Neurofeedback therapy is a type of biofeedback for the brain. Neurofeedback measures the electrical activity of the brain by processing signals sent by sensors placed on the scalp. With this information we are able to reward the brain for more appropriate electrical patterns, which in turn will promote a healthier, better functioning mind. We do this by having the patient see the information of their brains activity and then attempting to minimize any activity deemed problematic.
This self regulation training of Neurofeedback deals with deregulation within the brain. Deregulation could cause numerous issues, including: anxiety, depression, attention deficits, migraines, and sleep disorders.