Coaching and Neurofeedback
Much like a mirror that promotes self-correction, NeurOptimal® monitors your brain waves and then provides “feedback” to your central nervous system about what it has just done. When the software detects a tremor in your brain wave pattern, it sends an audible signal that encourages the brain to “reset” and self-correct.
Sound simple? That’s because it is simple. The true complexity of the neurofeedback training is embedded in the NeurOptimal® software.
Just think of NeurOptimal® as an Olympic gymnastics coach or yoga instructor. Like a human teacher, the neurofeedback machine points out and corrects your form as you train. As you get better, the level of brain training difficulty increases automatically. With practice, your brain fitness (i.e. brain flexibility and resilience) naturally improves and becomes more natural and efficient. As a result of the training, you can maintain a healthy brain and become more effective in your personal and professional life.
There is no need for outside tests to "diagnose what's wrong" or an "expert" to decide “what the central nervous system (cns) needs”. You can simply allow the cns to receive the pure information about itself — untainted by the beliefs of the trainer — and the brain organizes on its own. This is what the cns is designed to do and NeurOptimal® is designed to rely on this inherent intelligence of the brain. As a result, the NeurOptimal® process is perfectly, effortlessly, natural. And this is true no matter what the problem is — even if there was significant developmental delay or injury as far back as birth or even earlier. Every brain has the potential to optimize itself, if given the right information.
The NeurOptimal® system is a highly personalized brain training software that prompts the central nervous system to help make the best use of your brain’s neural resources.
NeurOptimal® monitors your brainwaves and alerts your central nervous system when it is not functioning smoothly. When brain activity shows signs of turbulence, the music within the NeurOptimal® neurofeedback software is momentarily interrupted. This subtle cue alerts your brain that it is operating inefficiently. With repeated training sessions, the brain learns to “reset” itself and function more smoothly. All of this learning is non-invasive and happens outside your conscious awareness. Over time, NeurOptimal® adjusts itself automatically in response to your brain's activity, individualizing the training microsecond by microsecond to your own brain’s functioning.
Neurofeedback training for the brain is similar to physical training for the body. Much of our suffering comes from pervasive recurring thoughts and feelings in which our minds become emotionally stranded or cognitively “stuck”. Neurofeedback prompts the brain to draw from its existing resources and pull itself out of these mental “ruts”. The result is a more open and positive mindset in which obstacles are more manageable and problems more resolvable.