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Mental Health & Exercise

Three or more sessions per week of aerobic exercise or resistance training, for 45 to 60 minutes per session, can help treat even chronic depression.

Accidents, injuries, losses and trauma impact your memory and performance. Here’s how …

Trauma can change patterns of procedural memory. For example, a person might tense up and unconsciously alter their posture, which can cause pain or even numbness.

Ten Reasons Middle Schoolers Don’t Need Social Media

"The use of social media greatly lessens opportunities requiring children to practice dealing face-to-face with their peers, a skill they need to master to be successful in real life."

What to Do When a Loved One Is Severely Depressed

What do you do when a friend is depressed for such a long time that you’ve started to feel that that nothing you can do will make a difference, and your empathy reserves are tapped out?

Talk Therapy, EMDR, and Brainspotting

I'm often asked what the difference is between talk therapy, EMDR, and Brainspotting Therapy. Here's an excellent answer ...

Brainspotting featured in NHTSA PSA

NHTSA PSA featuring Brainspotting for Bicycle Safety Awareness Month

Andy Lecturing at Vanderbilt April 13, 2018

Andy brings his passion for competitors into his own private practice, primarily using BSP to enhance peak performance in his clients, and help heal the impact of repetitive sports injuries.

Sports Injuries & Treatment: Part 2

Brainspotting (BSP) was developed as a psychotherapeutic approach for treating trauma - especially sports related trauma issues including the “yips,” and other performance problems that present as motor skills deficits.

Sports Injuries & Treatment: Part 1

Brainspotting (BSP) is a psychotherapeutic approach developed to productively address the impact of trauma. Its underpinnings reside in neurology and the neurophysiological pathways within the human field of vision.

Athletic Performance & Anxiety: Overcoming the Yips

One of the most common athletic performance blocks I treat is something called the yips, the loss by an accomplished athlete of an ability to perform a seemingly simple task that was once almost automatic, like an expert golfer suddenly being unable to drop a three-foot putt.