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  • Brain2Brain: Enacting Client Change Through the Persuasive Power of Neuroscience

    Brain2Brain: Enacting Client Change Through the Persuasive Power of Neuroscience

    by John Arden

    Overcome resistance and fully engage clients by bringing neuroscience into treatment Brain2Brain: Enacting Client Change Through the Persuasive Power of Neuroscience applies the popular topic of neuroscience in mental health to everyday practice, showing therapists how to teach their clients brain-based strategies for making changes and improving their lives. Cutting-edge findings in neuroscience are translated into language that clients will understand, and sidebars provide therapists more detailed information relating to particular disorders. With a holistic approach that incorporates mental, spiritual, and physical skills, knowledge, and exercises, this book provides a clear, complete...

  • Brainstorm: The power and purpose of the teenage brain

    Brainstorm: The power and purpose of the teenage brain

    by Daniel J Siegel

    'An enlightening but straightforward read for parents of teens, or teens themselves.' In this ground-breaking book, the bestselling author of Parenting from the Inside Out and The Whole-Brain Child shows parents how to turn one of the most challenging developmental periods in their children’s lives into one of the most rewarding. Between the ages of 12 and 24, the brain changes in important and often maddening ways. It’s no wonder that many parents approach their child’s adolescence with fear and trepidation. According to renowned neuropsychiatrist Daniel Siegel, however, if parents and...

  • CD: The Neuroscience of Change

    CD: The Neuroscience of Change

    by Kelly Mcgonigal Phd

    The Neuroscience of Change: A Compassion-based Program for Personal Transformation On this CD the Neuroscience of Change, psychologist and award-winning Stanford lecturer Kelly McGonigal presents six sessions of breakthrough ideas, guided practices, and real-world exercises for making self-awareness and kindness the basis for meaningful transformation. Drawing on her training as a research scientist and long-time practitioner of meditation and yoga, Dr McGonigal reveals these startling findings-including the clinically supported methods for training the mind away from default states and negativity that no longer serve us, and establishing behaviours and attitudes aligned with...

  • Empty Brain - Happy Brain: Thinking is overrated

    Empty Brain - Happy Brain: Thinking is overrated

    by Niels Birbaumer

    Find the happiness of emptiness. Few things scare us more than inner emptiness. The presumed emptiness of coma or dementia scares us so much that we even sign living wills to avoid these states. Yet as Zen masters have long known, inner emptiness can also be productive and useful. We can reach this state through meditation, concentration, music, or even during sex. In fact, our brain loves emptiness — it makes us happy. Leading brain researcher Niels Birbaumer investigates the pleasure in emptiness and how we can take advantage...

  • Healing Moments in Psychotherapy

    Healing Moments in Psychotherapy

    by Daniel J. Siegel

    Distinguished clinicians explain what lies at the heart of change in effective psychotherapy. A wide range of distinguished scientists and clinicians discuss the nature of change in the therapeutic process. Jaak Panksepp, Ian McGilchrist, Ruth Lanius, Francine Shapiro, and other luminaries offer readers a powerful journey through mindful awareness, neural integration, affective neuroscience, and therapeutic presence to reveal the transformational nature of therapy. Healing Moments in Psychotherapy dives deep into the art and science of healing from the perspective of a variety of clinical approaches and scientific viewpoints, including interpersonal neurobiology. Through...

  • Incredible Teenage Brain: Everything You Need to Know to Unlock Your Teen's Potential

    Incredible Teenage Brain: Everything You Need to Know to Unlock Your Teen's Potential

    by Bettina Hohnen, Jane Gilmour

    Written by a team of leading clinical psychologists, this straightforward book walks the reader through the workings of the teenage brain. Pulling together the latest research, from brain imaging techniques to studies of teen behaviour, the authors provide an invaluable framework for parents, teachers and professionals to understand how teenagers learn. Uniquely, the authors provide a manual with clear strategies for what to do to support teens based on findings from neuroscience and psychology. They show that good relationships and communication are the bedrocks of supporting teens to develop, learn and...

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