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

Differentiating Autism from Sensory Processing Disorders

An important and interesting study has recently been published that helps us understand how Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD) are separate from Autistic Spectrum Disorders. The study by Chang et al, published online in PLOS on July 30, uses new sophisticated tract imaging to show impaired white matter microstructure. In this study, three groups were compared: […]

Neurofeedback Training Improves Cognition in the Elderly

Neurofeedback and cognitive enhancement, a review One of the common questions people ask me is whether neurofeedback can help cognitive decline associated with aging.  Some very recent research articles and published reviews suggest cautious optimism.  Yes…now we know that Neurofeedback can definitely increase attention and working memory performance in normal aging adults.  But…while there have […]

PT Lapse and the Problem of AntiPsychotics for Mood Disorder

Psychology Today seems to be guilty of a journalistic ethical lapse of major proportions.  The December 2013 issue arrived with a cover sticker, partially obscuring the magazine’s title, announcing, “UNRESOLVED DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS? Learn about an add-on treatment for depression on p.43”.   At first glance, it appears to be an article about depression.  But turn […]

Neurofeedback WORKS–How?

EEG Biofeedback (Neurofeedback) is effective for patients suffering a wide-range of conditions from the frankly physical (examples: seizures, traumatic brain injury and strokes) to the psychological (anxiety, sleep disorders, mood disorders) and the in-between (Attention Deficit Disorder, Migraine and other Headaches, Fibromyalgia). I won’t review the extensive efficacy literature in this blog post, except to […]

Biofeedback, Head Trauma, and Neuroplasticity

Four topics for today’s post, links to two videos, report of ground breaking research on neuroplasticity and EEG biofeedback,  and a note on the limits of ADHD stimulant medication.  The sources are far-flung, but they have in common support for the widely misunderstood value of Neurofeedback. First, I am posting a link to a video […]