About Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback, or “brainwave biofeedback,” has had enormous growth as a clinical field since 1989 when I brought it into my practice of mind-body medicine at the Self-Regulation Medical Group. Today, there are a variety techniques and equipment being used. We educate you about them all and help you choose the

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Our Approach

Our objective is to tailor an individualized treatment program for each individual. Thomas M. Brod, M.D. is a Board Certified psychiatrist; however he prescribes many forms of treatment. As a rule, medication is prescribed only when needed to augment other treatments. Self-regulation is our ideal, and we aim to

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News / Posts

New research uses EEG information, specifically "evoked potential" methods, to make even firmer the connection between severity of autism (ASD) and problems in sensory processing. The American Psychiatric Association put out a bulletin recently discussing the research of Sophie Molholm PhD and

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From Dr. Brod

Shame and anxiety (hidden or tormentingly on the surface) are key discomforts in each person; however, everyone is miraculously unique. In my practice, we aim to pinpoint the help you need and offer the quickest and most lasting treatment appropriate. Sometimes that is intensive psychotherapy

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Recent Blog Posts

Food Additives and Hyperactive Behavior

Scientific evidence is now conclusive that food additives can cause hyperactive behavior. I say that clearly at the top, so there will be no confusion when I add: Food additives do not cause ADHD Food additives cause hyperactive behavior in only some children (my guess is that susceptible adults are more likely to suffer restlessness). […]

ADHD and Executive Function Difficulties

When patients and I talk about ADHD as a “hidden disability,” we are not just talking about simple difficulties with attention or so-called “hyperactivity.” For nearly a decade, professionals in the field recognize that the real disabling features of ADHD are in the broad arena of EXECUTIVE FUNCTION.  Several areas are commonly described.  Thomas Brown, […]

Adult ADHD

A recent story by Melinda Beck in the Wall Street Journal was important for disseminating information about Adult ADHD, but disappointing for the absence of any mention of EEG brainwave biofeedback. I wrote to Ms. Beck, “Good article BUT…why no mention of neurofeedback (EEG biofeedback)? By now the professional literature is replete with studies demonstrating […]

Sleep, Nightmares, and REM-state Problem Solving

Recently, I noted that more people were landing on this web site from the keyword “Nightmares” than from EEG Neurofeedback, or ADHD, or marijuana (numbers 2 through 4 in popularity).  Presumably the reason is that neurofeedback and LENS are being recognised as first-line treatment for sleep disorders.  It’s clear I must blog more about sleep […]


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Dr. Brod – EEGym® Selected Among Top Psychiatrists in Los Angeles 2017

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Dr. Brod Selected Among Top 10 Psychiatrists in Los Angeles 2016

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Thomas Marcy Brod's Practice has been recognized as one of the top Los Angeles Psychiatry practices.
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