Insight Professional Development Course – Level 1. Introduction

Insight Focused NeuroTherapy – IFnT

Current research shows that the practical application of neuroscience and mindfulness principles in therapy enhances positive psychological change and growth. The data is so compelling; that we can no longer ignore it.
Insight Focused NeuroTherapy is an integrative model of therapy designed by thought leader and international speaker, Pauline Skeates. IFnT integrates findings from various sources of research – neuroscience, epigenetics, mindfulness, compassion studies, bio-cellular and longevity research and concepts from quantum and polyvagal theory. into a cohesive therapeutic process.
IFnT provides the components and processes necessary to utilise the brain’s innate capacity for change at a structural and functional level.

This Introduction Course Covers:

  • Integrated course overview
  • The Science of the Brain
  • Mindfulness + Awareness + Focused Attention + Intention
  • Polyvagal Theory + Relationships + Attachment
  • Clean Language + Neurological Restructuring and Consolidation
  • Pathways to Change and New Growth + Fear Reduction and Softening of the Defenses.
  • Application + Integration of the IFnT therapeutic process

This introduction is a standalone course or you may wish to complete the entire IFnT training Level 3

Who should attend

We have tailored this course to those who work in people-helping professions, and those who wish to enhance their personal growth and development.

With the ever-increasing demands and expectations on us, techniques that care for body and mind are essential to help us thrive.

What you can expect

This is a two-day course where the team at Insight will share the latest research, strategies and best practices to leverage the power of our brain to change. This course is packed with practical tools and exercises so that you get to apply what you have learned for yourself and the ones you care for.

Course includes:

  • Course notes, reference reading
  • Supervised group session
  • Copy of our book – From Distress to De-stress by Skeates & Fabrin

We provide a stimulating environment where you can be curious, explore and learn. Come and join us to discover the principles for neurological restructuring.

“I found the IFnT course fascinating on several levels. As a massage therapist and primary school teacher, I work with all sorts of people who deal with a range of mental health issues, and this course gave me valuable insights into my clients and students’ brains, minds and bodies. I’ve come away with not only deeper insights and greater empathy for what people are dealing with but also rich resources to greater cater to students’ and clients’ needs. Highly valuable and I definitely recommend this course!” Laura – School Teacher, Auckland
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Program format

The course runs over two days

Professional Development hours – a Certificate of attendance is provided

Dates

23rd and 24th March 2024

Time

10am – 4pm

Snacks coffee, tea and water provided BYO lunch

Location

The Brick Barn, 83 Ivanhoe Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand

Course overview

The Science of the Brain

Mindfulness + Awareness + Focused Attention

Polyvagal Theory + Relationships + Attachment

Clean Language + Neurological Restructuring and Consolidation

Pathways to Change and New Growth + Fear Reduction and Softening of the Defenses.

Application + Integration of the IFnT therapeutic process

Investment

$425 inc GST

Payment plans available

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faqs

I’m wanting to attend this course as part of my professional development programme. Do you provide any proof of attendance or certificate of completion that I can provide to my employers?

Yes we do provide certificates to all of our attendees who complete our courses.

what people have to say

“I thoroughly enjoyed the training presented and found the theory and techniques very useful in broadening my professional
practice, as well as enriching my everyday life. I would highly recommend it to professionals working in the helping
professions or anyone with an interest in personal growth and development.”
LINEE, Clinical Psychologist
“It has been fascinating to learn about how the brain functions under stress, how this relates to an individual’s past and how it can be ‘reset’ to enable more positive outcomes for the future. Learning how to engage in the present moment instead of living in fear of the uncertainties ahead is a must, for any individual”
Deb, Graphic Designer
“The course is thoughtfully put together and beautifully presented. The trainers are wonderfully welcoming, sensitive and knowledgeable. They deliver the content in a manner that brings research and theory to life. I gained so much that I have been able to implement both personally and within my work. I recommend this training without hesitation. Go for it.”
JULIE, Occupational Therapist