Ana is an Occupational Therapist who specializes in self regulation with infants (birth trauma), children and adults. She is a body centered therapist, certified in Sensory Integration and Neuro-Developmental Approach. She has experience working with trauma resultant from cultural fragmentation and she has studied cross-cultural perspectives of trauma with indigenous and shamanic communities in South America.
Ana has developed a program for Preventing Surgical Trauma addressing the needs of children and adults undergoing medical procedures. Ana has 30-years experience in the area of Physical Medicine. She has worked with clients suffering from Fibromyalgia, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), Chronic Pain and other diagnosis related to the autonomic nervous system dysregulation.
Ana facilitates and coordinates Intensive Programs for clients from out of state or the country interested in experiencing a body mind, inter-disciplinary approach to Healing Trauma.
Ana offers workshops on the subjects of affect modulation, self-regulation and surgical trauma prevention. She combines the Sensory Integrative Approach (Sensory Integration Dysfunction) with Somatic Experiencing in healing trauma.
Ana is approved to provide individual and group supervision sessions for all levels of Somatic Experiencing Practitioners.
Ana currently has a private practice in Boulder, CO. She contracts with schools in the area.
Ana is able to provide services in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
"My goal is to assist families, children and adults to encounter joy and balance in life." Ana do Valle