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Neuroscience and Brain-Based Therapy: Transformational Techniques for Your Practice


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Average Rating:
   4.5
Category:
Depression and Mood Disorders |  Anxiety |  Mindfulness |  Trauma and PTSD |  Neuroscience and Neuropsychology
Faculty:
Rita Milios
Duration:
5 Hours 51 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
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Never expires.


Description

  • Transformational brain-based Interventions for anxiety/panic, depression, PTSD, anger/impulse control and more
  • Strategic mindfulness skills to re-wire deeply entrenched beliefs and behaviors
  • 6 cutting-edge techniques with take-home instructions to implement into your practice right away!

Brain-based techniques from neurobiology and brain science can improve treatment outcomes with even your most resistant clients. In this seminar you will learn the “simple science” version of brain-based concepts along with specific intervention techniques and applications that are relevant to your practice. Such techniques can rapidly create healing changes at deep mental and emotional levels.

You will have an opportunity to practice experiential exercises demonstrating how to use these transformational techniques to treat:

  • Anxiety/Panic
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Anger/Impulse Control
  • And more!

The brain-based techniques taught in this seminar are accompanied by many take-home handouts, so that you will be able to readily share your new skills with your clients right away!

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Addiction Counselors

NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 6.25 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This activity meets the qualifications for 6.0 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Counselors

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Texas Counselors

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists

This program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 credits.


Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This self-study package qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.6 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Canadian Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 6.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement


Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology.Provider Number #50-399.This product qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. 


Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. Full participation in this self-study course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.


Psychologists

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.



Handouts

Faculty

Rita Milios Related seminars and products: 1

LCSW, SAP


Rita Milios, LCSW, SAP, is a psychotherapist in private practice, a Florida Qualified Supervisor and a Substance Abuse Professional. Her practice and her seminars for clinicians combine DSM-5® related strategies with unique “mind-tools” techniques that bridge the gap between traditional psychotherapy and holistic approaches. Rita has been a teacher of meditation, mindfulness and other mind-training techniques for more than 20 years, as well as a researcher and writer on cutting edge topics related to mind and behavior, including the use of brain-based science techniques. Her book, Tools for Transformation is valued by both clinicians and lay people for its easy-to-read introduction to “mind tools” strategies.

Rita is an internationally published author of more than 40 books and 100 articles for print and web, plus a management training video on positive thinking. Her book and seminar topics include mind/body wellness, personal transformation, creativity, recovery and bereavement. Rita has been featured on radio & TV as an expert on the mind and positive thinking, and has worked with psychologists and other clinicians to produce training materials for use with clients and teachers. She loves to present very interactive presentations that involve the audience throughout the entire day.


Additional Info

Program Information

Additional Resources

To order the book, Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients: 111 Tools, Techniques, Activities & Worksheets, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Brain Based Therapy for Anxiety: A Workbook for Clinicians and Clients, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Brain Based Therapy for OCD: A Workbook for Clinicians and Clients, please visit our product store.


CD/DVD

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Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Case Managers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, and other Mental Health Professionals

Objectives

  • Define “brain plasticity” and how it helps clients make positive changes.
  • Utilize a technique to help clients “re-boot” their brains and gain control over auto-pilot emotional reactions.
  • List the 4 brain states and typical client behaviors that may be associated with each.
  • Explain the science behind mindfulness and how it works with brain-based techniques.
  • Utilize two types of meditation practice to help clients re-frame self-destructive beliefs and thought patterns.
  • Implement a brain-based technique for use with anxiety and panic, depression, PTSD, anger and impulse control.
  • Demonstrate a technique to increase the heart-brain connection.

Outline

The How and Why of Brain-Based Interventions

  • 3 brain regions most relevant to psychotherapists
  • Role of pattern, association, habit
  • Brain plasticity and re-wiring the brain
  • Memory, trauma and depression

Put it into Practice: Experiential Exercise # 1: Two Brain-Based Imageries to Increase Your Brain’s Plasticity

Taking the Brain Off Auto-Pilot

  • Conscious/unconscious conflict and “stuck” patterns
  • Impulsiveness and anger
  • Re-framing from “fire alarm” to alarm clock” messages
  • A “Brain Re-Boot”

Put it into Practice: Experiential Exercise # 2: Re-Boot Your Brain Technique for Impulsiveness, Fear and PTSD reactions

Brain States and Inner Mind Access

  • 4 brain states; behaviors associated with each
  • Visualization and imagery to rewire auto-pilot responses
  • Meditation: “One focus” for reducing anxiety
  • Meditation: “Open focus” to reframe deeply entrenched beliefs

Put it into Practice: Experiential Exercises # 3: One Focus Meditation for Anxiety; Open Focus Meditation for Depression and Negative Self-Beliefs

Strategic Mindfulness

  • Brain science behind mindfulness
  • Emotions as “activators” of internalized patterns
  • “The Power of Now”
  • Mindfulness to address anxiety and panic

Put it into Practice: Experiential Exercises # 4: Reducing Anxiety Worksheet; Going Deeper into My Fears Worksheet

Negative Self-Beliefs

  • “Life Theme Issue” patterns
  • Reclaim the truth that can set you free
  • Inner awareness self-help technique

Put it into Practice: Experiential Exercise # 5: “Unhook” from Habit & Rewire an Auto-Pilot Response for Anger, Depression and Negative Self-Beliefs

The Brain-Heart Connection

  • How the brain and heart work together
  • The intuitive heart and heart intelligence
  • Heart-based mindfulness to re-wire the brain

Put it into Practice: Experiential Exercises # 6: Heart-Focus Exercise for Depression, Anxiety and Anger

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Total Reviews: 21

Comments

Margory J - WALNUT CREEK, California

"Highly recommend this course and put on line to listen to again by those paid participants. Excellent useful information."

Kirsten H - SAN FRANCISCO, California

"Excellent. I loved the information on research and technique. "

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