Therapy Techniques Based on Neuroscience
Bring the latest findings from neuroscience into your treatments. Learn Interventions that have been associated with sustainable brain change, including those that can alter brain pathways and networks to help treat trauma, anxiety, depression, and addiction.
This seminar teaches you how to promote healthy transformation and recovery in the brains of those experiencing trauma, stress, addiction, anxiety, and depression. By initiating this healthy brain change using top-down, bottom-up, and horizontal methods, you add new capacity for progress to each therapy session. This seminar gives you conceptual and experiential tools you can use to help build your own techniques and foster client growth and independence!
Objectives for Neuroscience Therapy Techniques:
a). Communicate key nervous system structures, functions and pathways.
b). Explore brain alterations that occur from anxiety, trauma and stress, substance abuse, and depression.
c). Support how commonly applied treatments such as CBT, DBT, dynamic therapy, meditation and other forms of mindfulness can foster healthy brain change.
d). Breakdown neuroplasticity and types of experiences that elicit it.
e). Apply interventions that can be used to return the nervous system to natural balance.
f). Evaluate specific techniques that enhance attention, interoception, affect regulation and sensory-motor awareness.
g). Practice six principles that guide you when including the brain during treatment.
The target audience for this event includes psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed counselors, MFT’s, and other clinical mental health professionals.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Instructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA
Material Author(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA
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