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International anger expert Dr. Ron Potter-Efron will have your clinical toolbox overflowing with proven anger strategies for long-term change of aggressive, raging and violent behaviors. In this brand new workshop, Ron will bring together neuroscience and a powerful range of anger treatment plans to change the brains and behaviors of your most challenging clients.
This workshop recording is full of proven techniques, skill building and treatment interventions for your clients who:
Get angry at a moment’s notice
Have trouble thinking or planning because their anger is so strong
Act impulsively on anger
Have difficulty listening
Hold on to anger until overloaded with resentment
Fly into dangerous rages
Develop a world view in which most or all people are perceived as enemies
And, it’s the seminar recording that keeps teaching, keeps providing you tools. You will bring back to your practice actionable forms and worksheets for clients to create their own personal treatment plans. Ron will step you through development and implementation of these proven tools, rooted in Dr. Potter-Efron’s 30 plus years of counseling experience and success.
Apply effective methods to help angry clients commit to and implement neuroplastic change in their brains
Develop personalized treatment plans to guide change in angry, aggressive and violent clients
Resolve deeper therapeutic issues such as attachment failure and trauma by linking anger, violence and acts of domestic abuse
Discuss correlations between anger/aggression and substance abuse
Differentiate predatory from defensive anger/aggression
Improve empathy skills by examining how the empathy process involves both unconscious and conscious brain processes
Acquire skills on how to communicate with angry clients, including critically important information about how the brain develops and maintains a bias toward anger
Anger and the Angry Brain
The Emotional Brain
Value of emotions
The Social Brain
Polyvagal theory & attachment theory
Connections between head, heart, body
The Angry Brain
Brain pathways for anger and aggression
Predatory aggression and antisocial behavior
Defensive, threat-based anger
The Raging Brain
The Angry Addict: Alcohol & Substance-Affected Brain
Six Phases of An Anger Episode
Changing the Angry Brain
Neuroplasticity; key for creating lasting change
Lessen unconscious anger activation
Increase prefrontal cortex effectiveness using cognitive therapy techniques
Implement neuroscience change for angry, aggressive, and domestically violent clients
Individualized Brain Change Programs
Steps for clients to develop, improve and expand personal treatment plans
Role of peer treatment group members
Forms, handouts - customizable
The magic of mirror neurons
Unconscious and conscious empathic brain processes
Tips for helping clients increase empathy
Letting go of resentment
ABOUT RONALD POTTER-EFRON, Ph.D., CADC III, LICSW
Ronald Potter-Efron, Ph.D., CADCIII, LICSW, is a clinical psychotherapist, Director of the Anger Management Program at First Things First Counseling and Consulting Center in Altoona, WI, and a nationally recognized anger expert. He has more than 30 years of clinical experience and in his private practice, he specializes in the treatment of individuals with severe aggression and domestic violence concerns. Ron is also author of 15 books, including Handbook of Anger Management (for professional readers); Angry All the Time; Letting Go of Anger and Letting Go of Shame (both with Patricia Potter-Efron), and his newest release Healing The Angry Brain (New Harbinger, 2012), a self-help book intended for chronically angry and aggressive persons. Dr. Potter-Efron is also Diplomate of the National Anger
Dr. Potter-Efron currently facilitates a 50 session domestic violence prevention program that utilizes the principles of neuroplastic change (long-term potentiation) to help clients devise and implement individualized brain-based behavioral change plans. He has trained thousands in professional seminars throughout the United States and abroad. Ron is known for his ability to make difficult material easier to understand and utilize, as well as for his good sense of humor and practical orientation toward therapeutic change.
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