Friday Lunchtime Program: Emotional Brain Training: A Powerful Tool For Transformation. Presented by: Gini Gardner, LMFT

  • Fri, May 10, 2013
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Corte Madera Town Center, Room 201 - 770 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera, CA

Marin County CAMFT

Friday Lunchtime Program
May 10, 2013

Emotional Brain Training:

A Powerful Tool For Transformation

Presented by: Gini Gardner, LMFT

1.5 CEUs

When the emotional brain is out of balance, we naturally develop problems with mood, relationships, behavior, and health. The EBT method focuses on the root cause: stress in the emotional brain. By drawing on the unique proven strategies of EBT, not only can we move ourselves through stress back to well-being, but we can actually rewire our brain to make feeling great our normal state.

Gini Gardner will explain and demonstrate how EBT provides us with powerful mental tools for processing our emotions and erasing stress circuits in the brain. Using these tools over time improves mood, relationships, behavior, and health, as stress symptoms fade away. The EBT method was developed at UCSF based on neuroscience and attachment theory. Research studies have validated its effectiveness for treating obesity, depression, and hypertension, and EBT can be successfully applied to the full range of stress symptoms.

Networking: Lunchtime Lecture meetings include a formal networking period during which ONLY those members who wish to do so, may give a 30-45 second self-introduction and pitch about their practice. This is a great way to expand one's practice and learn about others’ specialties.

Date: Friday, May 10,, 2013

Time: Networking is from 11:30 to 12:00 p.m.
           Presentation begins at 12:00 pm and ends at 1:30 p.m.

Cost: $10 fee for attendees who want CEUs and are not Marin CAMFT members.

Corte Madera Town Center, Room 201 - 770 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera, CA (map)

Information: For more information about the Friday Lunchtime Program Series and about joining the Committee, please contact the Chair, Nerina Cecchin at

Gini Gardner has practiced and trained in Emotional Brain Training (EBT) since 2007. She is fully certified as an EBT provider and trainer by the Institute of Health Solutions in San Rafael, and she offers both introductory and advanced EBT groups at her private practice in Kentfield. Gini Gardner has been a licensed MFT since 2000, and she specializes in individual adult and couples psychotherapy, with a focus on assisting them to overcome obstacles to their happiness and fulfillment, by incorporating Applied Emotional Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) into her work. Her primary areas of interests in treatment include emotional regulation, emotional eating, depression, and attachment issues.

Marin County Chapter of CAMFT                  

PO Box 9065 San Rafael, CA 94912-9065     

(415) 459 3484

Marin CAMFT is approved by  the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT Provider #56895) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs

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