THE HEALING POWER OF EMOTION
Affective Neuroscience, Development, & Clinical Practice
Diana Fosha, Ph.D., Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., & Marion Solomon, MSW, Ph.D. (Eds.)
W.W. Norton & Co., 2009
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES The reader will be able to:
• Describe the seven emotional primes based in the subcortical CNS
• Describe the ANS basis of the polyvagal theory of emotion and the social engagement system
• Describe the omnipresence of emotion in community, culture, and development
• Describe the functions of meaning-making, coherence, and organization
• Describe the role of the right orbitofrontal cortex in subcortically generated emotion and ANS arousal
• Describe the role of the prefrontal cortex in integration of experience
• Describe the role of somatic and subjectively felt emotions in psychotherapy
• Describe the regulation of emotion
• Describe the neurobiology of attachment in partnerships
• Describe the transformational power of emotions
Diana Fosha, Ph.D., is Director of Training and founding member, International Experiential STDP Association; and Associate Clinical Professor, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University.
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA, where he is also on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development, and co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center.
Marion Solomon, MSW, Ph.D., is Director of Training, Lifespan Learning Institute, Department of Psychiatry, UCLA.