Brainspotting vs. EMDR: What’s the Difference?

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Brainspotting and EMDR are two therapeutic procedures that help alleviate symptoms caused by depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Both are considered “power therapies” for assisting people in working through past traumas. They can also help individuals successfully unlock trapped creativity. These two powerful therapies can help individuals address common psychological issues that lead … Read more

Are you a Therapist? What is your job like?

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1. What type of therapist are you? I’m a mental health counselor, specializing in anxiety, depression, and trauma.  I’m a very client-focused therapist. I help people work through their past traumas, belief systems, and insecurities while bringing emphasis to their strengths, resilience, and self-awareness. 2. What does your typical day at work look like? I get in … Read more

Effective Treatment Methods for Trauma

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Some of the most effective treatment methods for those battling with any kind of trauma are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure Therapy,  Narrative Exposure, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Brainspotting (BSP), and group therapy. Depending on the severity of your symptoms, medication may be a part of your treatment plans to help alleviate many … Read more

Why Brainspotting (BSP) is an effective therapeutic tool for both introverts and extroverts?

Infographic on why brainspotting is an effective tool for both introverts and extroverts

Is it true that introverts and extroverts operate using different parts of the brain? MYTH: Recent research suggests that the left brain vs right brain theory is not true. There are certain tasks that are operated on a specific side of the brain, such as translating language which primarily operates in the left hemisphere, while … Read more

A Brainspotting Believer

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For as long as I can remember, I have been saying the phrase, “Everything happens for a reason”. I’m not sure how or why I developed this perspective on life, but it’s been from this lens from which I have been viewing life – always trying to find the silver lining in things.  And, so, … Read more

“Marshy Masterpiece”

They call it the “Marshy Masterpiece” and I call it home.  I’m honored to have one of my photos featured on the Charleston, South Carolina local news channel,  ABC News 4.  All it took was sending one quick text message for the chance to be picked. Never dismiss any opportunity that comes your way. I’ve always dreamt … Read more