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Neurofeedback and QEEG
928 Broadway, Suite 305, New York, NY 10010
212.807.8690

Merlyn Hurd Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist and
Certified Neurotherapist

QEEG

Quantitative Electroencephalogrophy

QEEG Brainmaps are an important tool we use to gather data used to formulate treatment plans and assess progress.  We look for brain damage and learning disabilities.  Click here for more information about QEEG Brainmap treatment option.

Preparation for QEEG Brainmapping

  • Your hair needs to be clean and dry. Use a detergent shampoo such as Neutrogena Anti-Residue on the day of your scheduled appointment. Wash hair three times. Do not use conditioners, mousse, styling gel, or hair spray after washing your hair.
  • If you wear contact lenses, please be prepared to remove them.
  • If you have a hair fall, toupee, or corn-rows, please remove or be able to remove for your appointment.
  • Please bring a comb or brush.
  • Get a normal amount of restful sleep the night before your appointment.
  • Eat at least one hour before the session and do not have caffeine or coffee for at least FOUR HOURS before the session.
  • On the day of your QEEG Brainmap appointment, plan to spend a minimum of 90 minutes in the office. In addition, you will likely need seveal minutes to fix your hair following your appointment. Facilities are provided.
  • Nicotine should be avoided 3 hours prior to your session.
  • Alcohol should be avoided 12 hours prior to your session.
  • Marijuana should be avoided 72 hours prior to your session.
  • Please bring a list of all medications taken regularly, aling with the dosage. Please notify Dr. Hurd of the last time the medication was taken before the brainmap.
  • Do not take any over the counter medications such as aspitin, antihistamines, ibuprofen Tyleonl, nasal sprays, cough medicine, allergy medications, analgesics, herbs, neutraceuticals, food supplements, amino acids, or other related products. If you are in doubt, please call the office.
  • Do not take any street drugs by any means (smoke, injection, orally, etc.) for several days before the test.

Analysis of your QEEG Brainmap

  • Dr. Hurd will meet with you to discuss the findings of your QEEG Brainmap
  • Visual representations of the brain's energy enables you to see and isolate areas of the brain that have ceased to function efficiently.
  • Once pinpointed, a Neurofeedback program is designed to rememdy the problem
  • The targeted learning process puts you in control of your cental nervous system. Symptoms begin resolving.
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