In the course of human evolution, our brains have been shaped by countless adaptational challenges resulting in an organ functioning simultaneously in the conscious present and our primitive and hidden past. This presentation will explore aspects of the human brain which make sustained intimate relationships both possible and problematic.
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Dr. Cozolino is a psychotherapist, Professor of Psychology at Pepperdine University, and Adjunct Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: The Making of a Therapist and The Neuroscience of Human Relationships. He is also the author and co-author of many articles and book chapters, including “Sensation, Perception and Cognition” (with Daniel Siegel) in The Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry.
Dr. Cozolino has diverse clinical and research interests and holds degrees in philosophy and theology, in addition to his doctoral in clinical psychology. He has conducted empirical research in schizophrenia, child abuse, and the long-term impact of stress. Recently, his interests have turned to a synthesis of the biobehavioral sciences and psychotherapy. He maintains a clinical and consulting practice in Los Angeles.
Learn more about Dr. Cozolino at https://www.drloucozolino.com/