WHAT IS BRAINSPOTTING?
Brainspotting locates points in the client’s visual field that help to access unprocessed trauma in the subcortical brain. Brainspotting (BSP) was discovered in 2003 by David Grand, Ph.D. Dr. Grand discovered that "Where you look affects how you feel." It is the brain activity, especially in the subcortical brain that organizes itself around that eye position.
WHO DOES BRAINSPOTTING WORK WITH?
Brainspotting is effective for a wide variety of emotional and somatic conditions. Brainspotting is particularly effective with trauma-based situations, helping to identify and heal underlying trauma that contributes to anxiety, depression and other behavioral conditions. It can also be used with performance and creativity enhancement. Brainspotting gives the therapist access to both brain and body processes. Its goal is to bypass the conscious, neocortical thinking to access the deeper, subcortical emotional and body-based parts of the brain.
WHAT BRAINSPOTTING THERAPY CAN HELP WITH?
Brainspotting therapy is primarily focused on discovering and alleviating trauma, it can also help many different types of issues such as anxiety, attachment, post traumatic stress, and major depressive disorder just to name a few.
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