The Problem of Binary Bias – When the Brain Gets in the Way of Connection – and Tips for Addressing It Live Webinar presented by Hannah Smith

Regular Price: $35 Member Price: $25 Student Price: $25

Date: October 20, 2022
Time 11:55 to 1:00 PM

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Part of WMHCA’s Lunch and Learn Series: Connectivity and Community

The power of the brain is phenomenal. We rely on the speed and acuity of our mental processes for everything from brushing our teeth to doing our jobs. However, the same brain that can be so helpful can also get in the way of building deep connection. In this presentation, important features of the brain will be explained in a practical way so attendees can clearly see the problem. A list of tips will get them started with addressing this curious brain-based issue.

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Date: October 20, 2022
Time 11:55 to 1:00 PM

To get the member price please make sure you are logged in.

Part of WMHCA's Lunch and Learn Series: Connectivity and Community

The power of the brain is phenomenal. We rely on the speed and acuity of our mental processes for everything from brushing our teeth to doing our jobs. However, the same brain that can be so helpful can also get in the way of building deep connection. In this presentation, important features of the brain will be explained in a practical way so attendees can clearly see the problem. A list of tips will get them started with addressing this curious brain-based issue.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the distinction between left and right brain lateralization and why it matters

2.  Explain the top-down/bottom-up processing issue (The 13Ms Problem) and how it interferes in relationships and

3. Name at least two ways to address binary bias

About the Presenter

Hannah Smith, MA, LMHC, CGP, is the founder of Potential Finders Network and is a book author and blog writer, coach/consultant, international board-certified group leader, and nationwide trainer from the Seattle area.  She has extensive study and practice in neuroscience-informed clinical treatment as well as personal and professional development. Her experience, both personally and professionally, in the US and abroad, has allowed her to develop multi-modal, culturally competent, cutting-edge & relevant training programs.  Hannah has guest lectured in academic and clinical settings around the US and has developed an engaging presentation style, making the learning of difficult information both accessible and fun! Her passion is to educate others on practical, whole-person approaches to life with the aim of her clients and attendees reaching their greatest potential!

Washington Mental Health Association (WMHCA) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2079. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. WMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

1 NBCC clock hours will be awarded at the conclusion of the course.

No CE's offered for student registrations. 

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