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Sunday, February 15 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Hakovesh Et Yitzro (Mastering Your Instincts): Neurobiology Meets Rabbinic Wisdom

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Emotional reactivity and dysregulation are sources of personal and interpersonal suffering. This session will explore ways to regulate our emotions, informed by cutting-edge research in neurobiology. We will consider the rabbinic dictum, "Who is mighty? The one who conquers his(/her) impulses" in light of current thinking about social and emotional intelligence.


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 →

Sunday February 15, 2015 11:30am - 12:45pm

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