This illustration of what has been termed “neuroplasticity” may be useful to some for making sense of what may be happening for them, say, after a traumatic experience, or while engaging in psychotherapy work.

I often use this and other pieces to help my clients learn a bit about how current developments in neuroscience are supporting our understanding of what happens in the brain.

Neuroplasticity studies and other current findings are informing the clinical practice of psychotherapists like me, who are committed to keeping up-to-date with new scientific research and evidence-based approaches to treatment.

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