How can I know if my child’s brain is healthy and developing normally? If he or she is having problems with learning or behavior could it have something to do with brain health? If so, how do I find out the cause and what will make it better? Learning, cognitive development and emotional maturation require a healthy brain. So does growing up to be a happy well-adjusted adult. What does science tell us are the ‘ingredients’ necessary for a healthy brain? How do we reliably know if our children have them? What science-based (‘evidence-based’) help is available for remediation when necessary? There is a large body of scientific evidence indicating that the commonly used brain-altering medications do more harm than good in the long run, and that this is contributing to the shocking increase in disability due to mental illness (see Anatomy of an Epidemic by Robert Whitaker) . [...]
We thought it important to write up a little something in the argument against marijuana, mostly because very few people seem to be aware of any issues with its use. While we see no problem with occasional recreational use of marijuana, and some medical uses, there are issues with long time and regular use. Because marijuana is used medically there is a misconception that it is safe and even beneficial to use marijuana. While some derivatives of the plant are being used skillfully by the medical community (CBD), this post refers to the use of "regular, old fashioned" pot. Here are some important reasons marijuana use is problematic. Marijuana is very helpful for certain side effects for people who have illnesses such as cancer, however "regular" marijuana is not optimal for people with cancer because while it may take away nausea and some other side effects, it also suppresses [...]
A friend recently asked me for 10 health tips. I believe in fully exploring a person’s health history and creating a targeted approach, however there are some things that everyone can do for better health, they are as follows: Ten Tips for do it yourself health: Obtaining better health is like steering an aircraft carrier, you turn the wheel and then wait patiently as the ship turns over the course of the next TWO MILES! Set intentions and support yourself as you stick with it. Go for long term efforts over short term bursts. Consider what you would like to be different, and then research and choose healthy lifestyle changes that will get you there. Check in with your progress every 2 weeks. Get support. At every moment we are the culmination of all our previous decisions. If we are making 20% good decisions about our health then we won’t [...]
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Is Managing Partner at BrainTrainer/The Learning Curve Develops equipment for treating trauma in remote or inconvenient places such as refugee camps. Starts “Help Refugee Trauma/Sharing My Resources”. Travels with equipment to the Calais Jungle Refugee Settlement in France to treat trauma for the Summer. Moves Pacific Neurotherapies to Glen Ellen, CA.
Attends many health seminars with Dr. Datis Kharrazian, Dr. Jeffrey Bland and others. Attends many Neurofeedback seminars at conferences such as the BIA, ISNR, AAPB, etc., with Jay Gunkelman, Dave Siever, The Othmers, Chuck Davis, Victoria Ibric, etc. Moves Pacific Neurotherapies to the Lapis Light Natural Health Office in Sausalito. Studies with Pete Van Deusen of BrainTrainer/The Learning Curve Adds Chuck Davis’ pRoshi Studies (and adds to PNT) Homotoxicology, Auriculotherapy, structural therapies, Neurotransmitter support Research published in peer reviewed Journal of Neurotherapy Contribution published in book: The Healing Power of Neurofeedback by Stephen Larsen Ph.D Runs satellite office for Lapis Light Natural Health in Hong Kong. Adds the Othmer Ultra Low Frequency Protocols. Attends Seminars at STENS in QEEG. Experiments with many other brain and central nervous system “tools” including BioCircuits, Shakti Coils, nIR HEG. Coauthors The Parent’s Guide to Brain Health.
BEGINS PACIFIC NEUROTHERAPIES! Works with Dr. Len Ochs in Walnut Creek and Santa Rosa, sees clients at Pacific Neurotherapies in Mill Valley. Studies with Dr. Les Fehmi and adds “Open Focus.” Adds Hershal Toomin’s pIR HEG
She joins the LLNH team as a phlebotomist, Lab Tech, and diagnostician. Takes on management of Chorten Gonpa Free Clinic, Sikkim, India. Organizes the clinic throughout the year, and runs it as a live in practitioner 2 months each spring. Develops an interest in Neurofeedback and explores the Othmer’s original system. Studies with Dr. Len Ochs in LENS neurofeedback.
Her interest in health principles deepens when her father passes and she recognizes potential for better case management.Searching and research produces Dr. Jonathan Miller and Lapis Light Natural Health (LLNH), and she begins to dig deeper into study and research.
Sloan attends Hampshire College, then Northwestern University. She begins to gain an interest in health care while researching and addressing her own “general health issues”.