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       Online Brainspotting

Phase 2 Training 


 Health & Mental Health Practitioners

in Upstate New York

November 20-22, 2020

Friday - Sunday 

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

via ZOOM 


21 CE credit hours available through R. Cassidy Seminars ($30 extra)

R. Cassidy is a National & NYSED Approved (#0006) CE provider

We regret that CE hours are not available for NJ Social Workers at this time.

What is Brainspotting?

Brainspotting is an approach to healing and wellness that is deeply rooted in the body's nervous system. Brainspotting accesses the brain-body's innate self-scanning and self-healing capacities in the context of a neurobiologically and relationally attuned clinical relationship. In Brainspotting, a person's brain-body activation around a particular issue is paired with a relevant eye and orienting position, called a Brainspot. Brainspots are theorized to access the neurophysiological subsystems holding emotional and/or physical experience in an often wordless but felt form of memory. The Brainspot serves to locate and hold such "memory files" open in a calm and grounded environment, allowing the brain-body system and relevant neurophysiological subsystems to re-organize in an adaptive manner to the present. When this happens, the prior activation eases; the person feels--and functions--better.


Cancellation policyby Oct. 10, 2020,  full refund less $50;  Oct. 11 - Nov. 8, 2020, 50% refund less $50;  

                                                         Nov. 9, 2020 & later - no refund


               Early Registration, by Oct. 10, 2020                           $745

               Regular Registration, Oct. 11 - Nov. 8, 2020            $795

               Late Registration, Nov. 9, 2020  & after                    $845 

3 online group consultations sessions will be offered following the training - included in cost


                                                                       MEET THE TRAINER:

The Rev. Martha S. Jacobi, PhD, LCSW is a Senior Brainspotting Trainer and internationally known seminar leader and speaker. With over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, she specializes in working with survivors of profound trauma and in creativity and performance enhancement for athletes, artists and performers. She is a Specialty Trainer in using Brainspotting with children, and often provides humanitarian Brainspotting sessions to those in need.  Martha integrates her background as a dancer and musician into her practice and teaching.  She is Associate Dean for the Brainspotting Concentration at International University for Graduate Studies. Also a Lutheran pastor, Martha serves as pastoral associate at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, West 46th Street, Manhattan.. She is the author of several chapters and articles related to Brainspotting in clinical and theological publications.. Originally from Ann Arbor & Interlochen, Michigan, she now lives and works in New York City.

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