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How will BrainJoy Help?
Q: I’ve tried all kinds of medications and therapies (talk therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR, prolonged exposure therapy). How will coming to BrainJoy help me?

A: Many who find their way to BrainJoy do so after years of searching and frustration in working to overcome life challenges, never having found the source of the problem. The simple answer is our revolutionary system works. Regardless of the life trauma or behavioral difficulties you have endured, they have created an imprint on the brain.

NeurOptimal® Neurofeedback is a 100% non-invasive, safe method for restoring serenity, confidence and wellness back into your life by working with your brain imbalances which are basically the source of an unharmonized life. Your brain already possesses everything you need for an exceptional quality of life. NeurOptimal® helps draw out this untapped potential to make “the good life” a reality. With NeurOptimal® sessions, over time, the brain learns to maneuver around instabilities — instead of just falling into them — resulting in increased flexibility and resilience, which results in a better quality of life for the client.

Same Results as...?
Q: Can I achieve the same results at home with one of the brain modification products currently available commercially?

A: While there are numerous gimmicks and various brainwave modification paraphernalia available to the home-user, take-home binaural beat technology (products like Hemi-sync and Holo-sync are by far the most popular), these are mass-marketed products that force the brain into pre-programmed frequencies, pre-set by the device manufacturer. These types of products are considered brain “entrainment” devices and although the results vary from good (bringing the brain into balance), to neutral, the results can also benegative, as they can push the brain out of balance in other ways.

NeurOptimal® provides information to the client’s brain about its own activity, and the brain does its own reorganizing. While it is true you can sometimes get dramatic effects by pushing the brain in a particular way as other systems do, it is also very possible that you can push the brain into a de-stabilized state, resulting in unpleasant side effects. NeurOptimal® technology is designed differently.Simply giving the brain information rather than telling it what to do results in powerful shifts in a positive direction for the client, gently and easily. You can read more about this process by clicking here: http://brainjoy.com/how-neuroptimal-works/

Is This the Same?
Q: But I’ve had neurofeedback and/or biofeedback. Isn’t this the same thing? A: Although there are similarities in that each of these modalities deals with creating healthier brain patterns, there are significant differences. NeurOptimal® is a specialized and proprietary process that has been found to have measurable and relatively quick results in mitigating issues related to an imbalanced brain.

Dr. Cheshire Brown and Dr. Val Brown, the creators of Zengar’s NeurOptimal®, worked together for many years to create NeurOptimal®, a breakthrough technology creating an essentially side-effect free, 5th generation neurofeedback system which assists the brain in reaching optimal function. Because we provide individualized training, and because NeurOptimal® is done “in real time,” there are no off-the-shelf approaches. Your experience is uniquely geared to you and your needs.

Ages
Q: Does NeurOptimal® work for individuals of any age? A: Yes, NeurOptimal® works for any age. For small children or people with such issues as Asperger’s and Autism, new experiences can be frightening. We work first with just a small session to see how it “feels” to dispel any fear. We’ve found great success working with children and adults alike!

Benefits
Q: What types of issues can be relieved with NeurOptimal®?

A: NeurOptimal® sessions provide a multitude of benefits for the brain and body, including: improved sleep, heightened mental clarity, enhanced cognitive performance, PTSD, ADD/ADHD. In fact, the American Pediatric Academy has endorsed neurofeedback aka EEG biofeedback as a “Level 1/Best Support” treatment for children with ADHD. Furthermore, the APA has equated neurofeedback with medication in terms of efficacy for resolving ADHD.

Clients who originally have arrived experiencing sadness, hopelessness, anxiousness, traumatic stress, memory loss, learning disorders and sensory issues, sleeplessness, sound sensitivity, chronic pain, and dependencies have also received benefits. Clients have also expressed they have experienced benefit in many areas they weren’t expecting. Over 85% of our clients say their expectations were either met or exceeded at BrainJoy!

How long are sessions?
Q: What is the average time commitment?

A:The actual time of most sessions is generally 33 minutes, but we suggest scheduling 45 minutes to include time to get settled when you arrive and collect your belongings when your session is over.

Frequency of sessions?
Q: How many sessions will I need?

A:Everyone’s central nervous system is unique. As a result, it is difficult to predict the exact number of NeurOptimal® sessions you will need. However, after tens of thousands of sessions it is possible to provide general guidelines or rules of thumb. Click here for more detailed information: http://brainjoy.com/how-we-help/how-many-neuroptimal-sessions-will-i-need/

Negative Side Effects
Q: Do people experience any negative side effects from NeurOptimal®? A:While there are no actual negative side effects, the brain does go through a process similar to a detoxification effect. People who are not drinking enough water may experience headaches. Also, if too many sessions are scheduled in succession, it could cause what’s termed a “healing crisis” where the person is being pushed too fast to process the healing. For this reason we do not schedule sessions too close together and our technicians will monitor how you are feeling and how you feel between sessions, providing for an optimum experience.

Do Effects Last?
Q: Do the effects of NeurOptimal® training last? A: Training with NeurOptimal® is actually a learning task. You get results because your brain is actively learning, even if you are not doing the learning consciously. Much like reading, once your brain knows how to read, it can’t “un-know”. Your brain doesn’t forget. It may get rusty, but the effects of learning remain throughout your lifetime.

However, your brain is living tissue and you can— and will— get “knocked off” by stress, by chemicals, by alcohol, by an anesthetic, by the difficult daily lives we all seem to live. The wonderful thing is, a few booster sessions will get you back to where you were. As trainers, we see a trained brain quickly utilizing the information NeurOptimal® is offering. It’s as if the brain says “I know what to do with this!” and it goes through all the steps it went through in the weeks of initial training, but very rapidly. So you quickly get back into your good place. It’s very nice to know if you are going through a more difficult time, you can quickly do a session or two to recover your optimal flow and functioning. As we like to say at BrainJoy, “You’ve always got it in your back pocket!”

Insurance
Q: Will my insurance cover the costs?

A:While more and more insurance companies are considering the advantages of alternative therapies, this technology is not generally covered yet; however, we encourage you to check with your insurance as they are always making new considerations in alternative therapies.

What is a session like?
Q: What happens during the actual NeurOptimal® session?

A:That’s a very popular question and quite detailed in its answer so we have given this answer it’s own page.

Click here: http://brainjoy.com/what-happens-in-a-neuroptimal-session/

Pricing
Q: How much will it cost?

A:The cost of a NeurOptimal® session is about 1/3 of the cost of most other similar technologies.

Click here to check out our current pricing: http://brainjoy.com/pricing-2/

Privacy and Confidentiality
Q: Who sees my information? Is it confidential?

A: We implement a variety of security and privacy measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Click here to see our Privacy Policy: http://brainjoy.com/privacy-policy/

Get Started
Q: How do I get started?

A: You can call us at 541-622-6220 or click below to schedule a Free Consultation. You may also book an appointment if you are ready to do so with this same button. We look forward to seeing you!

Other types of Neurofeedback?
Q:What is the difference between other types of neurofeedback and NeurOptimal?

A: NeurOptimal is a feedback system training the individual to create a more balanced brain on its own, reinforcing through feeding back the shifts as they occur in real time.

Other forms of neurofeedback or EEG Biofeedback are creating a ‘protocol/entrained’ brain.  These approaches encourage specific frequencies for integration of hemispheric auditory signals.

Both are excellent programs just entirely different approaches. NeurOptimal is allowing the brain to find its own homeostasis and the other is in essence pushing the brain to create a different type of hemispheric balance.

People all over the world are reporting that balancing their brain has empowered them to embrace their talents, their loved ones, and their lives like never before. Now you too can easily become part of the Balanced Brain Movement. It begins with a FREE consultation at BrainJoy. Contact Us Today!

 

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