the listening musician
Corporate and Personal Relational Sophrology
How do we do it ?
Relational Sophrology combines Sophrology, a practice based on aligning intentions with the senses, and the ideology from Modern Relational Therapy: that mutually satisfying relationships with others are necessary for one’s emotional well-being. Both of these cognitive - behavioral practices are goal-oriented and promote self-awareness and healthy behaviors. These principles are applied to daily interactions with others to gain a comprehensive coherency in the way we act, speak, feel, and think.
Sophrology can be practiced alone, or as an excellent companion to any ongoing physical herapy. 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 of more than 30 years as a teacher and a coach to help those who wish to define their authenticity and design and actualize their envisioned successes. Her certification from the Traumatic Research Center directed by neuropsychiatrist, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, author of The Body Keeps the Score provides an additional insight to integrate our past to the present, and thus, intentionally shaping a purposeful future. Ms. Tsai is a certified Sophrologist from L'Ecole Française Supérieure de Sophrologie in Paris.
Depending on the specifications of the client and their goals, a typical protocol lasts between 9-11 sessions. Individualized progress can be measured according to each client's own motivation and willingess in their participation and practices in the end of the protocol.
3 components in each session
1. generous attunement & active listening from the therapist on client's feedback in relation to the projected goal
2. presentation of the new exercises/homework between intention and the senses for the following week
3. a guided affirmative meditation personalized for the client's objective
Areas of specialty
Performance related training : music, sports, public speaking, competitions, interviews
High functioning individuals : prevention against work saturation, burn-out, and quiet quitting, increase productivity
Self-care for caretakers: doctors, nurses, mothers, mental health workers
Unidentifiable stress and anxieties - Integrated living
Expat cultural adaptation - transition, integration
Emotional support for LGBQIA communities and individuals, especially for adolescents
Managing childhood, sexual trauma, eating disorders
Pre and post natal preparation and support
Living with PTSD and complex trauma
EFSS™ Certified Sophrology Practitioner RNCP
Certification on Traumatic Stress Studies from the Trauma Research Foundation led by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk.
Bacherlor in Psychology from Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Individual session (online or in person): 90 euros per hour or 800 euros for packet of 10 sessions
Group session (up to 20 people): 200 euros per hour, or 1800 euros for packet of 10 sessions
Average trajectory period: 10 sessions recommended
On-location sessions are available: travel and extra preparation
In-person 1-on-1 sessions are conducted in Dr. Tsai's office in Toulouse, 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
“Heidi 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."