The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy

The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy : Healing the Social Brain

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Description

This groundbreaking book explores the recent revolution in psychotherapy that has brought an understanding of the social nature of people's brains to a therapeutic context. Louis Cozolino is a master at synthesising neuroscientific information and demonstrating how it applies to psychotherapy practise. New material on altruism, executive function, trauma and change round out this essential book.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 168 x 244 x 48mm | 1,155g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Third Edition
  • 0393712648
  • 9780393712643
  • 89,444

Review quote

"If anyone is going to make the effort to read such a sizeable book it must be a special experience, and this was a treat... Essentially, this is a 'must read' for psychotherapists of the 21st century." -- The British Journal of Psychiatry
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About Louis Cozolino

Dr. Lou Cozolino practices psychotherapy and consulting psychology in Beverly Hills, California. He received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from UCLA and an MTS from Harvard University. He has been a professor at Pepperdine since 1986 and lectures around the world on psychotherapy, neuroscience, trauma, and attachment. Dr. Cozolino is the Series Editor of the Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) and the author of ten Norton books, including the bestsellers The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy, 3rd Edition, The Neuroscience of Human Relationships, 2nd Edition, and The Making of a Therapist.
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