Neurofeedback (NFB) is a noninvasive treatment for many physiological and mental health symptoms. It has been referred to as “biofeedback” for the brain, as the mechanisms involved offer feedback to the client about the functioning and dysregulation of his or her brain wave activity. For example, a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may struggle with focused attention because his or her theta waves may be too high and low beta waves too weak. NFB gives technical biofeedback from the brain directly to the client.

With the advances in neuroscience, an abundance of new information about the brain and its functions is available to clinicians. This emerging neurocounseling emphasis allows helping professionals truly bridge the brain and behaviors into counseling and psychotherapy work. NFB is an ...

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