Scaffolding the Brain: A Neurobiological Approach for Observation, Assessment, and Intervention. Integrative Regulation Therapy (iRT) Part A: Knowledge Base

Scaffolding the Brain A Neurobiological Approach for Observation Assessment and Intervention Integrative Regulation Therapy iRT Part A Knowledge Base Mental health clinicians are grappling with how to incorporate the robust neuroscience showing that early attachment relationships are intrinsically involved in brain development Wiring the body to li

  • Title: Scaffolding the Brain: A Neurobiological Approach for Observation, Assessment, and Intervention. Integrative Regulation Therapy (iRT) Part A: Knowledge Base
  • Author: Ruth P. Newton
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 184
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Mental health clinicians are grappling with how to incorporate the robust neuroscience showing that early attachment relationships are intrinsically involved in brain development Wiring the body to live in the environment born into is necessary and Nature s way of ensuing survival The last trimester of pregnancy through the infancy and toddler periods are thought to encoMental health clinicians are grappling with how to incorporate the robust neuroscience showing that early attachment relationships are intrinsically involved in brain development Wiring the body to live in the environment born into is necessary and Nature s way of ensuing survival The last trimester of pregnancy through the infancy and toddler periods are thought to encompass a right hemisphere critical period for development Schore, 1994, 2012 Because the right hemisphere processes information nonlinearly, this period is thought to be a Primary Entrainment Period that is nonverbal and relational in nature providing a relational base upon which all future development sits The Primary Entrainment Period is now thought to be a process that cannot be removed Gainotti, 2012 Given the survival goals of evolution, this makes perfect sense When early entrainment patterns created through insecure and or disorganized attachment relationships continue to run in the background of clients seeking to live a secure life, clinicians often struggle with how to change these subcortical patterns using a psychodynamic therapeutic approach Integrative Regulation Therapy iRT is an evidence informed scaffolding used with psychodynamic depth therapies Specifically, it can be used with Interpersonal Psychotherapy IPT iRT , Child Parent Psychotherapy CPP iRT , and Infant Parent Psychotherapy IPP iRT The author has trained four cohorts of licensed or licensed eligible clinicians to use iRT scaffolding within ongoing psychodynamic therapies who report its usefulness Part A is the required Knowledge Base needed to use iRT Part B explores the assessment process and the embedded use of many interventions for all ages using dyadic, individual, couple, and or family therapy modalities.

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