What is neurofeedback?

Neurofeedback is a solution that takes advantage of the brain’s ability to change (neuroplasticity) by identifying poor performance areas of the brain and retraining those areas to function at optimal levels through brain exercises and other interventions. Through training specific areas of the brain, you will create new neurons and neural pathway which allows you to self-regulate your brainwaves for better concentration, improved mental acuity, and a more even temperament. Neurofeedback is a powerful, non-invasive technique that trains the brain to perform at peak performance levels.

Neurofeedback is a leading-edge brain therapy method that’s both safe and natural. It is a researched method proven to reshape and improve brain functioning creating lasting solutions for individuals suffering from ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, Memory Loss, Behavior, Concussion, PTSD, Poor Performance, dyslexia, and other learning problems.  

 

 

 

 

What does it help with?

How does it work?

Goal

The goal of neurofeedback therapy is to transform unhealthy dysregulated brainwaves into a normal, healthy, and organized pattern. Through this guided exercise, the brain becomes more stable and can operate optimally and more efficiently.

The Assessment

Neurofeedback is a non-invasive and drug-free method for teaching the brain to function healthily. The initial assessment consists of connecting you to our computer by placing a cap with wires and sensors (19 electrodes) on your head to feed the electrical brainwave activity to the computer software. This monitors the frequency bands of the brain’s electrical impulses. The data from the impulses are used to generate topographic maps of electrical activity distributed across the brain. The initial assessment will consist of two sets of readings with the eyes closed and opened. Once this is completed, the information is then used to determine optimal neurofeedback protocols. An individualized treatment plan and the types of intervention, including neurofeedback, will be discussed and applied to retrain the area of brain activity requiring training.

Brain Retraining

During the training session, the patient will receive actual feedback in the form of a game, movie, or sound. Sensors will be placed on the designated training site on your scalp recording your brainwaves. The software automatically detects when your brainwaves are properly ordered and signals that information back to you in real-time. Your ability to watch or listen to the selected media is controlled by your ability to regulate your brainwaves. For example, a movie will get brighter as your brainwaves normalize and become darker during moments of dysregulation. Your brain’s natural desire to watch the movie will drive those neurological circuits to normalize allowing the picture to be displayed optimally. The more those circuits are trained will increase the opportunity for those lasting neuroplastic changes to occur.