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Brainspotting Offers an Alternative Treatment Approach

Brainspotting1On Friday, December 6, 2013, Calder Kaufman, PsyD, LLP, clinical therapist on staff at Birmingham Maple Clinic, presented a fascinating workshop for his colleagues about Brainspotting. This treatment method, originated by David Grand, PhD, aims to treat trauma and anxiety in a powerful, direct way, often reducing the time it takes to heal in traditional talk therapy.

Brainspotting combines talk therapy with brain-based therapy involving eye movement, but focuses on “where we look” and “where our visual field is activated” as a key to unlocking the etiology of inner conflicts.

Calder explained that he incorporates aspects of Brainspotting into all of the treatment he provides at the clinic.  He sees it as a more direct technique that moves more quickly to the actual conflict/s that interferes with a person’s functioning.

Calder Kaufman is a psychologist practicing Brainspotting at Birmingham Maple Clinic.

If you are struggling with anxiety, depression, or PTSD in Michigan, you can contact Birmingham Maple Clinic and we will refer you to a therapist who specializes in treating these conditions.  For more information about Brainspotting you can go to YouTube.com and look for David Grand explaining what his treatment approach is, where it originates, how it works and why it is so helpful.  Feel free to contact Birmingham Maple Clinic for more information.  248-646-6659. www.birminghammaple.com