Activating Happy

Brad Pendergraft

LCSW, Therapist, Coach, Teacher of Neuroscience

AH!2016 Talk:
Finding Your Way: What You Need to Know About Your Brain for Happiness and a Meaningful Life


Brad, aka “Brain Coach Brad,” is the founder and Clinic Director of Lifetime Optimization Inc. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years experience with trauma and crisis services. Brad has dedicated his life to helping others function at the highest level, studying cutting-edge research-based strategies to help people experience powerful results-faster and easier. In his decades of experience, Brad has found the best strategies are based in brain science. Brad is the author of the best selling book, "The Un-Worried Brain: Achieve More, Stress Less, and Turn Worry Into Action with Practical Brain Science"

Brad is certified by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and worked with NYPD officers after 9/11 who were suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He is also a co-founder of a national behavioral health company specializing in trauma and crisis response.

He has worked closely with the Portland Police Bureau and other law enforcement agencies, providing services after deadly force incidents. Brad has trained and supervised hundreds of mental health professionals providing clinical services to clients with depression, suicidal and homicidal thoughts, anxiety, sleep disorders, substance abuse, gambling addiction, PTSD, and other situations.

Brad is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified Master Practitioner of Neurolinguistic Programming and Clinical Hypnotherapy, a Certified Brain Technologist, and is trained as a Life Coach and an Executive Coach.

Copyright ©2016 Activating Happy. All Rights Reserved. Site by ID/np