Continuing Education Credits
for the Neurodharma Online Program

Program content and Continuing Education hours provided by Being Well, Inc.


CE Applicants must also purchase the Neurodharma course – Register here.


Being Well, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Being Well, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The Neurodharma online program awards 15.0 credits to participating professionals.

Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance.


The Neurodharma online program is presented by Dr. Rick Hanson, who has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA and over 25 years of licensed clinical practice, as well as many years of teaching in doctoral level environments, including a talk at the 2016 APA general meeting. To learn more view his bio here, or download his full CV here.


Only Dr. Hanson’s didactic presentations (pre-recorded talks and interview clips) are eligible or required for CE credit. While CE participants are welcome to engage the supplemental materials (e.g. suggested readings, guided experiential practices), this is optional.

Dr. Hanson’s presentations and interview clips in the Neurodharma online program consist of 15 hours.


The Neurodharma online program costs $299.
Being Well, Inc. charges an additional $50 for administering the Continuing Education hours.


The Neurodharma online program is offered with a 30-day money-back guarantee. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the program, or unable to participate in it, please contact us and we will process a full refund.


The Neurodharma online program is suitable for anyone interested in developing character traits that aim at the highest reaches of human potential – or who would like to cultivate a more steady mind, kind heart, and inner peace. It is also suitable for Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Mental Health Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses (mental health), Marriage and Family Therapists, and other Mental Health Professionals.




ONGOING. The Neurodharma online program can be utilized as a self-paced, on-demand program which can be started and completed at any time. Once you have paid in full, you have lifetime access to the program materials.


In-home study; self-paced training

CE Applicants must also purchase the Neurodharma course – Register here.


Once you complete the program you’ll need to pay the $50 administrative fee for each of the courses you are applying to for credits. Then, you will need to complete the Being Well, Inc. CE Request form and Post Test.

A passing score on the post-test is 80% (or more) correct answers. You need a passing score to receive Continuing Education hours. If you do not receive a passing score, Being Well, Inc. will notify you via email, and you can take the post-test again.

After you receive a passing score on the post-test, Being Well, Inc. will send you a CE Certificate via e-mail within two weeks.


  1. Define mindfulness
  2. Describe three neural factors that support present moment awareness
  3. Name the three characteristics of all experiences identified by the Buddha 
  4. Name two central attributes of compassion.
  5. Describe the four step HEAL process developed by Dr. Rick Hanson to heighten the internalization of beneficial experiences
  6. Describe the functional differences between midline and lateral cortical networks in terms of “doing” and “being” 
  7. Describe the three aspects of attention: alerting, orienting, and responding 
  8. Describe the egocentric and allocentric perspectives
  1. Describe the potential role of the thalamus in switching between the egocentric and allocentric perspectives
  2. Explain Dr. Hanson’s “let be, let go, let in” model of three fundamental ways to engage the mind productively
  3. Summarize the three-stage evolution of the brain and its relationship to the management of our needs for safety, satisfaction, and connection
  4. Give three examples, respectively, of how a person could engage in avoiding harms, approaching rewards, and attaching to others while not experiencing stress.
  5. Describe the two branches of the vagus nerve complex and their general functions 
  6. Describe the Buddhist psychological construct of “craving” as a drive state based on an inner sense of deficit and disturbance in the meeting of needs
  7. Describe how stable and relatively intense positive emotions could help stabilize attention through a neural mechanism involving dopamine

CE Applicants must also purchase the Neurodharma course – Register here.

There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for the Neurodharma online program.

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