shopping cart
nothing in cart
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
about us
upcoming events
Oct 20th - MBSR Teacher Training Intensive in Ontario [The Centre for Mindfulness Studies]
Oct 21st - Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training Program [SOS Workshops]
Oct 21st - Helping Families Heal: Addressing and Treating Trauma in Children, Youth and Families [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Oct 21st - Psychotherapy at a Crossroads: The Promise of Psychedelics and Plant Medicines [Leading Edge Seminars]
Oct 21st - 5-Session Clinical Extension Program: Practice Makes Perfect – Establishing a Successful Private Practice [Canadian Institute for Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (CICAPP)]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Healing the Social Brain, Third Edition
Cozolino, Louis
Norton Professional Books / Hardcover / 2017-05-01 / 0393712648
TIRP Texts / Psychotherapy
reg price: $65.95 our price: $ 56.06
496 pages
In Stock (Ships within one business day)

An update to the classic text that links neuroscience and human behavior in the context of therapy.

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 synthesizing neuroscientific information and demonstrating how it applies to psychotherapy practice. New material on altruism, executive function, trauma, and change round out this essential book.


Preface to the Third Edition

Part I. Neuroscience and Psychotherapy: An Overview

1. The Entangled Histories of Neurology and Psychology
2. Building and Rebuilding the Brain: Psychotherapy and Neuroscience
3. Neural Integration in Different Models of Psychotherapy

Part II. How the Brain Works: The Legacy of Evolution

4. The Human Nervous System: From Neurons to Neural Networks
5. Multiple Memory Systems in Psychotherapy
6. Laterality: One Brain or Two?

Part III. Executive Functioning and Neural Integration

7. The Executive Brain: Directed Action and Inhibition
8. The Executive Brain: Navigating Space and Time
9. The Executive Brain: Discovering Others and Finding the Self
10. From Neural Networks to Narratives: The Quest for Integration

Part IV. Attachment and Connectedness

11. The Social Brain
12. Building the Social Brain: Shaping Attachment Schemas
13. The Neurobiology of Attachment
14. Altruism and Psychotherapy: Leveraging the Social Brain in the Service of Change

Part V. The Disorganization of Experience

15. The Anxious and Fearful Brain
16. Early Traumatic Stress: The Fragmentation of Self and Others
17. The Impact of Trauma: Biochemical Dysregulation and Neural Network Dissociation
18. The Self in Exile: Narcissism and Pathological Caretaking

Part VI. The Reorganization of Experience

19. The Evolutionary Necessity of Psychotherapy
20. Stimulating Neural Plasticity
21. The Psychotherapist as Neuroscientist
22. How People Change

About the Author:

Louis Cozolino, PhD, is a professor of psychology at Pepperdine University and a private practitioner. He is the author of The Healthy Aging Brain, The Neuroscience of Human Relationships, The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy, and The Making of a Therapist. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2019

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

Click here to read previous issues.
related events
2017 ISIPT
Cozolino, Louis
other lists
2017 Catalogue Titles
new from Norton
Newsletter 2017 06
Norton Professional Books
Phase 1
TIRP Texts