Play Therapy and Its Importance in the Healing Process

Play therapy is an effective technique to help children open-up and heal from trauma. It can help them in treating mental illness and emotional issues. Children find it easier to express themselves with games and play. Instead of using the conventional method, play method is used to help kids who have difficulties expressing themselves. The interpersonal neurobiology of play is based on the play therapy. Interpersonal neurobiology brings... 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

6th Domain State Integration

This class is divided into Part 1 and Part 2. NEW: BONUS Part 3 Science Chat–see timestamps below the video for further explanation: ———————————————————– In Part 1, Crockett uses erotic, affiliate, and romantic love states to teach State Integration. Email her at HeidiCrockett at gmail.com to purchase nearly 4... Read More

Meditation MAPs Heidi recommends

I recommend TWO TYPES OF MEDITATION OR BRAIN FITNESS….the first brings you to a state of inner peace, the other is learning to strengthen your “mindsight muscle” (mindsight is like eyesight, but learning to see inside your mind and others minds). Clients often hear that I teach on the power of “thinking about thinking” and growing your middle prefrontal cortex, including how there are 9 functions and... Read More

Powerful Brain Transformation Exercise

I recommend doing diaphragmatic breathing for 5 or 10 minutes first before doing the exercise described in the following video, especially the last two minutes of the video. There is a description of this exercise in Dr. Peter Levine’s book, “Freedom from Pain,” (but in the CD that comes with that book, the following exercise is not included in that CD). Crockett describes what Levine calls “pendulation” in the above... Read More

MY BOOK: Caregiver Stress

My book/workbook is finally here! Click here to buy the book: Caregiver Stress: Neurobiology to the Rescue Click here for the opportunity to “See Inside” the book: Click here to preview the first few chapters of Caregiver Stress, but click the above link to buy if you want more funds at the sale of the book going directly to Heidi   Finally, if you want to hear a little bit about the book, here’s a radio interview where... Read More

Meditation is BRAIN FLOSS

I knew personally that mediation opened a doorway into a new experience of reality, but it wasn’t until I came across the recent findings of neuroscience and psychology that I learned the science behind the importance of meditation. Dr. Siegel writes, “I introduce meditation to patients frequently now. Because I don’t have a big background in meditation, I don’t feel like I’m a religious zealot because I’m just offering this form... Read More

Making Peace with Grief

Making Peace with Grief: Achieving “Temporal Integration” If you are grieving, trying to make sense about life…and death…is probably frequently on your mind.  It was on my mind when my husband was diagnosed with cancer, throughout his treatment, and still continues long after his death. Recently, I’ve come across some science on brain health that helped me to understand my grieving process better. Instinctually, the... Read More