By Nancy White, Ph.D., and Leonard Richards, Th.D.
Why Another Book on Neurofeedback?
One What Is Neurofeedback?
Two The Changing Brain
Neuroplasticity and the Paradigm Shift
Three The Evolution of Neurofeedback
Brain Mapping and Scope of Treatment
With Joel Lubar, Ph.D., BCIA-EEG
Four The Compassionate Healer
Or, How Does a Person Become a Neurofeedback Provider?
With Nicholas Dogris, Ph.D., Mike Beasley, L.M.T., and Richard M. Smith, Ph.D.
Five The Adopted Child
Attachment Disorder and the Compromised Brain
With Sebern Fisher, M.A., M.S.W., L.M.H., BCIA
Six Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
With Mary Lee Esty, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., and Donald Magder, M.A.
Seven Attention Deficit Disorder and Its Cousins
With J. Lawrence Thomas, Ph.D.
Eight The Wonderful World of Anxiety
With Paul Botticelli, L.C.S.W.
Nine Neurofeedback Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
D. Corydon Hammond, Ph.D., ECNS, QEEG, BCIA-EEG
Ten Traumatic Brain Injury
With Harris McCarter, Ph.D., Michele Luster, Mary Lee Esty, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., and D. Corydon Hammond, Ph.D., ECNS, QEEG, BCIA-EEG
Eleven Head Games
Sports Injuries and Brain Trauma
With Elsa Baehr, Ph.D., and Lynn Brayton, Psy.D.
Twelve Stroke Family
With Barbara Dean Schacker, M.A., Victor Zelek, Ph.D., and Mary Lee Esty, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
Thirteen New Directions in Neurofeedback
With Hershel Toomim, Ph.D., Jeffrey Carmen, Ph.D., Henry Mann, M.D., Nicholas Dogris, Ph.D., BCIA-EEG, Victor McGregor, Ph.D., A.N.P., N.P.P., Mark Smith, L.C.S.W., QEEG, Siegfried Othmer, Ph.D., Martin Wuttke, C.N.P., Michael Gismondi, M.A., L.M.H.C., and Thomas Collura, Ph.D.
A Neurofeedback Perspective
With Jay Gunkelman, QEEG, and Juan Acosta-Urquidi, Ph.D., QEEG-T
Changing the World, Neuron by Neuron
Glossary of Neurofeedback Terms and Acronyms
About the Contributors
Stephen Larsen, Ph.D., LMHC, BCIA-eeg, is professor emeritus of psychology at SUNY Ulster, board-certified in EEG biofeedback, and the author of several books, including The Healing Power of Neurofeedback and The Fundamentalist Mind. He is the founder and director of Stone Mountain Center, offering biofeedback, neurofeedback, and psychotherapy treatments. He lives in New Paltz, New York.
"Clearly written and exciting in scope. The contributors assembled
here represent the 'who's who' in research-based neurofeedback.
They pioneered the use of sophisticated technology and developed
effective protocols to treat a variety of disorders." * Les Fehmi,
Ph.D., director of the Princeton Biofeedback Centre, developer of
Open Focus training, an *
"This book comes close to having it all: the past, present, and future of neurofeedback and neuroplasticity; the theories; and the stories of real people who, using neurofeedback and related technologies, discover and rediscover their true humanity and higher functioning. Here is the humanity with the technologies, and the technologies with the humanity." * Len Ochs, Ph.D., founder of Ochslabs and the LENS technique *
"The brain can do far more for itself than drugs or other invasions, and the possibilities and realities are brought forth herein. The wisdom to selfregulate is contained in every brain. Larsen introduces a host of pioneers who are forging the future in this important emerging discipline." * Thomas Collura, Ph.D., biomedical engineer, neurophysiologist, and founder and president of BrainMas *
"Stephen Larsen has done an amazing job of pulling together state-of-the-art neurofeedback treatments into an easy-to-read book that will be useful to experts in the field as well as the general public. Those already doing neurofeedback as well as those with no background at all can learn from this book." * Jeffrey A. Carmen, Ph.D., licensed psychologist and creator of the EZPIR HEG neurofeedback system *
"Sharing successful and almost miraculous case studies of neurofeedback patients from a broad range of backgrounds, including veterans and neglected children, this book reveals how we can nurture our intimate relationship with the brain, improving emotional, cognitive and creative flexibility, as well as mental health." * Aznet News, June 2012 *
"An essential tool for mind-brain science." * Joseph Kamiya, Ph.D., father of EEG biofeedback/neurofeedback and former professor of medical psycho *
"A brilliant book, full of amazing stories and cogent explanations." * Thom Hartmann, radio host, TV journalist, and author of The Edison Gene *