Since I began my work with trauma I have been on a mission, to speed up the arduous task of trauma and neglect recovery. It is bad enough to go through these experiences in the first place. But in addition, having to spend years and lots of money and effort, to recover seems an insufferable injustice! This is why I have so many different certifications. I studied and practiced each reputable new methodology that arrived on the scene. In my view neurofeedback, which I began to study and practice in 2010, was and still is, the best yet.
Neurofeedback is a form of brain training. Essentially it teaches the brain the correct, regulated rhythms that were distorted by trauma and neglect. One of the great advantages of neurofeedback, in my view, is that you can work at trauma healing with minimal talk. So many clients who finally show up at my door, are sick to death or can’t bear to verbalize about their tired old stories. Neurofeedback works without talking, and often creates a state where the story becomes more accessible, interesting and fruitful. That is a win!
Anyone who has known me more than a minute has heard me, probably ad nauseum, reference the renowned relationship researcher John Gottman. Gottman, originally an MIT-trained mathematician, changed direction to a study of psychology, mostly to try and figure out why he couldn’t get a date. The result – 40
What a strange and wacky concept, finding and hiring a stranger with certain credentials, telling them everything about myself, and paying them huge amounts of money to sit and listen to me. The icing on the cake: calling it a relationship? Oy vey. To an extra-terrestrial, and a lot of
Recently I read a brief story about California Senator Dianne Feinstein, a recent target of loud complaints about “cognitive decline” due to her advanced age of 88. Feinstein equally loudly and vehemently disputes the claims, arguing that she is doing just fine. Alongside the article I pondered the decidedly unflattering