7 Things to Remember About Sex

Your spouse approaches intimacy much differently than you. By Bob Lapine It’s no surprise that many husbands and wives think differently about sex. And these differences can easily become a source of conflict in marriage. With that in mind, I want to suggest seven things men need to remember about sex and seven things wives need…

Two Tips for Beating Depression

The limbic system is an area known to be vastly involved with some of the most fundamental processes of being human.  Through Access Counseling & NeuroTherapy work, we have found that when the deep limbic system is overactive, it results in mood-related problems, especially depression. Also, we have observed that depressive symptoms can arise when…

Recovering from a Brain Injury

How Can I Help Myself Recover from a Brain Injury? There are a number of self-care techniques you can use to help your brain heal. First and foremost, you should protect yourself from injuring your brain again. People who have had repeated injuries to their brain (like professional football players) may experience serious long-term problems…

6 Ways to Boost Your Mental Focus at Work

Some days it seems your brain just doesn’t want to focus on anything that needs to get done! Brain fog, stress, and distractions can make your mind start to wander and you might feel like being productive is impossible. Simple Changes for Optimal Focus By making simple changes to your daily diet and habits, you…

Pre-Marital Counseling

Neurobiologists have discovered a chemical is released in the brain when a couple falls in love. This chemical is called phenylethlamine and it functions in the body much like an amphetamine — thus explaining the superhuman feelings of a couple in these early stages.  Young couples often make statements like “I feel like I can…

How Neurofeedback Can Help You!

Joey, age 9, struggled with hyperactivity, restlessness, impulse control problems, inattention, and distractibility. His pediatrician had suggested trying a couple of different medications but Joey’s mother was interested in trying alternative treatments first. She had heard about our work with neurofeedback and wanted an alternative to medication. Joey did neurofeedback twice a week and we…

6 Ways to Boost Your Focus at Work

Some days it seems your brain just doesn’t want to focus on anything that needs to get done!  Brain fog, stress, and distractions can make your mind start to wander and you might feel like being productive is impossible. 6 Simple Changes for Optimal Focus By making simple changes to your daily diet and habits,…

What is Inattentive ADD?

Do you know anyone who constantly loses her car keys? Or maybe their glasses? You know the type – the potential absent-minded professor type or the chronic daydreamer who appears forgetful, careless or even apathetic. We all know someone like that. At Access Counseling, we prefer the term Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) because ADHD highlights…

Meditation – the proof is in!

What if I told you there’s a way to improve your memory, reduce stress, and increase your ability to learn… and best of all, you can do it from YOUR COUCH. Sounds crazy, right? Well, it’s true – and there’s scientific proof. I’m talking about meditation… but not the kind where you sit cross-legged on…