There are many ways our lives can get out of balance. Pervasive stress, life transitions, trauma, or relational loss can overwhelm us and disrupt our inherent ability to care for ourselves. When life gets out of balance, it may be difficult to calm our anxieties, problem-solve, or reach out for support. We may even struggle with being truthful with those we love. Perhaps we feel flooded with too many emotions or disconnected from our bodies – turning to food, media, or other activities to decrease our internal distress. Finding a way out of the disruption and back into a life of balance can be difficult. But it is not impossible.
With over two decades of experience I draw from the latest research in relational neurobiology, traumatology, and mindfulness practices to assist individuals in cultivating a deeper connection to self and more meaningful relationship with others. As a body- oriented therapist I combine traditional “talk” therapy with experiential modalities to explore the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I am particularly interested in the way the nervous system communicates to us through breathing, temperature, heart rate, tension, gestures, or postures and how this process informs the way we think, feel, behave, and communicate.
My approach is compassionate, affirming, and straight-forward. My goal is to support you in reconnecting to your innate capacity to heal as you discover new possibilities, challenge limiting beliefs, and reconnect to a sense of balance and wholeness.
Is it time to restore balance, improve relationships, or decrease stress? If you answered yes, then I invite you to contact me for an appointment.
Paula Scatoloni, LCSW, CEDS, SEP