Neurofeedback and ADHD: How Treatment Can Boost Focus


It can be a frustrating process to find an effective treatment for ADHD. Of all the possible approaches, why might neurofeedback and ADHD be paired? Perhaps you find that talk-therapy tedious or doesn't really address your issues. Or maybe all of the ADHD “hacks” for staying focused and organized have only been somewhat helpful. It might be that they just don't get to the root issues of your ADHD. You might not want the risks and side effects of psychiatric drugs, and they may leave you feeling out of sorts and ill at ease. For this reason, more people are seeking [...]

Neurofeedback and ADHD: How Treatment Can Boost Focus2021-01-26T05:37:27+00:00

How Does Neurofeedback Work for Depression? What to Know


How does Neurofeedback work for Depression? For many people, it's a wonderful treatment choice.  Here’s the thing about depression. When you’re stuck in low moods, isolation, and self-defeatist thinking, it seems as if nothing works. Nothing helps lift you out of it. So, what happens next? If you're like many others, you might try one therapy technique after another, with little or no results. This only makes your depression worse. It feeds into a cycle that reinforces some really negative beliefs. Namely, that you are worthless or that you are beyond help. So, when someone suggests neurofeedback, your first thought is  [...]

How Does Neurofeedback Work for Depression? What to Know2021-01-04T04:48:43+00:00

Neurofeedback- How Many Sessions?


Thinking about doing some neurofeedback therapy? If so, one of the questions you might have is how long your therapy will take. In fact, regardless of the therapy modality, many people wonder how long it will be before they meet their goals. That's a great question and in this post, I'll do my best to provide you with a guideline. So when starting neurofeedback, how many sessions should you plan for?   The truth is that when it comes to therapy, no one- size- fits- all treatment exists. If it does, I've never heard of it. We are all unique and [...]

Neurofeedback- How Many Sessions?2020-08-04T01:27:48+00:00

Neurofeedback for Anger Management: Can It Help You Control Your Outbursts?


Can Neurofeedback for Anger Management help you manage and reduce your outbursts? Let's talk about it. But first, you know what it's like: Your anger erupted and you lost your cool. It happened so quickly that you barely remember. In a flash, you went from having a pretty average day to raging with anger. Even if you had wanted to try to calm your anger in the moment, that wouldn’t have been possible. It was as if someone had flipped a switch—you were out of control. After it was over, you felt so ashamed about what happened. You apologize profusely, but [...]

Neurofeedback for Anger Management: Can It Help You Control Your Outbursts?2020-07-12T01:55:47+00:00

Traumatic Brain Injuries and Neurofeedback Treatment: What Science Has Learned


Traumatic brain injuries and neurofeedback, let's talk about how some patients address their head injury symptoms. When it comes to human anatomy, the brain is such a fascinating organ. And today there is so much information and scientific understanding—both in clinical circles and the news—about the brain. One aspect of the brain that has gotten extra special attention is traumatic brain injury (TBI). These days, for instance, on a nationally televised football game, you will hear the announcers talking about concussion protocol as a player is escorted from the field for examination. Years back, that was unheard of. Though, in what [...]

Traumatic Brain Injuries and Neurofeedback Treatment: What Science Has Learned2020-02-03T04:28:34+00:00

How Does Neurofeedback Therapy Work?


"How Does Neurofeedback Therapy Work?" Clients, and other therapists ask me question all the time. Neurofeedback training is a therapy modality that has been around for decades. Developed by researchers in the 1960s, scientists were looking for method to help train astronauts to avoid seizures which can be caused by exposure to rocket fuel. Later in the 1970s,  neurofeedback was used to reasearch and treat ADHD. But despite it's longevity as a treatment method, some people are only coming across it now. So let's begin: What Is Neurofeedback Therapy? Neurofeedback is a type of biofeedback. Biofeedback is a form of psychological [...]

How Does Neurofeedback Therapy Work?2020-02-03T03:19:22+00:00

Can Neurofeedback Help With Anger?


Neurofeedback can help with anger. But how? Do you get too bent out of shape by small things? Do you wish you were able to catch your anger sooner, so that you would only say and do things you feel good about? Then it might be time for you to consider neurofeedback training. Our brains effect everything. They influence what we do, feel and think. It's commonly known that people use neurofeedback to train their brains to be be emotionally calmer and more focused. That's why it's a popular treatment for ADHD and anxiety. But, can neurofeedback help with anger? Absolutely. [...]

Can Neurofeedback Help With Anger?2020-02-01T04:26:29+00:00

Neurofeedback Treatment for Chronic Anxiety and Mood Disorders: How Effective Is It?


You want to get better and not feel depressed and anxious anymore. And like many people you're concerned about the dangers of psychiatric drugs. It might be time to give serious consideration to neurofeedback for chronic anxiety Chronic anxiety and depression plague many people. And if you are like them, it’s been hard finding a treatment that really works. Therapy has helped, and you might take medication that’s been prescribed to you. However, you wish that there was something more that you could do. It turns out, you can. Neurofeedback treatment for chronic anxiety and mood disorders can be another useful [...]

Neurofeedback Treatment for Chronic Anxiety and Mood Disorders: How Effective Is It?2019-08-27T04:52:07+00:00

Neurofeedback and Developmental Trauma Treatment: Making Recovery Possible


Developmental trauma treatment is a clinical specialty-it's not practiced widely. Most therapists can probably help you with the effects of a "less than optimal" early life. But unless the therapist has specialized developmental trauma treatment training and experience, you are likely to spin your wheels in therapy. Sadly, that's a tale I've heard from patients time and time again throughout my career. Let's dive in. Typically, when you think of childhood trauma, it’s connected to events of which you have a conscious memory. For instance, as a child, your parents may have been emotionally abusive to you. That trauma—perhaps occurring over [...]

Neurofeedback and Developmental Trauma Treatment: Making Recovery Possible2019-09-29T19:22:38+00:00

Who Can Benefit From Neurofeedback? A Quick Guide For Healthcare Providers


Many types of clients can benefit from neurofeedback brain training. The other day, a therapist colleague reached out to me. She asked a question that I frequently get from other healthcare providers. Not only had she heard and read about neurofeedback, but she also heard reports from her patients about how neurofeedback helped them. and She wondered if she should refer her psychotherapy client to me for adjunct neurofeedback training."I know that neurofeedback can help with a whole range of things, but who can really be helped?" Because this question is such a common one,  I thought it might make a [...]

Who Can Benefit From Neurofeedback? A Quick Guide For Healthcare Providers2019-07-01T00:01:49+00:00
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