ABOUT US

The loving, professional team.

MERLYN HURD

Dr. Hurd is a licensed Psychologist with over 30 years experience providing psychological therapy, biofeedback, neurotherapy, and hypnosis to clients. As the former Director of Health, Nutrition, and Mental Health for the New York City Agency for Child Development's Head Start Program, Dr. Hurd trained 2,000 staff members and served a student population of over 16,000 children and their parents. Dr. Hurd holds a Doctorate of Philosophy of Psychology from Yeshiva University. She is a Certified Biofeedback and EEG Neurotherapist, Certified Hypnotherapist, and was awarded Certification of Proficiency from the APA College of Proficiency in the treatment of Substance Abuse. Dr. Hurd certified at the diplomate level in QEEG-D analysis.Dr. Hurd holds Diplomate Status in Neurotherapy from the National Registry of Neurofeedback Providers as well as from the Neurotherapy Certification Board, and has Fellow Certification in EEG Biofeedback as well as in Peripheral Biofeedback from the Biofeedback Certification Association of America (BCIA). She is the chairperson of the International QEEG Certification Board, and was the former editor of the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research's newsletter NeuroConnection. Dr Hurd has placed in three different Neuroscience books.

JORDAN HIRSHON

Jordan has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in biology. She is currently enrolled in a master’s program at Yeshiva University studying mental health counseling and will soon be a licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York state.
Jordan has been working towards becoming a neurotherapist under the supervision of Dr. Merlyn Hurd for 6 years. Prior to this, she saw Dr. Hurd for treatment of migraines and OCD. After receiving successful neurofeedback treatment, she was inspired to pursue a career in this field. Upon completing her undergraduate degree, she began learning from Dr. Hurd the ins-and-outs of QEEG; how to obtain and interpret QEEG brain maps, which neurofeedback instrument to choose based on someone’s QEEG, and how to create individual treatment plans and protocols. Jordan has a deep-rooted interest in working with children who struggle with inner peace.  Mental health is a right, and it is worth fighting for”. She has a great interest in the use of various tDCS/tACS/tRNS/pEMF protocols in conjunction with 19-channel training to help those seeking neurofeedback treatment. 
When not working, Jordan enjoys spending time outside. Skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer. She can often be found at the gym, with friends, and reading about new ways to innovate various neurotherapies.

 

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