Sounds True Presents

The Myth of Self-Regulation:
How Our Inner Community Supports Us Every Day

A FREE Video Learning Session with Bonnie Badenoch, PhD, LMFT

In this video, we’ll be exploring:

Join Us to Learn About:

Your Brain Hemispheres
Our left-brain-dominant world focuses on tasks and facts to the neglect of our right-brain focus on human connection and care. But we can help ourselves and others bring back balance.
The “Self-Regulation” Goal
Many therapists aim to give clients tools for emotional self-reliance when alone. But relational neuroscience shows that we're wired for relationships. Is something missing from our tool kit?
Building Inner Support
Insights from mirror neuron research and attachment theory show that we can help others grow an inner community to soothe and strengthen them when alone.
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Meet Your Teacher

Bonnie Badenoch, PhD, LMFT

Bonnie Badenoch is a therapist, author, consultant, and trainer. She is a student of interpersonal neurobiology and the author of The Heart of Trauma and Being a Brain-Wise Therapist. Her work is informed by nearly three decades of work helping those with trauma and attachment wounds.

“Human beings are fragile, tender, easily frightened. In isolation, we are all vulnerable to being overwhelmed. But with support from others, we can also become resilient and adaptive."

Bonnie Badenoch, PhD, LMFT

The Myth of Self-Regulation
A Free Video Session with Bonnie Badenoch, PhD, LMFT

Learn why our hidden beliefs about teaching others to become emotionally self-reliant may be missing two key elements—and how to adopt those qualities.


Join us for a free learning session with Bonnie Badenoch

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