What You'll Learn
THE BRAIN HEALTH COACHING COURSE (15 LESSONS)
A comprehensive clinical course on the neurobiology of everyday life. Experience for yourself how Dr. Amen teaches his own Amen Clinics staff on how to evaluate clients and patients. Discover practical neuroscience to make you a better provider and a more effective person.
OPENING THE MIND, HEALING THE BRAIN (13 LESSONS)
Learn how we perform, read, and apply brain SPECT imaging in clinical practice with skill building exercises. Learn how the Amen Clinics treatment algorithm can enhance diagnosis and treatment, even if your clients/patients never get scanned. Discover 7 types of ADD, 6 types of addicts, 5 types of overeaters, Variants of TBI, PTSD, OCD and more. Examine specific treatments for each brain type and treatments for type combinations. Find out how to use targeted, evidence-based tools, including brain-directed nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), psychotherapy (EMDR, CBT), neurofeedback, and lifestyle changes to improve treatment response.
UNCHAIN YOUR BRAIN AUDIO COURSE (10 LESSONS)
Powerful information on understanding and treating addictions, includes brain typing, ANT killing exercises, a brain enhancing nutrition plan, targeted natural supplements, and meditation and hypnosis exercises.
NATURAL WAYS TO HEAL THE BRAIN AUDIO COURSE (5 LESSONS)
Discover a detailed roadmap on how to take control of your own health and healing for issues such as ADD, anxiety, depression, insomnia, chronic pain, and memory problems.
CHANGE YOUR HORMONES, CHANGE YOUR BRAIN, TRANSFORM YOUR RELATIONSHIPS (2 LESSONS)
Dr. Daniel Amen, MD and Angie Meeker, Pharm.D. show you how to make sense of the complex world of hormones. Explore practical information about how your hormones influence your health and the well-being of your relationships.
How it Works
Learn at your own pace.Access hours of exclusive video content from your mobile device, desktop, or the comfort of your own home. Plus, when you sign up you also receive lifetime access to our extensive library of course materials so you can refer back to them again and again.
Earn 50 CE/CME CreditsOur courses are filled with practical knowledge, tools, and tactics that can be easily applied to your everyday life. With evidence-based resources and recommendations from qualified instructors, you’ll learn cutting-edge brain health research and how it relates to living, learning, struggles, and success with the option to earn 50 CE/CME credits.
Engage and connect.Interactive online discussion boards allow you to interact and engage with an entire community of like-minded brain health enthusiasts. This is a place where you can post questions, leave comments, celebrate successes, share your challenges, and discuss what’s top of mind with instructors and fellow students.
Meet Your Instructor
DANIEL G. AMEN, MD
Daniel G. Amen, MD, is a double-board certified child and adult psychiatrist, brain imaging specialist, and the medical director of Amen Clinics. As a 10x New York Times bestselling author & world-renowned neuroscientist, Daniel Amen, MD, has pioneered the use of brain imaging in clinical psychiatric practice. Dr. Amen’s research team has published more than 70 scientific articles including the world’s largest brain imaging and rehabilitation study on professional football players. His research has not only demonstrated high levels of brain damage in players, but also the possibility of significant recovery. His team also published the world’s largest functional brain imaging study on how the brain ages with over 62,000 SPECT scans.
Brain Health Coaching Certification Course
Enrich Your Client or Patient Protocol with the Amen Clinics Method
50 CE/CME CREDITS (optional)
Online training directly from Dr. Amen on how to implement the Amen Clinics Method into your business or practice to help your clients and patients have better brains and better lives.
AMEN CLINICS METHOD TOOLBOX
Includes the Amen Clinics intake forms, checklists, questionnaires, treatment algorithms and planning forms. These tools help you determine a client or patient’s specific brain type without ever having a brain SPECT scan.
300+ brain SPECT images for teaching clients and patients about the effects of brain problems on their behavior. Examine before and after treatment brain SPECT case studies.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there prerequisites required to enroll?
No, there are no prerequisites required to enroll. Providers and professionals of all backgrounds may enroll into the Brain Health Coaching Certification Course. This course is ideal for anyone working with clients or patients to help them learn about and improve their brain health.
What training is required to become an Amen Clinics Certified Brain Health Coach?
You must view “The Brain Health Coaching Course,” “Opening The Mind, Healing The Brain,” “Unchain Your Brain Audio Course,” “Natural Ways To Heal The Brain,” “Change Your Hormones, Change Your Brain, Transform Your Relationships,” and complete the online exam with a score of 75% or higher. You may attempt the exam up to 3 times.
Are discounts on brain SPECT scans available to members of the Brain Health Coaching Certification Course?
Yes, members enjoy discounts exclusive to program members: 20% discount off member clinical evaluations, including SPECT. 10% discount off immediate family, staff and client clinical evaluations, including SPECT. These discounts are immediately available to you. You do not have to complete the online training in order to take advantage of these discounts.
Does completing this training qualify me to be listed on the Amen Clinics Online Provider Referral Network?
Yes, it does. You must complete the BHCCC training requirements, be a provider of wellness and/or health care services, and be in well and reputable standing within your field of specialty. This benefit is not guaranteed to all members of the Brain Health Coaching Certification Course upon enrollment. Individuals on our referral network are vetted and listed at the sole discretion of Amen Clinics, Inc.
How do I take and access my course?
Follow these steps to access your courses: 1) After logging into your BrainMD account, go to the My Account tab. 2) Click where it says My Courses. 3) Click on “Go to Course” and select which course you’d like to start taking. Oh, and 4) Happy learning! Amen University courses are entirely on-demand, which means you can enroll in the courses that interest you and learn at your own pace. You can begin the course whenever you like, and there are no deadlines to complete it. Each course includes pre-recorded video lessons, course worksheets and community activities. The videos are viewable at any time, and they can be paused, fast-forwarded, and re-watched as many times as you’d like. In addition, many students utilize the class discussions below each video to share their thoughts, upload their performances, and provide feedback on others’ work.
Can I access my course on mobile devices?
Amen University courses can be accessed from several different devices and platforms, including a desktop/laptop, iPad and tablet devices. The courses are also mobile friendly and can be viewed on your smartphone browser.
How long do I have to complete my course?
As noted above, there are no deadlines to begin or complete the course. Even after you complete the course, you will still have access to it, provided that your account is in good standing.
What happens after I finish the course?
You can review the course materials at any time. You can also interact with the community of fellow students to encourage others and receive encouragement along the way to health and wellness.
Where can I find the Brain Health Coaching Certification Course brochure?
You can find the Brain Health Coaching Certification Course brochure by clicking https://brainmd.com/media/asset/BHCCC_Brochure_2018_digital.pdf
Where can I find the Brain Health Coaching Certification Course agenda?
You can find the Brain Health Coaching Certification Course agenda by clicking https://brainmd.com/media/asset/BHCCC_Agenda2018.pdf
Where can I find more information about the 50 CE/CMEs?
You can find more information about the 50 CE/CMEs by clicking https://brainmd.com/media/asset/BHCCC_CE_CME_DetailsForm2019.pdf
How do I determine if the 50 CE/CMEs are applicable to me and/or my license?
To determine if the 50 CE/CMEs are applicable to you and/or your license, we recommend that you carefully review the CE/CME Details Form by clicking https://brainmd.com/media/asset/BHCCC_CE_CME_DetailsForm2019.pdf. We strongly recommend that you provide this form to the organization/governing body in question to determine if they will honor the CE/CMEs associated with this course.
What is the difference between the standard Brain Health Coaching Certification Course and the accredited Brain Health Coaching Certification Course?
The course content and material presented in the standard Brain Health Coaching Certification Course and the accredited Brain Health Coaching Certification Course is identical. The only difference between these options is that the accredited version includes 50 CE/CMEs. We recommend the accredited Brain Health Coaching Certification Course if you are looking to earn CE/CME credits.
Do both versions of the Brain Health Coaching Certification Course authenticate the certification of becoming an Amen Clinics Certified Brain Health Coach?
Yes. Completion of either the standard Brain Health Coaching Certification Course or the accredited Brain Health Coaching Certification Course authenticates the certification of becoming an Amen Clinics Certified Brain Health Coach. Note: All course material must be completed in order to receive certification.