Creativity in Psychotherapy: An Adaptive Function of the Right Brain Unconscious.
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CREATIVITY IN PSYCHOTHERAPY: AN ADAPTIVE FUNCTION OF THE RIGHT BRAIN UNCONSCIOUS
- Creativity, defined by Oxford dictionary as “bringing into being” has a long tradition of study in various psychological and psychoanalytic disciplines as well as in psychiatry and psychotherapy literatures.
- Bogen & Bogen (Bulletin of the Los Angeles Neurological Societies, 1969): apply neuroscience to the problem of creativity. Based on their split brain studies conclude, “Creativity has not only made the human experience unique in Nature…it gives value and purpose to human experience.”
- Proposed right hemisphere is the seat of creativity.
REVIEW ON DR. SCHORE'S RECENT BOOK REGARDING THIS CE COURSE
"In this meticulously researched and lovingly crafted masterpiece, the trailblazing, internationally renowned neuroscientist-clinician Allan Schore, Ph.D., evolves his interpersonal neurobiological paradigm of Right Brain Psychotherapy to the next level of nuanced refinement.... You would not be in your 'right mind' were you to pass up this opportunity to evolve to your own nex level by immersing yourself in the magic of Schore's seamless integration of left-brain neuroscientific theory and right-brain clinical practice."
Dr. Allan Schore is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He is author of six seminal volumes, Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self, Affect Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self, Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self, The Science of the Art of Psychotherapy, Right Brain Psychotherapy, and The Development of the Unconscious Mind as well as numerous articles and chapters. His Regulation Theory, grounded in developmental neuroscience and developmental psychoanalysis, focuses on the origin, psychopathogenesis, and psychotherapeutic treatment of the early forming subjective implicit self.
His contributions appear in multiple disciplines, including developmental neuroscience, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, developmental psychology, attachment theory, trauma studies, behavioral biology, clinical psychology, and clinical social work. His groundbreaking integration of neuroscience with attachment theory has led to his description as “the American Bowlby,” with emotional development as “the world’s leading authority on how our right hemisphere regulates emotion and processes our sense of self,” and with psychoanalysis as “the world’s leading expert in neuropsychoanalysis.”
The American Psychoanalytic Association has described Dr. Schore as “a monumental figure in psychoanalytic and neuropsychoanalytic studies.”