These therapies offer portable supports to our clients so that they can continue their training at home and take even more ownership of their treatment.
The Bio-Acoustical Utilization Device (BAUD) is a device that uses the brain’s instinct to mimic to decrease the intensity of unwanted feelings or physical symptoms. The BAUD is a non-invasive procedure that produces two frequencies heard through headphones. The first frequency can be adjusted to resonate with a waveform related to an unwanted physical sensation in the body. The second frequency disrupts the initial frequency, thereby neutralizing emotions or sensations. For example, the frequency could neutralize an urge to eat sweets, a pain in a shoulder, or a tendency towards depressed/anxious reactions. The BAUD has been shown to help with symptoms of anxiety,depression, addiction, insomnia, and chronic pain. The BAUD is FDA approved.
Alpha-stim is an FDA approved medical device used for the management of anxiety, depression, and/or insomnia. This handheld device applies a very mild current through ear clip electrodes. This current has been shown to facilitate the production of alpha (8-12 Hz) waves in the electrical activity of the brain. Alpha amplitude is associated with an alert and focused, yet relaxed state. It has been shown that symptoms of anxiety, depression and/or insomnia decrease as the brain spends time in the “alpha state.” This device is FDA approved.
The David is an Audio-Visual Entrainment (AVE) device that uses flashes of light and pulses of tones to gently and safely guide the brain into various brain wave patterns that help to improve sleep, elevate your mood, sharpen your mind, etc. AVE devices have been shown to be alternative training devices for such disorders as Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), fibromyalgia, and chronic pain. They have also been used to boost physical performance in athletes, academic performance in students, and cognitive functions in seniors.
The Journey to the Wild Divine
Journey to the Wild Divine is a computer software program that you control with your heart rate, heart rate variability, and finger temperature. The program – developed by a team of doctors and spiritual leaders – artfully combines state of the art technology with beautiful visuals, soothing sounds and effective meditation and breathing techniques to help you master your body’s natural ability to counter the effects of stressful situations and live a happier, more balanced life.
Lumosity is a comprehensive internet-based training program aimed at enhancing brain health and performance using clinically validated tools designed by neuroscientists. Lumosity is based on extensive research and is reported to yield benefits including clearer and quicker thinking, faster problem-solving skills, increased alertness and awareness, better concentration, and sharper memory for names, numbers, and directions.
We use Lumosity as supplemental training during biofeedback sessions, as well as formative assessment. Because Lumosity is internet based, this is something you can sign up for and do from the comfort of your own home (or ipad!) as well!