Category Archives: Neurofeedback

5 Reasons ADHD Can Stress You Out

Posted on June 18, 2013

If you or someone you love has ADHD you have probably already seen how stressful life with ADHD can be.  Why is it so stressful?  The classic symptoms of ADHD include poor concentration, poor organization, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. These often lead to feelings of stress because of the obstacles these may put in the way(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)

Neurofeedback Treatment for Clients with ADHD

Posted on April 30, 2013

Neurofeedback is a specific type of biofeedback, which gives information to the client about his or her brain wave activity, and teaches them to control and regulate their brain and related emotions, behaviors and activity of the nervous system. During neurofeedback sessions, the practitioner will apply small electrodes to the scalp, which send the client’s(read more)

ADHD: Checklist for Back to School Success

Posted on September 16, 2012

1) Review your child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP). Schedule a team meeting with the school. It is not uncommon to discover that as you child has grown and matured their needs may have changed. Make sure they get all the accommodations in school they are entitled to and that really help them thrive. 2) Help your(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)

Secrets to a Stress Free Life

Posted on April 20, 2010

Life is full of stressors. I once heard Norman Vincent Peale say that the only people without problems and stress were ‘all those people buried over there in that cemetery’. He was right. If we are alive, we have plenty of triggers for stress. But it’s how we choose to respond to something that determines how(read more)

A Holistic Approach to ADHD

Posted on March 24, 2010

Why is it important to use a holistic approach to help a child with ADHD succeed? The first thing many parents of children with ADHD are told is that their child should  take stimulant medications.  For some children medication works very well and for others it does not.  But even if medication works for a child,(read more)