Biofeedback to Build Brain Function

POSTED: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 8:51 AM
For millennia, practitioners of yoga and meditation in the East have known of the link between body and mind. But Western culture took a different tack after the French philosopher René Descartes proclaimed that the mind and body are separate and discrete.

Since the 19th century, scientists have tried to debunk that view, showing through experiments that the mind and body are connected and that the mind affects the body and the body affects the mind.

Sexual Abuse Recovery and Neurofeedback training

Children who have suffered physical trauma have altered brain activity that must be corrected to allow normal development to proceed. The following description of a child's process in a bodywork session is a result of the QEEG-based neurofeedback home training program that he has been undertaking for the past few months. I think it clearly expresses what happens when the brain, body and psyche are supported in finding more efficient patterns of organization.

Sunday Oct 27: discussion about Bossy Boy and Spinning Boy with AK (Brain Gym - Reiki)

BBC video on current technology at QMF lab

Watch BBC video on this study's technology

Study Update for 1072 nm clinical trial

Dr. Dougal's visit was a great success, with two very productive conversations at Watermark and Atria Senior Living retirement communities. We had over 60 attendees and were able to answer questions about the trial and the technology involved. We are looking to include more participants in addition to those already enrolled. 

If you or someone you know is interested in participating in a clinical trial for a drug-free intervention for dementia, call (610) 940-0488.


Dr. Dougal Presentations at Watermark and Atria Senior Living Friday June 24th

Quietmind Foundation hosts renowned Alzheimer’s researcher

Dr. Gordon Dougal, renouned Alzheimer's physician and researcher will be speaking at The Watermark, Two Franklin Town Blvd, in Center City Philadelphia at the intersection of 17th and Callowhill St., on Friday, June 24th from 10am to 11:30am.

Dr. Dougal will also be presenting a second time on the same day, June 24 from 2pm to 3:30pm at Atria, 150 No. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

Relax - Calm Down - Focus - Concentrate - Pay Attention -



Here’s an experiment: close your eyes and say these 5 words and phrases separately, put some space between them so you can notice your reactions.  Say them to yourself and notice the reaction in your body as you say them.  Then remember the first time you ever heard someone say those words to you. Remember the tone of voice used by the person and the circumstances surrounding its use.

Quietmind Associates in the News

Quietmind Associates is described by Times Herald as a "pioneering brain enhancement and treatment facility."

Read the full article here.


Neurofeedback for Migraine Relief

Jon Walker MD a neurologist in Dallas has just published compelling data on the treatment of migraine with neurofeedback. This is great news for headache sufferers.

Moving Forward

Happy new year to everyone. My wishes to all for a healthy, prosperous and safe 2011. The Quietmind Associates website has taken form now and is a great improvement in many ways. We are opening our new location in Philadelphia to better serve the folks who want to work won themselves using Neurofeedback and Biofeedback tools we've developed. We are also planning to conduct Bioenergetic groups in center city so keep checking back for details.

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