Neurobiology Matters

A Practical Approach to Applying Brain, Body and Mind Science to Clinical Practice
Who should attend this course?

This course is aimed at Allied Health and Medical Professionals including occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, counsellors, mental health workers, general practitioners, paediatricians, and psychiatrists. It is also relevant for educators and parents.

Included below are some presentations that you may work with, and how the 'Neurobiology Matters' course will impact on your clinical reasoning.


Case presentations
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 

  • Other neurodiversity presentations

Course benefits that you can apply in your role:
  • Sensory and regulation systems contribute directly to function

  • Brain-based clinical reasoning informs individualized interventions


Case presentation
  • Borderline Personality Disorder

Course benefits that you can apply in your role:
  • Science of brain-body systems  reinforce holistic practice as opposed to use of a single frame of reference for intervention

  • Role of dopamine in connection seeking


Classroom scenarios
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - children in the classroom presenting with impulsivity and hyperactivity

  • Trauma - children presenting in fight/flight/freeze response

Course benefits that you can apply in your role:
  • Holistic understanding of how children learn expands teaching strategies

  • Scientific validation for focused well-being in the classroom supports academic success


Case presentations
  • Children in care (child protection)

  • Children and families with complex needs e.g. homelessness, substance use difficulties

Course benefits that you can apply in your role:
  • Addiction - different chemicals being sought informs treatment

  • Impact of child protection when children present with neurodiversity and trauma

  • Understanding children in care and adults with multiple complex needs


Case presentations
  • Depression and anxiety

Course benefits that you can apply in your role:
  • Clinical reasoning to look beyond diagnosis

  • Appreciating rationale for therapeutic use of self


Clinical presentations
  • Psychosis and other psychopathology

Course benefits that you can apply in your role:
  • Appreciating the neurobiological impacts from various forms of interventions in addition to medication


Presented by Kim Barthel


Course starts soon!
May 13 in N. America / May 14 in Australia/Asia

Learn at your own pace. Course access for 90 days.

approx US$373
approx AUD$505
Scholarships & Team Group discounts available
(between 15% to 60% saving)

The importance of neurobiology is relevant to all humans, helping us understand the people we support, as well as ourselves!