Unraveling - conversations around emotional wellness, trauma and healing

Episode three - nervous system dysregulation

September 05, 2021 Reilly Scott/Michele Berthiaume Season 1 Episode 3
Unraveling - conversations around emotional wellness, trauma and healing
Episode three - nervous system dysregulation
Show Notes

In this episode Reilly and Michele dive into nervous system dysregulation, what it means and ways that they've learned to care for their nervous systems. 

The Polyvagal Theory:

Nagoski Sisters and burnout/completing the stress cycle: 


Mammal coming out of freeze/shut down: https://youtu.be/Ox7Uj2pw-80 


When the Body Says No by Dr. Gabor Maté: https://drgabormate.com/book/when-the-body-says-no/


Compassionate inquiry training: https://compassionateinquiry.com/online-training/ 


Tools for regulating:

  • Themes/subjects mentioned: creating safety, co-regulation, discharging energy and stress.
  • Completing the stress cycle and the Nagoski sisters: see above resources
  • The vagus nerve and ways to regulate with Dr. Nicole LePera: https://youtu.be/jfATQyKJ2sE 
  • Somatic experiencing and Dr. Peter Levine: https://www.somaticexperiencing.com/ 

Trauma/tension release exercises and David Berceli: https://traumaprevention.com/