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November 18, 2016

Neurofeedback Therapy an Effective, Non-Drug Treatment for ADHD

Pills are not the only way to manage your child’s inappropriate or maladaptive behaviors. Neurofeedback therapy is a safe, non-invasive, alternative option for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents. In November 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics approved biofeedback and […]
November 18, 2016

How To Get Rid of Negative Thoughts

Repressing thoughts doesn’t work so here are 8 ways to get rid of negative thoughts. It’s one of the irritations of having a mind that sometimes it’s hard to get rid of negative thoughts. It could be a mistake at work, money worries or perhaps […]
November 18, 2016

My ODD Child is Physically Abusive to Siblings and Parents

Recently, there have been several stories in the news about violence in children and what can—and should—be done about it. A five-year-old boy was taken out of his Kindergarten class in handcuffs in Indiana, and the same thing happened to a six-year-old girl in Louisiana. […]
November 18, 2016

Treat ADHD Symptoms With Brain Training

Learn how to treat ADHD symptoms with neurofeedback, working memory training, and meditation — brain-training alternatives to ADD medication for children and adults by Pamela Michaels, Maggie Jackson, Carl Sherman, Ph.D. For many adults and children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD), the biggest daily challenge is paying attention – at […]
November 18, 2016

The Future of Therapy Today

Biofeedback’s origins go back to ancient Hindus and Buddhists, but it wasn’t until after World War II that biofeedback — as it’s used today — came into existence. Biofeedback works by attaching instruments to your body to measure physiological activity like brain waves, heart rate, […]
November 18, 2016

Punishments vs. Consequences: Teach Your Teen the Difference

When I work with parents of teenagers, our conversations inevitably turn toward discipline. “How do get my teen to follow the rules?” “My teen won’t clean up after himself. What should I do?” “Nothing I do seems to have any effect on her!” Discipline with teenagers is complicated. […]
November 8, 2016

The Difference Between Diagnosis And Disability

The difference between a “diagnosis” and a “disability” can be hard to understand. These words often get mixed up. To make things more confusing, sometimes you may see or hear the terms “disability category” and “eligibility category” used interchangeably. An easy way to remember the […]
November 8, 2016

Talking With Your Child About Psychological Assessment

Discussing the evaluation process in advance can help put your child at ease. The age of your child may determine how much and in what way you discuss evaluation. Your child may be taken out of class for evaluation testing. Once you’ve decided to get […]
Dr. Ewa J. Antczak & Associates
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