Where to find Neurofeedback Training in Utah?
We've been getting a lot of calls lately from customers looking for neurofeedback therapy in Utah. I always go through the same important questions for clients to ask when deciding if neurofeedback would be of benefit and whether our services are the right fit for their needs:
- What are your training goals?
- Does your insurance cover neurofeedback or are you paying out-of-pocket?
- How many members of your family want to do brain training?
- Are you the kind of person who can set a schedule and follow it?
- And I ask them their city and zip and plug it into the Find A Trainer tool on the NeurOptimal® homepage to see who's in their area for in-office sessions. Here's the shocker about neurofeedback in Utah.
Where To Find NeurOptimal® in Utah?
Nowhere, according to the map. But all's not lost. You don't need to forgo brain training or drive to Denver in order to experience the benefits of neurofeedback.
Can I do Neurofeedback Training at Home?
Yes! The NeurOptimal® Neurofeedback Trainer is professional-grade neurofeedback equipment that gives you the exact same results as if you trained with a professional in an office setting. The system is the only technology that is fully automated based on Dynamical® feedback mathematics. That means every training session is giving that brain exactly what it needs for optimal results. Learn more about how the NeurOptimal system works.
With a rental, you're able to run sessions at your home on your own time and pace, and for 50% savings over in-office sessions if you rent, and save 80% if you purchase!
Is Neurofeedback At Home Right For Me?
To help you explore whether a rental is right for you, we asked Kim Planansky, a long-time NeurOptimal® Trainer based in Denver, Colorado, to give us her most frequently asked questions about renting neurofeedback at home system; from how it works to how many neurofeedback sessions is recommended, and including some surprising questions.
Common FAQs about Neurofeedback Training At Home
How do I know if it's working?
We strongly recommend all renters fill out our Checklist of Concerns prior to starting and then again, after every 8 sessions. For example, when clients see their rate of 10 for "Feelings of Worry, Fear or Anguish" turn into a 4 (10 being worst), they know the training is doing something good for them!
What’s included in the home unit rental? Do I need to purchase EEG paste or anything separate?
All our rental plans include all materials required to train (including paste), access to an online support forum moderated by expert trainers, and access to regular check-ins with staff trainers via text, email, phone or Skype. You supply your own headphones. We've learned many would prefer using their own video headphones which you'd need for doing the training at home. Any headphones/earbuds will be fine to use for the training.
Check out the video "What's included in your rental?"
How difficult is it to learn how to run sessions?
Learning how to use the equipment will take you approximately 10-15 minutes and we provide a printed manual with the equipment. There are only 3 items you need to get familiar with: the tablet, the amplifier (called zAmp), and the 5 sensors. There are only 3 buttons that you'll need to press on the computer. And you can learn how to place the EEG sensors on your head from a 3-minute video. Warning: you may get some EEG paste in your hair the first time, but it's water-soluble and comes out easily!
How much does the equipment cost to rent?
We offer three monthly plans--an Individual, a Family and an Unlimited Plan. The cost per session can be as low as $40/session. See our pricing here. If you don't live close to our locations (NYC, Denver, Los Angeles (Pasadena) or Boulder) we also ship it directly to your home for a small fee. Shipping cost is not included and is billed separately.
How long does it take to get the home system rental?
Depending on availability, the time from sending in the electronic paperwork to rental arrival is approximately 2-3 business days. If in Canada, shipment takes 5-6 business days.
Why is two months minimum rental recommended?
The best training results occur when clients train for 2 - 4 months, with 3-5 training sessions per individual. If you rent for 2 months on the cheapest plan, that would look like 2-3 sessions per week, for a total of 20-30 sessions.
Is it difficult to learn where to place the EEG sensors on the head?
In a word, no. Allow time to place the sensors on the scalp and ears. Each rental also comes with conductive paste. See our guide on how to add the 5 sensors to your ears and scalp.
How many sessions should I run per week?
We usually recommend 1-3 sessions per week per trainee, though you can train up to 5 times per week. The minimum we recommend is once a week because through the training the brain is learning a new way of decision making and, like learning a new language, the more frequently the brain practices, the faster we learn.
If I do 30 sessions in 30 days will that have the same effect as 30 sessions over 3 months?
No. While your brain will learn a lot about itself if you train every day for a month the value of spreading those training over 3 months is that it gives your behaviour and thought patterns time to adapt. For example, when the brain learns it doesn't need to stay in a stress zone of fight/flight pattern it's going to want to hang out less in highly fearful environments. Here's what a client reviews (two months of renting, training 3 times per week): "Easy to use, cost-efficient and extremely effective. My stress has taken a back seat."
Why Do We Recommend That A Parent Also Train If They Are Renting A Neurofeedback Machine For Their Child’s Attention and Focus Problem?
The short answer is that your nervous systems are connected. Re-regulate one, and it supports the other one. Stress for the parent can take him or her out of regulation. School stress, and lack of focus, maybe what is seen in the child. Create calm and focus in the parent, and the child's system responds to it, making it easier for them to stay regulated.
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