17 episodes

An invitation to explore deeper together into the divinity, science, spaciousness and intuition of hurt and healing with Dr Mark Grixti, Clinical Psychologist, Author, and Trainer.

Awe in Trauma Dr Mark Grixti

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An invitation to explore deeper together into the divinity, science, spaciousness and intuition of hurt and healing with Dr Mark Grixti, Clinical Psychologist, Author, and Trainer.

    Parts Work with David Grand: Explicit-Implicit Interface (with Dr David Grand)

    Parts Work with David Grand: Explicit-Implicit Interface (with Dr David Grand)

    Wow this episode is going to be music to your ears! I had the honour of hosting another episode with David Grand, Founder and Developer of Brainspotting Therapy.  In recent years there has been an explosion in ‘parts work’ in psychotherapy, coaching and associated healing approaches.  In this episode David explores the relationships between explicit and implicit parts.  Within the realms of the all-important uncertainty, he proposes an explicit, rational and identifiable, left hemispheric conceptualisation of a part can be important, yet constricted.  He refers to implicit parts as a deeper and richer approach to the abundance of internal information available to each person which is neither frozen in time nor space.  Implicit parts are like holograms, evolving up out of multiple layers of information across our development in this lifetime and intergenerationally.  The Western mind may feel seduced into simplifying this and close the model of therapy to restricted information to secure clarification and focussed analysis, but in doing so we inhibit the vast and innate wisdom of the implicit parts and all therein. David explains how in Brainspotting the therapist holds an open model approach, to create a unique space for the person to access, process and heal from the richness of all parts, as with the subtle vibrational interrelationship between all strings on a guitar of infinite strings, and indeed spaces between.

     
    For more information on David Grands work go to: https://brainspotting.com/
    For more information on Brainspotting and to train with Dr Mark Grixti go to:
    https://www.bspuk.co.uk/upcoming-training/
    https://www.facebook.com/brainspottinguk
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awe-in-trauma/id1580294433?i=1000543054793
    https://twitter.com/BrainspottingUK
    https://www.instagram.com/brainspotting_uk/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-wfQEAwQX3qr36zkhh9J0g

    • 1 hr
    Equine Therapy Connection (with Mary-Joy Johnson)

    Equine Therapy Connection (with Mary-Joy Johnson)

    This episode is a wonderful exploration into the immense natural inter-relational power of healing with horses.  Mary Joy is an equine facilitated psycho traumatologist working with horses psychotherapeutically with a range of people including, children, adults and families.  She facilitates such therapy with war veterans too and others with PTSD.  In this episode we get a first hand sense of how Mary-Joy initially became captivated with equine therapy as she explored deeper healing in her own life.  From here she completed the trainings to provide equine therapy for so many others, with her colleagues, from her centre in East Sussex.  She explains how the approach seeks to liberate the horses as well as the people seeking healing through the profound trust in the deep implicit interpersonal resonance and regulation together.  The horses have an immense capacity to feel into the person's system and to be with it in a way that is simply divine.  From here there is so much to potential to heal, learn and experience a way of being that is so natural and ancient as it allows us to access something sacred that has been available for all time.

    For more information on Mary Joy Johnson's work go to:
    www.wildwaystherapy.co.uk
    For more information on Brainspotting and to train with Dr Mark Grixti go to:
    https://www.bspuk.co.uk/upcoming-training/
    https://www.facebook.com/brainspottinguk
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awe-in-trauma/id1580294433?i=1000543054793
    https://twitter.com/BrainspottingUK
    https://www.instagram.com/brainspotting_uk/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-wfQEAwQX3qr36zkhh9J0g

    • 59 min
    Creativity to Liberty: A Little Chaos to Rediscover the Self (with Noula Diamantopoulos)

    Creativity to Liberty: A Little Chaos to Rediscover the Self (with Noula Diamantopoulos)

    In this episode I am joined by Noula, an amazing artist, psychotherapist, author and Brainspotting Trainer.  Noula embodies her playful and creative approaches to healing as she explains how the arts and creativity can be accessed to reorient from positions of control, rigidity and stuckness to an open flow state that is paramount to deep brain and body, emotional recovery.  We discuss the way one can 'allow' the brain to engage and operate differently through art to explore the patterns of judgement that are happening internally much of the time through negative appraisal and egoic restrictions.  Through playfulness, and within a compassionate and allowing relationship with the therapist, each person can recognise these self-judgements to begin to explore the liberty and power that comes with returning to the true self and the abundance of resources that are within.  I was struck by the way Noula introduces art and creativity in such a non-threatening way to facilitate a sense of 'betweeness' for each person as a portal to a deep and healing journey back to the true self.  

     
    For more information on Noula's work go to:

    www.nouladaimantopoulos.com
    www.becausemovement.org
    1. https://youtu.be/-K20oSnHgYE
    2. https://youtu.be/jnqYQhZFox4
    3. https://youtu.be/2HvP358TbbQ
      For more information on Brainspotting and to train with Dr Mark Grixti go to:
    https://www.bspuk.co.uk/upcoming-training/
    https://www.facebook.com/brainspottinguk
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awe-in-trauma/id1580294433?i=1000543054793
    https://twitter.com/BrainspottingUK
    https://www.instagram.com/brainspotting_uk/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-wfQEAwQX3qr36zkhh9J0g
    For more information on Brainspotting and to train with Dr Mark Grixti go to:
    https://www.bspuk.co.uk/upcoming-training/
    https://www.facebook.com/brainspottinguk
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awe-in-trauma/id1580294433?i=1000543054793
    https://twitter.com/BrainspottingUK
    https://www.instagram.com/brainspotting_uk/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-wfQEAwQX3qr36zkhh9J0g

    • 52 min
    Unchaining Performance Blocks (with Ruth Chiles)

    Unchaining Performance Blocks (with Ruth Chiles)

    This episode is with Ruth Chiles, expert in working with performance issues and focal dystonia.  She openly describes her own journey of pain and grief in developing serious creative blocks with her musical instrument before finding that the problem was the remedy all along.  Ruth sets out how she developed a powerful and compassionate approach to meeting these disempowering performance issues through deep somatic and interrelational work to achieve fascinating outcomes with her people.  It’s incredible to hear how the immense wisdom of the brain is always at work to bring relief and facilitate free expression if only we remember how to let go of the learned inhibitions that seem protective at one level but can also be so restrictive.  Ruth has outlined her approach in her book titled, The Focal Dystonia Cure (2022) which has the foreword by Dr David Grand, Founder and Developer of Brainspotting.  
     For more information on Ruth’s work go to:
    https://facebook.com/groups/focaldystoniacurelearningcommunity
    https://www.youtube.com/focaldystoniacure
    https://focaldystoniacure.com
    ruth@focaldystoniacure.com

    For more information on Brainspotting and to train with Dr Mark Grixti go to:
    https://www.bspuk.co.uk/upcoming-training/
    https://www.facebook.com/brainspottinguk
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awe-in-trauma/id1580294433?i=1000543054793
    https://twitter.com/BrainspottingUK
    https://www.instagram.com/brainspotting_uk/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-wfQEAwQX3qr36zkhh9J0g
    For more information on Brainspotting and to train with Dr Mark Grixti go to:
    https://www.bspuk.co.uk/upcoming-training/
    https://www.facebook.com/brainspottinguk
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awe-in-trauma/id1580294433?i=1000543054793
    https://twitter.com/BrainspottingUK
    https://www.instagram.com/brainspotting_uk/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-wfQEAwQX3qr36zkhh9J0g

    • 51 min
    The Power of Sound (with Darren Abrahams)

    The Power of Sound (with Darren Abrahams)

    Darren is an inspiration to those that aspire towards facilitating trauma healing on an individual, communal and global level.   From being an opera singer he’s found himself on a journey to deep inner healing through the use of embodied approaches and sound which he has brought to many traumatised and displaced communities across the world.  This podcast explores:
    How can safety, belonging and expansion be achieved with displaced people?
    How can those not trained as therapists be an essential therapeutic presence with those in trauma?
    How can the power of sound assist in establishing emotional regulation?
    Can sound be an effective medium in healing deep cultural wounds and taking us towards interpersonal peace and global harmony?
    Darren eloquently describes how a balance of hope and his reluctance to force outcomes has facilitated some blossoming achievements in training may non therapists in doing deep healing work through promoting emotional regulation, interpersonal connection and inner safety.  From this stable foundation his teams have supported many to thrive and experience personal expansion as they reconnect with their people and purpose.  In a world where so many institutions and leaders have lost their way in terms of integrity and meeting the needs of their people, his groups continue to hold compassion, collaboration, coregulation and love as the powerful central guiding principles to humanity and deep healing.  An inspiration and refocus on the true purpose of togetherness.

    For more information on Darren's work go to:
    https://darrenabrahams.com
    https://thehumanhive.org
    https://the-human-hive.mn.co
     https://open.spotify.com/show/3irDYHPXaaSbDr9BiEGI2z?si=70dd9f03325540e4
    https://feeds.captivate.fm/thehumanhive/
    https://www.musicianswithoutborders.org

    For more information on Brainspotting and to train with Dr Mark Grixti go to:
    https://www.bspuk.co.uk/upcoming-training/
    https://www.facebook.com/brainspottinguk
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awe-in-trauma/id1580294433?i=1000543054793
     https://twitter.com/BrainspottingUK
    https://www.instagram.com/brainspotting_uk/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-wfQEAwQX3qr36zkhh9J0g


    For more information on Brainspotting and to train with Dr Mark Grixti go to:
    https://www.bspuk.co.uk/upcoming-training/
    https://www.facebook.com/brainspottinguk
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awe-in-trauma/id1580294433?i=1000543054793
    https://twitter.com/BrainspottingUK
    https://www.instagram.com/brainspotting_uk/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-wfQEAwQX3qr36zkhh9J0g

    • 57 min
    Addiction: 'It's hard to get enough of something that almost works' (with Dr Roby Ables)

    Addiction: 'It's hard to get enough of something that almost works' (with Dr Roby Ables)

    This episode is with the soulful Dr Roby Ables, Psychotherapist, and Senior Brainspotting Trainer based in Australia.  Have you every wondered:
    How addiction attracts so much shame?
    What’s trauma got to do with addiction?
    When addiction  'works'?
    Is there a connection between addiction to drugs, alcohol, porn, shopping and eating issues
    How can love and conscious awareness really help in healing  trauma and pain?
    To answer these questions, Roby is incredibly generous in sharing her personal experiences of intergenerational trauma, early life attachment wounds and her subsequent journey through addiction and into many years of recovery.  It is so enthralling to hear how addiction became her guide into her healing and how trust, faith and incredible spiritual transcendence uplifted her at a time of great distress.  Here we learn about the significance of trauma in addiction patterns and the multi layers of inter and intrapersonal connections that are central on the path of healing.  Throughout we can hear the importance of the soul in healing addiction and associated mental health problems as Roby personifies the power of relational healing through Brainspotting Therapy and the potential of plant based medicine.  

    For more information on Dr Roby Ables’ work go to:
    https://www.abelesconsulting.com.au/
     https://brainspottingaustralasiapacific.com.au/
     
     For more information on Brainspotting and to train with Dr Mark Grixti go to:
    https://www.bspuk.co.uk/upcoming-training/
    https://www.facebook.com/brainspottinguk
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awe-in-trauma/id1580294433?i=1000543054793
     
    https://twitter.com/BrainspottingUK
    https://www.instagram.com/brainspotting_uk/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-wfQEAwQX3qr36zkhh9J0g
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awe-in-trauma/id1580294433?i=1000543054793
    For more information on Brainspotting and to train with Dr Mark Grixti go to:
    https://www.bspuk.co.uk/upcoming-training/
    https://www.facebook.com/brainspottinguk
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awe-in-trauma/id1580294433?i=1000543054793
    https://twitter.com/BrainspottingUK
    https://www.instagram.com/brainspotting_uk/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-wfQEAwQX3qr36zkhh9J0g

    • 1 hr 2 min

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