Volume 6 Issue 6 short reading course

Resilience Training: Using Flow States to Move from Anxiety and Depression to Optimal States of Thriving (1 hour)

In this course you will learn:

  • A new paradigm stemming from the neuro-revolution in psychology that views anxiety and depression from a new perspective
  • A deeper understanding of neural feedback, inner states and altered states
  • Brain states and associated brain wave patterns
  • How we can condition mental states through the use of technology
  • An understanding of flow states and cycles

(This course is for subscribers only)


NPT Vol 6 Issue 6 (1 hour)
Reading from Volume 6 Issue 6 of The Neuropsychotherapist.
Module 1 Resilience Training
Unit 1 Using Flow States to Move from Anxiety and Depression to Optimal States of Thriving (Part 1)
Unit 2 Using Flow States to Move from Anxiety and Depression to Optimal States of Thriving (Part 2)
Unit 3 Using Flow States to Move from Anxiety and Depression to Optimal States of Thriving (Part 3)
Unit 4 Using Flow States to Move from Anxiety and Depression to Optimal States of Thriving (Part 4)
Volume 6 Issue 6 short reading course will take you though the article Resilience Training: Using Flow States to Move from Anxiety and Depression to Optimal States of Thriving byCarol Kershaw and Bill Wade.
In this course you will learn:
  • A new paradigm stemming from the neuro-revolution in psychology that views anxiety and depression from a new perspective
  • A deeper understanding of neural feedback, inner states and altered states
  • Brain states and associated brain wave patterns
  • How we can condition mental states through the use of technology
  • An understanding of flow states and cycles

Carol Kershaw, Ed.D. is a licensed psychologist in private practice and Co-Director of the Milton H. Erickson Institute of Houston. She is an Approved Supervisor for the AAMFT, a member of the American Psychological Association, and Approved Consultant for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. She is also a member of the International Society for Hypnosis. She is the author of the book entitled, The Couple’s Hypnotic Dance, and has published many articles including those on the use of hypnosis with diabetes, childhood asthma, trauma resolution, and weight loss. She is an invited author for the Family Therapy Magazine. Dr. Kershaw has presented workshops and lectures at numerous Erickson Congresses, annual scientific meetings of ASCH, Evolution of Psychotherapy conferences as well as AAMFT and has been invited to present workshops in Canada, South America, and Europe. She was also invited to Saudi Arabia to lead a medical team for trauma intervention. Dr. Kershaw sings with the internationally acclaimed St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Choir and has sung with the Houston Ballet, in Westminster Abbey, and York Minster in England, Thomas Kirsche in Germany, and the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

Bill Wade, PhD is a psychotherapist at the Institute for Family Psychology and Co-Director of the Milton Erickson Institute of Houston in Houston, Texas. He is licensed in Texas as a marriage and family therapist and a professional counselor. Bill holds supervisory status with both licenses. He received his Master’s degree in Psychiatry and Religion at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Bill is a Clinical member and Approved Supervisor with American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and is a member and Approved Consultant with the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. In addition, he is a member of the International Society of Hypnosis and The American Counseling Association. Bill has presented workshops throughout the United States on topics such as Clinical Hypnosis, Meditation, Overcoming Anxiety, and Depression, Panic Disorder, Relationship enhancement, Divorce Recovery, Parenting, and Peak Performance. He has produced numerous audio tapes on these and other topics and is the former review editor for the Milton Erickson Foundation Newsletter.

This self-study activity consists of 1 hour of continuing education, or professional development, instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary across countries, organizations and state board regulations. Please save the test results at the end of each unit, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your organization to determine specific filing requirements.

We are unable to guarantee the success of logging 1 CE/PD points for this course as the requirements vary significantly across countries, states, and organizations.

All self-study participants will have to have achieved 80% or better pass rate to receive a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test – these are available as a download after you complete each test section.


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