About This Course

This is a short reading course that will give you a basic understanding of neuropsychotherapy, the neural underpinnings of behaviour, basic nerve cell communication, the basics of neurochemicals and much more.

  • Certificate of completion; short quiz for each section; downloadable PDF.

  • Learn about activation patterns and neural systems, memory, schemas, the social brain and basic psychological needs.

  • Learn also about your window of tolerance, the consistency principle, and clinical applications of neuropsychotherapy.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Neuropsychotherapy Defined


    • Introduction to Defining Neuropsychotherapy (10 min)

    • Neural Underpinnings Part 1 (15 min)

    • Neural Underpinnings Part 1 - Test

    • Neural Underpinnings Part 2 (15 min)

    • Neural Underpinnings Part 2 - Test

    • Consistency (15 min)

    • Consistency - Test

    • Basic Psychological Needs (15 min)

    • Basic Psychological Needs - Test

    • Clinical Application of Neuropsychotherapy (15 min)

    • Clinical Application of Neuropsychotherapy - Test

    • Defining Neuropsychotherapy (5 min)

    • Download Your Certificate


CEO The Science of Psychotherapy

Matthew Dahlitz

Matthew Dahlitz is both university trained and an autodidact whose knowledge spans across the arts, technology, psychology, neuroscience, emergency medicine, and business. He has studied psychology at the University of Queensland with a Master of Counselling degree specializing in neuropsychotherapy. He is the Editor-in-Chief of The Neuropsychotherapist, has taught post-graduate courses in neuropsychotherapy, and is author of the book The Psychotherapists’s Essential Guide to the Brain. Matthew has also studied at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music in both music technology and master of composition. He has scored for film and produced a number of albums of original music and played producer in a film production company. Matthew has also been an Advanced Care Paramedic for a decade, managed commercial property and property development projects in the tens of millions of dollars, founded the Age of Robots site that reports on the technology and the social and psychological impacts of this second machine age, and runs a media and publishing company with an emphasis on great story telling.