The interface between Neurobiology & Psychotherapy in the service of emotional regulation — Stephanie Cooke
In this discussion Steph talked about the importance of brain development, in the service of self regulation, and the impact of the lack of emotional attachment on the developing brain.
Steph also touched on some of the latest theoretical views about this subject.
About Stephanie Cooke
UKCP Registered Psychotherapist
Stephanie has a wide range of experience, working with children and adolescents which spans twenty years. She began in the early eighties working as a Social Worker specialising in children and adolescents in all areas of childcare. At this time in her career she also worked in a CAMH’s unit as a counsellor for disturbed adolescents and children who have been traumatised and abused. Stephanie has also worked for Norfolk Childrens projects with young offenders, working with them on projects within their local communities.
Stephanie has worked as a counsellor and psychotherapist for twenty years, and presently works at the Manchester Institute as a trainer supervisor and psychotherapist with Adults and Children.
She believes that all children have the right to “continuity of emotional well being, happiness and essential to this, good enough parenting”, and this is her guiding principal when working with children and their families.