Brain2brain: Enacting Client Change Through the Persuasive Power of Neuroscience

Author(s): ARDEN JOHN B


Overcome resistance and fully engage clients by bringingneuroscience into treatment

Brain2Brain: Enacting Client Change Through the PersuasivePower of Neuroscience applies the popular topic ofneuroscience in mental health to everyday practice, showingtherapists how to teach their clients brain-based strategies formaking changes and improving their lives. Cutting-edge findings inneuroscience are translated into language that clients willunderstand, and sidebars provide therapists more detailedinformation relating to particular disorders. With a holisticapproach that incorporates mental, spiritual, and physical skills,knowledge, and exercises, this book provides a clear, completeresource for incorporating neuroscience into therapy. Case examplesillustrate how the material can be used with different types ofclients and situations, and sample dialogues and client handoutshelp therapists easily incorporate these techniques into theirpractice.

Many clients forget that there is a biological basis foreverything the brain does, and the ways that activity manifestseveryday ? good or bad, healthy or dysfunctional, the verycore of human consciousness boils down to a series of electricalimpulses. This book helps therapists bring neuroscience intotherapy, to teach clients how to work with their brain's innateprocesses to reinforce progress and achieve healthier outcomes.

  • Learn techniques for dealing with client resistancefactors
  • Discover phrases and memory aides that help clients apply whatthey've learned in therapy
  • Facilitate higher client motivation to engage in thetherapeutic process
  • Teach clients about the brain's relevance to their particularproblem
  • Find tools for explaining the role of diet, exercise, and sleepin mental health

When a client's treatment revolves around eliminating harmfulthought patterns or behaviors, the therapeutic process can feellike a battle against their own brain. By bringing neuroscienceinto the treatment plan, therapists can shift the client'sperspective to a more collaborative mindset, focused on thepositive aspects of change. Brain2Brain: Enacting ClientChange Through the Persuasive Power of Neuroscience providesthe guidance therapists need to chart a clearer path to good mentalhealth.


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General Fields

  • : 9781118756881
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
  • : John Wiley & Sons
  • : 0.362874
  • : March 2015
  • : 2 Centimeters X 15.4 Centimeters X 23.5 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 616.8914
  • : 288