EEG Neurofeedback and Treating Mental Health Disorders

Dr. Hanno Kirk, Ph.D., and Kelley Foust, OTR, will be presenting on EEG Neurofeedback and Treating Mental Health Disorders at the 4th Annual Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Conference in Chicago, IL, September 20-22, 2013.

Lenexa, KS (I-Newswire) August 12, 2013 - The speakers will present theoretical and practical information on the uses of Neurofeedback in the treatment of mental health disorders. They will explain how this non-pharmacological and non-invasive technique of training of the brain fits into the Integrative Medicine model. The presentation will cover how biomedical conditions, which can produce instabilities, and over or under arousal in the brain, need to be identified and treated before EEG Neurofeedback can be successful. Case studies and SPECT image slides will illustrate how NF can produce surprisingly fast results in conditions as varied as autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders, ADHD, and PTSD. Information will also be provided on the requirements for becoming a Neurofeedback provider.

Hanno W. Kirk, PhD, LICSW, has been a teacher/trainer for the past 35 years and a wide variety of subjects including psychology, sociology, and psychosocial and behavioral issues. He has presented numerous seminars on a variety of topics including AD(H)D, Pediatric Bipolar and end of life care. He is currently in private practice in Lewisburg, WV specializing in children and adolescents with behavioral and autistic spectrum disorders, as well as persons with trauma issues. He utilizes neurofeedback therapy extensively and is also a believer in the benefit of biomedical treatments. He is a principal author of Psychosocial and Behavioral Aspects of Medicine (LWW 2002).

Kelley graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center with a B.S. degree in Occupational Therapy. She has been practicing occupational therapy for over 20 years. She became interested in neurofeedback therapy when one of her children was diagnosed with ADHD. After unsuccessfully trying several medications, neurofeedback therapy helped him to excel both in school and socially. Kelley started Focus NeuroRehab in El Paso, TX in 2009 and since then has successfully treated over 800 patients. Her main treatment modality is neurofeedback therapy along with instructing clients about behavior, discipline, sensory integration, nutrition, Irlen Screening, and the use of essential oils.

Integrative Medicine for Mental Health supports a whole body approach, utilizing multiple fields of medicine and nutritional sciences to help patients obtain mental wellness. The integrative approach includes metabolic testing, nutritional therapies, dietary interventions, and traditional medical treatments. Practical applications and effective protocols will be presented and can be easily applied in a clinical setting. The concepts and practical guidelines presented at this conference can dramatically improve the quality of life of practitioners and patients.

Date: September 20-22, 2013
Location: Chicago, IL
Cost: Early Bird Registration $100 off ends August 12

CE/CME/CEU credits available!

About The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc.

The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc. is the world leader in providing testing for nutritional factors i   More..n chronic illnesses such as autism, fibromyalgia, and ADD.

Our mission is to improve health treatment outcomes for chronic illnesses by providing the most accurate, reliable, and comprehensive biomedical analyses available - using the latest technology and proven techniques - and by providing education to patients, families, and health care practitioners.Less..

Contact Information

The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc.
Trisha Breckenridge

Published in:

Medical > Mental Health

Published On:

August 12, 2013

Print Release:

Print Release

If you have questions regarding information in this press release contact the company listed above. is a press release service and not the author of this press release.The information that is on or available through this site is for informational purposes only and speaks only as of the particular date or dates of that information. As some companies and PR Agencies submit their press releases once per week,month or quarter, make sure to check the official company website for accurate release dates as our site displays the press release distribution date only.We do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information on or available through this site, and we are not responsible for or omissions in that information or for actions taken in reliance on that information.

Related Releases

How the Galvanometer Mirror Works. Once Used for Scientific Instruments, Now Vital to Laser Scanners
Nutfield Technology the leader in galvanometer laser scanner manufacturing thinks everyone should know about the galvanometer mirror and what it does.

Lake Norman Dermatologist Recognized by the American Board of Dermatology
Dr. Kerry Shafran, a prominent dermatologist in Cornelius, North Carolina, was recently recognized by the American Board of Dermatology.

The Miracles of Apple Cider Vinegar
Ever ponder what supernatural occurrence cures lie in your home for different infirmities? Next time you are in the supermarket, think about obtaining a flask of apple cider vinegar.

Using Hypnotherapy to Quit Smoking!
Regardless of knowing the dangers, various smokers battle to surrender. They regularly attempt endless times, yet consistently neglecting to kick the propensity long haul.

Crystal Synergy Advances To Bring Crystal Energy To A Topical Ointment
The first product of its kind, Crystal Synergy has created a new paradigm in thinking about how pain can be relieved by treating the root causes.