We see a lot of people with stress at our NeurOptimal® neurofeedback centers. They come to us because they, or their spouse, boss or doctor tell them they need to get a handle on their stress. Often people don't realize how detrimental mounting
January is the month we take stock of how we're doing and set our New Year's resolutions. The fact that we don't always meet our goals is not a reason to forgo making them this year. The process of self-reflection and contemplating how to
There are many ways to support and benefit your family's wellbeing and maintain a healthy lifestyle especially if there is high levels of stress and performance anxiety at school or work. No family is alike and there is no one-shoe-fits-all
A frequently question we get at our NYC neurofeedback clinic is: who can benefit from the training? One answer is: everyone can. Or anyone under stress. Why? NeurOptimal improves the overall functioning of the brain and therapists know that
More and more therapists are finding neurofeedback or brain training with the NeurOptimal® system, a helpful tool for getting people unstuck and helping manage their stress, sleep and relationships better. Natalie Baker, founder of Neurofeedback
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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 neurofeedback trainer and psychotherapist, I was curious to see how doing the neurofeedback on myself would affect me.
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 in NYC after having tried many things to help her performance anxiety and occasional worrying. Specifically, she wanted to unstick what, at times, feeling emotional paralyzed when she had to be on
What are the best brain Exercises for kids?
Many parents are looking for ways to improve their childrens' school and athletic performance and "brain training" is the latest fad, (and one that has merit if the tools actually train the brain). O
Learn the basics of what NeurOptimal® neurofeedback training is and how it works. This non-invasive dynamical neurofeedback works by training the brain to use present moment information to decide what to do next, rather than old, often
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.
Professional athletes understand how a regular schedule is important to get the best training results. Similarly, the same amount of consistency is needed to train our brains to create healthy patterns. Often times, our neurofeedback trainers are