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Why I Love Biofeedback

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15. Diverse research with compelling results. See this comprehensive 16-page bibliography
These two sites have some journal abstracts available.
Here is Aetna's policy of medical necessity for biofeedback for 10 conditions.
Key point: there are hundreds of studies about diverse conditions with varied measures. Three examples:
• Four studies document an average boost of 15 IQ points in ADHD subjects.
• New technology for migraine shows 94% success rate in 6 sessions.
• Recidivism for felons was cut to 15%.
• Addictions research shows a 70-80% success rate in long term follow-up.

16. Professionals. The people I have met and interacted with have impressed me as sincere, credible and dedicated. See these two associations: Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback International Society of Neurofeedback and Research.

17. Neuro-technologies. There are several technologies related to biofeedback. For example, based on extensive research, Cranial Electrical Stimulation is approved by the FDA for anxiety, depression and insomnia. But like biofeedback it is vastly under-utilized.

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Licensed Psychologist specializing in biofeedback, neurofeedback and neurotherapy since 2002. I use the latest equipment to bring emotional calm, enhance mental focus and help people get a great night's sleep. Work with ADHD, Autism, Migraine, (more...)
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