About Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback, or “brainwave biofeedback,” has had enormous growth as a clinical field since 1989 when I brought it into my practice of mind-body medicine at the Self-Regulation Medical Group. Today, there are a variety techniques and equipment being used. We educate you about them all and help you choose the

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Our Approach

Our objective is to tailor an individualized treatment program for each individual. Thomas M. Brod, M.D. is a Board Certified psychiatrist; however he prescribes many forms of treatment. As a rule, medication is prescribed only when needed to augment other treatments. Self-regulation is our ideal, and we aim to

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News / Posts

New research uses EEG information, specifically "evoked potential" methods, to make even firmer the connection between severity of autism (ASD) and problems in sensory processing. The American Psychiatric Association put out a bulletin recently discussing the research of Sophie Molholm PhD and

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From Dr. Brod

Shame and anxiety (hidden or tormentingly on the surface) are key discomforts in each person; however, everyone is miraculously unique. In my practice, we aim to pinpoint the help you need and offer the quickest and most lasting treatment appropriate. Sometimes that is intensive psychotherapy

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Recent Blog Posts

EEG Neurofeedback Overview

Recently, I was asked to contribute to a chapter on EEG Neurofeedback for a text on Psychiatry and Alternative Medicine to be published by the American Psychiatric Association Press.  Since I had promised in my last blog to write more about EEG feedback, I have decided to post the chapter contribution here. NEUROFEEDBACK IN A PSYCHIATRIC PRACTICE […]

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Two Brilliant Home Feedback Devices

In our office suite, a portion of which I call the EEGym®, we have some impressive neurofeedback systems (the more you know about the technologies of brainwave biofeedback, the more astonishing they are). In a future blog I should revisit that topic. I am often asked about home-use neurofeedback systems, and I regularly respond that for […]

More Troubling Football Injury News

News reports this week confirm the danger of severe long-term brain injury to football players, including those who played in high school and college.  Earlier studies had indicated that boys who start playing tackle football before the age of 12 face a higher risk of neurological deficits as adults.  The American Psychiatric Association reported the […]


Pigoons and Astrocytes

I have piles of fascinating intentions on my desk(s).  Lotsa interesting science news comes by that I’d like to abstract for this blog.  And rarely get to.  This one is unique and too important to be put off.  It’s about human glial cells…and how, when grown in mouse brains, the mice get smarter.   Reminds […]

Whidbey Island Summer School 2015

announcement: Captain Whidbey Inn will again be the site of the 2016 Summer School, August 21-26. I’ve organized over 50 meetings and events, a particular way of learning I enjoy, and the ISTDP Summer School on Whidbey Island, Puget Sound, this year has to rank as my favorite.  We had 21 students (and four teachers) […]