The Cycle of Emotional and Sensory Overload

Main Concept Multilevel Emotion Regulation Theory (MERT) The Cycle of Emotional and Sensory Overload is one of the main concepts in […]

Baseline

Baseline is one of the main concepts in the Multilevel Emotional Regulation Theory (MERT) developed by Simone de Hoogh. In PowerWood we […]

“She was really wound up, deeply depressed, withdrawn, not talking to anyone”

‘Airy fairy’ When my daughter Lisa* started at a preschool group, the staff noticed that she was a bit ‘airy […]

“The violence towards me from my child was constant” single mum of child with PDA

I always knew that James* was different. People would say ‘He is a boy’, ‘You are on your own’, ‘It’s […]

“The biggest challenge is not being understood and being forced to fit in” Mum of three about life with OE’s

How and when did you first realise your children were different? With my oldest I knew from young that he […]

Top 3 Tips to Up your Baseline (Energy and Resilience Level)

Simone de Hoogh‘s Blog In PowerWood we always talk about our Baseline. What do we mean by that? Baseline is […]

“My 4 year old was so overwhelmed by her emotions she wanted to end her life”

Names have been changed When did you learn about OE? I first came across PowerWood when my daughter was very […]

A pool of blood or … red balloons? How to show your imagination who’s in charge

Understanding imaginational and emotional OE At PowerWood Camp late one night a mum with her young daughter came to see […]