the best brain training for kids options
It's a competitive world out there and many parents are looking for ways to improve their childrens' school and athletic performance. "Brain training" is the latest fad, and one that has merit if the
By Heather Coleman, LCSW & NYC Neurofeedback Trainer & Psychotherapist
When I joined Neurofeedback Training Co. in NYC as a trainer and psychotherapist, I was curious to see how doing the neurofeedback on myself would affect me. After using
In the summer of 2010, during a brunch after a meditation program I led, a participant handed me the book, A Symphony in the Brain, by the New York Times science writer, Jim Robbins. He asked if I would give him my opinion about this new type of
In the mental health field we’ve come a long way in our understanding of the brain and how brain functioning produces the symptoms we call anxiety and depression. Dr. Van Der Kolk in his book The Body Keeps the Score, gives an excellent
Elizabeth started with neurofeedback training with me after having tried many treatments for Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Specifically, she wanted relief from constantly feeling under attack and emotional paralyzed. She was
What are the best brain training options?
It's back-to-school time and many parents are looking for ways to improve their childrens' school and athletic performance. "Brain training" is the latest fad, and one that has merit if the tools
Learn the basics of NeurOptimal neurofeedback training and how it can help with ADHD, concussion, anxiety and depression symptoms.
First question to ask is how does neurofeedback work? NeurOptimal© neurofeedback works by training the brain to
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
"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®
RICHARD A. FRIEDMAN from The New York Times writes:
ATTENTION deficit hyperactivity disorder is now the most prevalent psychiatric illness of young people in America, affecting 11 percent of them at some point between the ages of 4 and 17. The
Washington Post Article: "Therapists are using neurofeedback to treat ADHD, PTSD and other conditions"
"Neurofeedback is like riding a bike: It’s non-conscious learning, based on the feedback, that, with repetition, can be long-lasting".
This article from Washington Post describes how therapists are getting great results with neurofeedback