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Digital Seminar

Brainspotting with David Grand, Ph.D.: The Brain-Body Based Therapy for Treating Trauma


Faculty:
David Grand
Duration:
6 Hours 11 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Oct 02, 2015
Product Code:
POS048790
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Here’s a typical scenario: at the end of the session, your client either responded well or not at all to treatment. And even those that responded well to treatment have often regressed by their next session. They’re angry – and you thought you had made a therapeutic gain.

If you’re like most therapists, you rely on talk therapy or a technical modality. What you are missing is the brain-body relation.

There is a new brain-based relational treatment approach developed by David Grand, PhD. that will give you more effectiveness as a therapist and avoid poor client responses.

Brainspotting is a powerful, focused treatment method that works by identifying, processing and releasing core neurophysiological sources of emotional/body pain, trauma, dissociation and a variety of challenging symptoms.

Trauma overwhelms the brain’s processing, leaving pieces of unprocessed experiences frozen in time. Brainspotting will provide you with powerful tools enabling your clients to quickly and effectively focus and process through the deep brain sources of many emotional, somatic and performance problems.

Where we look reveals critical information about what is going on in our brain. By carefully observing how and where clients look and focusing on the particular spot, this helps the client process disturbing material more gently and deeply.

Why is it better than many approaches?

  • Flexible
  • Bridges the gap between talk and technical modalities
  • No protocols to master (like EMDR)
  • Open and relational
  • Responsive to the needs of the client
  • Includes brain-body tools
  • Can be adapted into any clinical approach and therapeutic style

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Addiction Counselors

NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 7.5 CE in the skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This activity meets the qualifications for 6.0 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 6.25 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Counselors

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


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Marriage & Family Therapists

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Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

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Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 credits.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

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Florida Nurses

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.6 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Social Workers

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Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

This intermediate activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Other Professions

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Handouts

Faculty

David Grand Related seminars and products: 9

Ph.D.


David Grand, PhD, is the developer of Brainspotting and has trained more than 8,000 therapists internationally. He’s the author of Brainspotting: The Revolutionary New Therapy for Rapid and Effective Change.


Additional Info

Program Information

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Additional Resources

To order the book, Brainspotting: The Revolutionary New Therapy for Rapid and Effective Change, please visit our product store.

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To order the book, 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Activities, Exercises and Assignments to Move the Client and Therapy Forward, please visit our product store.


Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Case Managers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, and other Mental Health Professionals

Outline

What is Brainspotting?

  • Brain-body based relational therapy
  • Deeper, more powerful processing of trauma
  • Brainspot – activity in the brain in response to focus and eye position

The Three Types of Brainspots

  • Outside Window: Client unaware of therapist tracking reflex brainspots
  • Inside Window: Client and therapist work together to find brainspots
  • Gazespotting: Client has a fixed gaze while thinking or speaking

Reflexive Responses in Clients

  • Eye wobbles
  • Eye freezes
  • Blinks
  • Facial tics
  • Brow furrowing
  • Sniffs
  • Swallows
  • Head nods
  • Body shifting

The Dual Attunement Frame

  • Interpersonal Neurobiology
  • Goal of brainspotting is accessing self-healing capacities
  • Activate, locate and process the sources of trauma and distress in the body
  • Unfreeze and release where the trauma is being held
  • Gain direct access to midbrain processes for bottom up brain-body change

Process

  1. Activation
  2. SUDS Level (10-0)
  3. Location of activation in the body
  4. Location of eye position of greatest activity
  5. Focused Mindfulness (processing)

Objectives

  • Access the clients visual field and somatic awareness to gain neurobiological attunement while enhancing relational attunement.
  • Demonstrate three methods of attuning to clients visual field including Outside Window, Inside Window and Gazespotting.
  • Use less intervention by accessing and trusting the clients innate brain-body healing capacity.
  • Explain psychoeducation regarding the neocortex and subcortex with clients.
  • Develop increased awareness of the counter-transferential activation of the flight, fight freeze response and how to adapt to it.
  • Describe how to effectively use Brainspotting with clients with Dissociative and Attachment disorders.

Reviews

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 76

Comments

Brenna C

"Excellent "

Roxanne M

"The best video seminar I have ever experienced. The clairty and attunement to the audience was also felt by me as an observer of a workshop. Dr Grand was present with his audience at all times. During the two demonstrations Dr. Grand was present and attuned to each participant first and foremost. The demonstrations were exceedingly helpful. "

Lynn B

"Excellent! I loved this workshop, just what I was in need of for help with stuck clients."

Elizabeth P

"this was very helpful to my work with clients who are working through trauma "

Jodi S

"Very informative class. The presenter did an excellent job of explaining trauma through his theoretical lense. "

Drew B

"Dr. Grand was an excellent presenter. I'm enlightened. "

Donna S

"David Grand is outstanding in training us to use brainspotting & was in my EMDR training also. He's great."

Mollie L

"Very excited to learn about this!"

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