Brainspotting Phase 1: Objectives and Agenda

Brainspotting Phase 1

Objectives

Brainspotting Phase 1 Objectives

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

Agenda

Day 1

9:00 - 9:15 AM

Introduction
Trainer introduction, attendees introduce themselves, their work, and why they came to the training.

9:00 - 9:15 AM

The Story of Brainspotting/Powerpoint presentation
Overview of Brainspotting research studies
Overview of Inside Window, Outside Window, Gazespotting

10:45 - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 - 12:30 PM

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

12:30 - 1:00 PM

Q&A

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Outside Window Brainspotting
Review of Outside Window
How to locate a Brainspot with Outside Window

3:00 - 3:45 PM

Demo of Outside Window

3:45 - 4:00 PM

Break

4:00 - 5:30 PM

Practicum
Attendees, in pairs, use Outside Window as therapist and client

5:30 - 6:00 PM

Q&A and Discussion
De-brief of demo and practicum experiencies. Q&A about day’s content and Outside Window

Day 2

9:00 - 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

10:45 - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 - 12:00 PM

Demo
Trainer does BSP session with volunteer using Inside Window

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Practicum
Attendees, in pairs, use Inside Window as therapist and client

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 - 3:45 PM

Gazespotting
What is Gazespotting
How to locate a Brainspot with Inside Window
Review of Dual Attunement and Uncertainty Principle

3:45 - 4:00 PM

Break

4:00 - 5:30 PM

Practicum
Attendees, in pairs, use Gazespotting as therapist and client

5:30 - 6:00 PM

Q&A and Discussion
Review of day and debrief of practicum sessions

Day 3

9:00 - 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

10:45 - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 - 12:00 PM

Demo
Trainer does BSP session with volunteer using Resource BSP

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Q&A
Discussion of BSP Resource Model, debrief of Resource demo

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 - 3:45 PM

Practicum
Attendees, in pairs, use Resource BSP as therapist and client

3:45 - 4:00 PM

Break

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Q&A
Debrief and Q&A about Practicums, Resource Model, how to work with those who are outside the window of tolerance.

5:00 - 6:00 PM

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