Brainspotting is a powerful and effective technique of identifying, processing, and releasing various types of trauma. It can be utilized in combination with talk therapy or as a stand-alone healing method.
Traumatic events can overwhelm the brain and leave behind unprocessed traumatic impressions that manifest as psychological or emotional problems in a person’s life. Brainspotting allows a trained therapist to utilize a client’s field of vision to discover specific spots in the brain where trauma is being held. Once a “brainspot” is identified, deep processing acts to release and resolve the unprocessed traumatic impression.
Brainspotting does not remove memories of traumatic life events; it safely and effectively diminishes the negative feelings associated with the events. Minor traumas can often be addressed and healed in a couple of sessions, whereas more complex traumas may require numerous sessions to resolve.
Brainspotting is suitable for anyone, and is very helpful in treating a wide variety of conditions such as: