The Anti-Depression Professional: Continuing Education and Certification: MODULE 5: Anti-Stress Social Support

The Anti-Depression Professional: Continuing Education and Certification: MODULE 5: Anti-Stress Social Support

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'' I help my client or patient to fight stress by connecting to others ''

The latest advances in neuroscience demonstrate how human relationships are essential to brain development. Some of them, because of their quality, can reduce stress and this is measured in the body and brain using blood tests and medical imaging among others.

How to help your client or patient create healthy interpersonal relationships that become a source of resilience? What are the qualities of a relationship that seem to be the most protective for mental and cognitive health? What to bet on first and by which order of priority do you direct your client or patient so that your interpersonal relationships are a source of support and growth?Duration: 5 to 10 hours in total, including online modules (videos, readings and tests) and in person.

Dates: Training in person, in Montreal, on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10:00 to noon.

Prerequisites: The online module must be completed before attending the in-person training.

Available online as of February 30, 2019. The purchase can be made in advance, but the content will be accessible to you from that date.


Francine Therrien, Ph.D., has spent ten years researching non-drug methods in the treatment of major depression at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Sherbrooke. Since 1990, she has been an active consultant in Organizational Health and the Prevention of Absenteism in the workplace. Since 2001, she has been acting as a private coach in neuroperformance for professional athletes and people looking for excellence, as well as as part of an integrative approach to mental and cognitive health.

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).