Do Not Make New Years Resolutions: Make a Commitment to Yourself

What is a resolution?  The appropriate dictionary definition regarding new years resolutions is “the act of resolving or determining upon an action, course of action, method, procedure, etc.”  Also, “a decision or determination: to make a firm resolution to do something.”

Spotlight on Dr. Barry Sterman: The Beginnings of Neurofeedback

The field of neurofeedback today owes much of its preliminary research and findings to Dr. Barry Sterman for his work creating and establishing clinical applications for neurofeedback. After earning a Ph.D. in Psychology and Neuroscience from the University of California Los Angeles in 1963, Dr. Sterman began his research, which ultimately led to the discovery of an effective treatment for a variety of neurological conditions.

5 Ways to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

During the holiday season, many people experience weight gain due to overeating. Avoid this by following these five ways to avoid overeating this holiday season, written by Advanced Neurotherapy's very own health coach Shayna Strickland!

Managing Opppositional Defiant Disorder

 

 

OCD: Types of Obsessions

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a debilitating mental illness that causes significant distress to a person’s life. Someone with OCD has intrusive, unwanted, obsessive thoughts causing feelings of anxiety, distress, and fear. Compulsive behavior is the result of these feelings. Mental rituals begin to avoid something bad happening, although the majority of the time, no danger is present. The compulsive behavior can be related to the underlying fear, but sometimes the compulsive behavior seems completely disconnected from the fear. A person with OCD struggles to control these behaviors and has extremely strong urges to perform these behaviors, despite their illogical nature.

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