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The Violent Brain
September 13, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Mass shootings have become an all too common occurrence in our society. What drives an individual to commit such violent acts? Are these individuals mentally ill or evil? In this presentation, Dr. Stanford looks at the neuroscience of aggression and violence to give us insights into why these tragedies happen and how we might be able to stop them.
**The Houston Counseling Association (HCA) will host a reception from 5:30 – 6:30 in the HHC, Teaching Classroom. If you would like meet and mingle with HCA members or want information about the HCA, please join them at the reception. They are excited to meet you!!! The HCA is an organization of LPCs, LMFTs, Professional School and College Counselors, University Counseling Faculty, and many others that work and advocate for mental health for all.**
1.5 CEUs offered for LPC, LMFT, LCSW, and Clinical Psychologist.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning. Due to video filming, late attendees will be asked to view the presentation in the Green Room.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Matthew S. Stanford, PhD is CEO of the Hope and Healing Center & Institute (HHCI) in Houston, TX and adjunct professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine and the Department of Psychology at the University of Houston. The New York Times, USA Today, Fox, MSNBC, Yahoo!, and U.S. News & World Report have featured Dr. Stanford’s research on the interplay between psychology and issues of faith. Dr. Stanford is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. As director of HHCI he writes, conducts training seminars, and serves individuals living with mental illness and their families. He is the author of two books, Grace for the Afflicted: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness and The Biology of Sin: Grace, Hope, and Healing for Those Who Feel Trapped.