Where You Look Affects How You Feel: Brainspotting and the Healing Process


Estimated watch time: 70 mins 

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Objectives and Summary:

Brainspotting is a powerful therapeutic tool that relies on the brain-body connection to promote lasting healing. Learn how brainspotting works and why it’s such a valuable tool to help with addiction and other life challenges.

After watching this presentation, the viewer will:

  • Understand the importance of the brain and body in the healing process
  • Learn what brainspotting is and experience first hand how it is effective
  • Discover how brainspotting can help individuals struggling with addiction and other challenges

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About the Presenter:

Shaina Feingold is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Trauma and Performance Specialist, with training in Brain spotting, TF-CBT, and other somatic therapy strategies. She received her Masters in Social Work from California State University, Los Angeles with a focus in trauma and forensics. She has spent the bulk of her career working with adolescents and adults who have a history of trauma or chronic stress. She has experience working in residential substance abuse treatment, community mental health, and the school system in Minnesota.

Shaina recently opened Mindful Reflections in Boca Raton, Florida, to offer a new and liberating way of conducting therapy and performance coaching. Through Mindful Reflections, Shaina aims to redefine trauma, performance, as well as addiction, in order for clients to feel heard. She sees people for who they are, not what they have experienced. Shaina helps clients find their truth so they can take back their power.

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