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Brainspotting Resources
Publications: Articles and research

Turning the Spotlight on Brainspotting: Did an Unexpected Discovery Reveal a Quicker Path to Healing?
Chris Lyford, Psychotherapy Networker, (2024).

A Paradigm Shift in Trauma Treatment: Coverging Evidence for a Novel Adaptation of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Jeanne Talbot et al., The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, (2022).

Psychotherapeutic techniques for distressing memories: A comparative study of EMDR, Brainspotting, and Body Scan Meditation.
Fabio D’Antoni, et al. International Journal of Environment Research and Public Health.(2022).

The preliminary efficacy and clinical applicability of Brainspotting among Filipino women with severe post traumatic stress disorder
Teofilo Oca Palsimon Jr. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, (2022).

Brainspotting reduces disturbance and increases Heart Rate Variability linked to distressing memories: A pilot study. 
Fabio D’Antoni. Mediterranean Journal of Clinical Psychology, (2021).

Brainspotting in Color: A Phenomenological Analysis of the Clinicians’ of Color Experiences as a Brainspotting Therapist
Meghan Berger, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, (2021).

Brainspotting as a Neuroexperiential Process for Healing and Expansion
Dr. David Grand, keynote address transcript from the 2021 International Brainspotting Conference in Denver, July 2021

Spot the Anger: Reducing Anger and Irritability with Brainspotting
Sara Hathaway Fletcher, Brandman University Proquest Dissertation Publishing, (2020).

Brainspotting- The Efficacy of a New Therapy Approach for PTSD in Comparison to EMDR
Anja Hildebrand, David Grand, & Mark Stemmler, Mediterranean Journal of Clinical Psychology (2017)

Brainspotting Therapy: About a Bataclan Victim
Joanic Masson, Amal Bernoussi, & Charlemagne Simplice Moukouta, Canadian Center of Science and Education, (2017).

A Comparison of Dual Attention, Eye Movements, and Exposure Only During EMDR for PTSD: Results from a Randomized Clinical Trial
M. Sack et al. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, (2016).

Report of Findings from the Community Survey
Sandy Hook Community Foundation, Inc. (2016).

Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder as a Dissociative Trauma Related Condition Treated with Brainspotting- A Successful Case Report
Patricia FM, Jose FP, de F, and Marcelo M, International Journal of School and Cognitive Psychology, (2015).

Brainspotting: Sustained attention, spinothalamic tracts, thalamocortical processing, and the healing adaptive orientation truncated by traumatic experience.
F.M. Corrigan, D. Grand, & R. Raju, Medical Hypotheses, (2015).

Effective Treatments for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Dr. Javier Anderegg (2015).

A preliminary study of the efficacy of Brainspotting: a new therapy approach for the treatment of PTSD.
A. Hildebrand, D. Grand, & M. Stemmler, Journal for Psychotraumatology, Psychotherapy Science, and Psychological Medicine (2014).

Brainspotting: Recruiting the midbrain for accessing and healing sensorimotor memories of traumatic activation
Frank Corrigan and David Grand, Medical Hypothesis, (2013).

Panic Attack with Vergence Therapy: An Unexpected Visual-Vagus Connection
N. Merrill and D. Bowan (2008).


The Curious Voyage
Cynthia Schwartzberg. Self-published, 2021.

A Special Place In My Brain: A Brainspotting Book for Kids
bJosh Delahan, LCSW. Self-published, 2021.

Brainspotting with Children and Adolescents: An attuned treatment approach for effective brain-body healing.
by Monika Baumann. Self-published, 2020.

Beyond the Self: Healing Emotional Trauma and Brainspotting.
by Mario Salvador. Eleftheria, Barcelona, 2019.

The Power of Brainspotting: An International Anthology.
Gerhard Wolfrum (Editor). Tasanger, 2018.

Brainspotting with Young People: An Adventure into the Mind
Mark Grixi and Rosanna Dean (illustrator). Sattva, 2015.

The Body Bears the Burden: Trauma, Dissociation, & Disease.
Robert Scear, Routledge, 2014.

Brainspotting: The Revolutionary New Therapy for Rapid and Effective Change
Dr. David Grand. Sounds True, 2013.

8 Keys to Brain-Body Balance (8 Keys to Mental Health)
Robert Scaer and Babette Rothschild. Kindle eBook, 2012.

This is Your Brain on Sports: Beating Blocks, Slumps and Performance Anxiety for Good!
Dr. David Grand and Dr. Alan Goldberg. Dog Ear Publishing, 2011.


Brainspotting and Intention Setting in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy
with Thad Frye, “Brain Unlocked” podcast with Carolyn Robistow (May 16, 2023)

Brainspotting: What It Is and How Can It Optimize My Performance (Part 1)
Thad Frye, Dr. Tom McCoy, & Ben Askins, “Wild Health” podcast (May 9, 2023)

Brainspotting: What It Is and How Can It Facilitate Trauma Healing (Part 2)
Thad Frye, “Wild Health” podcast (May 16, 2023)

The Power of Brainspotting
Jennifer Delaney and Joel Blackstock, “Students of Mind” podcast (April 20, 2023)

Awe in Trauma: Parts Work Explicit-Implicit Interface
Dr. David Grand and Dr. Mark Grixti, as part of Grixti’s “Awe in Trauma” series (Dec 23, 2022)

Awe in Trauma: Beyond Brainspotting
Dr. David Grand and Dr. Mark Grixti, as part of Grixti’s “Awe in Trauma” series (Nov 25, 2021)

Brainspotting: Improving Mental Health Through Therapy
Dr. David Grand, “On Your Mind” podcast hosted by Timothy J. Hayes, Ph.D. (Nov 16, 2021)

Brainspotting 101
Melanie Young, Psy.D., “Psychiatria” podcast from Free Range Psychiatry (Nov 2021)

What is Brainspotting
Thad Frye, LCSW, “Heartseed Health” podcast hosted by Dr. Noah K. Goldstein (Nov 4, 2020)

Helping White Ears Listen to Truths About Racial Injustice: The Truth Will Set You Free 
Dr. Mondo, Dr. Armando Gonzales, and Dr. David Grand (June 15, 2020)

Brainspotting and Trauma Treatment for Parents and Kids
Beth Medina, “Parent-Child Relationship” podcast with  Selma Bacevac (April 12, 2018)

Dr. David Grand, “Insights from the Edge” podcast with Tami Simon (Jan 6, 2015)

Episode 13: David Grand, PhD
Dr. David Grand, “The Trauma Therapist” podcast with Guy Macpherson (Aug 26, 2014)

Manage Existential Trauma” (with emphasis on COVID-19)
Deb Antinori, “Mountain Mantras” podcast with Kathryn Guylay

Enlist the Power of Hope to Heal from Brain Injuries
Melanie Young, PsyD., “Mountain Mantras” podcast with Kathryn Guylay

Episodes 66-74
Brainspotters: Jenn DeLorenzo, Paige Roberts, Santiago Brand, Jessica Crowley, Beth Medina, Thad Frye, and Cindy J. Smith, “Mountain Mantras” podcast with Kathryn Kemp Guylay

Brainspotting for Hidden Trauma
Joanne Mednick and Mike Beychok, “Recovery Unscripted” podcast with David Condos