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Of Neurons and Knowings: Constructivism, Coherence Psychology, and Their Neurodynamic Substrates

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About the Course:

This course material addresses the coordination of phenomenology of psychotherapy and neuroscientific knowledge. The course covers the concepts of constructivism and coherence psychology in clinical terms and provides a basis for a model of clinical symptomology.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Of Neurons and Knowings: Constructivism, Coherence Psychology, and Their Neurodynamic Substrates created by Brian Toomey and Bruce Ecker


Journal of Constructivist Psychology/Routledge Taylor and Francis Group

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Course Material Authors

Brian Toomey

Clinical Psychology Department, University of Memphis

Bruce Ecker

Private Practice in Psychotherapy, Oakland, CA

Course Creator

Tyler Gibson

Recommended For:

This is an intermediate to advanced course intended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals who may gain professionally for an in-depth focus upon coherence and constructivism in psychology.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define the concepts related to constructivism and coherence psychology.

  2. Illustrate applications of neuroscience to the field of coherence psychology.

  3. Explain the neuroscientific evidence that supports a framework of constructivism in psychology.

  4. Distinguish areas of research in constructivism and coherence psychology where further research is needed.

Of Neurons and Knowings

Of Neurons and Knowings

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Course Retired
Course Number 102031
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
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