Therapists are using neurofeedback to treat ADHD and PTSD

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Therapists are using neurofeedback to treat ADHD, PTSD and other conditions

“Researchers who endorse the technique say they don’t know exactly how it works but they say the changes in brain waves result in improved ability to focus and relax….Better focus and relaxation can seemingly help improve or eliminate such conditions as migraines (imbalanced brain waves are associated with certain symptoms like pain) and anxiety.

Therapists are using neurofeedback to treat ADHD, PTSD and other conditions

“Researchers who endorse the technique say they don’t know exactly how it works but they say the changes in brain waves result in improved ability to focus and relax….Better focus and relaxation can seemingly help improve or eliminate such conditions as migraines (imbalanced brain waves are associated with certain symptoms like pain) and anxiety.

Clinical social worker Mary Lee Esty demonstrates the hookup of neurofeedback sensors on Cliff Drake, who says the procedure has helped him deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and other ailments. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post)

Clinical social worker Mary Lee Esty demonstrates the hookup of neurofeedback sensors on Cliff Drake, who says the procedure has helped him deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and other ailments. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post)

Therapists are using neurofeedback to treat ADHD, PTSD and other conditions

Review of effectiveness of neurofeedback.
Washington Post 1/19/15 by Arlene Karidis

“Researchers who endorse the technique say they don’t know exactly how it works but they say the changes in brain waves result in improved ability to focus and relax….Better focus and relaxation can seemingly help improve or eliminate such conditions as migraines (imbalanced brain waves are associated with certain symptoms like pain) and anxiety.”

 

 

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