Emotional Disorders



What are Emotional Disorders?

We tend to think that emotional disorders are limited to conditions such as bipolar disorder, depression, shyness, anxiety, and phobias.  BodyTalk recognizes that the emotions can also have an effect on all the body’s systems. Habitual stress and chronic overwhelm can result in feelings of anger, powerlessness, or despair, eventually resulting in such conditions as inflammation, abnormal cell growth, or high blood pressure.  Your body’s chemical levels fluctuate depending on your emotional state: healing results from love and trust, causing cell expansion, whereas disease results from hate, stress and anger; causing cell contraction.


How does BodyTalk resolve emotional stress?

BodyTalk recognizes the interrelatedness of body/mind/spirit by retrieving information from emotions, consciousness, and physiology.  A frozen shoulder can store an unresolved hurt from a relationship (emotion), the burden of responsibility (consciousness), and the spasms in the intricate muscles surrounding the joint (physiology).

Using a technique called Active Memory, a BodyTalk practitioner works with the body to disassociate, neutralize, and unhook emotions stored in the connective tissue.  The emotions are retrieved through neuromuscular feedback to bring them out of the tissue, then are sent downward toward the intestines to be “digested,” and processed.  Because talk therapy is not the focus of an Active Memory or Belief System session, even painful emotional traumas and phobias can be dealth with comfortably by the client.

The following inspirational video from Citizen’s Commission on Human Rights International spotlights the harm that can come from labeling people with psychiatric disorders.

A client saw us to reduce her anxiety of air travel.  She came to her first session rating her anxiety an 8 on a scale of 0 – 10.  On her 2nd visit, it dropped to a 4 and on her 3rd visit it dropped to a 2 and remained at 2 through her flight experience.  Her first visit resulted in an ‘open heart experience’ lasting days after the session.  She described that she was moved to tears of joy on several occasions.  On a follow-up call she expressed that her anxiety was ‘much ado about nothing.’  She recognized insights and new perspectives.


August’s topic is Know Your Liver.  Come and learn how to keep your liver healthy.  Join us at BodyTalk California for our monthly free Health Talk on Wednesday, August 5th at 7pm.

We will also be offering complementary BodyTalk Access Sessions; let us show you what we do.

Health Talks are held at the
BodyTalk California Community Center
1097 E. Main St. Ste. H,
Grass Valley, CA 95945
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Excerpt from a scientific evaluation of BodyTalk as published by Nova Science Publishers: "The blinded treatment group showed significant improvements compared to the control group for pain level, anxiety, and satisfaction with social role measures. Fatigue, overall physical and mental health showed significance in the pooled treatment group data ... this mind-body complimentary and alternative medicine system is effective in reducing pain level as well as emotional symptoms associated with long-term chronic pain." Click here to read the full study. 

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