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Can Relationships Cause PTSD & What to Do About It

Relationships can cause Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, especially when there is domestic violence.  What is discussed less often is how seemingly ordinary interactions in relationships can trigger, or remind you, of an old trauma, and cause you to be re-traumatized.  Emotional abuse in the form of verbal attacks can also be more subtle, but over a period of time cause PTSD. PTSD from a serious threat(s) The first and probably most obvious criteria for developing [...]

2018-10-17T13:27:35+00:00October 17th, 2018|EMDR, PTSD|0 Comments

EMDR Relieves Stress and Disempowerment for Santa Monica Residents

Do you have experiences that are causing you problems in your present life?  Do you have emotions, beliefs, or body sensations that are pushing you in the wrong direction?  Do you have experiences from your recent or long-ago past that made you feel worthless and useless that affected your ability to have a fulfilling and successful life?  Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective to relieve [...]

Neurofeedback Therapy Helps Stress of Cancer Treatment

Tig Notaro’s recent diagnosis of cancer has shown how a well-known celebrity deals with cancer: she talks about it.  She has opened up and received support from friends and the world at large.  Not all of us have the ability to receive such widespread support, however, there are equally healthy ways that all people afflicted with cancer can cope and maybe even thrive. Physical symptoms of cancer treatment, usually chemotherapy and radiation therapy are:  fatigue, pain, [...]

Superior Autobiographical Memory: Marilu Henner and Other Amazing Brains

Sixty Minutes did a story this week (December 19, 2010) on something known by neurobiologists, like Dr. James McGaugh, professor of neurobiology at the University of California at Irvine, as “superior autobiographical memory.”  Lesley Stahl interviewed five individuals, including Taxi actress, Marilu Henner, who are among the only known people to possess this rare ability:  the ability to remember what happened on every day of one’s life in detail. This amazing gift might seem like a [...]

Los Angeles Neurofeedback Therapist, Mindy Fox, Extends Practice to Beverly Hills

International market demand for neurofeedback therapy drives practice growth Beverly Hills, Calif. (November 12, 2010) – Mindy Fox, a highly regarded neurofeedback therapist in California, announced today the expansion of her services in the Los Angeles area to include the neighborhoods of Beverly Hills, Malibu and the Pacific Palisades. The growth is an indicator of market demand for alternative, natural and safe treatment for anxiety related conditions. “Our practice has expanded at a speed much greater [...]

The Social Network and Neurofeedback Treatment

Asperger's Syndrome and Success Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, is the main character in David Fincher’s latest film about the birth of the world’s youngest billionaire.  The first scene of the movie, where Zuckerberg, a computer genius, is on a date with his girlfriend, immediately shows his glaring flaw, he has no social graces.  She dumps him after commenting that talking to him is so difficult, it's work.  She goes on to tell him that [...]

Finances, Marriage and Neurofeedback

Making Good Financial Decisions: Neurofeedback Therapy Can Help Believe it or not, neurofeedback therapy has positive by-products to specific treatments.  Neurofeedback is great for treating anxiety issues.  When anxiety or stress is reduced, one of the most prevalent effects is better critical thinking when it really counts.  In no situation is this more important than in our financial health. According to a New York Times article entitled, “Money Fights Predict Divorce Rates,” Professor Jeffrey Dew tracked [...]

Comparing Paralysis Progress to Neurofeedback Treatment

A great deal of scientific progress is being made in an effort to get paralyzed people back on their feet. In a recent Wall Street Journal article entitled, “Wiring the Brain to Aid People with Paralysis,” researcher, Miguel Nicolelis at Duke University’s School of Medicine, says, "the body you live in has changed. You need to remap’ how commands from the brain get to the rest of the body.” There are millions of pathways through our [...]

Celebrity Rehab Facilities Use Neurofeedback to Treat Addiction

According to a recent article in the Huffington Post, many rehabilitation facilities, including those used in some of the more famous celebrity rehab facilities, like The Betty Ford Center, east of Los Angeles, California, and Promises Treatment Center, in Malibu, use biofeedback and neurofeedback as treatments while patients are there to recover. The use of neurofeedback eeg in such high end facilities (Betty Ford charges $26,000 / month and Promises charges $50,000 / month), demonstrates that [...]