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Zones of regulation interventions

A zones of regulation intervention is a visual system used to control emotion-driven behaviours by managing overwhelming emotions. A zones of regulation intervention can be useful for many individuals, including those who experience anger and violence or have an autistic spectrum condition (ASC). We can provide zones of regulation interventions at HSR Psychology.

Who is suitable for a zones of regulation intervention?

Anyone from the age of 4 upto 25, depending on cognitive abilities, may be suitable for a zones of regulation intervention at HSR Psychology.

A zones of regulation intervention may be an idea for those who: 

If you want to find out more about how a zones of regulation interventioncould benefit yourself, or those around you, then please contact with us.

What are the benefits of a zones of regulation intervention?

A zones of regulation intervention brings a range of benefits for the individual, including:

Following a zones of regulation intervention, you will be provided with recommendations for giving the child or young person further support. Our recommendations are useful for ensuring that the zones of regulation techniques are maintained outside of the intervention setting. 

What happens prior to a zones of regulation intervention?

A zones of regulation interventioncan be recommended after an initial discussion. You can see our process below.

Our process

At HSR Psychology we ensure that we meet the needs of children and young people. To achieve this we ensure that any specific assessments, intervention, or direct work, is only carried out following an initial discussion.

An initial discussion allows us to understand the background and your expectations of our involvement. Having an initial discussion ensures any services we provide appropriately identify or address needs.

Our process for any specific assessments, intervention, or direct work is as follows:

Step 1: Contact us

We will usually be contacted by the child or young person, parent or carer, or another professional (eg education or health).

You can contact us or complete a referral



Step 2: Arrange an initial discussion

An initial discussion allows us to understand the background and your expectations of our involvement. Arrange an initial discussion



Step 3: Review our recommendations

Following an initial discussion we will send you an email that includes:

  • Next steps recommendations - to provide a bespoke package of support. For example:
    • Assessments
    • Reports
    • Information gathering
    • Meeting
    • Interventions
    • Consultancy
    • Reviews
  • Costing - we will provide costings for any services recommended.


Step 4: Let's get started

On receipt of the next steps recommendations and costing you can decide how to proceed. Once you have decided contact us to arrange the chosen services.



What happens during a zones of regulation intervention?

During a zones of regulation intervention, the individual will work with the HSR professional to identify triggers or times of overwhelming emotions. The individual will then be taught about the four zones of regulation which is a visual system they can use to recognise their emotional state. The individual will work closely with the HSR Psychology specialist in practising how to stay in a certain zone and how to move between zones. The child or young person will usually be taught effective strategies to use when emotions become overwhelming so that they can move to a more appropriate zone. The child or young person will be encouraged to practice the zones of regulation strategies between each session and reflect on the effectiveness during sessions. 

What happens after a zones of regulation intervention?

Once the intervention is complete, the individual will be able to use effective techniques for recognising and addressing overwhelming emotions. Follow-up sessions may be suggested after zones of regulation intervention. Outcomes from the intervention can either be provided via a feedback session, or, if need be, a written report. We will support you through the whole intervention process; that is why we offer follow up support support to you post-intervention.

Do we provide a report alongside a zones of regulation intervention?

A report is something we always recommend following an intervention. A report includes what took place, our impact, and future recommendations. We offer a comprehensive report after a zones of regulation intervention highlighting effective coping strategies. You can Read more about our reports here.

Arrange an initial discussion

Arrange an initial discussion to find out how we can benefit your education setting. The initial discussion lasts 2 hours and is a starting point to identify needs. The cost is £180.

  • No waiting lists
  • Experienced psychologists
  • Includes recommendation summary

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Ready to get started? The next step is to speak to our team to find out more about the services we provide and how we can help. Call us on 0161 820 9229 or email office@hsrpsychology.co.uk

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