Counseling and Neurofeedback
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Board-Certifed in Neurofeedback

Medication Controversy

Controversy Over Medication for ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, and other Behavioral Health Problems: Selected Research Medication and General Mental Health The Epidemic of Mental Illness: Why?  By Marcia Angell, New York Times Review of Books, June 23, 2011. A review of the steep rise in mental illness and the drugs used to treat it. The Illusions of

Neurofeedback in the News

When I a news article about Neurofeedback comes to my attention, I post it here. Since Neurofeedback is developing rapidly, only posts from 2010 or later are included, and only those posts most relevant to my own clinical practice. The topics are: General Stories About Neurofeedback ADD, ADHD, Anti-Aging, Chemo Fog Anxiety and Sleep Depression

Neurofeedback Research

General Bibliography Neurofeedback Bibliography: Research on ADHD; anxiety; cognitive, sport, and peak performance; depression; sleep and other disorders. Compiled by Cynthia Kerson from the Attention and Achievement Center. 2015 News Items CNN Video on Neurofeedback for Anxiety and ADD Neurofeedback Therapy [Pinterest] Foundational Articles Duffy FH (2000). The state of EEG biofeedback therapy (EEG operant conditioning) in 2000: an

How to Choose a Neurofeedback Practitioner

If you’re ready to choose a neurofeedback practitioner, here are guidelines to help you with that process. License First, make sure the neurotherapist has a license to practice independently in their field.  For example, the practitioner might be licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychologist, Medical Doctor,  Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, and so forth. A license

What’s in a Brainwave?

What’s in a brainwave? Your brainwaves affect what you think about and how you feel. Delta Delta waves are slow (1-4 hz). They are prominent in deep sleep, but they also affect self-awareness and your sense of who you are.  If there is a deficiency in delta, then training your brain to produce more of it

Top 10 Questions About Neurofeedback

Top 10 Questions about Neurofeedback As a board certified neurofeedback practitioner,  I’ve helped clients make significant changes in their lives for the past 5 years using this tool in Berkeley, CA. Recently, with publication of Bessel van der Kolk’s new book, The Body Keeps the Score,  my office has been getting a flurry of calls from people with a variety

FAQ – Neurofeedback

FAQ – Neurofeedback How long will it be before I notice results? Most people notice change in the first one to five sessions. After that, it depends. If you start an exercise program, how long will it take to get in shape? It depends on your goal, where you’re starting from, and whether or not

Neurofeedback for Anxiety: How Does it Work?

Imagine you’re driving through the countryside on a beautiful day, but your car isn’t working. The gears keep getting stuck, and the gas pedal is jammed down. So instead of enjoying the scenery, you’re constantly focused on what might go wrong and how you can prevent it.

Can Neurofeedback Help Musical Performance?

Emilia was a jazz pianist who wanted to break into the Bay Area performing scene. Her roadblock was performance anxiety. Here’s how neurofeedback helped with her anxiety and her performance.