Giveaway This Week!: This week we will be giving away 2 copies of The Psychotherapist’s Essential Guide To The Brain! See below.
It’s question time again and today we are addressing 2 questions from our listeners:
  1. Bob Shebib – What specific neurological and biological changes occur for the client as a result of building a relationship with the therapist? Oxytocin? Dopamine? Reduction of stress hormones?
  2. Hillary – when someone experiences trauma in early development there is a “shift” in the nervous system. What does the shift look like in adulthood and is it changeable with secure attachment

Links:

  • Richard Hill – Nov 2017 NPT – Prepared, Ready and Able: How we biologically prepare ourselves for future experience.

    https://www.thescienceofpsychotherapy.com/the-neuropsychotherapist-volume-5-issue-11/

    McGowan, P. O., Sasaki, A., D’Alessio, A. C., Dymov, S., Labonté, B., Szyf, M., Turecki, G., … Meaney, M. J. (2009). Epigenetic regulation of the glucocorticoid receptor in human brain associates with childhood abuse. Nature neuroscience, 12(3), 342-8.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19234457

    Brent, L. J., Chang, S. W., Gariépy, J. F., & Platt, M. L. (2013). The neuroethology of friendship. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1316(1), 1-17.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4045505/

  • “The Neurodevelopmental Impact of Stress, Adversity, and Trauma: Implications for Social Work” – by Janet Shapiro and Jeffrey Applegate in the September and October issues of The Neuropsychotherapist.
  1. https://www.thescienceofpsychotherapy.com/the-neurodevelopmental-impact-of-stress-adversity-and-trauma-part-1/
  2. https://www.thescienceofpsychotherapy.com/the-neurodevelopmental-impact-of-stress-adversity-and-trauma-part-2/

 

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