Los Angeles Digging Roots: Developmental Trauma Model of Brainspotting

Friday, 19 May 2023 9:00 AM - Sunday, 21 May 2023 6:00 PM PDT

11101, West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90064, United States

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Friday, 19 May 2023 9:00 AM - Sunday, 21 May 2023 6:00 PM PDT

Visions Outpatient Clinic, 11101, Los Angeles, CA, 90064, United States.

Day 1: An Introduction to Brainspotting in Developmental Trauma 

Overview of essential findings of research on Developmental Trauma

DT Misdiagnosed ODD, ADHD, GAD or just HURT, Research says…..

Learn more about the Developmental Trauma Disorder proposed diagnosis 

Receive a new pathway to Going For the Roots to help clients achieve deeper emotional access 

Explore the concept of the 24-hour flashback through heart rate variation test 

Learn strategies for adoption/relinquishment focused treatment 

Day 2: Advancing Brainspotting Activation Access 

Examine and Define “activation” in developmental trauma 

Learn trends for preverbal Brainspotting Activation 

Enhancing Activation Access in DT Clients

Examining DT Defensive Structures

Simplifying the Neural Networks

Enhance Brainspotting DT  related “ Activation Based Parts” 

Experience live demonstration of inner child ego-state focused work

Day 3: Healing the Child Within

To Resource or not to Resource….

Imagined parts vs Implicit Activation Capsules

Expressive Arts Projects to access the Story

Learn the principles & structures of Clean Language 

David Groves Model of  Healing Child Within

Practicums with the Child with in

Integrating Developmental Trauma Work



Steve Sawyer LCSW CSAC Dynamic Interventions LLC Owner Brainspotting International Senior Trainer Heartmath Interventions & Resilent Heart Programs Co-Author Wellbriety Mending Broken Hearts Trainer Steve is a dual licensed psychotherapist filled with passion and knowledge surrounding the intervention and change process. His experience comes from two decades of intervention with tough to reach client populations in therapy settings ranging from residential, community based, outpatient and wilderness therapy. He is a trained trainer of several unique therapeutic models including Brainspotting, and HeartMath. Steve co-founded New Vision Wilderness Therapy programs with a trauma informed and clinical focus with 3 locations spanning the country. He continues to work as a core therapeutic training development staff with the Institute of HeartMath receiving their Humanitarian Heart award in 2018 and he is a leading active International Brainspotting trainer. Along with his training of Phase 1 and 2, he developed the Developmental Trauma Focused Model of Brainspotting. Steve’s Native focused work is as a Wellbriety Mending Broken Hearts trainer and Generation Red Road facilitator. Steve spends time amongst trauma focused treatment master’s like Gabor Mate and Bessel Van Der Kolk. Steve’s trainings are recognized nationwide for cutting edge therapeutic techniques, science, and inspiration.

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