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Neuromodulation Specialist

Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine

Neurophysical & Behavioral Medicine located in Irvine, CA & West Los Angeles, CA

If you or a loved one lives with a condition like attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, anxiety, or depression, it’s time to consider neuromodulation. Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine in Irvine and West Los Angeles, California, provides this noninvasive, pharmaceutical-free treatment to stimulate healthy brain function for long-term results. Call Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine to schedule a consultation and determine how neuromodulation can help you.

Neuromodulation Q & A

What is neuromodulation?

Neuromodulation is an innovative, noninvasive, drug-free therapy that integrates neurostimulation and biofeedback. It restores optimal brain activity to rapidly reduce symptoms of conditions, including:

  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Panic disorder
  • Depression
  • Migraines
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Back pain
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis 

A dysregulated brain causes symptoms that interfere with your ability to cope with the demands of everyday life. Neuromodulation is a safe and clinically effective way to improve or optimize your brain function and restore your quality of life. 

What happens during neuromodulation therapy?

Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine combines neurostimulation and biofeedback to train your brain to follow optimal brainwave frequencies and patterns. You can think of it as coaching or training for your brain.

The team begins treatment with a qEEG brain map to identify abnormal or suboptimal brainwaves. The map allows the team to customize your treatment program to help you achieve rapid relief. 


Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine uses NeuroField technology to provide neurostimulation. The device creates a low-intensity pulsed electromagnetic field generator (pEMF), transcranial direct stimulation (tDCS), and transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS). 

This means that the device creates a gentle, highly customized magnetic pulse to stimulate optimal brain activity in the dysfunctional region of your brain. It “shows” your brain the correct way to function.

Neurostimulation is noninvasive, painless, and pharmaceutical-free. You don’t need time off to recover and can even drive yourself to and from your appointments. 


During the biofeedback portion of neuromodulation treatment, you wear sensors on your head that record and display your brain activity on a computer screen. The equipment creates a game from your brain activity. 

As you “play” the game, the sensors track your brain activity. When you mimic the brain activity created by neurostimulation, the equipment emits an auditory tone to provide positive reinforcement. 

With practice, you learn to maintain optimal brain activity and apply it in your day-to-day life. Your symptoms subside, and your mental, emotional, and physical health improve. 

What are the benefits of neuromodulation?

Neuromodulation changes the way your brain works, which provides long-lasting results. You achieve true remission instead of masking your symptoms with drugs. 

In addition to treating brain dysfunction, you also improve the overall connectivity of your brain. The regions of your mind work together better, improving the overall speed and efficiency of information processing. 

Call Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine to learn more about neuromodulation and how it can optimize your health and well-being.