Bonnie Badenoch, Ph.D., LMFT
Bonnie Badenoch, Ph.D., LMFT is an in-the-trenches therapist, supervisor, teacher, and author of Being a Brainwise Therapist. She has spent the last five years integrating the discoveries of neuroscience into the art of therapy. She co-founded the Center for Nurturing the Heart with the Brain in Mind (Portland, OR), and is founder and former executive director of Center for Hope and Healing (Irvine, CA). Her work as a therapist has focused on helping trauma survivors and those with significant attachment wounds reshape their neural landscape to support a life of meaning and resilience.
As a mentor/supervisor of marriage and family therapist interns for over a decade, she supports their developing mental health side by side with helping them internalize the principles of interpersonal neurobiology as a guide to evidence-based practice. She is one of the founders of GAINS (Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies), a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering application of the principles of IPNB to professional and personal life, and is editor-in-chief of its quarterly publication, Connections & Reflections.
Bonnie also provides brain-wise therapy for therapists, educators, and healthcare providers, and pursues the ongoing development of a personally coherent life with joy, determination, and a sense of humor.