Episode 15

Calming the Chaotic Brain with Dominika Staniewicz

Published on: 24th March, 2024

Calming the Chaotic Brain - Interview with Dominika Staniewicz

Today, our guest is Dominika Staniewicz, one of the few Elite Neuroencoding specialists in the world. She is also Licensed as a Brain Coach by Dr. Amen, a renowned Neuropsychiatrist. Dominika helps people overcome a variety of mental and emotional issues using techniques like Brain Coaching, Neuroencoding and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). In this episode, we learn about how Dominika treats issues like trauma, stress, pain, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Anger and aggression using a mixture of science, neuroscience and psychology.

Key points and Timestamps:

2:26: What is Neuroencoding? “Using the body, mind, neuropathways and neuroplasticity to create lasting change in the brain, behavioral and emotional change.”

5:14: Dominika tells how she made the shift from practicing Sociology, Education and Coaching to practicing as an Elite Neuroencoding Specialist and Brain Coach. “Life was Life-ing for me and I made a change.” Life Coaches helped her reduce her own issues significantly, and improve the quality of her life.

Anger Management – The Amygdala and Hypothalamus

9:23: “There is so much we now know about the Brain” Dominika’s tips on “optimizing the brain”

Oxygenation and Gut Health

Stress in Your Environment

Vitamin D and the Sun and other supplements

11:52: “Your brain is happy to change…if you direct it.”

12:09: Ways to trick your brain – remember more and study less by throwing your brain off balance, studying, and going into deep rest or sleep afterward. (Stanford study)

16:43: Can you see inside the brain? “Absolutely” – A Spect Scan

18:55: Working with a client with ADHD - it can become a superpower with the right assistance, supplements and brain care!

21:44: What can we do about the loss of hope?

22:00: Case Study – A client of Dominika’s who was frustrated and unhappy about her work and her life. “The brain likes categorizing.”

Sports analogy: People enjoy the journey and the progress they are making toward their goals

25:52: Depression and the mirror exercise: High five yourself in the mirror and tell yourself “I love you.” Also, celebrate the things that go well during the day. Yoga and walking in green areas also help!

Learning how to put your attention on the journey and the little things help depression.

31:18: Chronic Pain suggestions – Ketamine Treatment at a facility in Arizona can help more quickly than Neuroencoding. Also, use medication (vs. self-medication)

35:22: Dominika’s website tour – www.yourbraincoachd.com See Blog, Online Coaching Group and Book

39:00: Overwhelm and “shooting for the stratosphere.”

Parting thoughts: “Your brain…like your liver. can heal itself.” “There’s no reason to choose to be unhappy.”


Dominika’s Website: https://www.yourbraincoachd.com/

Chronic Pain Website: Dr. James at Advanced Wellness and Pain - 5111 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 105 Scottsdale AZ 85250 or https://advancedwellnessandpain.com/

Dominika’s Book – “The Magic of Dreaming Big, Acting Small and Achieving Success” at Amazon: https://amzn.to/3vukMAd

#ADHD #Depression #mentalhealth

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Calming the Chaos
Helping You Find Peace in a Chaotic World!
Calming the Chaos is a podcast by Licensed Mental Health Counselor Tracy Kenela, who interviews a variety of professionals around the world in an effort to find different ways to help people (and herself!) find peace in a chaotic world. Each episode contains Information, tips, tools, and resources that come from different schools of thought, and are presented as a fun and entertaining way to help you move toward a more peaceful and enjoyable life.

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Tracy Kenela is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Eating Disorders Specialist and Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist in Olympia, Washington. As the Host of "Calming the Chaos" Podcast, Tracy has made it her mission to help people (and herself!) find peace in a Chaotic world! Her podcast interviews, YouTube Channel and short videos are an entertaining way to find self help for all things that cause you chaos!