Biofeedback

Biofeedback is a technique used to gain awareness of involuntary physiological functions (such as your heart rate, blood pressure or skin temperature), with a goal of being able to manipulate them at will. The idea behind biofeedback is that if you use the power of your mind and to become aware of what's going on inside your body, you can gain more control over your health. Biofeedback is considered a mind-body technique. Biofeedback therapy will focus on teaching clients how to better control the body’s involuntary responses to facilitate improved health. Sound like something you’d like to try? Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s qualified biofeedback therapists today.

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Biofeedback has been found to be effective for treating headache, arthritis, anxiety, insomnia, alcohol dependence and many other problems. Biofeedback can show you how your body reacts physically so you can alter your responses to decrease your pain, anxiety, etc.

— Tenley Fukui, Counselor in Houston, TX

I learned biofeedback with in-patient addictions clients while working on a MISA Unit. I furthered my training working at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab's (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) Pain Management Center with chronic pain patients in their out painting clinic.

— Scott Hoye, Psychologist in Chicago, IL
 

I am Board Certified in Neurofeedback and have been practicing it since 2010. I have the capacity to do various types of neurofeedback training, but my primary intervention is Infraslow Fluctation (ISF) Neurofeedback. This type of neurofeedback influences the slowest waves produced by the brain. These brainwaves are instrumental in regulating a multitude of physiological functions, including sleep, emotional regulation and attention networks. This type of training can promote global, lasting changes to the brain.

— Jessica Weimer, Licensed Professional Counselor in Denver, CO

Krista is a Certified HeartMath Practitioner and currently utilizes HeartMath tools and technology with clients seeking biofeedback.

— Krista Martin, Clinical Social Worker in Greenville, SC

I use binaural sounds and meditation to reduce stress and anxiety related issues.

— Phyllis Wright-West, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Raleigh, NC
 

Biofeedback is a noninvasive therapy that measures involuntary bodily functions and provides feedback that lets you better control these functions, which helps you gain more control over your health. The goal is to help you make subtle changes to your body that result in a desired effect. Biofeedback primarily promotes relaxation, which may help relieve numerous conditions related to stress. It can also help with chronic pain, anxiety, headaches, and other conditions that might lead to substance

— Melissa Wadsworth, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Las Vegas, NV

HeartMath is heart-focused meditation that can help you transition from feeling stressed to feeling calm. The goal of HeartMath is to obtain coherence and optional functioning within the body while decreasing the negative impact of depleting emotions such as anxiety and stress.  Studies have shown that regular use of HeartMath decreases anxiety, fatigue and depression and improves sleep and focus.

— Jennifer Okere, Psychologist in Forney, TX
 

HeartMath biofeedback used to build heart rate variability coherence.

— Lori Olson, Counselor in Tallahassee, FL

Do you know why you wear a Fit-bit? We can use your data to understand your quality of life, your sensitivity, your baseline, your health! If you have ever looked at your blood-pressure, or analyzed your Fit-bit data, you have a good understanding of how we use Biofeedback in the mental health clinic! When you understand the benefit of therapy and begin progressing, sometimes we can see the benefits by looking at your vital signs or vice versa.

— Jacob Stotler, Therapist in Kearney, NE
 

Biofeedback is a fancy word for describing any object that provides information to you about yourself. So, stepping on a scale is a form of biofeedback. Looking into a mirror is biofeedback. During in-person sessions, I can provide a heart rate variability monitor that can be used as a source of biofeedback and can assist you in learning self-regulation skills. Believe it or not, you can control your heart rate! Sometimes seeing a bit of evidence is all we need to believe in ourselves.

— Anna Hope, Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston, TX

Biofeedback is a noninvasive treatment that we offer at Constantly Healthy Counseling & Coaching. Biofeedback helps clients learn how to control some of their body`s functions like their heart rate. This type of holistic treatment is beneficial for many who wish to avoid using medications or for those that can’t use medications at a specific time in their life. Clients choose biofeedback to feel more in control and in tune with their own health.

— Constance Nelson, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Winter Park, FL