What You'll Learn
10 Basic Brain Principles in 4 Circles
An introduction to 10 principles that will increase your awareness of what the brain needs to stay healthy, along with what can cause problems. Plus, you’ll discover the 4 Circles (Biological, Psychological, Social, & Spiritual) that either enhance brain health or create brain problems.
4 Key Brain Systems & Optimization Strategies
Dr. Amen takes a deep dive into 4 key brain systems so you can understand 3 vital factors: 1) The feelings, thinking, and behaviors they are involved in 2) The problems that can arise when there is either too much activity or too little activity in these systems 3) The strategies to optimize these brain systems
Know Your Brain Type
Based on our brain imaging research at Amen Clinics, we have identified 16 brain types (5 primary brain types and 11 combination brain types) that influence who you are, how you behave, and how you relate to others. Knowing your own brain type (and your clients’ brain types) helps you know more about how you interact with the world and what brain health risks you may face.
Grow Your Brain with BRIGHT MINDS
Dr. Amen reveals the 11 major risk factors that harm the brain and steal your mind. He developed the mnemonic BRIGHT MINDS to help you remember them. Discover the 11 risk factors, things that increase your risk, and strategies to prevent or minimize your risk.
Nutrition & Nutraceuticals
Dr. Amen makes food insanely simple with the 11 BRIGHT MINDS rules of brain healthy eating. Discover what to eat, what to skip or limit, and which nutritional supplements support brain health.
Coaching Yourself & Others to Success
Here, Dr. Amen gives you the important steps to create a brain health revolution in yourself and in others.
How it Works
LEARN AT YOUR OWN PACEAccess 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.
ENGAGE AND CONNECTInteractive 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.
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.
Fallon Jordan has been a devoted brain health educator and collaborator with ACI for eight years. As Dr. Daniel Amen’s appointed Super Coach, Fallon nurtures all our Brain Health Coaches worldwide- including those enrolled in the course as well as long-time affiliates. She provides one-on-one support as well as group webinars with fellow brain health warriors. Upon BHC course completion, she helps our professionals implement these protocols into their practice whether it be counseling, family medicine, integrative, personal training, education, psychiatry, etc. Fallon also helps coordinate referrals to grow our brain health community. For fun, she loves being outdoors, reading, and DIY projects.
Brain Health Licensed Trainer Course
Ideal for Coaches, Consultants, and Educators of all specialties.
ANYTIME, ANYWHERE ACCESS
Learn at your own pace on mobile or desktop, or from the comfort of your home.
24/7 access to community discussion boards where course members can share experiences and offer support.
Lifetime access to video training lessons available on desktop and mobile devices.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there prerequisites required to enroll?
No, there are no prerequisites to enroll.
What training is required to become a Dr. Daniel Amen’s Brain Health Coaching Licensed Trainer Course?
You must view the 6 class videos.
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.
What is the difference between the accredited Brain Health Coaching Certification Course and the Dr. Daniel Amen’s Brain Health Coaching Licensed Trainer Course ?
The Brain Health Coaching Certification Course is geared to healthcare, mental health, and medical professionals and includes 50 CE/CME credits. The course content and material presented in the Dr. Daniel Amen’s Brain Health Coaching Licensed Trainer Course is geared to coaches, consultants, educators, and/or trainers in any field, is streamlined for greater accessibility, and includes tips on how to incorporate these concepts into your business more quickly.