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Digital Seminar

Mindfulness-Based Interventions to Rewire the Brain

Jeff Tarrant, PhD, BCN
6 Hours 02 Minutes
Nov 18, 2016
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Learn how to bring mindfulness into therapy! Watch Dr. Jeff Tarrant as he connects the dots between the actual practices of mindfulness and their impact on the brain and daily functioning. Through active exposure to targeted mindfulness-based tools, as well as live demonstrations, you will leave with practical methods that can be integrated into your treatment plans for anxiety, depression, ADHD, chronic pain, OCD, and Personality Disorders.

This recording will include strategies that intersect with other therapeutic approaches, as well as a discussion of the clinical implications of research on biofeedback, mindfulness-in-motion, and nature-based strategies. Learn how and why certain mindfulness techniques are more effective than others for addressing symptoms of mood, anxiety, and attention. You will discover an expanded mindfulness-based toolbox to share with your clients, and the knowledge needed to prioritize and incorporate these tools into your existing practice.



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Jeff Tarrant, PhD, BCN,  is a licensed psychologist, educator and speaker.  He has devoted his career to exploring and teaching about the mind/body connection.  His work utilizes several forms of technology-based therapies including neurofeedback, audio visual entrainment, interactive metronome and heart rate variability biofeedback (HRV).  In addition, Dr. Tarrant has studied and taught Qigong, mindfulness and energy psychology for the past 15 years and incorporates these practices into his model of treatment.

Dr. Tarrant is the founder and CEO of the NeuroMeditation Institute (NMI), LLC and provides certification training for NMI therapist and instructors.  In addition, Dr. Tarrant is a Global Neurofeedback Initiative (GNI) Instructor and conducts national continuing education trainings on topics including: "Mindfulness Interventions to Rewire the Brain" and "Brain Changing Strategies for ADHD."  He is the author of the book, Meditation Interventions to Rewire the Brain: Integrating Neuroscience Strategies for ADHD, Anxiety, Depression & PTSD (PESI, 2017). Other works include a series of virtual reality meditations published by StoryUp VR and the book chapter, “Neuromeditation: An Introduction and Overview” in Handbook of Clinical QEEG and Neurotherapy (Routledge, 2016).

Dr. Tarrant’s research focuses on exploring brainwave changes that occur as a result of contemplative practices, energy healing and energy psychology.  He is a regular presenter at national and international conferences and has a private practice in Corvallis, OR where he lives and plays.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Jeffrey Tarrant is the CEO of the NeuroMeditation Institute. He is the Chief Scientist of Healium. Dr. Tarrant is an author with PESI Publishing and Taylor & Francis and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Dr. Jeffrey Tarrant is a senor fellow of the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA)

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  1. Establish how meditation training can be incorporated into clinical practice as an adjunctive approach.
  2. Construct treatment plans for depression that integrate Focus and Open Heart meditation interventions that clients can use to manage negative thoughts.
  3. Formulate treatment plans for anxiety that include Mindfulness and breathing techniques that can be used to regulate the client’s arousal state.
  4. Instruct clients with obsessive-compulsive disorder on the utilization of Mindfulness and Quiet Mind interventions that can help reduce OCD symptoms.
  5. Communicate how Focus-based meditation interventions can be used as a complementary approach to improve attention in clients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
  6. Characterize how different forms of meditation impact key regions of the brain important in helping clients manage their thoughts, emotions and behaviors.


ADHD: Strategies to Increase Focus & Self-Monitoring
  • Focused attention meditation
  • Automatic pilot: Conscious vs. unconscious behavior
  • The mindfulness wedge for impulse control
  • Overcome boredom: Use technology to make it more interesting!
Anxiety: Strategies to Manage & Address Judgment and Over- Thinking
  • Attitudinal qualities: Become aware
  • Thoughts are not facts!
  • Mindfulness and CBT
  • Incorporate the breath to reduce fear
Depression: Strategies to Shift Perspective
  • Mindfulness and cognitive distortions
  • Deepening the pleasant
  • Loving kindness practices
  • Don’t forget your body: Posture matters!
OCD and Personality Disorders
  • The brain and self-talk
  • Open Awareness Meditation
  • What the research says about neurofeedback
Movement-Based Mindfulness
  • Benefits of combining mindfulness with movement
  • The research, benefits and limitations
  • Yoga
  • Qigong/Taiji Quan
  • Walking Meditation
Nature-Based Mindfulness
  • Impact of technology overload on the brain and health
  • Nature Deficit
  • Benefits of combining mindfulness with nature-based interventions

Target Audience

Counselors, Teachers/Educators, Marriage & Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists and other Helping Professionals who Work with Children

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