Category Archives: Autism

Why We Should Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Posted on November 24, 2014

Why should we teach mindfulness skills to kids? Mindfulness can directly improve the lives of kids in significant ways.  Some of the benefits suggested by the latest research include: Increased emotional regulation Increased social skills Increased ability to orient attention Increased working memory and planning and organization Increased self esteem Increased sense of calmness, relaxation,(read more)

Advances in Autism Treatment

Posted on May 21, 2013

What is Autism? In the new diagnostic criteria due for release in May or June 2013, autism has been moved from the category of Pervasive Developmental Disorders into a new category, Neurodevelopmental Disorders.  This is a more accurate category for autism as research continues to prove that autism is a brain disorder with multiple regions(read more)

It Works! Why You Should Try Neurofeedback

Posted on July 21, 2010

In 1999 I added Neurofeedback Training to my psychotherapy practice and have been using it ever since to help clients improve how their brain regulates itself so they feel better, think better, and perform at their peak.  I have helped my clients improve: depression, anxiety, panic attacks, sleep, ability to concentrate and sit still, grades,(read more)

Tuning Up Your Brain

Posted on January 15, 2009

Imagine a world where you could place electrodes on your head, send your brainwaves to a computer, and control a video game without using your hands, just by changing your brainwaves. Picture a world where you could teach your brain to perform better. Perhaps you could improve your IQ, concentrate better, or sleep better. Maybe you(read more)