Cherie Lindberg, Get Connected Counseling, USA
Objectives: participants will have a clear understanding of the three key components of integrating Brainspotting and Imago Relationship Therapy: Brainspotting’s Dual Attunement frame, and Imago Dialogue process while couple and therapist are attuned; using sentence stems while couple is facing each other, both are using bilateral stimulation that leads to “sender” or “receiver” (Imago terms) going into subcortical processing.; understanding how to use maximizing and minimizing energy of couple to support connection. Participants will witness through video and demonstration 3 key components of integrating BSP and IRT. Strategic use of sentence stems, therapeutic holding environment that simultaneously has safety and increased arousal states, eye positions, therapist to couple attunement, and the processing of clients material will be shared.