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Neuroscience for Everyday Practice
Audio CD
$169.99 USD
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This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on May 10, 2018.
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Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
5/10/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
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  1. Promote engagement in treatment with explanations that make neuroscientific research and principles accessible for clients.
  2. Articulate how mindfulness skills that impact the neurological processes involved in stress can be incorporated into therapy.
  3. Implement an approach that addresses the symptoms of anxiety with clinical techniques focused on activating the parasympathetic nerve system.
  4. Communicate how an understanding of the neuropsychology of attention and executive control can inform your choice of therapeutic intervention to address attentional difficulties.
  5. Analyze the clinical implications of memory malleability in the treatment of trauma.
  6. Evaluate research on the mind-body connection to chronic pain perception, and explicate how this information can be used in clinical practice.
Manage Destructive Emotions With Effective Brain-Based Approaches
  • Embodied cognition and how emotions are made
    • Multimodal processing of emotions
    • Valence and Arousal: Dimensional Models of Emotion
  • Depression and anxiety
    • The neural interrelationships of depression and anxiety
    • Behavior is biology: treating dysphoric affects with physical interventions
  • Mindfulness and breathing exercises to regulate emotion
  • Cognitive restructuring and goal building
Stress in a Fast-Paced World: Therapeutic Strategies Informed by Biological Time and Brain Clocks
  • Biological time vs. clock time
  • Multiple brain clocks and circadian rhythms
  • Mindfulness, compassion, and time
    • Rushing vs. relishing
    • Cultivate “presence” with clients
ADHD, Inattention, Hyperactivity, and Impulsivity: The Biology of Attention and Brain-centric Interventions
  • The brain’s attention networks
  • Varieties of attention – assessment and utilization
  • Executive control of attention
  • Impulsivity and the brain’s reward pathway
  • Mindfulness awareness
  • Improve attention with strengths-based approaches
Trauma: Clinical Techniques Informed by the Science of Memory
  • Memory as an active reconstruction
  • Techniques to calm the traumatized brain
    • Mindfulness
    • Imagery
    • Somatic approaches
  • Malleability of memory: implications for treating trauma
Rewire the Brain to Ease Chronic Pain
  • Multiple pathways – ascending and descending
  • Pain intensity vs. pain distress
  • Counter catastrophizing
  • Mind-body interventions for pain
    • Guided imagery
    • Qi gong
    • Yoga


Robert Rosenbaum, Ph.D., has 30 years’ experience as a neuropsychologist, psychotherapist and behavioral medicine specialist. In addition to his numerous journal articles and book chapters on brief psychotherapy, he is also the author of the books Zen and the Heart of Psychotherapy; Walking the Way: 81 Zen Encounters with the Tao Te Ching and co-editor of What's Wrong with Mindfulness (and what isn't). He is entrusted as a Zen teacher by Sojun Roshi of Berkeley and San Francisco Zen Centers and as a senior teacher of Dayan (Wild Goose) Qigong by Master Hui Liu of the Wen Wu School.

Dr. Rosenbaum worked for over 26 years at Kaiser Permanente clinics in California, where at various times he was chief psychologist, head of the neuropsychological assessment program, developed the mindfulness-based behavioral portion of the chronic pain management program in Kaiser Oakland and started the first programs of Dayan Qigong (which subsequently spread to medical clinics throughout California). He also did research on brief psychotherapy, single-session therapy and psychotherapy integration.

In addition, he has been a Fulbright Professor at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences in India, the director of the doctoral training program at the California Institute of Integral Studies, and a consultant on brief psychotherapy to clinics and academic institutions in Australia, Japan, and Canada. Whenever he can, he spends several months a year hiking in the Sierras and the Himalayas.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Robert Rosenbaum receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Robert Rosenbaum has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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