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Scottsdale Neurofeedback Institute: Anxiety Program
Robert Gurnee, MSW, DCSW, Director
8114 E. Cactus Road - Suite 200 | Scottsdale, AZ 85260 | (480) 424-7200 | add@add-clinic.com
Est. 1982



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Welcome to the Scottsdale Neurofeedback Institute: Anxiety Program

Anxiety involves such symptoms as excessive worry, fears, excessive stress and tension, panic and or anxiety attacks, social withdrawal and avoidance of people, places or activities (e.g. flying, public speaking). It may interfere with memory and concentration. Insomnia or other sleep disturbances may be present and physiological symptoms such as muscle aches and pains, gastrointestinal symptoms, headaches etc. Our research has utilized Qualitative EEG Topographical Brain Maps. (See OCD section)

In 2000 we looked at 100 brain maps of individuals who met the criteria for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (G.A.D.). All had one or more of the 6 QEEG abnormalities to a statistically significant degree. The maps below show the results of the research which has been confirmed by the analysis of thousands more individuals over the last 12 years:

In the image below you will see that the top map, which is all black, represents a normal working brain. This map is zero deviations from the New York University Medical School Database. The remaining maps review the six subtypes of anxiety.

Neurofeedback Anxiety Subtypes

All of these QEEG anxiety subtypes are treatable with EEG neurofeedback. It is just necessary to perform a QEEG map to determine precisely which subtypes are present, and which speeds of electricity and which parts of the brain are abnormal. These areas can then usually be trained back sufficiently to within a normal range to reduce symptoms dramatically. The improvements have been lasting. EEG neurofeedback is combined with other forms of biofeedback known to also reduce anxiety such as thermal biofeedback and heart rate variability biofeedback. Cognitive therapy, behavior modification and counseling are also available.

Scottsdale Neurofeedback Institute
Telephone: (480) 625-4123
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