Brainspotting Consultation Groups




These groups are run by RMBI members and offer an open forum to support the use of Brainspotting in your therapy practice. All are being held by zoom at this time. Please inquire with the relevant facilitator(s) for more details and to receive the zoom link.




This group meets once a month on Friday mornings, 9:00 – 10:00am via zoom

The next group is January 21, 2022 from 9-10am

We invite Phase 1 graduates to explore your questions about Brainspotting in this open forum for positive sharing facilitated by Thad Frye, LCSW, and Jessica Klika, M.A., LPC. This is a peer support group and not a supervision group.

Contact: Please email Jessica Klika at or Thad Frye at for more information
Cost: There is no cost to participate

About the facilitators:

Jessica Klika is the owner of Hope Over Hurt Counseling, LLC and currently works for Cornerstone Christian Counseling as a Counselor and their on-site supervisor for practicum/internship students.  She specializes in working with children, individuals with trauma, couples, and divorce/blended family counseling.  She earned her BA in Social Studies and her Secondary Education License from the Metropolitan University of Denver and earned her Masters degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.  Jessica is a Certified Synergetic Play Therapist, EMDR therapist and has completed Phases 1, 2, 3, 4, Masters Class, and Intensive in Brainspotting.

Thad Frye is the owner of Thad Frye Counseling in Boulder County and has been in the counseling field for over 16 years. He earned his BA in Psychology with a minor in Religious Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder and earned his Masters of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, certified Brainspotting practitioner and has completed Phase 1 and 2, the Master Class and the Intensive with Dr. Pie Frey. Thad is passionate about the healing power of Brainspotting and utilizes it with people grieving the loss of a loved one, as well as, artists, musicians and athletes who want to further their creativity and performance.


This group meets once a month, usually on the second Friday, 10:30am – 12:00 noon

Melanie K. Young, PSYD runs a long term, ongoing Brainspotting Consulting group for advanced Brainspotters. This group includes questions, case discussion, and demos: with either the leader or participants in the therapist role.  We also read books which we then discuss in group.  We recently completed Dr. Grand’s book “Brainspotting” and Dr. Scaer’s book, “8 Keys to Brain- Body Balance.”  Additionally, Dr. Grand’s newest material is introduced in the group.

Contact: Melanie Young at (303) 444-5330 or
Cost: $45 per group.

About the facilitator: Dr. Melanie Young received her Psy.D. from the University of Denver, School of Professional Psychology.  She has over 30 years of experience providing psychotherapy and assessment and has been in private practice for 20 years.  She works with couples and individuals including adolescents, adults and seniors.  Dr. Young aids individuals in overcoming difficulties with trauma, mood issues and anxiety, loss and grief, brain injuries, ADD, chronic illness and with the challenges of aging and caregiving.  She is trained in the use of EMDR (both level 1 and level 2).  She attended Dr. David Grand’s level one, two, and three brainspotting trainings and also participated in his five day intensive training.  Additionally, she attended an attachment and dissociation workshop (with Lisa Schwartz) and Generational Brainspotting (with Ruby Gibson).  She has assisted at Dr. Grand’s and Dr. Frey’s level one and level two trainings.  She has been running BSP consultation groups for psychotherapists for several years. She is a national brainspotting trainer in training and is certified.


This group meets on the second Friday of the month, 10:30am – 12:00 noon, via zoom

Karen Holland, LMFT facilitates a peer-to-peer consultation group. The group does not count toward Brainspotting Certification. All BSP levels welcome.

Contact: Karen Holland at (720) 432-4409 or
Cost: No cost

About the facilitator: Karen Holland is an experienced Brainspotting therapist specializing in a variety of marriage and family issues such as infidelity, communication and conflict problems, sex and intimacy issues, parenting, family concerns, interracial relationships, and much more! Karen holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Colorado College and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy from the University of Colorado at Denver. She has studied the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and Experiential Couples Therapy and has trained in brain-body based methods such as the Hakomi Method and Integrated Body Therapy. Most recently Karen has become a Certified Brainspotting Therapist.

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