegel is the executive director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational organization that focuses on how the development of mindsight in individuals, families and communities can be enhanced by examining the interface of human relationships and basic biological processes.

Dr. Siegel received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA. He served as a National Institute of Mental Health Research Fellow at UCLA.

Dr. Siegel publishes extensively for the professional audience. He is the co-editor of the Handbook of Psychiatry and the author of numerous articles, chapters, and the internationally acclaimed text, The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are (Guilford, 1999). This book introduces the field of Interpersonal Neurobiology, and has been utilized by a number of clinical and research organizations worldwide, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for the Family, Microsoft and Google. The Developing Mind. Second Edition was published in March 2012.

Dr. Siegel serves as the founding editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology which contains over three dozen textbooks. He has also authored Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive with Mary Hartzell, M.ED. (Tarcher/Penguin, 2003), The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being (Norton 2007), Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation (Random House, 2010), The Mindful Therapist (Norton, 2010), The Whole-Brain Child (Random House, 2011), Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology: An Integrative Handbook of the Mind (Norton, 2012), and his latest book Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human (Norton, 2016).

Dr. Siegel’s ability to make complicated concepts exciting as well as easy to understand has led him to be invited to address local, national and international organizations where he speaks to groups of educators, parents, public administrators, healthcare providers, policy-makers, clergy and neuroscientists. He lives in southern California with his family.

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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