Neurofeedback can be used as a training procedure to teach people with ADHD how to control their own brainwaves and to find a sense of balance, harmony, and order to their thoughts and reactions.
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BrainCoreTX helps bring the autistic person’s world into alignment with our own — by retraining the mind without chemical medicines or other invasive procedures.
This is because, when you have information on what your brain waves are doing, your brain can use that information to change how it works, and reduce your discomfort.
BraincoreTX provides a non-invasive, drugless approach which addresses neurological conditions, including, but not limited to:
- panic attacks
- tension headaches
- and PTSD.
Brain dysregulation is a condition which results from physical, chemical, emotional or mental stress, as well as some predispositions. The BrainCore technology and science is based on a training procedure that effectively regulates the nervous system providing proven relief of conditions associated with brainwave dysregulation.
Simply put, it is a guided exercise for the brain. The goal is to transform an unhealthy brainwave into a normal, healthy, organized brainwave. It is completely noninvasive and is considered by the Food and Drug Administration to be safe. Neurofeedback has NEVER produced a serious side effect since it was first discovered over 40 years ago.
Dr. Barnett is a Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor. Her specialties include sexual abuse and working with children. If you are in need of a safe, non-judgmental environment to begin the healing process, I can help. I am passionate about working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families facing various issues such as sexual abuse, marital and family conflict, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and childhood issues. Making changes can be difficult, but you do not have to go about this alone. I consider individuals to be the experts of their own lives. Taking the step toward establishing a therapeutic relationship is a very personal matter, and it is important to find the right fit for you.
Specialities of Practice
- Sexual Abuse
- Adjustment Disorders
- Stress Management
- Marriage & Pre-Marital Therapy
- Family Therapy
What is Neurofeedback used for?
Over 40 years of peer reviewed, university based research has demonstrated the efficacy of neurofeedback in addressing many neurological conditions, including, but not limited to:
- panic attacks
- chronic pain
- tension headache
- PTSD, depression
- learning disorders
Although this approach can be used to regulate many areas, Dr. Barnett’s passion came from personal experience. Having experienced a benign brain tumor herself, as well as her son being diagnosed with ADHD, she began to research alternative treatments. We have focused on these areas.
(Inappropriate behavior, including poor attention skills, impulsivity, and/or hyperactivity)
Drugs call psycho-stimulants or stimulants have been used to effectively treat ADHD for years. They work by increasing the production of two neurotransmitters – dopamine and norepinephrine. Medicine help users to focus their thoughts and ignore distractions. Stimulant medications are effective in 70% to 80% of patients. However there are short and long term effects related to these drugs. The most common side effects of ADHD drugs include: decreased appetite, sleep problems, headaches, jitteriness, social withdrawal, stomach aches. Neaurofeedback is a training procedure designed to teach children with ADHD how to control their own brainwaves bringing balance, harmony and regulation to the brain. The goal is to transform unhealthy brainwave pattern into a healthy one.
Although much about the cause of migraines isn’t understood, genetics and environmental factors seem to both play a role. A migraine headache can cause intense throbbing or pulsing in one area of the head and is commonly accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can cause significant pain for hours to days and be so severe that all you can think about is finding a dark, quiet place to lie down. Simple Over the counter pain relievers are usually the first line of treatment for reducing the pain. Prescription medications don’t cure headaches; they just relieve the symptoms temporarily. In a study, using Neurofeedback to regulate migraines, 70% of the participants experienced at least a 50% reduction in severity and frequency of headaches.
Autism Medications, however successful, generally carry unwanted side effects. Often a patient will have one drug to treat a single problem and two other drugs to treat the side effects of the first drug. As long as a patient is on the medication, some improvement is noticed. But, if the medication is discontinued, there is high probability of a return to the former state. Research over the past 50 years has demonstrated that inappropriate brainwave activity is at the core of most of these childhood disorders. Neurofeedback is a sophisticated form of biofeedback that actually trains the brain to normalize the brainwaves and make them flexible and adaptable to situational needs.
How Long Does it Take to Get Results?
Trainees typically come for 30 sessions of training. Trainees come twice a week or more. Each session is 30-45 minutes long. They typically begin to see changes in about 5-8 sessions.
The goal of neurofeedback is not to diagnose or treat a particular condition. The goal is to transform unhealthy, dysregulated brainwave pattern into a normal, healthy, organized pattern. When you have information on what your brain waves are doing, your brain can use that information to change how it works.
BrainCoreTX - Dr. Elaine Barnett
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205 South Bois D’Arc St
Forney, TX 75126