The Neurobiology of Compassion (and How to Use It)

The Neurobiology of Compassion (and How to Use It)

Compassion-oriented therapies CAN help heal trauma, shame, depression, anxiety, and more, when therapists now the neuroscience that explains why practices of compassion can be so efficient and effective.

You can learn how in the first free broadcast of NICABM’s Clinical Application of Compassion series.

You’ll hear from the top clinical and research experts in the field: Paul Gilbert, PhD; Kristin Neff, PhD; Jack Kornfield, PhD; Kelly McGonigal, PhD; Christopher Germer, PhD; Dennis Tirch, PhD; Emiliana Simon-Thomas, PhD; and Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi, PhD.

It’s entirely free to watch at the time of broadcast – here’s the link where you can sign up.

And here’s a look at what they’ll cover:

  • How Compassion Blocks Fear and Activates Courage in the Brain
  • How the Brain Processes Threat and Compassion’s Specific Role in Dialing It Down
  • One Part of the Brain That Can Block Compassion – and What We Can Do About It
  • The Surprising Role of Reward and Pleasure in the Context of Suffering
  • How Compassion Improves Heart Rate Variability and Vagal Tone
  • How to Apply the 3 Circles Model of Emotions to Help Clients Heal from Shame

The free broadcast will take place on Wednesday. Here are the times: 11:00am, 2:00pm, 5:00pm, 8:00pm, and 11:00pm ET (USA).

You can also get a Gold Package and get all the videos, audio recordings, transcripts, and bonus sessions for your permanent library. CE/CME credits are also available.

Plus, when you sign up for a Gold Package by October 24th at midnight, you’ll get a special early bird bonus with Dan Siegel, MD to further help you in your work.

I hope you’ll check it out now while the early bird bonus is still available.

Please note: The first free broadcast is this Wednesday at 11:00am, 2:00pm, 5:00pm, 8:00pm, and 11:00pm ET (USA). Here’s the link again where you can register for free.

PPS Here’s a handy time zone converter you can use to find out what time that will be in your part of the world.

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