GAINS Advisory Board

Bonnie Badenoch, Ph.D., LMFT

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

Allan N. Schore, Ph.D.

Louis Cozolino, Ph.D.

Marco Iacoboni, M.D., Ph.D.

Stephen Porges, Ph.D.

Pat Ogden, Ph.D.

Diana Fosha, Ph.D.

Diane Ackerman

Carl D. Marci, M.D., M.A.

Eugene V. Beresin, M.D., M.A.

Patty Wipfler

James Finley, Ph.D.

Ross Ungerleider, M.D., M.B.A.

Jaak Panksepp, Ph.D.

Iain McGilchrist, B.M., M.A., FRCPsych

John O'Donohue, Ph.D. (in memoriam)

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Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies

Welcome! The Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies (GAINS) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the science, practice, and application of interpersonal neurobiology to promote health and wellbeing. We are an inclusive, international community bringing our understanding of minds, brains, and relationship into healthcare, education, leadership, research, parenting, and more.

July 11 Webinar - with Dr Orli Peter interviewing Dr Esther Hess.
Dr Hess
All members are invited to join this live webinar presentation of July 11, from 9-10am (PT) on the fascinating topic: Autism Spectrum Disorder - a Developmental/Relational Approach.
Register and find out more at the 'Events' page (after login). Register here - Book me in, please!
1 CE is available for all APA psychologists
1 CEU is available for all BBS LCSWs/LMFTs

Proud sponsors of The Siegel-Gottman Summit
July 25-26 Seattle, WA

Find out more and register - click here
Siegel Gottman Summit 
The science and practice based
therapy methods of the Gottman's
are perfectly served by the framework
that IPNB provides. GAINS is pleased
to sponsor and support this wonderful
conference that brings together IPNB
and one of the fundamental elements
of the IPNB triangle - attuned relationship.









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Member Benefits

Join us as we aspire to embody and nurture a kinder, more compassionate world.

Our GAINS community offers the following services:

  • a web-based directory of interpersonal neurobiology (IPNB) practitioners
  • a published ejournal focused on applying IPNB and on expanding its conceptual horizons
  • quarterly teleconferences dedicated to applications of IPNB
  • an ongoing listing of upcoming IPNB-related events and resources
  • a forum for individuals to connect with others who are using IPNB principles and concepts in their personal and professional lives


GAINS Board of Directors

Debra Pearce-McCall, Ph.D.
Journal Co-Editor

Mary Meador, M.D.
Education & Conferences
Membership & Outreach

Connie Lawrence, M.S.W., LSW, C.E.T. II
Membership & Outreach
Education & Conferences

Lynda Klau, Ph.D.
Membership & Outreach

Orli Peter, Ph.D.
Education & Conferences

Lynn Redenbach, RPN, M.A., RCC
Membership & Outreach
Website Committee

Lauren Culp, LMFT

Steve Gioielli, M.A.
Student Representative
Membership & Outreach

Jessi LaCosta, M.A., BCC
Education & Conferences
Website Committee

Kirke Olson, Psy.D.

Richard Hill, M.A., M.Ed.
International Services