Essential Neuroscience for the Brain-Wise Therapist
Self-Paced Online Training
Live Online Workshops
Learn all about brain and behaviour, explore what behaviour reveals about nervous system responses to stress, explore attachment models and how they help to grow healthy well integrated brain systems, investigate the window of tolerance to stress, and how our own neurobiology and mirror-neuron systems influence our clients.
Becoming a Brain-wise therapist is an essential part of our therapeutic educational work with our clients. Whether working with children, parents or adult clients it is important to be able to communicate what is happening in the brain when we see certain behavioural patterns and help our client explore how we can help ourselves and each other when we are triggered by coping patterns from the past. Explore why it is vital to support our client’s with a ‘bottom up’ processing approach (as per the work of Bruce Perry), self care, and brainstem regulation activities to aid trauma recovery and regulation so that our clients can begin to thrive not just survive!
This workshop is available as 2 hours of self directed online training and activities with a Certificate available upon completion.
Presented by Sian Chambers-Vallance, Clinical play therapist, parent educator, play advocate and consultant
Who is it for?
Mental health professionals – counsellors, psychologists, social workers,OTS, play therapists, nurses and more.
What You'll Learn
Learn about the stages of brain development and the essential needs of the brain
Explore the definition of healthy brains and how we can help grow them in our clients
Understand bottom up processing and how we can support our client’s in regulating the primitive brain regions so that they can build more capacity and executive function
Explore how relationships buffer experiences of stress and trauma and how this relates to our vital role as the psychological anchor for our clients