Welcome to the board.
Here is a good post on the subject IMHO.
What's the best way to calm her down?
A similar technique is referred to around here as Sitting on the Dog.
**Selzer** Sitting On The Dog
May the Force be with you,
Linus van Pelt Haus Juris. My Sweet Babboo, born March 17, 2014.
Madeline Ronan Heart (Maddie) Dec 1997 -- November 22, 2013 Rescue GSD, Sable