CONQUER DEPRESSION RETREAT PLUS WITH EEG AND PRIVATE APPOINTMENT

CONQUER DEPRESSION RETREAT PLUS WITH EEG AND PRIVATE APPOINTMENT

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THE ANTI DEPRESSION RETREAT PLUS WITH EEG AND PRIVATE APPOINTMENT: RETREAT INCLUDING 4 HOURS OF THEORETICAL TRAINING AND 4 HOURS OF PRACTICAL EXERCISES, YOUR EEG AND A PRIVATE ONE HOUR MEETING. ALSO INCLUDES 12 PERSONALIZED VIRTUAL COACHING SESSIONS PERSONALIZED TO YOUR EEG, 30 DAYS OF WEB EDUCATION VIDEOS AND DOWNLOADABLE BOOK OF DAILY PRACTICAL EXERCISES, INCLUDING TABLES MEASURING YOUR PROGRESS IN WELL-BEING.

By participating in THE ANTI DEPRESSION RETREAT PLUS WITH EEG AND PRIVATE APPOINTMENT, you will receive, in person, 4 hours of additional training to online videos and 4 hours of experimentation of the daily practical exercises, under the guidance of experts. You will have an electroencephalogram (EEG) to better define your brain profile and receive a personalized action plan according to your unique brain activity. After the retreat, you will receive 12 sessions of private online coaching. For 30 days, you will have access to a downloadable book of daily exercises and will have access to 30 educational videos to help you better understand how your actions reshape your brain to an improved, happier, more serene and functional version of yourself.

In THE ANTI DEPRESSION RETREAT PLUS WITH EEG AND PRIVATE APPOINTMENT, we do not see you as having an illness to treat. Instead, we help you train 4 brain abilities that can naturally reduce your depressive symptoms.

The first ability you will develop is your brain circuit for motivation & passion. Placing yourself in a happy and excited state keeps your brain energy in this circuit. This prevents it from being diverted to others that produce sadness, anxiety or worry.

The 2nd ability you will train will be the executive functions. They allow to keep your calm and your focus. Too often, when we feel bad, we are destabilized by thoughts and emotions that are often negative.

The third capacity developed is the improvement of serotonin production. It is a neurotransmitter that controls, among other things, mood, stress levels, the need to eat, sleep and libido. The amount of serotonin produced is negatively affected by stress, sedentary lifestyle, lack of sleep or nutrients.

The 4th force developed is your neuroplasticity. It's the power of the brain to transform itself to do even better what you ask it to do. In depression, neuroplasticity is slowed, both in the number of new connections that develop between neurons and new neurons that are born each day. The consequence is that we have more difficulty memorizing and learning. And over time, the brain loses its volume, as if it were aging rapidly.

Like any good training program, THE ANTI DEPRESSION RETREAT PLUS WITH EEG AND PRIVATE APPOINTMENT develops the capacities of your brain step by step, by making you do targeted exercises. To feel better, just do the activities offered each day. By participating in the program, you will feel a little better, day by day.

Description: Retreat including 4 hours of theoretical training and 4 hours of practical exercises, your EEG and a private one hour meeting. Also includes 12 virtual coaching sessions based on your EEG, 30 days * of web education and a downloadable book of daily practice exercises, including charts measuring the progress of well-being.

** Schedule: You choose the time of your 12 sessions within 30 days of the start of your program, among the proposed time slots.

***Additional months available with additional charges ($ 10 / month)

 Duration of web coachings: The 2 first coaching sessions are of 45 minutes. The 10 other coaching sessions are of 20 minutes. Important: The non-booking of meetings, in total or in part, makes them unavailable after the 30 days of the program.

Web coaching schedule : at the time of your coaching session, you use the web link that was sent via email to meet with your coach. He will be present via video camera. For your privacy, you have the option to activate or not the camera of your computer.

Availability: The program can be purchased at any time, but accessibility to English online content is not yet available.

Price: 1350$,  accommodation costs not included (taxes not included). Extended online access to videos and downloadable book available at a cost of 10$ per month. For information about the dates and locations of upcoming retreats, contact us at info@brainhealthknowledge.com or 1 888 506-3686

This retreat is given by Francine Therrien, Ph.D. and based on her doctoral thesis. Adults diagnosed with depression were subjected to a mental performance program, without medication and without psychotherapy. All participants were declared non depressive after eight weeks of program participation, and no relapse was reported three years after the end of the study. The ANTI DEPRESSION program could be used as a preventive measure, both for the purpose of performance and the prevention of depressions, burn-out and anxiety disorders.

Francine Therrien, Ph.D., has spent ten years researching non-drug methods for brain optimization, neuroplasticity and non-drug treatment of major depression (Ph.D. thesis, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Sherbrooke). Since 1990, she has been an active speaker and consultant in organizational mental performance, mental health, global health and the prevention of absenteeism. She has been practicing since 2001 as a EEG based brain health private coach for mental health and cognitive issues, as well as a EEG based brain performance private coach for professional athletes and CEOs.

She holds diplomas in Kinesiology (B.Sc.), Physical Education (B.Sc.), Global Health Kinesiology (M.Sc.), Clinical Research (Ph.D.), Naturopathy (N.D.), Ergonomics, Biofeedback, Heart Rate Variability, Neurofeedback (certified Mentor EEG-BCIA), Reconnective Healing (Level 3) and has numerous trainings in Anti-Aging Medicine, Neurocoaching and other complimentary approaches.

She has authored a book published in French: ‘’reConstruisez votre cerveau… pour être aux commandes de votre efficacité mentale et de votre pleine santé psychologique’’ (‘’Rebuild Your Brain… To Be in Command of Your Mental Efficiency and Total Mental Health’’) (Mento Communications Inc., 2012) and of the Public Speaking Talk ‘’Brain Ready for Work: Transformative Life Habits’’ (Optimum OHS, 2004).