In The Brain-Savvy Therapist’s Workbook
, Bonnie Badenoch seamlessly integrates principles of neurobiology into the therapy session. By working through clinical examples and exercises, the reader experiences how psychotherapeutic strategies are intertwined with brain structures and the neural processes involved in learning, memory, and visceral feelings. This clearly-written volume will change how therapy is conducted. (Stephen W. Porges, PhD, Director, Brain-Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, and author of The Polyvagal Theory)
This book provides wonderfully rich new vistas on the compelling, growing field of interpersonal neurobiology. Therapists and patients will benefit from Badenoch’s powerful narrative thread from neuroscience discoveries to the deepest aspects of personal relationships. This workbook is a must-read. (Marco Iacoboni, neuroscientist, University of California at Los Angeles, and author of Mirroring People: The Science of Empathy and How We Connect with Others)
About the Author
Bonnie Badenoch, MA, LMFT, is a marriage and family therapist, an instructor at Portland State University in the Interpersonal Neurobiology certificate program, and cofounder and executive director of the nonprofit Nurturing the Heart with the Brain In Mind in Vancouver, WA.