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Mar 15, 2024

Today’s Guest: Kristy Snedden, LCSW, has been a Brainspotting enthusiast since 2013 and is a Brainspotting consultant with a specialty endorsement in Brainspotting with children and adolescents. She runs “Brainspotting Through the Poet’s Eye” which is a monthly group for Brainspotting therapists/writers and offers online webinars and writing retreats. 

Kristy lives in the Appalachian Mountains of northeast Georgia where she maintains a full-time private practice. She specializes in working with trauma, attachment, and creativity, with a special interest in Brainspotting and Creative Writing. 

In her spare time Kristy is a poet, and her poetry appears or is forthcoming in a variety of national and international online and print journals and anthologies. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and a 2023 recipient of the Small Orange Press Emerging Woman Poet prize. She serves as the Book Review Editor for Anti-Heroin Chic and studies at Phillip Schulz’s Writers Studio. When not working or writing, she can be found hiking or hanging out with her husband listening to their dogs tell tall tales. 



  • How Brainspotting helped Kristy open up her creativity and strengthen her determination to help clients unlock their creativity as well

  • Encouraging Brainspotting clients to get curious, compassionate, and nonjudgmental

  • What it’s like doing Brainspotting with kids

  • Busting myths around what it’s like to work with creative clients



  • Kristy Snedden

Contact Kristy at ksnedden(at)

Join Kristy’s “Brainspotting My (True) Story” workshop at the Rocky Mountain Brainspotting Institute on March 22, 2024

Follow Kristy on Instagram @kristy_snedden_poetry



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