Deb Dana's



The Science of Feeling Safe Enough To Fall in Love with Life and Take the Risks of Living

A Polyvagal Perspective on How We Are Human

Towards Compassion & Connection

"The autonomic nervous system is a common denominator in the human family. We all share the same biobehavioral platform."

-Deb Dana

Through a Polyvagal approach to living - the door opens to compassion
An autonomic nervous system that co-regulates and self-regulates with ease creates the possibility to move out of the need for protection - and instead to embody a system that finds joy in connection.

My work as a clinician, consultant, author and speaker is focused on using a Polyvagal lens to understand and resolve the impact of trauma - and to create ways of working that honor the role of the autonomic nervous system as we move through states of protection and connection in an ongoing quest for safety. 

This website offers diverse resources and material in various formats to provide a roadmap we can use to find our way to wellbeing in both our professional work and our personal lives.  Whether you are an established polyvagal enthusiast, clinician, practitioner or simply a curious human being at the beginning of your polyvagal journey – welcome!


Curious Human Beings

We invite you to choose the various routes and methods that suit your lifestyle best so you can explore Deb Dana's diverse polyvagal guided work here at Rhythm of Regulation.

Learn on your own by reading free guides, worksheets & articles, find links to all of Deb's publications, listen to recordings and unique audio-meditations.

Forthcoming in 2021, this is an exciting new audio adventure offering inspiring ventral vagal content - created for everyone to enjoy and delivered to your ears anywhere, anytime.

A diverse selection of both clinical and non-clinical courses and workshops: live online, interactive, recorded on-demand, hybrid and co-hosted training all available.

See and hear Deb in a variety of appearances as she gets to the heart of her work with trauma, resilience and the power of befriending your nervous system.

See forthcoming keynote speeches, workshop & conference presentations, or invite Deb for a speaking engagement or bespoke workshop for your organization.

Deb is available for international events and conferences. She also offers bespoke training worldwide, tailored for the specific needs of each individual organization.


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The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy Book Study Group

Explore The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy  in this 15 session book study group with Deb Dana.

Upcoming Events

IACP 40th Anniversary Conference - Ireland

October 16, 2021

The Knowledge Tree

Experiential Workshop

Oct 27 & Nov 19, 2021

3 Day Workshop for Spanish Speaking Participants
Feb-Mar, 2022


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