The Whole-Brain Child Approach Session 1


Daniel J. Siegel, M.D – Bestselling Author of Mindsight


Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

Revolutionize your assessment and treatment for:

Bestselling authors of The Whole Brain Child, Dr. Daniel Siegel and Dr. Tina Payne Bryson, present the latest scientific research–with a special emphasis on neuroplasticity and the changing brain–in a way that’s clear, interesting, and immediately practical. The focus is on better understanding the role of experience and focused attention on the ever-developing brain.

This workshop will focus on five different types of integration that can lead to health and wholeness. Each section will highlight a type of integration and provide numerous case examples demonstrating practical strategies to treat anxiety, affective disorders, executive function, and disruptive behavior disorders.

Using stories, case studies, practical suggestions and a lot of humor, Siegel and Bryson provide creative strategies of how to use brain science in your practice. Help kids acquire new tools to become resilient and feel hope about achieving lasting change in their lives. At the end of the workshop, you will have a new framework for treating your clients, along with 12 Whole-Brain strategies to help kids move from reactivity to resilience.


Introduction—Integration as a theoretical framework

Part 1—Two Brains are Better than One:  Integrate the Left and the Right

Part 2—Building the Staircase of the Mind:  Integrating the Upstairs and Downstairs

Part 3—Kill the Butterflies! Integrating Memory for Growth and Healing

Part 4—The United States of Me:  Integrating the Many Parts of Myself

Part 5—The Me-We Connection:  Integrating Self and Other