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EP20 Pre-Conference 02 - Neuroscience for Psychotherapists - Daniel Amen, MD

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Neurobiology |  Neuroscience |  Pre-Conference Sessions |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy 2020 |  Evolution of Psychotherapy
Daniel Amen, MD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
6 hours
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 08, 2020
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The end of mental illness will begin with a revolution in brain health. Unfortunately, most psychotherapists get limited information on how the brain works, even though it is the organ of loving, learning, behavior, and every decision made. Understanding the brain is critical to mental health clinical practice.

In this preconference workshop Daniel Amen will give therapists a working knowledge of brain function and tools to optimize it, including how to coach their clients to better brain health.


Educational Objectives:

  1. Learn 5 brain systems related to behavior
  2. List 3 ways to optimize each brain system
  3. Identify 11 major risk factors that put the brain and mind at risk for illness

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*




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Dr. Daniel Amen is a physician, double board certified psychiatrist and ten-time New York Times bestselling author. He is the Founder and CEO of Amen Clinics in Costa Mesa and San Francisco, California, Bellevue, Washington, Reston, Virginia, Atlanta, Georgia and New York City. Amen Clinics have the world’s largest database of functional brain scans relating to behavior, totaling nearly 100,000 scans on patients from 111 countries. Dr. Amen is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, the highest award they give members, and is the lead researcher on the world’s largest brain imaging and rehabilitation study on professional football players. His research has not only demonstrated high levels of brain damage in players, he also showed the possibility of significant recovery for many with the principles that underlie his work.