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Working Outside the Brainspotting Window of Tolerance; Integrating Ego State Therapy and Other Modalities to treat Complex Trauma – Dr. Susan Pinco, PhD, LCSW

Working Outside the Brainspotting Window of Tolerance; Integrating Ego State Therapy and Other Modalities to treat Complex Trauma

Sept 9 & 16, 2022 or Nov 10 & 17, 2022 or Jan 20 & 27, 2023
Time: 9am-6pm

This course is intended to unpack the concept of “window of tolerance” as it relates to clinical work with clients with significant trauma and offer tools for identifying what is inside and outside the window of tolerance and assist the attendees in developing skills that will enable them to tailor their approaches and interventions to the needs of their clients so as to optimize outcomes and facilitate healing. The material will be presented with both lecture, case examples and experiential exercises.

Seminar Overview

This seminar is intended for intermediate clinicians, and those individuals who have completed at least Phase 1 of the Brainspotting Training. Should you feel that despite not having completed the Brainspotting Training or being a beginning therapist you still want to attend, please reach out to me so that we can discuss if this training will be appropriate for you. 

Brainspotting works by identifying, processing and releasing core neurophysiological sources of emotional/body pain, trauma, dissociation and a variety of challenging symptoms. It is simultaneous a form of diagnosis and treatment, enhanced with BioLateral sound. Brainspotting identifies activated eye positions designated as Brainspots. Located through either one or both eyes.  Brainspots are observed from either the “Inside Window” of the clients felt sense and/or the “Outside Window” of the clients’ reflexive responses (i.e., blink, eye twitches or wobbles, pupil dilation, quick breaths and subtle body shifts). Attendees will learn how to modify the Brainspotting model, as well how to implement other tools and techniques such as Ego State Therapy, to facilitated working with individuals with complex trauma. Attention will be given to the utilization and integration of these tools into attendees ongoing work with clients. 

We hope that you will join us and learn more about how work with individual of all ages who are struggling with attachment trauma and/or complex trauma as well as individuals whose Ego States may be find change difficult. 

For more information on Brainspotting:

For More information on Ego State Therapy:

For more information about this training: Page to be posted once CE approval is received

To Register for the course please use this link:

The registration process is not complete until you pay for the training by sending in payment, as noted below: 

Once we receive notification of your registration and payment we will send you a confirmation letter with more details.

Early Bird Registration: $ 495 USD – Register before xxxx

Standard Registration:  $ 530 USD – Register before xxxx

Later Registration:         $ 565 USD – Registration after xxxxxx

Student Registration: $ 295

Interns working toward licensure, $435 before xxxxx and $475 afterwards.

Cancellation policy: Refund of Fee minus $100 if canceled prior to one month before the training. We ask that should you need to cancel after that time that you either reschedule the training with this trainer at a later date or find someone to fill your spot.

To pay, you may use Zelle and send the money to or to phone number 201-747-6789. If you prefer to pay by check, please reach out to me for the address and if you wish to pay using a credit card, you may do so using Paypal but there will be an additional 3% service fee added to the cost or I can send you a square invoice.

NOTE: Attendees must either be a student in an accredited program in counseling, psychotherapy, psychology, coaching, ministry or medicine or have graduated from an accredited program.

Additional Information: CEs are available via NASW NJ for a maximum of (16) CE Hours.

Satisfactory Completion 

Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.

Certificates documenting the CEs will be sent to you automatically following your successful completion of the training.

Susan Pinco, PhD, LCSW is in private practice in NYC and New Jersey, and teaches internationally, offering courses in powerful, somatically-informed, experiential modalities that promote healing by bridging the gap between mind and body. Susan is a certified Brainspotting (BSP) consultant and trainer, and a member of David Grand’s NY supervision group which has worked with him as he developed Brainspotting. She is also an ASCH certified Hypnotherapist/Consultant and an EMDR certified consultant. Susan is currently working on a book that encourages therapists to utilize silence to facilitate integration and healing.  She can be contacted at, via or 201 747-6789