Dr. Neera Malhotra has more than fifteen years of experience as an educator and teaches full-time at Portland State University within a general education program, University Studies. Currently, she teaches first-year college class Human/Nature and a Capstone class Healing Trauma and Communities. Her scholarship and classes focus on the foundations of Interpersonal Neurobiology to understand oppression (systemic and internalized) related to race, gender, sexuality, and dis/ability, by weaving in indigenous contemplative practices and art (movement and visual). She continues to learn under the mentorship of Dr. Bonnie Badenoch and Jo Hadlock-King.
In the other world, she is a long-time student of meditation, Indian classical dance, and reflective writing. She teaches trauma-sensitive meditation and yoga classes at Unfold and also offers retreats focusing on women’s healing.
About PCC IHP's IPNB program:
At PCC you can earn a certificate in Interpersonal Neurobiology.
Discover the scientific framework and multi-disciplinary tools to develop a healthy mind, an integrated brain, and compassionate, connected relationships. IPNB combines neuroscience, psychology, complexity theory, environmental influences, and relationship studies. Developed by Dr. Dan Siegel, Dr. Allan Schore and Dr. Lou Cozolino in the late 1990s, Interpersonal Neurobiology seeks the similar patterns that arise from separate science fields and approaches to knowledge. Learn more about the Interpersonal Neurobiology program offered by the PCC Institute for Health Professionals.