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Quick Bytes: Emotional Regulation: Soothing Amidst Struggle & Optimal Functioning in the Face of Challenge

Donnovan Somera Yisrael teaching
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Facilitated remotely via Zoom

Have you ever felt like ​your differing emotions are fighting for control of your decision-making and behavior? In this interactive presentation, participants will develop an understanding of the emotional regulation systems based on the work of Paul Gilbert and Rick Hanson, and how our neglect of one of these, the “mammalian caregiving system” is at the root of much of our distress. Informed by this functional understanding of the nervous system, we will learn and then practice the skills that help us to: self-soothe when experiencing failure and loss, cultivate courage to approach life’s challenges and find a sense of meaning and fulfillment throughout one’s life.

Donnovan Somera Yisraelsenior health educator, with a focus on mental health and well being, Well Being at Stanford, Vaden Health Center & Student Affairs


Join the virtual session at 4PM on Thursday, December 3, via Zoom. A Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you once you register.

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Get valuable professional development wisdom that you can apply right away! Quick Bytes sessions cover a variety of topics and are relevant to graduate students at any stage in any degree program.


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(650) 736-0775
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Time Commitment: 
< 3 hours

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