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"There's no doubt that the (LENS) neurofeedback therapy was very helpful. It took the edginess I felt away and helped bring my music to peak performance."
- "Robert S".
"Shortly after I started doing (the LENS) neurofeedback with Anton, my husband noticed a positive change in my temperament, less irritable, not as easily disturbed, equanimous. I found myself learning lyrics much more easily and, best of all, I am beginning to organize and follow through on my daily and long-term projects.
-"Susan W".
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What is the LENS used for?
For relief and alleviation of many neurological conditions and getting chronic patterns 'unstuck', including: ADHD, Autism, Learning Disorders, Anxiety and Depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Migraine, Addictions, Sleep Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury. The LENS also helps to improve energy levels, cognitive function and peak performance, reduce stress, facilitate inner integration and personal growth.

How could the LENS protocols help such a wide range of issues and disorders?
In this holistic approach you address the various imbalances found: neurological, mental, physiological, emotional, energetic and spiritual levels. With regulation and balance of the central nervous system and all the parts, symptoms tend to diminish, almost as a biproduct. With the LENS method, customized protocols are derived from matching treatment to the dominant frequency of the individual's brainwaves.

Can you have neurofeedback if you're on medications, prescription drugs?
Those who are determined to be medically stable and on a stable dosage may participate. Many patients who come to neurofeedback are on, or have a history of being on meds. Decisions, such as to begin or continue neurofeedback, are made between the patient and his/her physician. Over the course of neurofeedback treatment, the patient may find their need for medication changes, and that, under a physician's guidance, dosages can be tapered or even eliminated.

Can there be side effects with neurofeedback?
Unlike with pharmacological treatment, neurofeedback is non-invasive. However, positive side effects may occur, for example, such as becoming more clear thinking and organized whilst being treated for migraine or hyperactivity. The only negative side effects occasionally reported might be temporarily feeling 'wired and tired' with overstimulation or lack of progress; however, with reduction of feedback or adjustment of protocol, this can be readily resolved.

What results do we obtain?
There may be a significant reduction in symptoms across a wide range of symptoms and issues, such as: pain, fatigue, attention, sleep in 20 sessions and less, with 50% improvement ( See '100 person study' at Stone Mountain Center). For example, in a child diagnosed with ADHD, distractibility, impulsivity and hyperactivity may all respond to the training, leading to more successful school performance; or with Anxiety there may be a lessening of episodes and panic attacks; with Depression, an increase in emotional responsiveness and increased energy level. On assimilation of the training, the brain tends to retain the results.

Are the treatment effects permanent?
With neurofeedback training, as with new skills, gains tend to be retained, and treatment effects appear to persist long after treatment has been discontinued. If a patient stops treatment prematurely because of perceptions of 'early success', there may be resumption of old symptoms and patterns. For most, once the brain has adapted to, and assimilated the training, results are lasting.

How long is the Training?
For more robust patients with more recent onset of symptoms, initial progress and results can be seen in under ten sessions. However, there are various factors, such as severity,duration and onset of symptoms, medical condition, complexity of issues that may require 20 sessions or longer to address. Individual training or treatment sessions are generally 40-50 minutes, two times per week for quicker adaptation and assimilation.

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