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Guidelines for using sensory modulation to support de-escalation and self-management of arousal

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  • Publication Date:

    25 June 2024

  • Area:

    Mental Health
  • Resource Type:

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      Guidance/guides
  • File Type:

    PDF, 33 kb

Sensory modulation is a versatile approach, offering a range of techniques to support people in de-escalating moments of distress. Sensory modulation recognises the connection between our sensory experiences and emotional states. By understanding how different sensory inputs can either heighten or soothe our nervous system, people can use this knowledge to navigate times of heightened emotional arousal with greater ease and resilience.

Download this resource to access guidelines for using sensory modulation to support de-escalation.