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Brain Change Therapy
Before January 7 $285.00
After January 28 $325.00
Before December 17
February 4th-5th, 2011
9:00am to 4:30pm
Holiday Inn: 3131 West Loop South, Houston, Texas
12 CEU's (includes 3 hours ethics)
The happiest people are those who are the most self-regulated. When people learn
how to change internal states, entire perspectives, attitudes and behaviors shift.
In this seminar, psychotherapists Carol Kershaw will expand upon
the work in their new book, Brain Change Therapy: Clinical Interventions for Self
Transformation (WW Norton in 2011), and demonstrate new brain-based methods for:
Changing a reactive and fearful brain
Identifying triggers to negative patterns
Building positive brain habits that result in creativity and optimal productive states
A growing number of neuroscience studies indicate that people can alter neural
circuitry and even change personality traits. Far beyond the repair of dysfunction, it is
also possible to develop the exceptional mind wherein deep states of concentration
lead to profound experiences of stillness, calm and equanimity.
This seminar will teach practical new skills from neuroscience research to reach
optimal mind states. The use of deep states as one practice can promote creative
insight and even resolution of trauma. Through PowerPoint, entertaining humor, and
demonstrations, participants will learn new information, new skills and new personal
List the 7 emotional brain circuits clients can use to make lasting change.
Utilize unknown psychological and somatic learnings and conditionings from life experience.
Condition positive states with positive habits of mind.
Implement new, powerful, and effective strategies and interventions.
Accelerate therapy with the neuroscience-based information for overcoming difficult problems.
Experience the path toward developing the optimal mind.
Grad students: $195 Call Ann at
713-529-4588 to for the details
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, approved consultant for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and board certified in Neurofeedback by the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America. Carol is the author of The Couple's Hypnotic Dance and co-author of the forthcoming book, Brain Change Therapy: Clinical Interventions for Self Transformation. 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, Mexico and Europe. She was also invited with her husband, Bill Wade, to Saudi Arabia to lead a medical team for trauma intervention. Carol has been featured on ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC for her cutting-edge work.
The fees from seminar cancellations will be kept on the books for one year to be used towards future seminar registrations or purchases of MHE products minus a $75 for administrative fee.
12 CEU's (includes 3 hours ethics)
Holiday Inn: 3131 West Loop South, Houston, Texas 77027 (In between Richmond and Westheimer) In the Magnolia Room For reservations call: 713-353-7388
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