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Monday, February 16 • 10:00am - 11:15am
The Neuroscience of Teshuva: Neuroplasticity and Personal Change

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Teshuva (repentance) is a core value in Judaism. But can we really change in the deep ways that teshuva requires? This session explores the neurobiology of habits and of change. Why is change so hard? We will discuss ways to harness the power of neuroplasticity—the ability of the brain to change—throughout life.


Mona Fishbane

Mona Fishbane, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and the director of couple therapy training at the Chicago Center for Family Health. She lectures nationally and internationally and writes articles on couples, intergenerational family dynamics, and the neurobiology of love and relationships. Her most recent book is Loving with the Brain in Mind: Neurobiology and Couple Therapy. Mona lectures in synagogues and consults annually with rabbis on... Read More →

Monday February 16, 2015 10:00am - 11:15am

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