The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy

Healing the Social Brain

Louis Cozolino (Author)

Overview | Contents

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.

Book Details

  • Hardcover
  • May 2017
  • ISBN 978-0-393-71264-3
  • 6.6 × 9.6 in / 608 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

Endorsements & Reviews

“Beautifully organized and artfully presented, Cozolino provides an expansive and insightful account of the neuroscience that transpires between two individuals on a healing journey and why this neuroscience cannot be ignored.” — Psych Central

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