Book Review: Restoring Resilience

An illuminating new book shares strategies for helping your clients regain their resilience.


What exactly is resilience, and how can it help you bounce back from a brain injury? Dr. Diane® shares what she has learned.

Bike Helmets for Brain Safety

Is wearing a bike helmet really necessary? And what about helmets for pee-wee football?

Health Care — We Need a Change

Is our health care system failing us? Here's a plan for change.

Brain Injury and Cell Phones

Do you hold your cell phone up directly to your ear? Hold it in your bra? Learn about the dangers.

Brain Healthy Snacks to Enjoy at Your Desk

Learn about snacks that you can eat at your desk while at work that will keep your brain in tip-top shape!

Is There Really Such a Thing as "Healthy" Sweets?

Have you been tricked by these sweets and candies labeled as "healthy", "kid-friendly", or "brain-healthy"? Find out!

PTSD – Can These Two Little-Known Treatments Help?

Learn about the two little-known treatments that can help with your PTSD

"The Feeling Brain" Like Disney/Pixar Movie "Inside Out"

As an expert in Psychology, when I saw Disney/Pixar's "Inside Out", I was happily surprised by its accuracy in its portrayal of emotions (aside from emotions being personified and sitting in a "control room"!) At the same time that I saw the movie, Norton Publishing asked me to review the book, "The Feeling Brain", and I found quite a few similarities between the two.

A Life Interrupted: The Tim Bransfield Story

In the summer of 2002, Tim Bransfield had it all. Then Tim crashed his mother’s car head-on into a tree at eighty miles per hour, and, as he says in his book, “everything went dark.”

Food Can Affect Your Brain: Breaking News?

Scientists and nutritionists have known for years that there is a strong relationship between healthy diet and healthy brain. Do you know all of the facts?

Trans Fats: Bad For Your Brain

Trans fats adversely affect brain health.

The Power of Protein to Optimize Brain Health

The power of protein for optimizing health and boosting brain function.

Stroke / Aneurysm: Neurofeedback Treatment

Have you or a loved one suffered a stroke or aneurysm? Neurofeedback is a treatment that can be the answer to all of your problems. Don't lose hope!

Stroke-Aneurysm Awareness: 11 Effective Treatments

In this article, Dr. Diane explains the 11 different integrative methods that she recommends for treating a stroke and/or aneurysm.

Neurofeedback: Book Review, "Calming the Fear-Driven Brain"

A review of Sebern Fisher’s book, Neurofeedback in the Treatment of Developmental Trauma: Calming the Fear-Driven Brain.

Neurofeedback as a Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

April was Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which prompted me to share this story and an effective, yet little-known treatment for Parkinson’s disease (PD).

Suicide Alert: The Spring Season Can Be Deadly

Suicide Alert: Springtime can be a deadly season.

Surprising Facts Learned on My Trip to India

On my recent trip to India, I became immersed in the rich culture. While learning more about this culture, I began to realize that there were facts about the culture in India that I had been completely unaware of!

A Pivotal Book on PTSD

"Your Life after Trauma" provides readers with a well-rounded, motivational, and concise cognitive approach that provides a road map to regaining one’s life and identity after a trauma. What makes this book stand out is that, in a sense, it truly helps readers to create a blue print of their future selves.

March is National Brain Injury Awareness and My Journey

Today, March 5, marks the 25th anniversary of the day that changed my life and the beginning of my journey.

An Integrative Approach to Wellness Really Works

I had a cerebral bleed causing me to black out resulting in a serious automobile collision. Months later I had brain surgery. I was told by my doctors I was permanently brain damaged. Determined to get better, I set out on my journey to regain my life. So I experimented with a variety of different approaches to treatment, and got better!

Neurofeedback: One Method Does Not Fit All

Part of a series on Neurofeedback, this blog discusses how one method does not fit all when it comes to neurotherpay. What is most effective for one person, may not be the right method for another person even when treating the same symptom.

Had a Concussion? 11 Tips to Get You Through the Holidays

Have you or someone you love recently been in a car accident? Slipped on ice? Bumped their head? Without realizing it, you may have suffered a concussion, and may be living with symptoms of Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) - chronic headache, fatigue, trouble sleeping, feeling agitated, etc. Learn how to help better deal with these symptoms as the holidays approach.

Holiday Blues or Symptoms of a Concussion?

Hit by the holidays or hit your head? Before you write off your headaches, fatigue, irritability, and blurry vision to the stress and hustle and bustle of the holiday season, think back. Did you slip and fall? Did you bump your head? Even seemingly harmless blows or bumps to the head can cause a concussion. Symptoms of concussion can feel like the holiday blues!

Neurofeedback: How Is It Used for Treatment?

How does neurofeedback treat symptoms such as anxiety, sleeping problems, headaches, memory problems and ADHD? Read how Neurofeedback treats these symptoms, along with causes relating to dysregulation of the brainwaves and/or neural hubs as seen in a concussion, stroke, MS, autism, and parkinson disease. Neurofeedback can also be used to improve brain function!

Dark Chocolate: Good For Your Brain!

Dark Chocolate is beneficial to brain health!

Neurofeedback: How Does It Work?

In this post, we'll explore how neurofeedback training actually works to heal your brain.

What Is Neurofeedback?

This post is an introduction to a treatment approach most people don't understand or have ever heard of- Neurofeedback. Simply put, here is how Neurofeedback works to treat the cause of your symptom or issue.

Neurofeedback: Treating the Cause, not the Symptoms

An introduction to the field of Neurofeedback, and an overview of its uses and ways it can be helpful for regaining your life.