A retired chiropractor “Jeff” (a friend of Michael Cohen, the director) had suffered from migraines for 30 years. One evening he got a severe migraine and called Mike at 10:30 p.m. in excruciating pain. He was considering going to the hospital. He reported when this level of migraine occurred, there was no way to stop it for many hours.
Alex, a 50-year-old man, struggled for 25 years with migraines and OCD. The migraines were often crippling and contributed to a feeling of constantly being tired and very unproductive.
He was unconvinced that neurofeedback could help him because the results were not instant. After doing neurofeedback for several sessions, he became resistant and wanted to quit.
Neurofeedback and Family Determination Help Autistic Youngster Become Himself
Geri made up her mind early on that her son Joey would be treated like every other child. Yes, he was autistic, but he had to learn to live in the “real world,” and she was going to make sure he knew how. Thanks to a lot of love,
(And the key to helping you change your brain patterns at any age)
Neurofeedback is founded on the principle that the brain has an amazing ability to change itself. This ability is known as “neuroplasticity.” It’s how learning takes place. For example, neuroplasticity is what allows you to become better at a sport with practice or to develop a new habit over time.
A circadian rhythm is the internal clock established by your brain. Your brain will make note of when it is exposed to light and when it is exposed to darkness, creating a loose 24-hour clock to go by. The clockwork is quite fragile since, biologically, your brain has only been exposed to two variables to adjust it: sunlight and moonlight.
Robert* suffered with anxiety and depression as a child and teenager. He was troubled by negative thoughts and overthinking. He had difficulty expressing what he was experiencing, and his doctors and therapists offered no concrete help other than medication and talk therapy.
By the time Robert had entered his second year of college,
Twelve-year-old Josie* sits at the desk in her bedroom studying her new vocabulary words for a spelling test the next morning. After a half hour she decides she’s “got it” and moves on to the rest of her homework. The next day in class she grins from ear-to-ear when she sees that she’s earned a “B” on her test.
There were times when Dr. Katie M.* wondered how she was going to make it to the end of her work day. A 71-year-old internist with a busy practice in a major Northeast city, she started out her day exhausted, anxious, panicked, and depressed. And it only got worse.
Today, she says she’s a “different person,” thanks in large part to the services she received at the Center for Brain Training.
My 8-year-old daughter had experienced a high degree of anxiety that did not allow her to interact with other children very well. She could not let anybody else control the situation or let somebody else be the leader in a game. She was very rigid in all social situations. After 20 neurofeedback sessions, she is learning to let go of the control of a situation.