Enhancing Brain Power in Adults & Children

The 11th annual EQ Summit 2021 is around the corner and will be in person at Weimar Institute or online live streamed Feb 18-21, 2021.

The theme this year is enhancing brain power in adults and children. We have MORE guest speakers than ever before on crucial timely topics never before discussed at previous EQ Summits.

Just by attending this conference your brain power will increase and if you apply the principles revealed at this summit in raising your children and grandchildren, their brain power will inevitably increase.

Unable to attend?

Live stream the entire EQ Summit from home. CME/CEU can be purchased for streaming too!

Register and purchase streaming now!

Interested in helping people in your community? Get trained using either the Nedley Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program™ or Optimize Your Brain programs.

This live training event is supplemental to the EQ Summit.

This years conference provides 22 hours of high quality CME/CEU credits in conjunction with Loma Linda University School of Medicine and through Andrews University.

Don't Miss These Topics!

  • How to heal from relational trauma and intimate betrayal
  • Revolutionary ways to manage your time
  • How to improve your memory and avoid the rapid rise of dementia
  • Mental health friendly solutions to COVID-19
  • How to raise children to reject pornography and strengthen them to resist sexual exploitation
  • The role of the immune system and anxiety in COVID-19
  • How hydrotherapy techniques can outperform pharmaceuticals in various mental health conditions
  • A look at the rising incidence of gender dysphoria in children and adults
  • How to enhance your focus and concentration, boost brain performance, and achieve more
  • Proven strategies to move children and adults away from screens
  • How to have breakthrough counseling sessions
  • Exciting research on caffeine’s effects on the brain
  • How to harness the role of light therapy in psychiatric conditions
  • Proven non-pharmaceutical approaches to depression and anxiety
  • & so much more!

Learn from some of the greatest speakers on Emotional Intelligence.



















EQ SUMMIT REGISTRATION — 10:00 — 12:00pm

12:30 — 1:30pm “Updates on Non-Pharmaceutical Remedies for Depression/Anxiety” - Neil Nedley, MD

  • Learn the benefits/risks/limitations of pharmaceutical approaches to depression/anxiety
  • Explore how determining the causes of lack of synaptic activity can help formulate effective non pharmaceutical solutions
  • Know nutritional supplements that have demonstrated success in clinical trials
  • Learn lab tests that indicate under-methylation and how follow up labs/supplementation can improve synaptic activity
  • Understand non nutritional approaches that improve depression/anxiety

1:30 — 2:30pm “Caffeine, Is it Good for the Brain/Mind?” - Ross Grant, PhD, FASLM

  • Review the literature in regard to the positive and negative effects of caffeine use on CNS function (psychological, including cognitive)
  • Provide an overview of the biochemical action of caffeine in particular focusing on A1 and A2A adenosine receptors and its effects on regional blood flow in the CNS
  • Develop final recommendations for caffeine use based on an integration of the current literature

2:30 — 3:00pm Break

3:00 — 4:00pm “Seeking Excellence and Practical Focus in Neuroplasticity” - Daniel Binus, MD

  • Understand the vital role of concentration and focus on positive neuroplasticity
  • Explore strategies to increase focus, concentration, grit, and persistence
  • Know the difference between deep work and shallow work
  • Understand how deep work can become the default, and shallow work can be scheduled in between to achieve excellence
  • Distinguish between two vital skills, improving the ability to focus and eliminating the desire for distraction

4:00 — 5:00pm “Restrain Yourself, Retrain Yourself: Strategies To Move Kids AND Adults Away From Screens” - Amanda Anguish, MS, LMFT

  • Explore “our” childhood vs “their” childhood
  • Understand the effects of screen time on children’s brains
  • Learn what parents, educators, and providers can do to help decrease screen time

5:00 — 6:15pm Supper

6:30 — 7:30pm “Alzheimer’s: A Neurodegenerative Dementia with Significant Lifestyle Links.” - Ross Grant, PhD, FASLM

  • Provide an overview of the pathophysiology & biochemistry (in particular oxidative stress and inflammation) of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)
  • Briefly review memory formation; a primary clinical problem in AD
  • Review the epidemiological links between specific lifestyle behaviors and risk of AD
  • Show the connections between lifestyle behaviors and inflammatory and oxidative activity
  • Provide key ‘take-home’ messages for the use of lifestyle modification as a treatment/management strategy for AD

EQ Summit - Weimar California

The 11th annual EQ Summit is hosted by Weimar Institute. Which is ideally located in the foothills of the Sierras, at about 2,000 ft. elevation, above the valley fog and below the heavy snow.

Weimar Institute
20601 W Paoli Ln, Weimar, CA 95736
(530) 422-7933



Hotel Registration

Accommodations are not included with registration. For room reservations, contact the accommodations below.


Weimar Institute (Inn, Lodge, Dormitories)
20601 W Paoli Ln, Weimar, CA 95736
(530) 422-7933 | Website

SpringHill Suites by Marriott - Auburn
13535 Bowman Road Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 492-5656 | Website

Red Lion Inn & Suites - Auburn
1875 Auburn Ravine Rd, Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 885-1800 | Website

EQ Summit

  • Discounted (Early) Registration – $459 (on or before January 18, 2021)
  • Registration – $499  (on or after January 19, 2021)
  • Registration (no meals) – $385
  • Life Stream Conference – $350

22 hours CME Category 1 Credit:  – $170
22 hours CEU Credit – $60

Full registration includes all seminars and 8 gourmet meals listed in the schedule of events.

Cancellations: You may request a refund, minus a $30 processing fee per registrant, through February 4, 2021. Please substitute someone to attend in your place after this date. Registration closes February 4, 2021 at 12:00 AM Pacific Standard Time.


*All in-person attendees will receive a FREE rapid COVID-19 test upon your arrival so that you will stay safe during this summit (a $300 value).

Training the Trainer™

Nedley Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program™

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 8:00-5:00 — Thursday, Feb. 18, 8:00-11:30

Associate Directors – $375
Facilitators – $175
Alumni Directors/Facilitators – $75
Alumni Directors New Materials – $199
16 Hours CEU Credit – $50

Optimize Your Brain™

Sunday, Feb. 21, 1:30-5:30

Coordinators – $225
Alumni Coordinators – $50

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Nedley™ Health Solutions. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement

This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME essentials and standards. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education relies on its CME faculty to provide program content that is free of commercial bias. Therefore, in accordance with ACCME standards, any faculty and/or provider industry relationships will be disclosed and resolved.