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Buckeye Brainspotting Network of Ohio

Welcome to March Madness!!!

I am floored at the increased number of those who are seeking Mental Health Services. How are you taking care of yourself? How are you maintaining your boundaries?

Our second Peer Support Group will meet March 26th 9:00-10:30

WebEx link:

Hope you can make it!

We have around 30 trained Brainspotters in Ohio. Let's gather to support one another.

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Buckeye Nugget

David Grand and Dr Mondo, “Helping White Ears Listen to Truths About Racial Injustice”

June 15,2020

Dr. David Grand, founder of Brainspotting, and Dr. Armando Gonzalez discuss racism through the lens of trauma and it's impact on the human brain.

This will be a conversation between two men with white privilege attempting to do our best at educating other white men and women of the realities of institutional racism, how we all are blinded by our own privilege and why we run, blame and defend our way out of accepting these harsh truths.


Here is what’s happening with your OCA:

The OCA Spring Conference Call for Proposals ends this Friday. See our Spring Conference Webpage for all the details:

The Call for Proposals for the All Ohio Counselors Conference is now open with an April 23 Deadline – More info at

Voting is open for our next OCA President Elect – go here to see the candidates’ bios and vote before March 22: All OCA Members get to vote!


See the OCA Events Calendar here: Watch our calendar for all upcoming live and virtual events!

Creating a Culture of Empathy – March 9

Practical Tools and Interventions for Counseling Children and Adolescents via Telehealth – March 12

Asian American Racial Healing Circle – March 15 (also March 22, 29)

All Bodies are Good Bodies – March 17

EMDR Therapy Training – March 19 – 21

Professionalism & Ethics – March 22

What’s That Eye Movement Thing You Do? – March 26

Best Practices in Telehealth – April 2

OCA Spring Conference (Virtual) – April 22-23

All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC – Oct

So – get your proposals in soon and – VOTE before March 22!

If you are interested in getting more involved in the OCA, a few chapters and divisions have open leadership positions and our fiscal year ends June 30 and there will be some open positions on our Committees! Contact me for more info.

Bob Thomas

OCA Executive Director


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