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  • A Counselor’s Introduction to Neuroscience

    A Counselor’s Introduction to Neuroscience

    by Bill McHenry

    A Counselor’s Introduction to Neuroscience is a guidebook to neurobiology that is customized for counselors’ unique goals and requirements. Drawing on years of experience, not only in the lab, but in the counselor’s chair, the authors unravel the complexities of neuroscience and present an easily understood volume that is an essential companion for any counselor who wishes to expand his or her understanding of the human brain, how it works, and how it creates our identities. *Contents:* Preface Acknowledgements About the Authors List of Contributors Guide to Neurocounseling Language. 1....

  • Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscience

    Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscience

    by Noah Hass-Cohen and Richard Ca

    Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscience offers an authoritative introductory account of the latest developments in neuroscience and its impact on art therapy theory and practice. Contributors explore the complex relationship between art and creativity and neurological functions such as stress response, immune functioning, child developmental phases, gender difference, the processing of imagery, attachment, and trauma. It deciphers neuroscientific language and theory and provides concrete applications for art therapy practice and interventions. This book is essential reading for art therapists, expressive arts therapists, counsellors, mental health practitioners and students *Contents* Prologue. Noah Hass-Cohen and Richard...

  • Art Therapy and the Neuroscience of Relationships, Creativity, and Resiliency: Skills and Practices

    Art Therapy and the Neuroscience of Relationships, Creativity, and Resiliency: Skills and Practices

    by Noah Hass-Cohen

    Presenting a neuroscientifically aware approach to art therapy. Art Therapy and the Neuroscience of Relationships, Creativity, and Resiliency offers a comprehensive integration of art therapy and interpersonal neurobiology. It showcases the Art Therapy Relational Neuroscience (ATR-N) theoretical and clinical approach, and demonstrates how it can be used to help clients with autobiographical memory, reflecting and creating, touch and space, meaning-making, emotions, and dealing with long-term stress and trauma. The ATR-N approach, first developed by Noah Hass-Cohen, is comprised of six principles: Creative Embodiment, Relational Resonating, Expressive Communicating, Adaptive Responding, Transformative Integrating, and Empathizing...

  • Being a Brain-Wise Therapist: A Practical Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology

    Being a Brain-Wise Therapist: A Practical Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology

    by Bonnie Badenoch

    This book brings interpersonal neurobiology into the counselling room, weaving the concepts of neurobiology into the ever-changing flow of therapy. Neuroscientific discoveries have begun to illuminate the workings of the active brain in intricate detail. In fact, sometimes it seems that in order to be a cutting-edge therapist, not only do you need knowledge of traditional psychotherapeutic models, but a solid understanding of the role the brain plays as well. But theory is never enough. You also need to know how to apply the theories to work with actual clients...

  • Brain Change Therapy: Clinical Interventions for Self-Transformation

    Brain Change Therapy: Clinical Interventions for Self-Transformation

    by Kershaw and Wade

    *This publication is available to order from our overseas supplier: delivery usually take 3 - 4 weeks* Helping clients control their own emotional reactivity. When conditions like anxiety and depression are experienced chronically, they condition neural pathways and shape a person’s perception of and response to life events. As these pathways are reinforced, unhealthy neural networks turn on with increasing ease in the presence of conscious and unconscious triggers. In this groundbreaking book, Kershaw and Wade present Brain Change Therapy (BCT), a therapeutic protocol in which clients learn to manage...

  • Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior : A Four-Step Self-Treatment Method to Change Your Brain Chemistry

    Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior : A Four-Step Self-Treatment Method to Change Your Brain Chemistry

    by Jeffrey Schwartz

    *Forthcoming title – available to order: release date January 2017* The 20th anniversary edition of the definitive classic on defeating obsessive-compulsive behavior, with all-new material from the author.An estimated 5 million Americans suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and live diminished lives in which they are compelled to obsess about something or to repeat a similar task over and over. Traditionally, OCD has been treated with Prozac or similar drugs. The problem with medication, aside from its cost, is that 30 percent of people treated don't respond to it, and when the...

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