BSP and Addiction
June 9, 2023 - June 10, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brainspotting is an integrative method that can fit well with various clinical situations. Addiction is a neurophysiological phenomenom thus needs deeper interventions, such as Brainspotting, to help rewire the brain and bodies pathways. Over the past 12 years, Jeff Ryan has explored ways to apply Brainspotting with Addictions and other co-occurring struggles. In this 2 day training, he will use draw upon cutting edge research on addiction to help frame how both conceptualize Addictions, but equally to guide applying Brainspotting during the treatment of Addictions. Training will include Powerpoint presentation, demonstrations, and direct practice to help attendees gain useful information to improve their Brainspotting skills.
Completion of online or in-person Phase One BSP training is the only prerequisite.
- Identify and learn to use BSP with Neurophysiological roots of Addictions
- Learn to assess and work with interoception
- Learn somatically based ways to prepare for BSP and increase deeper work
- Discover creative ways to apply Phase 1 and 2 Brainspotting skills in the treatment of Addictions
Course content level: Appropriate for Introductory and Intermediate level professionals
Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, MFTs, and Counselors
Location: Online Training through Zoom
Brief Introduction to the Training
Agenda for the Training:
9:00 – 10:00 Course Overview and Introductions
10:00 – 10:10 Break
10:10 – 11:30 Discussion / Powerpoint
11:40 – 12:30 Discussion / Powerpoint Cont.
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch Break
1:30 – 2:00 Question and Answer
2:00 – 2:30 Discussion / Powerpoint
2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 3:45 Demo Mapping and Island Work
3:45 – 4:30 Debrief demo
4:30 – 4:45 Break
4:45 – 5:30 Practicum – Mapping and Island Work
5:30 – 6:00 Debrief Practicum
9:00 – 9:30 Question and Answer
9:30 – 10:00 Discussion / Powerpoint – Resolution Phase
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:15 Demo Container work
11:15 – 12:00 Debrief Demo
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:30 Practicum Container work
2:30 – 2:45 Debrief Practicum
2:45 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 4:30 Demo Lid work
4:30 – 5:00 Debrief Demo
5:00 – 5:45 Discussion of Applying to Real life Cases
5:45 – 6:00 Final Question and Answer
Jeff Ryan LPC, CSAC is a US based Brainspotting trainer. He is the owner of Advanced Counseling and Consulting Services (ACCS), a clinical and consulting clinic in Neenah, WI. For the last 8-9 years, he has been exploring and integrating BSP in treating substance abuse, dissociation and trauma. He provides Phase 1 BSP training, certification consultation, and consultation with integrating BSP with substance abuse and other disorders.
Continuing education is being provided by RCassidy for the training. Please go the following link to explore CEs for this training. Each state has differing rules regarding authorizing CEs for trainings, please check your state and to see if RCassidy provides CEs for your state.
No late cancellation 30 days prior to the this training. Please contact Jeff at email@example.com with any needs regarding a cancellation.