WHAT IS IT?
This is a technique
which trains the patient to consciously control his or her
brainwaves. These waves are detected by sensors placed on the
scalp and “fed back” to you in the form of sound or visual
display. You will be encouraged to change the brainwaves to the
desired pattern. Then, there is further feedback to you
depending on how the brainwaves change. After repeated sessions,
you will learn to sense and control the brainwaves by yourself.
WHO WOULD IT HELP?
It has been most
extensively researched for use in ADHD, but may also be helpful
for concentration difficulty, headaches, anxiety, depression,
OCD and others. A drawback is that it is usually not covered by