Handbook of Holistic Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: by Yehuda Ben-Yishay

By Yehuda Ben-Yishay

This scientific advisor is the fruits of over 3 a long time of expertise in neuropsychological rehabilitation of people with hectic mind accidents. constructed via the specialists on the world-renowned mind damage Day therapy application at ny college scientific Center's Rusk Institute, this article emphasizes the interdependence of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral features within the human mind. The ebook articulates the holistic intent of rehabilitation in a healing group environment, pioneered by means of Kurt Goldstein. The textual content is followed by way of 5 DVDs of edited videos that illustrate the foremost organizational, programmatic, and healing medical methods that experience confirmed so powerful in optimizing the practical competence of brain-injured individuals. Written in a conversational and educational tone, the e-book might be of curiosity to senior directors and pros at neurorehabilitation facilities, in addition to psychologists and neuropsychologists in deepest perform or operating in hospital-based application settings.

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At this point in my rehabilitation, I have become aware of my deficits and how they interact with each other. ” I am starting to make progress in that when I have these ideas, I remember, “yes, I have felt this way before,” only to be suddenly reminded of my neurofatigue, how quickly it can surface and how debilitating it can be. I also keep in mind the feelings [that] I had while [I engaged in exercises of] “teaching” in the program. , how they understood what I meant to say] if I was fatigued or if the student was unclear, or both.

There are times when I notice that I have verified and other times when I realize I need to verify and then do so. By remaining aware and frequently asking myself how I’m doing, I will be more vigilant and be able to prevent problems from occurring. I hope that by returning as a visitor to this program, I’ll not only be able to help others, but also keep these strategies at the forefront of my mind. When I first began in this program, I was fraught with worries. I almost said “full of fright”. [I was] preoccupied [with thoughts of] getting back to my old life.

Make believe (imagine) that you are a junior member of this program’s staff. With the help of a senior supervisor (who will be your coach) interview yourself—as role played by your personal counselor— about your progress so far, and what remains, still, for you to achieve so that your rehabilitation will be successful. , an “other”). (b) Adopt the mind-set of an objective, but empathic, professional. (c) Sustain over the duration of the exercise the role he or she has adopted. (d) Maintain, throughout, an “open,” calm, receptive, and rational mode of thinking (instead of becoming overwhelmed by emotions upon hearing what his or her “ego other” has to say).

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