DIRECTORY OF BRAINSPOTTING PROFESSIONALS

The following practitioners have completed at least Phase One (Beginning) Brainspotting Training.

Some have completed Phase Two (Intermediate) Brainspotting training, and many have completed additional advanced training which will be listed on their profile.

 

There are Two Phases in the basic Brainspotting training;

  •     Phase One (Beginning, 3 days) BSP Trainee

  •     Phase Two (Intermediate, 3 days) BSP Practitioner

 

All trainings provided by or organized by Brainspotting Canada, are approved by David Grand and the Brainspotting Training Institute (BTI) in New York, NY, USA, and are taught in alignment with the way BSP Phase One and Two training's are taught world-wide.

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The following practitioners have completed at least Phase One (Beginning) Brainspotting Training.

Some have completed Phase Two (Intermediate) Brainspotting training, and many have completed additional Advanced training which will be listed on their profile page.

There are Two Phases in the basic Brainspotting training;

    Phase One (Beginning, 3 days) BSP Trainee

    Phase Two (Intermediate, 3 days) BSP Practitioner

All trainings provided by or organized by Brainspotting Canada, are approved by David Grand and the Brainspotting Training Institute (BTI) in New York, NY, USA, and are taught in alignment with the way BSP Phase  One and Two training's are taught world-wide.

BRAINSPOTTING PROFESSIONALS

LINDA BECKETT

PRIVATE PRACTICE

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Kingston, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Children (0-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  

JULIE BROWN

PYSCHOTHERAPIST

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Guelph, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  

DR. MARK KOLTEK

PSYCHIATRIST

MATC

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Children (0-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  

DAVID ARCHER

PRIVATE PRACTICE

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Montreal,  Quebec

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples, Families

Client Focus:  Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Race, Culture, & Sexual Identity, Mindfulness Meditation, Stress Management, Emotion Regulation

MICHELLE BENTLEY

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Attachment Focused

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples, Families

Client Focus:  Children (0-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Anxiety, Depression, Parenting, Families, Pastoral

SANDRA BERNARD

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Intensive

Works in Nepean, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties: 

DR. KRIS BOKSMAN

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Certified Brainspotting Therapist, Consultant-in-Training

Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3, Phase 4, Clearing Limbic Countertransference - Enhancing Attunement, Going for the Roots Specialty Workshop, Brainspotting and Addictions, Brainspotting Expansion, Hero's Journey

Works in Kingston, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Depression, PTSD/Trauma, Narcissistic Abuse, Burnout, Physician Burnout and Career Stress, First Responders, COVID-19 Coping Difficulties

Online Sessions:  Psychotherapy, Psychotherapy Business Consultation, Business Mindset Coaching, Brainspotting Consultation

ANNE BOLAND

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties: 

HELENA BORGERS

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Toronto, Ontario

Modalities: Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, Anxiety, Critical Incidents

KIM BULGER

REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLOR

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples, Groups

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Addictions, Relationship Conflict, PTSD/Trauma, Self-Esteem 

Online Sessions:  Counselling, Brainspotting

CORINNE BYERLAY

NEURO-PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Brainspotting - Love, Connectivity & Attachment through the Lifespan

Works in Canada

Modalities:  Individuals & Peer Support Groups

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Operational Stress Injuries for Military, Veterans, First Responders; Disaster Relief Chaplain with ICISF; Moral Injury; Performance-enhancement for Athletes, Performing Artists and Executives, Loss, Bereavement and Grief Counselling.

Online Sessions:  Counselling 

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PEGGY CALDWELL

REGISTERED CLINICAL SOCIAL WOKRER

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  ​Anxiety, Co-Dependence, Aging, and Workplace or Relationship Conflicts.

Online Sessions:  Counselling

MARY ANN CARMICHAEL

REGISTERED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Certified Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 4, Masterclass, Brainspotting and Addictions

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Groups

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Complex Trauma

DR. ANDREE CAZABON

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Certified Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3, Phase 4, Intensive, Masterclass, Brainspotting and Addictions

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Bereavement

GRACE CHIU

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Brainspotting with Kids and Adolescents

Works in Toronto, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Children (0-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  

Online Sessions:  Counselling and Brainspotting

ALLYSON COLEMAN

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3, Phase 4, Masterclass

Works in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Children (0-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:

ANGIE DAIROU

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Milton, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties: 

MARTHA DIGBY

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Masterclass

Works in Toronto, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Targets of Narcissistic Abuse

Online Sessions:  Counselling

DR. DELL DUCHARME

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

MATC

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3, Phase 4, Masterclass

Works in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  

KAREN DUDLI

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Intensive

Works in 

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties: 

JANE EVANS

PSYCHIATRIST

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA

Certified Brainspotting Therapist, Consultant and Trainer 

Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3, Phase 4, Masterclass, Brainspotting and Addictions

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Groups

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  

DR. MARY HOGAN-FINLAY

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

Certified Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 4, Masterclass, Intensive 

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, Depression, Anxiety

JENNIFER HOPTON

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

OTTAWA CENTRE FOR RESILIENCE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Brainspotting with Kids & Adolescents, Attachment/Developmental Trauma 

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Groups

Client Focus:  Children (0-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Complex Trauma and Dissociation, Attachment, Adoption, Personal and Post-Traumatic Growth.

Online Sessions:  Counselling

MICHELLE HRYNYK

CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works on Manitoulin Island, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, Grief, Sexual Assaults, Life Changes

Online Sessions:  Counselling

DR. IRYNA IVANOVA

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist
Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 4, Brainspotting with Kids & Adolescents

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties: Anxiety, Trauma, Eating Disorders

Online Sessions:  Counselling

Gerry Joy

REGISTERED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples, Families, Groups

Client Focus:  Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Couples, Family, Parenting, Complex Trauma, Sex, Addictions, Anxiety and Depression

Online Sessions:   Counselling, Brainspotting

MICHAEL KRELINA

PSYCHIATRIST

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 4, Masterclass

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:

CATHY LUMSDEN

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Children (0-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:

NICO MULDER

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Masterclass

Works in Belleville, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  

JENNIFER NELSON

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Complex Trauma, Borderline Personality Disorder, Addictions
 

CAROLYN OKE

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

CENTREPOINTE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, LD, ADHD

MITRA RAHIMPOUR

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Manotick,Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:

JESSICA RAVEN

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, Gender & Sexuality

Online Sessions:  Counselling

ELIZABETH REYNOLDS

Certified Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2, Intensive

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:

KRISTIE BRASSARD

REGISTERED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Guelph, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples

Client Focus:  Adolescents (15-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Anxiety, Depression, Emotion Dysregulation, Self-Esteem

DREW DUNCAN

REGISTERED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma

Online Sessions:  Counselling

SHANNON COLLINS

REGISTERED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Kingston, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, Gender/Sexuality, Compassion Fatigue, Depression, Anxiety, Relationship Issues

Online Sessions:  Counselling

JENNIFER LEBLANC

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

CHRISTIAN COUNSELLING OTTAWA

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Anxiety, Spirituality, Stress & Burnout, Trauma, Anger, Life Transitions 

DR. ANDREW BURR

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

THE OTTAWA ANXIETY AND TRAUMA CLINIC

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  PTSD, Anxiety, Depression

MARJORIE ROBB

PSYCHIATRIST

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF EASTERN ONTARIO

Certified Brainspotting Therapist, Consultant and Trainer
Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3, Phase 4, Intensive, Masterclass, Brainspotting and Addictions, Brainspotting with Kids and Adolescents

Works in Ottawa, Ontario 

Modalities:  Individuals, Families

Client Focus:  Children (0-12), Adolescents (13-17)

Specialties:   

STEPHEN ROBERTS

MASTER PRACTITIONER IN CLINICAL COUNSELLING

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Certified Brainspotting Therapist, Consultant-in-Training

Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3, Brainspotting and Addictions, Hero's Journey

Works in Red Deer, Alberta

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples, Families

Client Focus:  Children (0-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, Addictions, Depression, Anxiety, Sports Performance

Online Sessions:  Counselling, Brainspotting, Brainspotting Sports Performance, and Brainspotting Consultation

MICHAEL RODGERS

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Russell, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, Anger, Grief, Anxiety, Depression, Major Life Changes

CAROL ANN ROWLAND

REGISTERED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Georgetown, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adolescents (16+), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma, Dissociation, Anger, Eating Disorders

Online Sessions:  Counselling/Brainspotting

SARAH SCHLOTE

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Guelph, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, Attachment, Dissociation, Relational Rupture and Repair, Developmental Disruptions, Intergenerational and Colonial Trauma. Cultural and Social Justice Issues. Consultation/Therapy for Therapists.

Online Sessions:  Counselling/Brainspotting

NADA SLAGER

PRIVATE PRACTICE

CANADIAN CERTIFIED COUNSELLOR

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Woodstock, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples, Families

Client Focus:  Children (0-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Anxiety, Depression, Stress

ADAM STEIN

PSYCHIATRIST

Brainspotting Therapist
Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3

Works in Toronto, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  

CORA STEWART

PRIVATE PRACTICE

REGISTERED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Cambridge, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Families

Client Focus:  Children (0-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Anxiety, Attachment, Trauma, Behaviour, ADHD, Depression

RUTH THOMSON

REGISTERED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  End of Life

JANICE WALFALL

PSYCHOTHERAPIST

ROOT CAUSE SERVICES

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Georgetown, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples

Client Focus:  Adolescents (14-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Parenting, Stress - Self-Regulation

Online Sessions:  Counselling

CAROLYN WESTIN

CANADIAN CERTIFIED COUNSELLOR

HOPEWELL CENTRE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Sackville, New Brunswick

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Couples

Online Sessions:  Counselling

CHANTAL WHELAN

PSYCHIATRIST

CARLINGTON COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Ottawa, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties: 

MICHAEL WHITEMAN

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

STEVENSON WAPLAK & ASSOCIATES

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1, Phase 2

Works in Belleville, Ontario

Modalities:  Individuals

Client Focus:  Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Addictions

JUANITA WILSON

REGISTERED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

AULNEAU RENEWAL CENTRE

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples, Families

Client Focus:  Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic Disorder, ADD/ADHD, Child/Adolescent Behaviour Problems, Depression, Emotional Disturbances, Grief and Loss, Mood Disorders, Parenting Issues, PTSD, Life Stress, Separation/Divorce, Trauma

Online Sessions:  Counselling

JUANITA WILSON

REGISTERED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

NEW ANIIBIISH

Brainspotting Therapist

Phase 1

Works in St. Paul, Manitoba

Modalities:  Individuals, Couples, Families

Client Focus:  Adolescents (13-17), Adults (18+)

Specialties:  Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic Disorder, ADD/ADHD, Child/Adolescent Behaviour Problems, Depression, Emotional Disturbances, Grief and Loss, Mood Disorders, Parenting Issues, PTSD, Life Stress, Separation/Divorce, Trauma

Online Sessions:  Counselling

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