-A Highly effective, Brain-Based therapy.
-A Proceedure that engages the whole Mind-Body interrelationship.
-A tool that allows for trauma work using the body’s natural internal support system known as resourcing.
-A Process that supports deep healing and new understanding and growth.
What is Brainspotting?:
Resource BRAINSPOTTING utilizes the body’s capacity to engage in self soothing and grounding from which to process traumatic or stressful events, memories, or fears.
BRAINSPOTTING therapy is a brain-based tool that was originally designed to alleviate the distress associated with human suffering. It is the latest tool in the arsenal of trauma work that is coincident with new physiological understanding of the brain.
BRAINSPOTTING is a powerful, focused treatment method that identifies, processes, and releases core neurophysiological sources of emotional/body pain, trauma, dissociation and a variety of other challenging symptoms.
BRAINSPOTTING allows people to go deeper into their healing process and strengthen their natural resources and resilience, leading to new self-understanding and growth.
What is a Brainspot?:
A Brainspot is an external eye position, that is linked to the subjective internal felt experience in the body, from which trauma and distress may be processed, while maintaining the body’s natural internal support system known as resourcing.
Basic Beliefs of Brainspotting:
-Human beings are inherently wired to heal.
-Our eyes are important keys to accessing areas of the deeper brain.
-Trauma work must be rooted in the client’s connection to their internal support nervous system.
-Using mind, body and emotion channels allows for deeper processing of internal issues.
-Attunement with the body and “felt sense” is a dynamic part of calming and healing.
-The relationship between the therapist to client and client to self are integral to the healing process.
DURING THE BRAINSPOTTING PROCESS:
-The therapist supports the client”s ability to engage in staying calm and grounded: a process known as resourcing.
-The therapist listens and evaluates the client’s level of distress.
-The therapist helps the client find the eye positions, or brainspots, that engage with the issue.
-The therapist is attuned to the client while the client is attuned to his/her own body and to the brainspot(s), to process the work they have chosen.
-The therapist supports the client’s process through difficult material as the clients accesses new realizations, truths, and tolerance.
-The therapist reinforces new understanding with the client leading to substantial emotional, behavioral, and attitudinal change.
Trauma and PTSD
Grief and Loss
Fears and Phobias
Stress, Panic, and Anxiety
Chronic Pain (somaticized aspects)
Accident Flashbacks and Trauma
Addiction and Compulsive Behaviors
Sexual Trauma and Abuse
Performance Anxiety and Blocks
Negative Self Beliefs and Criticism
Depression and Emptiness
Moshe Rozdzial, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certifies Sex Therapist. He is a Certified Brainspotting Therapist through the Brainsporring Association, USA