Suggested Reading

Here is my recommended reading list for you to enjoy. Whether you’re just beginning your journey into understanding the brain or you’re on your way to becoming a brain pro, there is something for you.

I encourage you to take a few minutes to browse the book collection I’ve put together for your further reading into the world of neurofeedback and brain optimization.

Brian's Legacy

by Siegfried and Brian Othmer

Pairing Brian’s journal entries with his father’s recollections, Brian’s Legacy chronicles the emotional journey of a dedicated father and his troubled son. As a child, Brian Othmer faced many challenges. As a young adult, he recorded his journey in a diary, which reveals a young man determined to understand himself and his brain, and to answer the question that drives him: Where do I fit in this world?

ADD: The 20-Hour Solution

by Mark Steinberg, Ph. D. & Siegfried Othmer, Ph. D

This book describes the method by which we can improve the brain’s ability to pay attention and regulate its behavior. It explains the self-healing capacities of the human brain and how it can learn or re-learn the self-regulatory mechanisms that are basic to its normal design and function.

The Healing Power of Neurofeedback

by Stephen Larsen, Ph. D.

An introduction to the innovative therapy that restores optimal functioning of the brain after physical or emotional trauma. Provides an alternative to the more invasive therapies of electroshock and drugs.

A Symphony in the Brain

by Jim Robbins

Imagine a procedure versatile enough to treat epilepsy, autism, attention deficit disorder, addictions, and depression with no drugs or side effects; to bring patients out of vegetative states; and to improve everything from golf scores to opera singers’ voices.

Getting Rid of Ritalin

by Robert W. Hill, Ph.D.

How Neurofeedback Can Successfully Treat Attention Deficit Disorder without Drugs

Making a Good Brain Great

by Daniel G. Amen

It’s simple…your brain is at the center of everything you do, all you feel and think, and every nuance of how you relate to people. It’s both the supercomputer that runs your complex life and the tender organ that houses your soul.

The Open-Focus Brain

by Dr. Les Fehmi, PhD

This breakthrough book presents a disarmingly simple idea: The way we pay attention in daily life can play a critical role in our health and well-being.

Restoring the Brain

by Hanno W. Kirk

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.

Use Your Brain to Change Your Age

by Daniel G. Amen

From the bestselling author and PBS star, a brain healthy program to turn back the clock, and keep your mind sharp and your body fit.

Grain Brain

by David Perlmutter, MD

The devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health.

Brain Maker

by David Perlmutter, MD

The bestselling author of Grain Brain uncovers the powerful role of gut bacteria in determining your brain’s destiny.

Wheat Belly

by William Davis, MD

In this #1 New York Times bestseller, a renowned cardiologist explains how eliminating wheat from our diets can prevent fat storage, shrink unsightly bulges, and reverse myriad health problems.