Q: What is the nervous system, and why is it important to regulate it?
A: The nervous system is the body's communication network, responsible for sending messages between the brain and different parts of the body. It's important to regulate the nervous system because it affects our physical, emotional, and mental well-being. When the nervous system is dysregulated, it can lead to symptoms such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, chronic pain, and digestive issues.
Q: What are some signs that my nervous system is dysregulated?
A: Some common signs of nervous system dysregulation include difficulty sleeping, mood swings, irritability, chronic pain, digestive issues, and feeling constantly on edge or overwhelmed.
Q: What is nervous system regulation, and how can it help me?
A: Nervous system regulation refers to techniques and practices that help bring the nervous system back into balance. It can include mindfulness practices, deep breathing exercises, physical activity, and bodywork. By regulating the nervous system, you can improve your overall well-being, reduce stress and anxiety, and improve your sleep and digestion.
Q: What is a nervous system regulation session with you like?
A: During a nervous system regulation session, we will work together to identify your unique stress triggers and explore various self-regulating tools that work best for you. These can include mindfulness practices, breathing exercises, and bodywork. We'll work to develop a personalized plan to support your nervous system regulation and overall well-being.
Q: How many sessions do I need to see results?
A: It varies from person to person, but most clients find that they start to see results after 3-4 sessions. However, for some, it may take longer or require ongoing support to maintain nervous system regulation.
Q: What are your fees, and do you offer sliding scale?
A: The fee for the initial 3 sessions is $420, and additional sessions can be purchased for $150 per session or in packs of 3 for $420. I accept payment via Square, PayPal, Venmo, cash, or check. I do offer sliding scale options, so please let me know if cost is a concern.
Q: How do I schedule a session with you?
A: It's best to start with a quick chat to see if what I have to offer fits your needs currently. Schedule your call here.
Q: What should I do to prepare for a session?
A: During the session, we will discuss your nervous system and explore various techniques to help regulate it. I will guide you through exercises and practices tailored to your specific needs and goals. It's helpful to come with an open mind and a willingness to explore different techniques and practices for nervous system regulation. Please have paper and colored pencils / pens/ markers for mapping out your nervous system. Sit in a quiet area where you will not be disturbed for the duration of the session, and have a glass of water to hydrate while we chat.