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…

Lack of Faith?

Do you ever struggle with a lack of faith? Faith is not something we just have or do not have. It involves a process of ups and downs, victories and setbacks, triumphs and disappointments with every passing day. That’s because faith is an aspect of our interactive relationship with God—a product of our walk with…

Why You Want To Make Sleep A Priority

If you have followed my work, then you likely know that I recommend three simple strategies to achieve optimal brain health. Develop brain envy (you have to really care about it) Engage in regular brain-healthy habits Avoid anything that hurts your brain But did you know that one of the fastest ways to hurt your…