Neurobiology 2.0




Neurobiology is a complex and challenging subject, but this course is designed to bring clarity to the complexity. Mental health professionals will learn both basic principles and cutting-edge theories that will help shape their understanding of neurobiology. This course will teach mental health professionals how to use neurobiological principles in therapy.

Learning Objectives

Participants will…

  1. Describe how interpersonal neurobiology involves the mind, brain, and relationships to others
  2. Outline how the neurobiological system develops, grows, and changes throughout the life span and by having different experiences
  3. Discuss the different practice models that utilize neurobiology

Course Lessons and Descriptions

NEUR 101: Introduction: Interpersonal Neurobiology
Gary Sibcy, Ph.D.

In this presentation, Dr. Gary Sibcy discusses the development of neurobiology from the understanding of interpersonal communications and functions in the body. Interpersonal neurobiology involves the mind, brain, and self or relationships with others. Join Dr. Sibcy as he explains two important theories that intertwine neurobiological systems and allow them to work together as one.

Runtime: 1 hour 2 minutes 13 seconds

NEUR 102: Foundations: Core Principles of Neurobiology

Gary Sibcy, Ph.D.

This presentation will further discuss how the neurobiological system develops, grows, and changes throughout life and life experiences. Learners will also discover what a healthy neurobiological system consists of and how to use these principles in therapy.

Runtime: 1 hour 4 minutes 19 seconds

NEUR 103: Applications: Practice Models and Neurobiology

Gary Sibcy, Ph.D.

This presentation is unique in length and topics covered, as there is much information included in this one lecture. While divided into three components, this presentation flows as one. Students will have the opportunity to learn a great deal regarding the neurobiological system through this lesson, particularly in the area of application.

Runtime: 2 hours 9 minutes 30 seconds

Continuing Education

4.25 CE Credits available for LPC, LMFT, LSW.

4.25 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.

The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and play therapists Continuing Education (CE) credit due for good standing with certain states and a limited number of professional organizations. It remains the responsibility of each participant to be aware of state licensure and CE requirements. Participants should check their state and/or local regulations regarding required continuing education hours. For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: