How interpersonal neurobiology Is Used in Therapy

Interpersonal neurobiology has gained popularity in therapy. The concept was started by Dan Siegel and is actually based on clinical evidence. It is based on how the brain process is directly affected by life experiences. In order to heal or overcome trauma, your brain needs to come to terms with different aspects of life. This includes your physical and mental trauma, relationships, your work, and other things. By combining all these factors... Read More

Anger Management with Interpersonal Neurobiology

In interpersonal neurobiology, anger as an emotion is viewed from the perspective of cognitive neuroscience. And cognitive neuroscience states that cognition and emotion are dynamically combined with physical arousal. When anger is induced as an emotion in humans, it can unconsciously affect physiological and neural resources. Affective states of anger are subsequently expressed in the brain as well as the body, and these neural and physiological... Read More

What is Interpersonal Neurobiology used for?

IPNB or Interpersonal Neurobiology is the brainchild of Allan Schore and Dan Siegel. The concept of IPNB is based on the foundation of continuous growth of the brain. The technique of IPNB is used to stimulate the brain with positive and powerful persuasion to heal trauma. According to a recently published book called interpersonal neurobiology of play, this conceptcan help transform conditions which were once known to be permanent. Essentially... Read More

Understanding the Application & Importance of Interpersonal Neurobiology

If ever there was a way to understand how our brain’s physical features & chemical interactions with the surrounding environment and emotions wouldn’t you want to learn more about it? Whether you wish to be trained in a rather chemical/biological direction or more of a sociological/psychological direction, there is an interdisciplinary aspect that can help you work out the human relationships and interactions. This aspect is known as... Read More

FINALE CLASS Celebrating two years of nonstop teaching on interpersonal neurobiology!

This Thursday we’ll celebrate two years of IPNB teaching by review the 9 Functions of the Prefrontal Cortex (Wizard Brain). Email HeidiCrockett at gmail dot com to get access to the class which will go over all 9 functions AND celebrate the 50 hours of teaching: Click Link Here and scroll to the very bottom of the page to EASILY see the 3 #IPNB series completed these last two years. Heidi will talk about the wizard brain skill of... Read More

COLD PLUNGE UPDATES (alternative to facebook for those not using social media)

Sept 21, 2023 at 622 hours Here is a link to a cold plunge tank for Under 200 dollar cold plunge that you can put in a shower. You can either use 5 one gallon jugs or 2 liter coke bottles filled with water in freezer, put them in 1 hour before you soak, open them up and empty the water when you start, then put water back in them and back in freezer when you are done. Here is a link to a a heater that I use: Use dry heat Vornado heater to... Read More

Science Chat Video on the SQUID

The above is a 5 MINUTE INTRODUCTION for the recent science chat on how our LIZARD BRAIN can turn us into our own worst enemy! You are invited to attend the next science chat on May 6th on the critical voice, read here for more information about the “Tea Time Science Chats.” If you enjoyed the above video, consider clicking this link the FULL 1 HOUR RECORDING and read the writing underneath the video to see more details... Read More


COME JOIN the lively intellectual discussion on my upcoming “Tea Time Science Chats” every other Thursday, here are the attached details**  THE FINALE SCIENCE CHAT IS TOMORROW, JULY 22nd, announcement with slides click here to see more Testimonial from July 8th event (which was amazing, click the blue link and read the time stamps below the video and contact HeidiCrockett at gmail to get code to hear it): “I feel... Read More

Meaningful Life

Crockett recorded her workshop today on the TrueNorth Roku Channel. The title was “A Meaningful Life.” While technically today’s topic was the 8th Domain, this workshop walked the audience through a series of exercises. Feel free to do these now then listen to the last 20 minutes: Someone snapped a picture of Heidi after the lecture She had people describe a moment where life felt meaningful: The audience names how a meaningful... Read More

Power of the Group

I am on fire to encourage us to come together in one-time and ongoing groups. If you are new to my work as a teacher of neurobiology and counselor, please consider reading the 5 THEMES in a support group working on attachment listed at the above link. 4 x 4 is an opportunity to pick one memory to work on–see email pasted below that I send to people who join to learn more. Email me at HeidiCrockett at to participate in a... Read More