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Rethinking the Promise of Brain Science: How it Can Really Help Therapists
Course - Reading
$39.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Course - Reading
Authors:
RICK HANSON, PH.D.
BRENT ATKINSON, PHD
MARY SYKES WYLIE, PHD
BRUCE ECKER, MA, LMFT
LAUREL HULLEY, MA
RON POTTER-EFRON, PHD, LICSW, CADCII
STEVE ANDREAS, MA, NLP
Publisher:
Psychotherapy Networker
Copyright:
5/1/2012
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
NRC095766
Objectives
The Next Big Step: What’s Ahead in Psychotherapy’s Fascination with Brain Science? by Rick Hanson
  • Discuss the three blunders Hanson says we can fall victim to in our infatuation with the brain.
The Great Deception: We’re Less in Control than We Think We Are by Brent Atkinson
  • Discuss the ways that mindfulness meditation may produce growth in certain brain areas according to Harvard and Yale researchers.
Beyond Phrenology: How the Brain Really Works by Mary Sykes Wylie
  • Explain the main contributions of Doidge and Porges to our understanding of how the brain really works.
Unlocking the Emotional Brain: Is Memory Reconsolidation the Key to transformation by Bruce Ecker, Robin Ticic, and Laurel Hulley
  • List and explain Ecker, Ticic, and Hulley’s three-step process of memory reconsolidation.
Mad Men: Healing the Angry Brain by Ron Potter-Efron
  • Describe how Ron Potter-Efron motivates angry male clients to make positive changes in therapy.
Therapy Isn’t Science: Knowledge of Neural Anatomy Doesn’t Replace Clinical Skill by Steve Andreas
  • List two dangers, according to Andreas, that can occur when a therapist describes the impact of brain function on their emotional lives to a client.
Outline
  • The Next Big Step: What’s Ahead in Psychotherapy’s Fascination with Brain Science?
  • by Rick Hanson
  • Beyond Phrenology: How the Brain Really Works
  • by Mary Sykes Wylie
  • Unlocking the Emotional Brain: Is Memory Reconsolidation the Key to Transformation?
  • by Bruce Ecker, Robin Ticic, and Laurel Hulley
  • The Great Deception: We’re Less in Control than We Think We Are
  • by Brent Atkinson
  • Mad Men: Healing the Angry Brain
  • by Ron Potter-Efron
  • Therapy Isn’t Science: Neural Knowledge Doesn’t Replace Clinical Skill
  • by Steve Andreas
Author

RICK HANSON, PH.D.

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, a Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkley, and a New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring Happiness (Harmony, 2016), Buddha’s Brain (New Harbinger, 2009), Just One Thing Card Deck (PESI, 2018), and Mother Nurture (Penguin, 2002). He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.

Dr. Hanson has been a trustee of Saybrook University, served on the board of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and was President of the Board of FamilyWorks, a community agency. He began meditating in 1974, trained in several traditions, and leads a weekly meditation gathering in San Rafael, California. His work has been featured on the BBC, CBS, and NPR, and he offers the free Just One Thing newsletter with over 114,000 subscribers, plus the online Foundations of Well-Being program in positive neuroplasticity.

He enjoys rock-climbing and taking a break from emails. He and his wife have two adult children.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Rick Hanson is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Rick Hanson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

BRENT ATKINSON, PHD

Brent Atkinson, Ph.D., is director of postgraduate training at the Couples Research Institute in Illinois and Professor Emeritus at Northern Illinois University. He's the author of Emotional Intelligence in Couples Therapy: Advances from Neurobiology and the Science of Intimate Relationships and Developing Habits for Relationship Success.

MARY SYKES WYLIE, PHD

Mary Sykes Wylie, Ph.D., is the senior editor of the Psychotherapy Networker.

BRUCE ECKER, MA, LMFT

Bruce Ecker, MA, LMFT, is codirector of the Coherence Psychology Institute, co-originator of Coherence Therapy, and coauthor of Unlocking Emotional Brain and Depth Oriented Brief Therapy. Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Bruce Ecker is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Bruce Ecker has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

LAUREL HULLEY, MA

Laurel Hulley, M.A., is the Coherence Psychology Institute's director of paradigm development, cofounder of the Julia Morgan Middle School for Girls in Oakland, California, and coauthor with Bruce Ecker of the Coherence Therapy Practice Manual & Training Guide.

RON POTTER-EFRON, PHD, LICSW, CADCII

Ronald Potter-Efron, PhD, LICSW, CADCII is a clinical psychotherapist, director of the Anger Management Program at First Things First Counseling and Consulting Center in Altoona, WI, and an internationally recognized anger expert.

He has more than 30 years of clinical experience and in his private practice, he specializes in the treatment of individuals with severe aggression and domestic violence concerns. Ron is also author of 15 books, including Handbook of Anger Management (for professional readers); Angry All the Time; Letting Go of Anger and Letting Go of Shame (both with Patricia Potter-Efron), and his newest release, Healing The Angry Brain (New Harbinger, 2012), a self-help book intended for chronically angry and aggressive persons. Dr. Potter-Efron is also Diplomate of the National Anger Management Association.

Dr. Potter-Efron currently facilitates a 50 session domestic violence prevention program that utilizes the principles of neuroplastic change (long-term potentiation) to help clients devise and implement individualized brain-based behavioral change plans. He has trained thousands in professional seminars throughout the United States and abroad. Ron is known for his ability to make difficult material easier to understand and utilize, as well as for his good sense of humor and practical orientation toward therapeutic change.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: : Ron Potter-Efron is Director of Anger Management and Domestic Violence Prevention Center, First Things First Counseling and Consulting. He receives royalties as an author for New Harbinger Publishing. Dr. Potter-Efron receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Ron Potter-Efron has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

STEVE ANDREAS, MA, NLP

Steve Andreas, MA, has been learning, training, researching and developing NLP methods for the last 31 years. He is the author of Six Blind Elephants, Transforming Your Self, and Virginia Satir: the Patterns of Her Magic. He is co-author, with his wife Connirae, of Heart of the Mind and Change Your Mind—and Keep the Change.
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Audience
Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Other Professions