Neurofeedback is a type of biofeedback that measures brain waves to produce a signal that can be used to teach self-regulation of brain activity.
We are especially concerned with the more “intractable” brain-based problems of childhood whose needs are not currently being met.
Neurofeedback is effectively used to enhance performance. Peak performance is an easily recognized mental state where one is both focused and present.
Focus and emotional balance is the key to performance in all areas. Neurofeedback trains your brain to function more efficiently, improving mental functioning and emotional stability.
Much like physical training, we use brainwave training to strengthen specific brainwave patterns. The more you practice activating a specific area the stronger and more capable that area becomes.
“Great improvement in duration and quality of sleep. There is no question that NF has been successful in my case with no related side effects… it is my impression that I sleep much better since starting NF.”
-71 year old retired dentist, primary complaint insomnia
Brain self-regulation is the ability of the brain and central nervous system to control and balance body functions, such as sleep/awake states, appetite, attention, concentration, energy, hormones, mood, and body awareness.
A traumatic experience that is not integrated will keep telling the body of the individual that his ability to deal with survival is uncertain. To deal with the anxiety, the person often develops addiction in order to try to find positive expression.
Sustained effects of neurofeedback in ADHD: a systematic review
by Jessica Van Doren • Martijn Arns • Hartmut Heinrich • Madelon A. Vollebregt • Ute Strehl • Sandra K. Loo
A dramatic case report has just been published on the extraordinarily quick recovery of a woman diagnosed with “severe and complex” PTSD and unspecified Dissociative Disorder. The author is trauma therapist Anna Gerge of Sweden, and the method […]
This weighty book of 500 pages has just reached us, and the editors deserve our gratitude and appreciation. Their labor has been a service to the field: Jim Evans, Mary Blair Dellinger, and the late Harold Russell. No neurofeedback denier could read […]
Overview Some academics still consider the placebo model of neurofeedback to be a hurdle to overcome. At this point I question whether to even take up this issue, because as far as we are concerned these people are beating a dead horse. It honors […]
The Backstory Nestled in a valley of the Himalayan Mountains in Northern India is a small Tibetan Colony called Bir, just 31 miles south of Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India, the city of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government […]