Emerging insights from neuroscience offer hope and encouragement for clients aiming to modify their habits. Research indicates the brain’s remarkable ability to adapt and form new pathways based on behavioural changes, thereby enabling the establishment of fresh habits. Habits, fundamentally, are behaviours that become automatic through repeated practice, leading to the reinforcement of specific neural pathways.
In our upcoming webinar, we will delve deeply into the concept of habits, covering various aspects, including:
Jace Cannon-Brookes has worked as a Clinical Psychologist across private and public settings. Her work has covered bereavement services, eating disorder units, and acute and general psychiatry. For fourteen years Jace worked within drug and alcohol centres, where she designed and co-ordinated a six week residential rehabilitation program, with a focus on the treatment of complex trauma for women with histories of substance dependence.
Jace has also completed the intensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) training and subsequently co-ordinated the implementation of a 12 month out-patient DBT program. She has completed the Diploma of Psychotherapy with ANZAP. Jace has run trainings on Complex Trauma and DBT for NSW health services, NGO’s, professional colleagues, and within the Doctorate of Clinical Psychology programs at the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales and University of Technology, Sydney.
Karen has over 10 years of clinical experience in the private and public sectors as well as her own private practice. She has written and facilitated both inpatient and outpatient programs supporting a wide variety of clientele who experience PTSD, complex trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders and substance abuse disorders. This work also includes many years of running Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) groups and workshops for hospitals, NGO’s and corporate clients. “I really enjoy being helping people understand their biology and learn practical skills that help them to feel more emotionally in control”