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Dr. David Grand presents the next leap forward in psychological care. Dr. Grand combines the strengths of brain-based and talk therapies into a powerful technique he calls Brainspotting. In Brainspotting, Dr. Grand reveals the key insight that allowed him to develop this revolutionary therapeutic tool: that where we look reveals critical information about what's going on in our brain. 

Join him to learn about:  

  • The history of Brainspotting, including how it evolved from EMDR practice as a more versatile tool for brain-based therapy 
  • Brainspotting in action 
  • An overview of the different aspects of Brainspotting and how to use them 
  • How clients can use Brainspotting on their own to reinforce and accelerate healing 
  • Why working simultaneously with the right and left brain can lead to expanded creativity and athletic performance 
  • How Brainspotting can be used to treat PTSD, anxiety, depression, addiction, physical pain, chronic illness, and much more
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great book

it was really insightful and full of knowledge book! definitely recommend it if you wantvto gain understanding

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  • Bridgette
  • 16-12-2019

Easy Listening yet Informative

Was enjoyable and entertaining while offering a wealth of information. Techniques to use in your own were included.

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  • Dr. P
  • 03-08-2020

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OMG! This is a excellent book for therapists who want a modality that really works. I have completed the basic training and can't wait for my next phase.. The material is easy to follow and the reader goes at a good pace. Love Dr. Grand's work!

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  • Becca Powell
  • 21-06-2020

Clinically useful - great for therapists

Grand's contribution is quite remarkable, and I respect the academic openness and humility he exhibits in this book. I have used brainspotting in therapy alongside various methods that employ somatics and interoception, and this book not only gives a great recounting of how Grand developed the techniques, but gives great case studies and distinctions that can be immediately brought into the consultation room. I promptly began enjoying enhanced responses in my own life and in my work with psychotherapy clients in both group and individual settings.

I greatly appreciated Grand's respectful critique of the protocolized, technique driven approaches, including EMDR, and found that quite validating. His methods involve a balance between attunement and technique that is often underappreciated - depriving many clients of the results that can be achieved by it.

Along with this book, I read his article written with Dr. Corrigan, which has expanded my understanding of both brainspotting and how to leverage the mid brain orienting response more directly in therapy. I can endorse Brainspotting as a highly useful method that can bring elegant results for highly-attuned therapists.
Jared Powell, LCSW

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  • Cassie J
  • 07-04-2020

Fascinating

Fascinating subject. Detailed exploration of how it came about and what it has been used for. As someone who is receiving brainspotting therapy for trauma, and who wanted to know more about it, I highly recommend. I particularly enjoyed the parts on how I could use it myself. Loved the narrator. Easy to listen to.

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