Read the article and the comments in the much criticized Psychology Today article by Christian Jarrett Ph.D : “Read this before paying $100s for neurofeedback therapy“ Posted by Natalie Baker, Advanced Neurofeedback Trainer and founder of Neurofeedback NY: “Thanks for providing the opportunity for this
When you decide to give a family member’s brain a boost from neurofeedback—whether it’s an ADHD child or your anxious partner—enhance effectivenss by training yourself too!
“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 neurofeedback can help alleviate symptoms from PTSD, brain injuries and ADHD.
Article: Largest neurofeedback study ever funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health for ADHD
Read a commentary on the article about A.D.H.D posted in The New York Times from the founder of Neurofeedback NY and Advanced Neurofeedback Trainer in New York, Natalie Baker.
Quote from news article: By contrast, subjects who received neurofeedback showed significantly stronger affiliative brain activity in their last trials compared with their first ones. In other words, something about seeing their brain’s changes intensified that response over subsequent trials.
Neurofeedback works like this: you are hooked up to instruments that measure your brain activity (usually via electroencephalography or functional magnetic resonance imaging) and feed it back to you via auditory or visual feedback.
With more than one in 10 children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, parents and doctors alike have been eager to find alternatives to prescription stimulant medications like Ritalin or Adderall.
A dialogue between Dr. Brod (EEGym) and founder of Neurofeedback NY and meditation teacher Natalie Baker on the Buddhist perspective on Neurofeedback “treatment”.
“With each session the goal is to balance the brain activity. As the child relaxes, watching a movie, the neurofeedback system is monitoring her brain waves and gently training her brain to regulate itself to the images and sounds. “What we are doing is allowing her brain to reduce its turbulence on it’s own. We’re not pushing the brain.”