Is Neurofeedback Therapy Right For You?

Neurofeedback is an evidence-based therapeutic intervention that has a number of benefits. It uses technology to help train the brain to function more optimally and help people become more adaptive, resilient, and efficient.

Just as a mechanic can assess the condition of your car, neurofeedback uses technology to assess brainwave activity. This technology provides insights into where the brain isn’t functioning properly, such as in dysregulation caused by trauma. It then uses sounds or visual cues to reorganize or retrain these brain signals to respond optimally. Through this process, clients can learn to regulate and improve the way their minds function and relieve symptoms of various mental health issues.

Neurofeedback treats symptoms by addressing root causes. It looks for what specific brain pathways are out of harmony and then can apply a wide variety of methods and tools to specifically treat an individual’s issues.

Patients report improvements in their memory and focus, less impulsivity, reduced anxiety, and improved mental clarity. They also report better moods and sleep. A significant upside is that all of these benefits come without the side effects of medication.

Another plus is that neurofeedback benefits can be expected to persist long after treatment. Because it relies on “re-training” the brain, the brain continues to
Neurofeedback is a therapeutic intervention used to treat conditions such as ADHD, anxiety, sleep problems, PTSD, stroke, concussion, and other neurological issues.

neurofeedback brainHow Does it Work?

Neurofeedback, also known as EEG biofeedback, is a type of biofeedback. During this therapeutic intervention, non-invasive sensors are attached to your scalp, which then communicates with a computer program. The program then assesses your brainwave activity and uses sound or visual signals to reorganize and retrain the brain signals to function more optimally.

This powerful process allows clients to better regulate and improve their brain function, and in turn, they find relief from various neurological and mental health disorders. Neurofeedback is especially useful for treating such conditions as:

Neurofeedback has been effective in treating a wide range of conditions, including:

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Headaches
  • Memory Issues
  • PTSD
  • Sleep Problems
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Neurofeedback evaluations can reveal if only a specific area needs to be fine-tuned, such as in the case of a stroke, or if certain neural hubs need to be treated, such as in cases of a concussion or PTSD.

Neurofeedback in Scottsdale

Scottsdale Providence Recovery Center is proud to offer our clients neurofeedback therapy as part of our comprehensive treatment program for substance abuse and mental health issues. Administered by Dr. Carl Schwartz, Ph.D. and J.D., neurofeedback therapy enables clients to tap into their brain’s innate ability to regulate and optimize itself.

Clients at Scottsdale Providence Recovery Center are having great success with neurofeedback treatment. Overwhelmingly, they report benefits such as:

• Feeling calmer and more peaceful
• Improved sleep
• Reduced anger and fear
• Greater ability to focus and relax
• Greater emotional stability

Want to know if neurofeedback might be right for you? Check out this segment of our neurofeedback video series – Dr. Carl Schwartz discusses the benefits of neurofeedback for a wide range of people with a broad range of
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Scottsdale Providence was founded on the principle that anyone suffering from addiction or mental health issues can have a long-lasting recovery from compulsive and self-defeating behaviors. Our clients experience profound change through evidence-based practices provided by an experienced, hand-selected professional team, in a safe, luxurious Scottsdale environment.

For more information on neurofeedback and other cutting-edge treatment modalities, get in touch. Our expert staff has decades of experience in helping people find new freedom and overcome issues that have held them back.

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