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Child Australia is honoured to host Dr Lou Cozolino for this exclusive Masterclass in Perth. Dr Cozolino, a clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at Pepperdine University US has spent years researching and writing in the field of neuroscience and psychotherapy. He has been described as “a master at synthesizing neuroscientific information and demonstrating how it applies to practice.”

With a unique ability for using anecdotal clinical material and stories to unpack complex ideas, Dr Cozolino will take the audience on an exploration of neuroscience and its relationship to the underlying mechanisms of action in the therapeutic process.

Over the 3 hrs, Dr Cozolino will take participants through:

  • How the effects of early stress on brain development may help to better tailor treatments to particular clients who have experienced various forms of trauma.

  • General principles for the optimisation of neuroplasticity and change.

  • This Masterclass will give delegates an additional framework from which to build interventions from existing strategies already used.

“Knowing about neuroscience is invaluable for therapists, not because it offers specific new techniques or clinical theories, but because it provides a deeper understanding of the biological power of the ‘talking cure.’”

– Dr Louis Cozolino

Meet Dr Lou Cozolino

Dr Louis Cozolino is a world-renowned expert in brain development. He has authored 7 books, co-authored numerous articles and book chapters on child abuse, schizophrenia, education, language and cognition. Dr Cozolino has diverse clinical and research interests and holds degrees in philosophy and theology, in addition to his doctoral in clinical psychology. He has conducted empirical research in schizophrenia, child abuse and the long-term impact of stress. Recently, his interests have turned to a synthesis of the biobehavioural sciences and psychotherapy. When Dr Cozolino is not lecturing in various locations around the world, he maintains his clinical and consulting practice in Los Angeles and New York.

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This Masterclass is best suited to Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Counsellors, Child Protection, and all practitioners working with children. Includes a 2.5 hour interactive masterclass followed by a 30 minute Q&A session.

Ticket price: $199 (early bird pricing) Includes light refreshments

Tim Winton Lecture Theatre (Building 213 Room 101) Location Map

**Tickets are non-refundable

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