Ways We Specialize for Specific Groups
Listed below are some of the ways that different groups of people can use our services for their specific benefits. Our services are not limited to these groups of people, but these specialized services have been developed for these populations.
Many first responders suffer from PTSD, anxiety, substance abuse, and exhibit suicidal tendencies due to the psychological struggles of their jobs. Neurofeedback can help re-train a brain to stay calm, react appropriately to stimulation, and relieve the effects of job-related stressors and traumas.
Rates of general stress, alcoholism and other drug use, divorce, heart disease and other chronic health problems are all higher for first responders. Getting help with the things you want to deal with can make a world of difference in your mental and physical health. It can also make a big difference in the life of your family.
Trauma- Sensitive Yoga:
Studies show that therapy incorporating movement, breath work and mindfulness techniques lessen responses to stress. Yoga therapy regulates your body’s internal systems, bringing your body back into a state of balance. Yoga is a positive, holistic way to help reduce symptoms of those diagnosed with PTSD.
A growing body of research documents the biological and psychological changes that take place during and after art creation. Art therapy could enable first responders to take control of their emotional experiences through manipulating art materials, allowing them to process inner conflicts that they may not have addressed.
Neurofeedback helps athletes to obtain maximum performance that allows them to successfully face any competition. It both helps optimize brain activation and performance along with benefiting a positive mental attitude, confidence and high motivation.
Counseling can help athletes focus, communicate better with teammates, trust in their abilities, prepare for the unexpected, and visualize what success looks like. These are just a few of the most significant ways that athletes can benefit from counseling and gain a competitive edge on the playing field.
Training the mind and body together increases transfer of skills and strategy to the competition surface. Athletic performance relies on an athlete’s ability to see, decide, and execute under pressure. If those are the demands of competition, then athletes need to train like they compete – mind and body together.
Team Building & Cohesion Training:
Team building is an ongoing and multifaceted process where group members learn how to work together for a common goal. Teams need to have a shared vision of unity and purpose; and then synergistic and collaborative teamwork; individual and mutual accountability; identity as a team, positive team culture, cohesive group atmosphere; open and honest communication processes; peer helping and social support.
When our brain biology works for us and not against us it enables us to perform at our very best. Neurofeedback brain training can help increase the efficiency of brain function, reduce effects of stress, improve sleep, improve focus and benefit general cognitive flexibility.
Counseling can help a person focus, communicate better with others, trust in their abilities, prepare for the unexpected, and visualize what success looks like. These are just a few of the most significant ways that peak performers can benefit from counseling and gain a competitive edge.
Mind and body working together are necessary for a person to be able to utilize their resources and abilities to the fullest. Peak performance relies on ones's ability to see, decide, and execute under pressure. If those are the demands of business or performance, then individuals need to practice how they would like to perform– mind and body together.
A growing body of research documents the biological and psychological changes that take place during and after art creation.
Art therapy can enable individuals to take control of their emotional experiences through manipulating art materials, allowing them to process inner conflicts and build creative and flexible thinking.
QEEG Brain Mapping can show patterns of dysregulation in the brain that may underlie symptoms of inattention, anxiety, processing challenges and other school related stressors. Neurofeedback brain training can help the brain regulate differently and help reduce some of these symptoms.
We are only able to use the skills we have. It can be difficult to know how to best help students handle the stressors of school and home and whatever other demands are upon them. Counseling can help them identify their needs and responses and learn new ways to handle the challenges they face.
Studies show that therapy incorporating movement, breath work and mindfulness techniques lessen responses to stress. Yoga is a positive, holistic way to help reduce symptoms of anxiety, help heal trauma and it can help students learn to better regulate their own nervous system responses in the midst of the stressors or demands of academic life.
Play Therapy uses the therapeutic powers of play to help clients prevent or resolve psychosocial difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development. Where talk therapy is limited to the participants ability to identify and verbalize their experiences, play therapy allows the participant the opportunity to process and learn though action.