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.
Bill McHenry,PhD, is the coauthor of A Contemporary Approach to Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling and What Therapists Say and Why They Say It.
Angela M. Sikorski,PhD, is an associate professor of psychology at Texas A&M University-Texarkana.
Jim McHenry, EdD, is professor emeritus of counseling and human development at Edinburgh University of Pennsylvania and the coauthor of What Therapists Say and Why They Say It.
*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... More info
*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... More info
*Lessons from the latest studies in neuroscience on how to train your brain to be an effective leader and manager* Neuroscience discoveries that help executives lead and communicate more effectively, drive change more successfully, and supercharge their personal performance. Leverage 'social intelligence' to guide colleagues toward more effective relationships. Execute more crisply by clearing the pathways from thought to 'action orientation' to real action. What does neuroscience have to do with leadership? Everything. Recent advances in brain science and neuroimaging can dramatically improve the way leaders work with... More info