Dr. David Grand joins the ReRooted Podcast to talk about the Brainspotting approach to therapy.
Dr. Grand is a psychotherapist, writer, lecturer, performance coach and humanitarian famous for the discovery and development of the internationally acclaimed Brainspotting method, which brings about life-changing breakthroughs.
Brain-based therapy is the fastest-growing area in the field of psychological health, because it has proven it can immediately address issues that talk therapy can take years to heal. Now, Dr. David Grand presents the next leap forward in psychological care, combining the strengths of brain-based and talk therapies into a powerful technique he calls “Brainspotting.”
Committed to the use of Brainspotting as a tool to ease human suffering, Dr. Grand has become widely known for his humanitarian contributions through sharing his wisdom and insights into healing trauma with the world. He was the clinical director of the Faithful Response program, which treated 9/11 survivors and returning vets from Iraq and Afghanistan. Learn more about the Brainspotting approach to therapy here at brainspotting.com.
The New Wave of Therapy
Francesca and David explore the difference between conventional talk therapy and somatic brain-based therapies like Brainspotting.
“Brainspotting, as brain-body mindfulness-based technical therapy, is all based superimposed on the relationship and on the process behind two people.” – Dr. David Grand
Dr. Grand examines the physiological explanation for the way that we respond to the world.
Explore the relational approach to therapy with Dr. Terry Real on Ep.19 of the ReRooted Podcast
Holding Spaces (37:00)
Francesca and David talk about trauma and different approaches available for specifically treating trauma.
“Brainspotting is not a trauma therapy, it is a human thereapy” – Dr. David Grand