Clinical Mental Health Counselor


 

 

 








 

 

 


 

BRAINSPOTTING

"BRAINSPOTTING" (BSP) was developed by David Grand Ph.D. in 2003. Mental health therapists have been trained in the USA, South America, Europe and Middle East.

Brainspotting incorporates the "felt sense" principles of somatic awareness with the biolateral principles (right/left brain) of brain integration. Where the eye gazes affects felt sense in the body. Brainspotting makes use of this natural phenomen through awareness and use of relevant eye positions. Brainspotting may also utilize music which plays as biolateral sound.

When a Brainspot is stimulated, the deeper brain appears to reflexively signal the therapist (and client) that the source of the problem has been found. This helps the BSP therapist to locate, focus, process, and release a wide range of emotional and body-based conditions.

It is believed that Brainspotting taps into and harnesses the body's natural self-scanning, self-healing ability. Brainspotting is very useful in finding and strengthening a person's sense of resilience and resourcing. Brainspotting has also been used to enhance artistic and sports performance as well as creativity.

Read "An Inside View of Brainspotting and Mental Health Recovery" by Katherine F. H. Heart, M.Ed.

 

 

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