Brainspotting is the revolutionary and highly effective mind-body treatment that uses relevant eye positions to access the brain/body’s innate self-scanning and self-healing capacities, and thus release the core neurobiological sources of emotional and/or body pain, trauma, dissociation, and a variety of challenging symptoms
See below for training and CE information.
April 28-30, 2017
May 19-21, 2017
June 2-4, 2017
Mar 3-5, 2017
Mar 10-12, 2017
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- Apply the dual attunement frame which includes relational and neurobiological attunement
- Define the components of Brainspotting
- Utilize the techniques of Inside Window, Outside Window, Gazespotting, and Resource Brainspotting
- Define how Brainspotting can be applied to Trauma, Dissociation, Sports Psychology, Somatic conditions
- Identify how Brainspotting can be integrated into every treatment model. Demonstrate the theories and practices of Brainspotting
- Describe how the processing in Brainspotting is facilitated by observing sequential internal experience.
- Attendees can go back to their offices and immediately use BSP with their clients.
BRAINSPOTTING PHASE 1 TRAINING AGENDA
–Trainer introduction, attendees introduce themselves, their work, why they came to the training.
9:15am-10:45am The Story of Brainspotting/Powerpoint presentation
–Overview of Brainspotting research studies
–How BSP was discovered
–Overview of Inside Window, Outside Window, Gazespotting
11:00am-12:30pm Powerpoint presentation
–What is a Brainspot?
— What is the BSP Dual Attunement Model?
— The 2 Models of BSP: Activation Model/Resource Model
— Parts of the brain that are activated during BSP/How BSP heals
— How BSP makes use of neuroplasticity
— How trauma is held in the brain
— Brainspotting and the Uncertainty Principle
2:00pm-3:00pm Outside Window Brainspotting
–Review of Outside Window
— How to locate a Brainspot with Outside Window
3:00pm-3:45pm Demo of Outside Window
–Trainer does BSP session with volunteer using Outside Window
— Attendees, in pairs, use Outside Window as therapist and client
5:30pm-6:00pm Q&A and Discussion
De-brief of demo and practicum experiencies. Q&A about day’s content and Outside Window
9:00am-10:45 am Inside Window Brainspotting
–More Q&A about previous day’s content, reactions overnight.
–Review of Outside Window from yesterday
–What is Inside Window?
–How to locate a Brainspot with Inside Window
–Review of Dual Attunement Model
–Trainer does BSP session with volunteer using Inside Window
— Attendees, in pairs, use Inside Window as therapist and client
–What is Gazespotting
–How to locate a Brainspot with Inside Window
–Review of Dual Attunement and Uncertainty Principle
–Trainer does BSO session with volunteer using Gazespotting
–Attendees, in pairs, use Gazespotting as therapist and client
5:30pm-6:00pm Q&A and Discussion
–Review of day and debrief of practicum sessions
9:00am-10:45 am Brainspotting Resource Model Powerpoint
–What is the BSP Resource Model?
— Homeostasis with the Resource Spot
–Simple/Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders
–Who is outside the BSP Window of Tolerance?
— Extremely Complex PTSD, DID, severe attachment disorders
–The modified, expanded, integrative BSP Resource Model
— Focused mindfulness in BSP
— Review of set-ups for finding Brainspots
— Set-up for Resource Model BSP
–Trainer does BSP session with volunteer using Resource BSP
–Discussion of BSP Resource Model, debrief of Resource demo
–Attendees, in pairs, use Resource BSP as therapist and client
–Debrief and Q&A about Practicums, Resource Model, how to work with those who are outside the window of tolerance.
5:00pm-6:00pm Review & Discussion
Review of 3 days of learning, review of Inside Window, Outside Window, Gazespotting, and Resource BSP. Review of Dual Attunement and Uncertainty Principle. Q&A about how to use BSP with special populations. Evaluations and goodbyes.
This event is co-sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars for (21) CE Hours.
This course for Psychologists, Social Workers, MFTs, Counselors, Creative Arts Therapists and Chemical Dependency Counselors – All Levels
Your certificate will be available at www.ceuregistration after the course. A link will be provided to register for it.
Participants must have paid tuition fee, attended the entire 3 day seminar, as evidenced by signing in and out of each day, and completed an evaluation. Failure to sign in or out, each day, will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates will be available following the course at www.ceuregistration.com.
R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. (21) CE hours
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts. #P-0005. (21) clock hours.
R. Cassidy Seminars, ACE provider #1082 is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Approval Period: April 15, 2015-April 15, 2018. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive (21)continuing education (clinical) clock hours in participating in this course.
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (21)clock hours, #RCST110701
NJ Social Workers: An application has been made for consideration of approval for 21 Clinical CE Credits.
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for 21 contact hours live.
Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.
Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes Counselors and MFTs.
IL: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141. For (21) hours.
MA: This activity has been certified by the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Associations for Marriage & Family therapy, Inc. for professional continuing education for (21) CE hours. Certification # (PC- 032015).
NY-LMHCs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0015. (21) contact hours.
NY-LMFTs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0011. (21) contact hours
MN: This course has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Marriage & Family Therapists for (21) hours of credit. Approval (CE:2016-130).
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (21) clock hours, #RCST110701
TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. For (21) credit hours. Provider #151
Creative Arts Therapists
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. #CAT-0005. (21) contact hours.
Chemical Dependency Counselors
CA: Provider approved by CCAPP, Provider #4N-00-434-0218 for (21)CEHs. CCAPP is an ICRC member which has reciprocity with most ICRC member states.
TX: Provider approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider No. 1749-06, for (21) hours general, Expires 3/31/2017. Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax Number (512) 476-7297.
CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CeP12228.5, for (21)contact hours.
TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider with the Texas Education Agency CPE# 501456. This course is for (21) CE Hours.
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Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.
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We will provide you with a full refund if you cancel up to 14 days before event (less $25 administrative fee).
After that, we will provide you with a full credit toward a replacement course, good for 1 year.
(Full refund in special circumstances, less admin fee $25)