Safe and Sound Protocol What Conditions Benefit?

Safe and Sound protocol session. Man Listening to specially designed music filtered to emphasize frequencies that target the middle ear muscles

What is SSP or Safe and Sound Protocol? The Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) is a passive and non-invasive intervention designed to help you regulate your nervous system and improve social engagement.  It involves listening to specially designed music filtered to emphasize frequencies that target the middle ear muscles, which can enhance communication between the…

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How Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Benefits from Safe and Sound Protocol

Obsessive compulsive disorder woman aligning pencils on a table

What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition that affects people of all ages and backgrounds. It is characterized by recurring, unwanted thoughts, images, or impulses (obsessions) that lead to repetitive behaviors or mental acts (compulsions) to alleviate anxiety or prevent a feared outcome. OCD can significantly impair daily…

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ADHD Benefits from Safe and Sound Protocol

ADHD session with child

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects children, teens and adults. It causes problems with attention, hyperactivity and behaviour. It makes it hard to sit still, pay attention and control behaviors or emotions. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or…

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What Is Brain Mapping?

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It’s easier to imagine working in the Neurotherapy or mental health field with brain mapping, also known as a Quantitative Electroencephalogram; big words, but simple. The brain is a highly complex organ composed of billions of neurons. Neurons communicate with and from all parts of your body. These are electrical impulses that cause brain waves.…

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An Introduction to ADHD In Adults Symptoms

ADHD In Adults Symptoms

People who have five or more symptoms are officially diagnosed with ADHD. In most situations, It begins in childhood but may not be diagnosed until the individual is an adult. One of the benefits of a diagnosis is that treatments are available to help you live better. Symptoms of ADHD in adults Adults do not…

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Adult ADHD The Most Pervasive Problems

Adult ADHD. Person finding it hard to focus

According to the Centre for ADHD Awareness in Canada, the condition can affect up to nine percent of children and three to five percent of adults. That is over one million Canadians. Living with ADHD can be challenging and cause relational fractures and problems at work. But with the right treatment plan, you can learn…

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Connect To Alpha Waves While Your Eyes Are Open?

alpha waves how to connect when eyes are open.

Alpha waves are associated with sensations of wakeful rest. When they occur, people feel reduced anxiety and heightened relaxation. Conventional research finds that the opening of the eyes disrupts alpha waves and replaces them with beta waves. However, there is no evidence that it may be possible to induce them with eyes open using neurofeedback…

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Does neurofeedback help treat ADD/ADHD?

neurofeedback help treat ADD/ADHD

For years, medical professionals have been prescribing people with ADD/ADHD psychostimulants that improve concentration and reduce impulsivity. However, the search is on for alternatives because of unwanted side effects, such as weight loss and reduction in appetite.  Researchers are now touting the benefits of neurofeedback to help treat ADD/ADHD. This non-pharmacological method may improve concentration…

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What is ADHD?

ADHD in a child

What is ADHD? There are times when the best of us loses self-control, get impatient or may feel agitated or overactive. This is normal human behavior, but people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) always display these actions. So, ADHD is a developmental disorder and learning disability in which people are impulsive, inattentive, and hyperactive.…

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