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How scientific advances improve the field of psychotherapy

 

 

Copyright : 26/03/2017

Foundations of IPNB and application in clinical practice

 

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Outline

  1. Questions from Audience
  2. What is Presence?
  3. How does awareness relate to attention?
  4. What is the overlap between the social brain and consciousness?
  5. What does energy and information flow as a fundamental aspect of Mind have to do with consciousness?
  6. A proposal about the Probability Distribution Curve of Energy and the Nature of Mind
  7. Integration and Well-Being
  8. Cultivating mental health through the integration of consciousness 

Objectives

  1. Argue why integration—the process of creating differentiated linkages among different brain systems and aspects of personality functioning—is essential to the process of psychological healing
  2. Utilize clinical tools to enhance the integration of consciousness, including The Wheel of Awareness, a reflective exercise that opens up pathways to expanding personal identity and moving beyond the limiting sense of a skin-defined self
  3. Evaluate how to increase your own sense of moment-to-moment immediacy and presence in creating healing connections with your clients

Copyright : 26/03/2017

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Interpersonal Neurobiology for enhanced couples therapy results (with Dan Siegel and Susan Johnson)

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Objectives

  1. Assess how to “read” clients’ facial and body language as outward signs of their brain function and emotional processing.
  2. Determine how to use this knowledge to select and time interventions more effectively.
  3. Analyze how to make your interventions more efficient by tapping into the processes of relational regulation.
  4. Determine when clients can’t self-soothe or access higher brain functions and intervene accordingly.

Copyright : 24/03/2017

Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Interpersonal Neurobiology for transformative clinical outcomes (with Dan Siegel and Richard Schwartz)

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Objectives

  1. Assess how to help clients not over-identify with a single part of themselves, and empower them to move beyond the diagnostic labels they feel define them
  2. Evaluate the concept of mindsight and how an enhanced ability to perceive the workings of one’s own mind can lead to greater levels of personal integration
  3. Assess the distinction between the Self and one’s parts and how it can help clients develop a capacity for self-leadership and self-regulation
  4. Communicate the practical similarities and differences between two widely influential models of personality and change

Outline

Brief overview of interpersonal neurobiology

Internal Family System (IFS) view of multiplicity

Discussion between presenters Daniel Siegel and Richard Schwartz on how to bring the concept of multiplicity into therapy

Exercise to overcome emotional obstacles
Concluding discussion between speakers

Audience question and answer session with speakers

Copyright : 28/03/2015

Mindfulness in therapy through the lens of Interpersonal Neurobiology (with Dan Siegel and Jon Kabat-Zinn)

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Objectives

  1. Argue the strengths and limitations of both psychotherapy and mindfulness as methods of behavior change
  2. Analyze common misconceptions and possible misuses of mindfulness
  3. Determine the most salient research questions about mindfulness that remain to be answered

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Copyright : 28/03/2015

Understanding the science behind love and human relationships (with Dan Siegel & Barbara Fredrickson)

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Objectives

  1. Assess how micro-moments of love can ignite powerful mental, physical, and emotional changes
  2. Determine the connections between positive emotion, neural integration, and improvements in overall health and well-being
  3. Assess how therapists can make use of this biologically integrative experience in their clinical work to help clients enhance their ability to feel tenderness, warmth, and compassion

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Copyright : 23/03/2014

BONUS - Dan Siegel and Bessel van der Kolk on the Future of Psychotherapy

 

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Outline

  1. Learning Objectives
    1. Past, Present and Future of Psychotherapy
  2. Art of Psychotherapy
  3. Psychotherapy through the Past
    1. MIND & The Brain
  4. Present Status of Psychotherapy
    1. Diagnosis and Function
  5. Future Pathway for Psychotherapy
    1. Where is it going? Where could it go?
    2. Consciousness & Mindfulness
  6. Questions 

Objectives

  1. Appraise the biggest breakthroughs in treating the most common presenting issues, including trauma, anxiety, depression, couple’s issues, and family dysfunction?
  2. Analyze how advances in understanding the brain led to actual improvements in mental health treatment?
  3. Assess the biggest challenges facing our profession, and the most promising new developments on the horizon?
  4. Evaluate what role will technology play in enhancing therapeutic effectiveness in the years ahead?

Copyright : 25/03/2017