First question is how does neurofeedback work? NeurOptimal© neurofeedback works by training the brain to use present moment information to decide what to do next, rather than old, often out-of-date information. This advanced brain training
Research just published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry shows a link between a mother's diet during pregancy and conduct disorder and ADHD symptoms in her children. They looked at epigenetics, also called the mylenation of DNA.
What is peak performance? We are in a state called "flow" and mind/body functioning is unified. Moment-to-moment decision making is fluid and precise and the outcomes feel effortless.
We don't have to be an Olympic athlete, or a concert
Boulder neurofeedback trainer discusses results in children and parents with ADHD and sleep issues; and the effects of neurofeedback on meditation.
Interview with Joy Om, NeurOptimal neurofeedback and cranio-sacraltrainer in Boulder, CO.
Despite our best efforts, our close relationships suffer when we have histories with traumatic experiences. And for those of you who just thought, "It wasn't that bad at my house." It's helpful to define trauma behaviorally, rather than
When diagnosed with ADHD many parents, particularly moms, start their education. They talk to their pediatrician and diagnosing neurologist or psychologist to find out: what's the best drug free treatment for ADHD? What does the research show
What to Consider when Trying Neurofeedback training
As neurofeedback is recognized and validated through research for helping conditions such as ADHD, PTSD/trauma, concussions, and anxiety/depression, consumers are faced with the question of what
Neurofeedback (EEG Biofeedback) is in good company: researchers look at how to teach the brain to perform, from introducing key microbes, to training to use precise emotional language.
You may have noticed in recent articles, such as these in
Musicians are the first to say that mind and body synchronization are essential to peak performance. I had the pleasure to sit down with Alex Lambert, drummer and neurofeedback trainer, to discuss how neurofeedback has influenced his skills and
Joy Om has joined our Neurofeedback Training Team!
We are thrilled to have Joy Om, MA, long-time NeurOptimal® neurofeedback trainer, Certified Advanced Rolfer, Registered Cranio-Sacral Therapist join our Neurofeedback Training Co. team with
"Only one thing will win: the destructive brain habit or the neurofeedback. So either we stop training early and the habit wins or we continue training and the habit dies."
Dr. Val Brown, Co-creator of NeurOptimal®
Keep your Central Nervous System (CNS) separate from the dis-regulation around you — whether it’s an anxious aunt or a parent who knows how to say just the right thing to trigger you, remind yourself that your CNS/brain is entitled to stay
We are thrilled to announce Ellen Shewmaker, MA, has joined our team of trainers in our New York City office.
For many children, the month of September has it’s own meaning. It signals back to school and can bring excitement, freshness, and sometimes fear or dread. The latter feelings are often true for children with ADHD; they have had difficulty in
One of the first positive shifts from neurofeedback training is improvement in sleep—sleeping more soundly, falling asleep more quickly, not waking up in the middle of the night, and feeling more rested—even when sleep is not the presenting