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Sleep Troubles? Tired During the Day?
Want Off Sleep Meds?

Our Sleep Program May Be Able to Help

There’s an epidemic of sleep problems among adults, teenagers, even children, that includes trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, and waking early.

If you’re tired during the day, it’s often caused by poor quality sleep – even if you think you’re sleeping well.

Research points to the critical role of quality of sleep for overall health, productivity, emotional balance, and cognitive function at every age.

Numerous people come to us either when sleep medications don’t work well or when they want to become less dependent on them. We’ve helped many of our clients do that in conjunction with physician supervision.

 

Sleep problems we address

Our program addresses many types of sleep issues, including insomnia. Here are the most common:

  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Waking excessively 
  • Waking up anxious/depressed/agitated
  • Rarely feeling well rested 
  • Sleeping too little
  • Sleeping too much
  • Sleeping at the wrong time of day
  • Trouble staying awake in the daytime
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Racing mind
Restless sleep
Nightmares or night terrors
Restless leg syndrome
Teeth grinding (bruxism)
Narcolepsy

Note: We do not address sleep apnea. Concerns about sleep apnea must be explored at a sleep lab.

Comprehensive help like no other—all in one place

Where do you go when you have a sleep issue?

A sleep lab may be able to diagnose a physical issue such as airflow into your lungs, heart rate or the electrical activity in your muscles—but then what? Find a doctor who can try out some new medications? Go to the pharmacy and buy melatonin? Learn how to do meditation or other calming exercises? Find a new therapist? All of the above? The Center for Brain Training’s sleep program eliminates the jumbled runaround for people who want a non-drug solution without all the legwork and trial and error. All in one place.

What is our sleep program?

Sleep problems can be complicated to solve and often require a multi-layered approach. Our sleep program begins with an in-depth evaluation designed to pinpoint probable causes of your sleep challenges. It’s followed by a set of customized recommendations. These recommendations may include biofeedback/neurofeedback therapies as well as suggested changes in lifestyle, diet, environment, timing of exercise and eating, resetting your circadian rhythm, and more.
In combination with an in-depth client history, we use state-of-the-art assessment tools to help us find the likely root causes of poor sleep. These tools may include a non-invasive brain map (qEEG) and physiological measurements of heart/respiration rates and blood pressure. 
 
Many people are unaware that the choices they’re making could have a profound negative impact on their sleep.  That’s where we help our sleep-deprived clients build habits of making good choices. We also use leading-edge technology that helps to re-pattern your brain and nervous system to support a good night’s sleep.  Our toolbox is full of many different options, and we match you with the right ones for you.

    Here's how the program works:

     The Evaluation
    • Conduct an EEG and a brain map. These pinpoint the underlying brain patterns that can disrupt sleep
    • Identify any breathing patterns that typically disrupt sleep 
    • Assess the health of your nervous system
    • Evaluate how you handle stress
    • Uncover hidden sleep disrupters 
    • Determine the “health” of your circadian rhythm
    • Uncover diet and blood sugar issues that could be disrupting your sleep 
    • Compile a list of all the remedies you’ve tried 
                    
    Recommendations and Implementation
    After the evaluation we formulate a strategy, customized just for you. This strategy may include:
     
    • Neurofeedback and/or other forms of biofeedback to adjust disruptive brain patterns 
    • Neuro-regulation or neuro-stimulation technologies
    • Recommendations for lifestyle changes that can include:
      • Adjustment of your habits to re-set your circadian rhythm
      • Identifying and removing/minimizing harmful environmental exposures
      • Recommendations to consult other specialists or other tools 
    • Formulating approaches to helping the body detoxify and re-set its nervous system
    • Assigning a sleep coach to you
    • Track your progress along the way using assessments and interviews 

    How to get started—Book a Consultation

    A consultation will give us the opportunity to understand your situation better, answer your questions about our program, determine if our program is a good fit, and give you an idea of what you can expect.