Written by Barbara Elliott, republished w/ permission from the Greenbrier Valley Quarterly Imagine getting a call out of the blue offering you an opportunity to undertake the number one adventure on your bucket list. Would you hesitate? Lewisburg psychotherapist Hanno Kirk and his wife, Jo Weisbrod, a mental health counselor, certainly did not. They were stunned […]

Interview by David Van Nuys, Ph.D. on End of Life Issues

David Van Nuys: Welcome to Wise Counsel, a podcast interview series sponsored by Mentalhelp.net, covering topics in mental health, wellness, and psychotherapy. My name is Dr. David Van Nuys. I’m a clinical psychologist and your host. On today’s show, we’ll be talking with Dr. Hanno Kirk about end-of-life issues. Hanno W. Kirk, LICSW, Ph.D., was born […]

Restoring the Brain: Neurofeedback as an Integrative Approach

Restoring the Brain: Neurofeedback as an Integrative Approach describes the history and process by which neurofeedback has become an effective tool for treating many mental and behavioral health conditions. It explains how new brain research and improvements in imaging technology allow for a new conceptualization of the brain. It also discusses how biomedical factors can […]

The effect of PTSD on the brain, and what Neurofeedback can do.

I want to explain the impact of  PTSD on causing disregulation in brain functioning and how Neurofeedback can be used to train the brain to restore itself to self regulation and resiliency. Various standard psychotherapeutic techniques have been used to treat the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), often with minimal success. We first […]