the listening musician
Art of integrated living
Sophrology is a solution-based, psychosomatic therapy that invites us to develop a more conscientious perception of our daily life and our body by combining controlled breathing in a series of gentle exercises and various positive visualizations/meditation. This practice enables the alignment of the following aspects within a defined time and a personalized intention : physical, emotional, communication, and actions.
Sophrology can be practiced alone, or as an excellent companion to any ongoing physical or psychological therapy. It facilitates the integration and embodiment of all the new information in a coherent manner into your day-to-day life.
As a sophrologist, Ms. Tsai applies her experiences as a teacher/coach and her studies in psychology (B.A. Applied Psychology, Boston University) to help others who are in need. In addition, Ms. Tsai earned her Traumatic Stress Studies certification from the Traumatic Research Center directed by neuropsychiatrist, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, author of The Body Keeps the Score. Ms. Tsai is a certified Sophrologist from l'École Française Supérieure de Sophrologie in Paris.
I work with professionals and students to help them achieve their objectives by aligning their targeted intentions in their actions, spoken words, physical sensations, and emotions.
This is executed in a defined period between 9-11 session/weeks, including the following elements:
1. talk and active listening
2. personalized protocol spanning the entire duration
3. exercises integrating new ideas and sensations
4. measurable results to meet personal/work goals.
*Performance related training : music, sports, public speaking, competitions, interviews
*CEO and corporate mental health : how to prevent work saturation /burn-out and increase productivity
*Self-care for caretakers: doctors, nurses, mothers, mental health workers
*Decrease unidentifiable stress and anxieties - Integrated living
*Expat cultural adaptation - transition, integration
*Emotional support for LGBQIA communities and individuals
*Managing childhood and/or sexual trauma Pre- and/or post- natal preparation and support *Psychosomatic practices to relieve and help PTSD and Depression symptoms
*Restoring restful sleep patterns
EFSS™ Certified Sophrology Practitioner RNCP
Certification on Traumatic Stress Studies from the Trauma Research Foundation led by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk.
Group therapy is also available: studies have shown an improvement on efficiency in productivity, with an increasing focus on empathetic communication, motivation, and team unity :
Work dynamics: orchestras, conservatories, chamber music groups, how to cope and thrive in highly competitive team settings, etc.
Individual session (online or in person): 80 euros per hour
Group session: 160 euros per hour
Average trajectory period: 10 sessions (recommended: 1
session per week, but a higher frequency per week can be arranged for exceptional requests) Packaged sessions are available at a 5% discount: 10 sessions package = 760 euros (instead of 800 euros)
On-location sessions are available: travel and extra preparation
costs to the session fees
in-person sessions take place in Ms. Tsai's cabinet/clinic in Toulouse city center (by Jean Jaurès metro stop), France
Sessions can be conducted in the following languages:
English, French, Catalan, Mandarin, Spanish
International Development Consultant: adaptive management and governance
"Heidi provided a fantastic first experience of sophrology, introducing me to a new way of thinking and being, combining great online sessions, exercises, her brilliant style of guided meditations and illuminating homework. After 8 sessions I felt I had gained new skills and awareness in self-regulation to add to my existing meditation practice. Her combination of warmth, openness, knowledge and professionalism made this a wonderful weekly session to look forward to. I would highly recommend Heidi in the practice of sophrology."
"I have enlisted Heidi's sophrology services to help me manage my stress and work on my self-esteem and relationships with others. As a rather neurotic journalist who is super interested in sports and the mind/body connection, I found Heidi's skillset and proposed methodology very intriguing. I was looking for something a bit different to the talk therapies I had tried, something that also addressed issues I knew were psychosomatic, and Heidi has very much delivered. Heidi is a very empathetic, conscientious, and astute person who plans everything and brings her full attention to every session. The programme she created for me that was based on an extensive delving into my own intentions has been put together with a great deal of thought and heart, and I feel very supported and understood on my journey towards becoming a calmer and happier person. I wholeheartedly recommend her services."
Freelance corporate Journalist / writer for finance, law, and emerging technology
“Have customers review you and share wHeidi has a wonderfully calming and empathetic nature and her approach to therapy is professional and reassuring. We have been on an interesting journey together, the rewards of which are palpable. She is a descerning listener who applies her skills with creativity, relevance, and potency. I can't recommend Heidi enough."