qEEG Brain Mapping In Chapel Hill

qEEG Brain Map

Discover How Your Brain is Performing to Conquer ADHD, Anxiety & More.

If you struggle with ADHD, Anxiety, or other brain-based challenges, you should know about this advanced evaluation. At Leigh Brain & Spine, the proper testing can show you what you need for a better way of life. Your qEEG Brain Map is the road map you need. You can discover how your brain can perform better so you feel and perform better.

What is a qEEG Brain Map Evaluation?

qEEG Brain Mapping refers to Quantitative Electroencephalogram (qEEG) Neurometric Evaluation. This powerful, yet non-invasive evaluation provides important information about how your brain is performing. It reads how every area of your brain is working and produces information on your brain performance pattern.

qEEG is a high-tech, state-of-the-art, way of measuring brain functioning. We can determine how your brain performance is affecting your mental and physical behaviors. Your brain map shows if your brain is causing ADHD, anxiety, sensory processing issues, concussion, memory loss, and more. If all areas of your brain are working well, you do not have any symptoms. If any area is under or over performing, symptoms arise.

How is the qEEG Brain Map Performed?

Many people are familiar with how an EKG, Electrocardiogram, works for measuring if their heart is working properly. A qEEG works in a similar manner. However, qEEG measures your brain performance. Sensors are positioned across all areas of your brain and readings of your brain signals are taken in real-time. A qEEG Brain Map provides a snapshot of your brain functioning pattern. This is indicative of how your brain is operating most of the time. This information is useful in determining the brain pattern that is associated with your outward behaviors or symptoms.

What Types of qEEG Brain Maps Exist?

The qEEG Brain Map for ADHD uses too much slow processing speed. This makes it difficult for you to focus, stay organized, and be productive. The anxiety qEEG Brain Map is one of excessive fast speed High Beta. This makes you feel anxious stressed, and in overdrive. There are many variations of a brain map. The brain performance pattern dictates how you feel and perform. Science proves the map type creates the symptoms a person experiences.

What Information Does a qEEG Brain Map Provide?

The qEEG Brain Map provides information about how all brain areas are using speed and communicating with each other. Measurements of activity are acquired, analyzed, and then visualized in a colorful map that shows brain patterns. For more information on what a “normal brain map shows visit our blog HERE. Also, you can watch hundreds of videos on qEEG Brain Mapping and Neurofeedback Brain Training on Dr. Trish Leigh’s YouTube Channel.

Brain Speeds:

Brains are able to switch speed based upon the cycle of the day or as necessary. There are 5 main speeds your brain is supposed to shift between.

DELTA Extra Slow Speed: f you are asleep, your brain is using extra slow processing speed, called Delta. The use of Delta results in a deep sleep. This speed is involved in early memory loss and cognitive decline.

THETA Slow Speed: WHen your brain uses Theta it is drifting toward sleep with the feeling of grogginess. This is the speed that causes ADHD when used too much during the day.

ALPHA Medium Speed: Alpha creates the relaxed but alert feeling you might have when hanging out with friends. If this speed is dominating, you may struggle with depression.

BETA Fast Speed: You are in an alert and engaged mental activity when in Beta. This can be thought of as “The Zone”. Beta is used properly when you are highly engaged and processing information with ease and a calm demeanor. If you use this speed too much, you may struggle with hyperfocus.

HIGH BETA Extra Fast Speed: This very fast speed creates states of panicked, anxious, hypervigilant, over-thinking and stressed feelings. This state is helpful when in fight or flight, or an emergency to help you escape danger quickly. If used constantly it can lead to an anxiety disorder.

qEEG Brain Mapping reads your brain signals to evaluate how much of each speed is used. The way that all of the areas are using speed makes up your brain pattern.

Does qEEG Brain Mapping Do Anything to My Brain?

No, the brain mapping session only reads information about how your brain is performing. The process only involves you sitting quietly while the computer takes its reading. Nothing is put into your system and nothing is done to you. It is completely non-invasive. Most people find it very relaxing. Now you can perform your own Brain Map at home with our professional on-line guidance. Our high. tech. phone and tablet application makes it even easier to have your brain mapped to see what it needs to perform better so you can feel better.

Can Children Have Their Brain Mapped?

Yes, in fact, the professionals at Leigh Brain & Spine specialize in seeing children. Children and adults of all ages can have a brain map performed. This way you can glean a wealth of information that the brain map provides. Children with developmental delays and disorders should have their brains mapped. Science proves Neurofeedback can help children grow and develop better over time. This information can guide developmental therapies and treatments in all disciplines.

How Does the Brain Mapping Session Work?

You and your family will be greeted and made comfortable by our friendly and knowledgeable staff. When it is time for your qEEG Brain Map, you (or your child) will have time to get comfortable in the mapping room and with the mapping staff. Every aspect of the session is explained to you and your child in full beforehand. Children enjoy having their maps taken and adults find the qEEG Mapping session to be relaxing. For more information on the specific details of the qEEG Brain Mapping session such as scheduling, finances, and procedures contact us below or call (919) 401-9933 and we will send you our Welcome Packet that explains everything.

Stop Surviving & Start Thriving.

f you are ready to put the struggles behind and shift your brain to new levels then call us today. We can help improve focus, anxiety, sleep, and more. We even offer Neurofeedback Treatment from the comfort of your home. Get all equipment delivered straight to your door! Have your brain evaluated today. See the results for yourself.

The doctors at Leigh Brain & Spine are eager to help you start anew. Call (919) 401-9933 today or contact us below to receive more information on exactly how our services work.


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About Dr. Trish Leigh


Dr. Leigh,  is considered a thought leader in educating people on how their brain’s work, and how they can utilize brain-based therapies, as well as do-it-yourself strategies, to make their brain work better. When your brain works better, so does your body, by improving physical and thought processes to perform better.