What is the Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP)?

What is Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP)? The Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) is an evidence-based listening therapy designed to reduce sound sensitivities and improve auditory processing, behavioural state regulation, and social engagement behaviours through filtered music. As a practical application of Polyvagal Theory, the Safe and Sound Protocol acts as a non-invasive, acoustic vagalContinue reading “What is the Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP)?”

What is Polyvagal Theory

Polyvagal theory is based on the influence of the vagus nerve on different physiological (body) processes as well as psychological states. It also describes how there can be nervous system dysregulation and the process to gain more regulation in the nervous system. The Vagus Nerve The Vagus Nerve is the longest cranial nerve in theContinue reading “What is Polyvagal Theory”

How Do You Tell If Your Nervous System Is Dysregulated?

Nervous system dysregulation can create a lot of stress in your body. You may not know why you are feeling the way you are and not understand that it could be your nervous system. There are a lot of signs that can point to nervous system dysregulation, as well as experiences that can contribute toContinue reading “How Do You Tell If Your Nervous System Is Dysregulated?”