What Drake Institute Can Do For You
The Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine and medical associates is an innovative medical practice treating neurophysical disorders, such as ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), Autism, Asperger’s Disorder, closed head injuries, and stress related disorders and diseases. Under Medical Director David Velkoff, M.D. M.A. the pioneering efforts in medicine of the Drake Institute’s Stress, ADHD Treatment or Autism Treatment have been featured in Physician’s Weekly, WebMD, Life Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, CNN, Headline News, 48 Hours, Eye to Eye with Connie Chung, Discovery Channel, Univision, Michael Reagan Show, and other national media programs.
Employing non-drug medical treatment protocols, our record of clinical successes has far exceeded the performance of the existing therapies. The Drake Institute was founded in 1980 and has helped over 12,000 patients.
QEEG (Quantitative Electro- encephalogram) or Brainmapping is an essential diagnostic procedure used in evaluating ADD / ADHD, Autism, Learning Disorders, Anxiety, and Depression. More About Brainmapping >>
Neurofeedback is safe and can lead to long term improvement, unlike the drugs, because neurofeedback uses a learning process that strengthens and develops the synaptic connections in the brain. More About Neurofeedback >>
Drake Institute Discussed by Dr Laura
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Dr. David Velkoff of The Drake Institute on the Dr. Laura Show
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by Dr. David Velkoff on July 10th, 2010 For 30 years the Drake Institute has made neurofeedback and biofeedback the centerpiece of its treatment programs. It gives us a method to access brain functioning without any negative side effects and restore normalcy, thereby…Read more
By Art Harris- (Emmy award winning journalist, formerly of CNN and the Washington Post) LOS ANGELES, CA. – She was a mother without hope. Diagnosed with autism, her six year old son, EJ, bit other children, threw tantrums and chairs. “He had no future,” says Beatrice…Read more
NIJMEGEN, The Netherlands, July 16 /PRNewswire/ — Neurofeedback – also called EEG Biofeedback – is a method used to train brain activity in order to normalize Brain function and treat psychiatric disorders. This treatment method has gained interest…Read more
By SHANKAR VEDANTAM – The Washington Post – Friday, March 27, 2009 WASHINGTON — New data from a large federal study have reignited a debate over the effectiveness of long-term drug treatment of children with hyperactivity or attention-deficit…Read more
David F. Velkoff, M.D., our Medical Director and co-founder, supervises all evaluation procedures and treatment programs. Dr. Velkoff earned his Masters degree in Psychology from the California State University at Los Angeles in 1975, and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta in 1976. Dr. Velkoff completed his postgraduate work on Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California Medical Center at Irvine. He then shifted his specialty to Behavioral Medicine and underwent training at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas to learn biofeedback technology. In 1980, he co-founded the Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine.Read more