In this course...

Between 1949 and 1990 neurologist Paul MacLean developed a groundbreaking theory of under-standing brain development – called the triune brain (MacLean 1990). In this course Dr. Pieter Rossouw covers the basics of the triune brain model and discusses the implications this understanding of brain development and organisation has for psychotherapy.

Course curriculum


CE/PD points: 1 unit (1 hour)


Academic Director

  • Pieter Rossouw†

    MClin Psych, PhD, MAPS, MCClin, QCA, IACN

    Pieter Rossouw†

    †Prof Pieter J Rossouw 1955 – 2018 (MClin Psych, PhD, MAPS, MCClin, QCA, IACN) was the Founding Director of Mediros Clinical Solutions, The BRAINGro Institute and The Neuropsychotherapy Institute – companies that provide training and conduct research in Neurobiology and Neuropsychotherapy. Pieter also served as a Professor in Education at Central Queensland University (CQU) and the President of The International Association of Clinical Neuropsychotherapy (IACN). Pieter had been in private practice for 30 years. Pieter specialised in Neuropsychotherapy and was an expert in trauma, anxiety and mood disorders. He had published 6 Scientific Books and 70 scientific articles. Pieter literally wrote the book on Neuropsychotherapy, it's theoretical underpinnings and clinical applications, which was published in 2014.

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