Naturopathic Emotional Release

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Naturopathic Emotional Release (NER)

Are you experiencing stress, anxiety, or depression? Do you feel worried or concerned?
Are you feeling overwhelmed? It is normal for us to respond and feel this way when there is a situation that results in a lot of change in our lifestyle and environment. Or when you feel like you have too much on your plate and you are struggling to cope.

But, it doesn’t have to be that way.

Don’t worry, you are not alone. All my patients have been in the same place as where you are right now. And I want you to know that I can help you.

Hello, I’m Michelle Cooke, Certified Naturopathic Emotional Release Practitioner and it is my passion to help someone like YOU with emotional distress be able to enjoy a happy life by working with you to release underlying emotional blocks or stress patterns contributing to you feeling stressed, anxious, or depressed.

My one-on-one NER consultations help people experiencing EMOTIONAL DISTRESS increase their ability to cope and feel back in control so that they can live a happy life and experience emotional wellbeing.

What is

Naturopathic Emotional Release (NER)?

It is a technique to help identify and integrate underlying emotional blocks or stress patterns. These underlying emotions or stress can contribute to disharmony in the body leading to symptoms, emotional states or undesirable self-sabotage patterns of behaviour. NER addresses stress, emotions, trauma or any disease state or symptoms in the body. It can also address self-sabotage behaviours which are impacting your ability to achieve your goals.

NER uses a combination of muscle testing, Chinese medicine (meridian points on both wrists) and Emotional Freedom Technique. This technique was originally based on NET (Neuro Emotional Technique). It assesses the Subconscious & Autonomic Nervous System.

These are some conditions / situations that NER can assist with:

  • Fears
  • Mental / emotional health issues
  • Eating disorders
  • Digestive problems
  • Constipation
  • Chronic health conditions
  • Bed wetting
  • Anxiety
  • Night terrors
  • IBS
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Headaches
  • Fertility issues
  • Weight loss
  • Pain
  • Phobias
  • PMS
  • Miscarriage
  • Self-sabotaging behaviour (personal goals, business goals, work goals, fitness goals, healthy eating goals, committing to diet plans & healthier options, school, or university goals etc.),
  • Sleep issues (having trouble getting to sleep, waking up during the night, nightmares)
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Grief
  • Weight gain
  • Food aversions
  • Organ dysfunction
  • Plus, many more!

It is important to address any underlying emotions and stress contributing to symptoms, emotional states or any sabotages / blocks (behaviours) otherwise nothing will change. We test this through muscle testing online which is a way of assessing your autonomic nervous system, which is a part of the nervous system that knows everything about you. By tapping into that we have a really good idea what the body is holding onto.

The good thing is, if the stress or trauma is simply too much to talk about, you don’t have to go into a lot of detail or even talk about that traumatic situation. We will simply identify the Chinese Meridian Point & underlying emotion and integrate it for you so that you can come away from the consultation feeling lighter.

    Here’s what you can expect


    Curious to know more?

    Call 0418 119 777 or click here, after answering any questions you may have about working with me: I will email you some information about the clinic for you to read through.

    Ready to dive on in to work with me? Let’s GO!! You can either


    OR Call 0418 119 77.

    If you book online, you will get an appointment confirmation with a link to a questionnaire that needs to be completed PRIOR to your consultation to allow more face-to-face time and some important information about the clinic.

    If you book over the phone or via my contact page. Within 1-2 business days of booking a consultation with me, I’ll send you an email with a questionnaire (that needs to be completed PRIOR your appointment to allow more face-to-face time) and some important information about the clinic.



    First Appointment

    • This is the initial appointment
    • 60 mins in duration

    We will discuss the reason why you have come to see me and then get started right away on either:

    • Clearing underlying blocks or stress patterns leading to undesirable symptoms in the body.
    • Clearing underlying blocks or stress patterns arising in self-sabotage behaviours impacting your ability to achieve your goals

    You will be prescribed an Australian Bush Flower Essence to process the emotions that we have cleared for you. Australian Bush Flower Essences are exceptional at processing emotions. This will be posted out to you if I am seeing you online.

    Second Appointment

    • This is your follow up appointment 
    • (Normally 1-2 weeks approx. after your first appointment depending on what you have come to see me for)
    • Either 30 or 60 mins in duration.
    • We will continue clearing blocks or stress patterns leading to undesirable symptoms in the body or arising in self-sabotage behaviours. 


    Other Appointments

    • At these appointments we will continue to clear any other blocks or stress patterns together.
    • (Variable: Every 1-4 weeks or once every 3 months).
    • The frequency of appointments does vary depending on what you have come to see me for.
    • 30 mins in duration (generally they are this length, unless we have substantial blocks to clear then it would be 60 mins).
    Here’s what you can expect



    At the end of your NER treatment you will:

    • Feel CALM and CONTENT
    • Be EMPOWERED and SATISFIED with guidance and direction
    • Feel in control, NOT your emotions running your life
    • BE relieved that you have ANSWERS as to why you were feeling that way
    • BE relieved that you have ANSWERS as to why you were sabotaging yourself
    • Feel REASSURED and LISTENED to

    I'd love your feedback

    After I have assisted you with your emotional wellbeing issue:

    • I will send you an email with some short quick feedback questions
    • I would greatly appreciate if you could fill out the questions and return to me via email
    • Thanks in ADVANCE ☺
    feYou could spend hours

    (weeks, months or even YEARS!)

    going around in circles of frustration, in an attempt to resolve emotional distress, by yourself. But to be honest; trial and error is the slowest way to RESULTS.

    OR I can help you!

    I would LOVE to help you (Emotional Wellbeing is my ‘THANG’ remember!).

    IT IS the fastest solution (no, really! It is!). Treatment is specifically tailored to YOU and what you have come to see me for.  

    You’ll be fast tracking your way to improving your chances of feeling back in control and YOU again in no time! (And wouldn’t that be great!)

    You ready? Awesome!

    I’m here for YOU and ready when YOU ARE!! LET’S DO THIS!!

    To book your appointment, either click the Book Now button below or call 0418 119 777

    here are some of my most

     Frequently asked Questions

    Will it help me?

    NER can help anyone of any age or gender including babies, children, teenagers, and adults. 

    Yes! that is right! babies can have underlying emotions too; in this situation we test the mum on behalf of the baby through surrogate testing. It can be helpful in the case of when a baby is experiencing colic for instance. 

    Whether it is a physical symptom or condition you are presenting with, an emotion or some sort of self-sabotaging behaviour – NER will be able to assist (provided that there is an underlying emotion there, which most of the time there will be).

    How soon will I notice the benefits of NER?

    After your first session you should be able to notice the benefits almost immediately and walk away feeling lighter (if you have come to me for emotional wellbeing), you may have some symptomatic relief (if you have come to see me for symptoms or a condition) or feel more motivated to take action (if you have come to see me for self-sabotaging behaviours). 

    This can be noticed during the session, straight after or a short time after. Keep in mind it is best to have a few sessions to work through what you have come in for so that we can totally resolve it for you. 

    Rome wasn’t built in a day, and it is unrealistic to expect that we can address everything in only one consultation. There are layers of emotions that we need to peel back (like an onion) to work through various aspects to your physical, emotional, or behavioural presentation (self-sabotaging).

    How long do the NER consultations go for?

    Your first initial NER consultation would be 60 mins. We will discuss what you have come to see me for and then we will get started on clearing those underlying blocks / emotions so that you can start feeling better as soon as possible. 

    Your follow up NER consultations are generally 30 mins, unless there are lots that we need to shift and clear which may be the case in the first few appointments together. You can gather more of an understanding as to what time frame you will need after our initial consultation together. 

    Can I come to see you face-to-face for NER?

    At this point in time all consultations are being conducted online ONLY via zoom until it is deemed safe to resume face-to-face consultations. The online consultations are just as effective as face-to-face consultations, I will be muscle testing on your behalf. 

    I don’t live in Melbourne can I still make an appointment for NER?

    Yes! Absolutely! I have online zoom consultations available so that you can enjoy the benefits NER has to offer from the comfort from your own home anywhere in the world 😊 

    Can I have a NER consultation over the phone?

    No, unfortunately the technique needs to be done online on a secure video call as I need to be able to see you, for it to be effective. Prior to your consultation I will send you a zoom link via email and all you have to do is click on the link, a few minutes prior to your appointment. If there are any technical issues, I will email you a Skype link instead.

    What can I expect after I book a NER consultation with you?

    You will get an appointment confirmation via email. I will email you a short questionnaire that needs to be completed PRIOR to your consultation and emailed back to me, my fee schedule, some important information about the clinic and FAQs. 

    What type of self-sabotaging behaviours / blocks can you assist with?

    These are just some examples of what you may be experiencing so there may not be something mentioned here. The below examples do not include all the self-sabotages when it comes to fertility, hormones, health conditions and symptoms you are going through. Really the sky is the limit to what we can work on together!

    Business blocks / sabotages:

    • Issues marketing yourself
    • Being visible – on your website, on your social media channels, on video 
    • Money blocks – charging money, charging your worth, spending money on the business 
    • Subconsciously blocking new clients from coming to you
    • Confidence Issues

    Career blocks / sabotages:

    • Issues with public speaking / presentations 
    • Being afraid to ask questions 
    • Feeling scared to approach your boss for a pay rise
    • Feeling apprehensive about negotiating reducing your working hours / days with your boss 

    School or University blocks / sabotages:

    • Issues with public speaking / presentations 
    • Being afraid to ask questions 
    • Lack of motivation to study

    Fitness Goals 

    • Being motivated initially and then falling off the wagon 
    • Going through periods of motivation and lack of motivation 
    • Feeling like you want to give up 
    • You feel frustrated that you can’t stick to your fitness plan 
    • You are disappointed that you can’t reach your ideal weight 

    Healthy eating goals

    • Being motivated initially and then falling off the wagon 
    • Going through periods of motivation and lack of motivation 
    • Feeling like you want to give up 
    • You feel frustrated that you can’t stick to your healthy eating goals 
    • You are disappointed that you can’t reach your ideal weight 
    • You are reaching for foods that you shouldn’t be eating (either because it impacts your ideal weight goals, or you are intolerant or allergic to certain foods, but you still are having issues avoiding eating them even though you know it is bad for you).
    I have something traumatic that I have experienced, would I have to talk about it?

    No, if it is too painful to go there and talk about the experience in detail you don’t have to (but you can if you would like). We will still be able to uncover the underlying emotion, identify it and then clear those blocks that need releasing, without you having to say anything at all. 

    I’m trying to lose weight and struggling to stick to my diet / fitness plan will NER help?

    Yes, absolutely. Often you have the best intentions to get started on a plan that will help you lose weight but then excuses start to creep in “I’m too tired today so I’ll give exercise a miss” or “I should just give myself a break today” or “I’ve done so well so far, it’s only one bit of cake to treat myself” etc. At the end of the day there are emotional blocks / sabotages that need to be identified, processed, and integrated so that you can get on with smashing your goals. 

    Do I have to have hormone or fertility issues to be able to see you for NER?

    No, you don’t need to have hormone imbalance or fertility issues to be able to see me for Naturopathic Emotional Release, anyone can benefit from this technique. 

    I am struggling to get pregnant, will NER help me?

    It is very important that if you are experiencing fertility issues that you address any subconscious emotional blocks or sabotages. While natural treatments such as herbal medicine, nutritional medicine, diet, and lifestyle advice can be amazing, if you don’t treat the underlying stress or emotion associated with fertility, it can be difficult to get the results you are looking for and nothing will really change. 

    Can you guarantee that I will get pregnant after doing NER consultations?

    No, unfortunately I cannot guarantee that you will get pregnant after our NER consultations. But it is something I highly recommend doing to improve your chances especially if it feels like you have tried everything and you are still not pregnant. Wouldn’t it be amazing, if the main reason why you haven’t conceived, was because it was due to some underlying emotions / blocks / sabotages that needed processing and clearing? The fertility journey is also a highly emotional time and such an emotional rollercoaster so it is good to identify and clear those emotions so that you can move forward, and make sure your body feels safe to be able to conceive. 

    If you would like to increase your chances of conceiving, if possible (unless you are using donor sperm), I would highly recommend that your partner also books in for a NER consultation too because after all it takes a man and woman to make a baby and he could have underlying emotions / blocks that could also be contributing to your fertility issues preventing you from having the baby of your dreams. This is a great way of your partner in crime to really feel like he has contributed to the fertility journey you are experiencing as a couple. Because quite often the father to be, can feel left out when it comes to the pregnancy and post-natal time, so this is his time to shine and feel proud of his part he had to play.

    Still not sure if I can help you?

    I would like to invite you to book a FREE 15 min discovery call.

    This is a FREE 15 min phone call to:

    1. Discover what it’s like to work with me before you commit any time or money.
    2. Find out if I am a good fit to help you achieve your health goals.
    3. Determine whether we are best suited to work together 

    I will call you at your designated time. 

    Please note:
    This is NOT a consultation.
    Any advice for your particular health concern, presentation, condition/s, emotional block, or sabotage will NOT be provided. 

    Click the book now button below to secure your discovery call.

    Are you ready

    to get started and clear your underlying emotions / stress or sabotages?

    OK, Let’s do this!!

    To book your appointment, either click the Book Now button below or call 0418 119 777

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