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A one day workshop with leading clinician and researcher Dr Assen Alladin, PhD.


Psychotherapy for Enhancing Neuroplastic Changes

Sunday 15th November 2015, London

with Dr Assen Alladin
Clinical Psychologist/Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry, Calgary University Medical School
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Although the brain is an amazing organ, capable of continual growth and adaptation, it is vulnerable to a wide array of unadaptive patterning. Fortunately many of the brain’s shortcomings can be counterbalanced by skilled psychotherapies in the context of a caring relationship. In the past 20 years studies have demonstrated clearly that psychological interventions could modify brain function across a wide range of psychopathological conditions. This workshop will:

  1. Review recent developments in neuroscience and neuroplasticity.
  2. Provide an overview of recent developments in the psychobiological understanding and treatment of emotional disorders.
  3. Describe in detail various therapeutic techniques for enhancing neuroplastic changes in anxiety, depression, OCD, Panic Disorder, and PTSD.
  4. Discuss various strategies that clients can use to disrupt the formation of unadaptive neuro-circuitries.

About Dr Assen Alladin

Dr. Assen Alladin is a Clinical Psychologist and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Calgary Medical School. He has been practicing and teaching hypnosis, cognitive behaviour therapy, psychotherapy and clinical psychology for over 30 years, and he is the 2005 recipient of the Best Research Paper from Division 30 of the American Psychological Association. Dr Alladin can rightly be called one of the “leading lights” of modern hypnotherapy. He has published four books on evidence-based hypnotherapy… Read More

Dates: Sunday November 15th 2015.

About the author | Mark R. Davis

Principal and Director of The UK College of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy. Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist – with practices in Central and North London. Personal website at