Training With Dr. Renee Ostertag
Overwhelming life events (too much, too fast, too soon) wreak havoc on your nervous system for years… trapping you in a prison, locking pain in your body, controlling your mind like a dictator, and sabotaging your behavior.
And it’s not your fault!
It’s simply a (very difficult) feature of the human experience.
It’s also not permanent, no matter how it feels that way.
I know the way out — I’ve lived it.
I’d like to show you how to get there, too.
This phase is focused on thawing out frozen helplessness as it lives in your body, showing up as anxiety, depression, and other nagging physical issues.
This phase is geared towards getting you out of needless suffering. Take back control of your circuits, sensations, and emotions.
This phase is about teaching you to assassinate (for good!) the chokehold of past stress/trauma that hijacks your present and future.
Challenge Status Quo
From Pain to Gain.
Key Point #1
Every experience of pain is 3-dimensional: physical, emotional and social.
Key Point #2
These 3D circuits of pain are nearly identical in the brain… and activate when threat is perceived.
Key Point #3
This perception of threat happens in the nervous system below the level of conscious control… and it is NOT a character flaw.
Key Point #4
You can develop skills to change these circuits from threat to safety. Pain & stress need not be permanent!
Is this for me?
If you have:
- A Feeling of Being Out of Control
- Lingering Past Traumatic Events
- Debilitating, Overwhelming Stress
- A Curious, Growth-Oriented Mindset
- A Commitment to Learning
Not sure? Need some concrete data? No problem, take the DASS-21 quiz (validated, scientific tool) and see where your anxiety-stress-depression levels are at.
Persistent Body “ICK”
Nagging pain, injuries or diagnoses that don’t resonate with you… and you refuse to accept this way of living as permanent. You believe change is possible and you’re willing to do the work to make it happen.
You’re surviving and stable enough, but you KNOW there’s a more expansive quality of life available for you… you just need some help illuminating the disconnect between mind and body.
You’re devoted to learning, love personal growth and development and living the best version of yourself… you may even be a self-help junkie! There’s no better playground to explore than at the intersection of mind and body.
Alchemize the impossible… to “I’m Possible”.
Dr. Renee: Tell me about the WIN you just had.
Patient: The win I had was not having a back flare-up in over a year. And, by back flare-up, I mean complete pain that puts me out of commission for anywhere from 1 day to 2 weeks.
Dr. Renee: And, to what do you attribute this win to?
Patient: My awareness of stressors and how to self-regulate.
Dr. Renee: Awesome. Is this something you would recommend to other people?
Patient: 100%. Complete turnaround. It took a lot of work, and time & patience, but… very much well worth it.
Dr. Renee: Awesome.
Hello, Dr. Renee!
It’s Doug McGee.
Thank you for being willing to contribute to our enrichment series as our guest speaker.
You are a unique soul.
And, for those of you who don’t know me… my name is Doug McGee and I am the founder of a personal leadership lifestyle, is what we call it, named Realm.Men.
Dr. Renee was our guest in our enrichment series… and… [chuckle]… she is so unique because she held the presence of almost 50 men on a virtual meeting… with not only the stories that she has about herself and her clients, but the science and the application of the science to actually integrate a lifestyle shift in our nervous system.
So much of us spend time in reaction in our life, and Dr. Renee had the attention of a group of men who listened and then applied their learning into life and they’re still doing it.
We walked away with 3 dynamic tools that Dr. Renee shared with us, the science behind it, and then the tools & the application and how that would make an impact in our life.
So gratefully appreciative of your work, Dr. Renee, of your willingness to show up in a room of men, as the only woman and command their presence and have them walk away with incredibly powerful tools.
So… Grateful for you. Glad to know you. Glad to be in the world doing the work with you and thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Patient: You’re desparate to have relief. You’re desparate. And, I thought, “I’ll go one time, and see what I think.” And, the first time I went, I could tell… it wasn’t a biggie, but at least there was improvement! But, I found ME doing the work.
Dr. Renee: <chuckle>
Patient: I had to go out there and do the work, too. But, you gave me so many wonderful tools. <speaking to audience> Doctor will give you great tools toward recovery. She has so many tools. And, especially for the individual. For me, she has my tools. I’m sure, for someone else that would come, she would have different tools. <speaking to Dr. Renee> But, you’re educated in that, you can tell that you know what you’re doing, and… it made an impression. <speaking to audience> Because I trust her, I really trust her.
“I feel better in my body at 56 than I did at age 26.”
Richard Schultz, Mortgage Loan Officer & Client
“Dr. Renée truly understands that mental stress can cause chronic pain in our bodies. She has helped me understand my stress triggers and develop a suite of tools that I can use to both reduce my stress level and control my chronic pain.”
Dr. Mariah Vanderkaamp, Scientist & Client
Don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions you might have about the Nervous System Ninja program.