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The Golfer Who Lost His Putt

The Golfer Who Lost His Putt By Tom Rohrer, PhD, LMFT Billy (not his real name) was an excellent college golfer and the star of his team at a major university. Since high school, all he thought about was making the professional golf tour. But while at college, he had...

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Perform Beyond Your Peak: Expand Your Performing With Brainspotting

Perform Beyond Your Peak: Expand Your Performing With Brainspotting By Tom Rohrer, PhD, LMFT In my practice, I often work with athletes and creative performers of all skill levels who are looking to take their game to the next level. They tell me that they have reached their best but...

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Childhood Sports Failures Are Long Lasting

Childhood Sports Failures Are Long Lasting By Tom Rohrer, PhD, LMFT When you are young, you don’t always take stock in the fact that events in our childhood -- even something seemingly as simple as playing sports -- can have major impacts on our emotional health and well-being as adults....

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As a former athlete, I wish I would have known about Brainspotting

As a former athlete, I wish I would have known about Brainspotting By T.C. Jones I remember the game when everything fell apart. I was a junior in college and called in from the bullpen in the 9th inning in a game that was to determine the conference title. The...

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Unleash Your Creativity Through Brainspotting

Unleash Your Creativity Through Brainspotting Tom Rohrer, Ph.D., L.M.F.T. Brainspotting is a valuable, brain-based tool that can be used to unleash your creativity and expand your natural talents. Any artist or innovator can benefit from brainspotting as it can be used to access your inner genius that is buried deep...

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Resolving Blocks for High Performance

Resolving Blocks for High Performance Tom Rohrer, Ph.D., L.M.F.T. People who push themselves to perform at a high level can sometimes find themselves in a reoccurring slump, where they chronically fall short of their desired performance. When an actor, athlete, musician, speaker, or any performer struggles with repetitive performance problems,...

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Can Brainspotting Help in Your Addiction Recovery?

Can Brainspotting Help in Your Addiction Recovery? Tom Rohrer, Ph.D., L.M.F.T. When we experience something deeply traumatic or disturbing, an emotionally charged and painful memory becomes embedded in our mind, altering the brain. In neuroscience this is known as a Brain Freeze, as in Fight, Flight, or Freeze. This may...