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Overcome Overwhelm: Learn to Regulate Your Nervous System
6-Wk Virtual Group

DATES: 

Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30 PM starting July 10, 2024

July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7, and August 14.

Do you constantly feel on edge and unable to relax? Do you find yourself worrying excessively about future events or outcomes? You're not alone. Many people struggle with overwhelming thoughts and feelings that seem to hijack their daily living, making it difficult to find peace and clarity.

Imagine having tools to soothe your nervous system and restore balance in moments of stress. What if you could cultivate a deeper awareness of your body's signals and learn techniques that promote relaxation and resilience?

In this transformative 6-week journey, we invite you to explore practices such as somatic awareness, breathwork, Qi Gong, and mindfulness. These methods are designed to empower you, helping you reclaim control over your well-being.

Join us as we embark on a path towards greater calm, presence, and inner harmony. Together, let's equip ourselves with the tools to thrive in a fast-paced world while nurturing a profound connection between mind, body, and spirit.

 

Benefits: 

• Enhance your ability to manage stress and anxiety.
• Develop practical skills for everyday calm and emotional balance.
• Build meaningful connections with fellow participants.
• Gain lifelong tools for maintaining mental and emotional health. 

Format: 

• Weekly 90-minute virtual sessions via a secure online platform.
• Interactive group discussions and experiential practice. 

Whether you are new to these practices or looking to deepen your existing skills, this group offers a supportive and nurturing environment to cultivate peace and resilience in your life. Join us on this journey to finding calm and achieving greater self-regulation.


OVERVIEW 

Week 1: Introduction to Somatic Awareness

Understanding the mind-body connection; introducing somatic awareness techniques

Guided body scan meditation

Week 2: Introduction to Qi Gong

Qi Gong movements to cultivate energy flow, relaxation and balance.

Learn a simple Qi Gong flow for daily grounding and centering

Week 3: Mindfulness in Daily Life

Learn how to incorporate mindfulness in your everyday life to cultivate a state of inner calm 

Engage in guided meditations and mindful activities

Week 4: Deepening Breathwork Practices

Harnessing the power of breath to regulate the nervous system.

Learn foundational breathwork exercises to reset the nervous system

Week 5: Integration of Practices

Session Focus: Combining somatic awareness, breathwork, Qi Gong, and mindfulness for comprehensive nervous system regulation.

Personalized action planning for continued practice outside of sessions

Week 6: Create Your Personalized Plan 

Combine all learned techniques into a cohesive personal daily ritual  

Create a personalized plan for continued self-regulation and calm

Group sharing of insights and personal growth

 

 

ABOUT ANDREA:

Andrea Fennewald is an Associate Clinical Social Worker earning her degree from Colombia University. Her approach to psychotherapy is holistic and compassionate. Sessions with Andrea are collaborative and integrative, focusing on the mind-body connection. She is deeply influenced by Attachment Theory, CBT, Relational, and Somatic Therapy practices. Andrea has experience working with many different clinical populations including those suffering from substance abuse and dual diagnosis. Some areas of focus include women's issues, racial identity, spirituality, grief, loss, and PTSD. Her approach can be described as gentle, grounding, and non-judgmental. In addition to traditional therapy, Andrea is trained in EMDR, Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy, and Psychedelic Somatic Interactional Psychotherapy.

Past Events:

Women’s ketamine retreat
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