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Neuromodulation & Brain Training

Dr. Normal Doidge helped popularize the concept of neuroplasticity or how the brain can change with experience and various non-invasive treatments. These were popularized in his best-selling books: The Brain That Changes Itself                  The Brain’s Way of Healing:                     […]

Alzheimer’s Disease

*Adapted from the Alzheimer Society Canada NORMAL AGING VS. DEMENTIA Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are not a part of normal aging. Almost 40 percent of people over the age of 65 experience some form of memory loss. When there is no underlying medical condition causing this memory loss, it is known as “age-associated memory […]

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

For an interesting documentary on ADHD in adults, watch the CBC’s Nature of Things: ADHD: Not Just For Kids (Canadian viewers only) Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the current term for a specific developmental disorder seen in both children and adults that is comprised of deficits in behavioural inhibition, sustained attention and […]

Anxiety, PTSD, and Depression

It’s a normal part of life to experience occasional anxiety and depressed mood. But you may experience anxiety and depressed mood that is persistent, seemingly uncontrollable, and overwhelming. If it’s an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it can be disabling. When anxiety interferes with daily activities, you may have an anxiety disorder. It is […]

Peak Performance

For more information please visit: FriesenPerformance.com At Friesen Sport & Performance Psychology wwe help athletes and other top level performers achieve new levels of excellence by turning the latest science into practical and easy to understand strategies and techniques. Our Mission Our mission is to help athletes and others who are serious about success. We do […]

Welcome to Niagara Neuropsychology

**NEWS**–Dr. Friesen is now board certified in Neurofeedback through the Biofeedback International Certification Alliance (BCIA) and we are offering both Biofeedback and Neurofeedback training and treatments. Neurofeedback (also known as Neurotherapy or EEG Biofeedback), is a type of biofeedback that uses real-time displays of brain activity, to teach self-regulation of brain function. Typically, sensors are placed on the […]