Home
What Is Neurofeedback?
About OBI
Questions
Local Clinicians
Testimonials
QEEG Information

 

Testimonials

Return to List

Statement of Healing – June 9, 2017

I am a self-admitted Type A personality, am highly functioning with an excellent brain and intelligence, organized and very specific in every task I perform. I noticed prior to moving to New Mexico, what I would term a ‘veil over my eyes’ which affected my mental ability to see-the-big-picture, plan effectively and efficiently, caused me to be highly irritated about all things which contributed to body stress and anxiety. It bothered me that being in a store and needing to choose a product felt difficult, the sense of ease in doing a task was not present, I felt disorganized (and I am a Professional Organizer), at times – could not keep my home together and struggled through each day. I was surviving with difficulty and certainly not thriving.. I also decided that if I did not somehow figure out what was ‘wrong’ with my brain so I could function at optimum level – “I did not want to be here”. For to me to have a poorly functioning brain is not worth living, because I was only 60 years of age. I look back and see patterns in adolescence and adulthood which made me irritable when it really ‘wasn’t me’ but I didn’t know why. I was also exposed to a toxic, highly dysfunctional, alcoholic, trauma-filled home environment where I was cared for physically, but not emotionally. I suffered from hypervigilance in body and mind since this was what helped me to survive childhood. I now know it stays ‘in and with us.’

I married my long time boyfriend after 14 years of dating living an hour apart and once married, it was very, very, very difficult. I felt frustrated, irritation experienced at high levels with a lot of internal pressure. I experienced mental rage which I could not control. My expectations of things were perhaps unreasonable and unattainable for my husband and he suffered from my angst. I felt I could not access happiness because there appeared to be a “totem pole of anxiety and self-imposed pressure a mile high” from which I could not escape. I changed a lot through spiritual intention to shift what I could as a conscious human being, but it was not enough. I was referred to Catherine Rule from my Functional Medical physician who practices Walsh protocol which I highly respect and believe in. She treated me metabolically, but some missing pieces still remained.

I began with Catherine with my first session being February 22nd, 2016. I am fortunate that my body and brain resonate immediately if I am utilizing a therapy that is right for me. The results were amazing. I am working, am fully functional, I have slowed down my life, and my mind.  My brain is clear, I can maintain and function at a high level. My health overall has improved. I no longer carry around that backpack of angst and irritation. I can be present with others, I can f-e-e-l myself in my body, I look forward to the future and no longer consider “checking out”, I am working as a Caregiver where my attention needs to be razor sharp, and I am involved in serving my community. My greatest joy and healing has been in the marriage arena. Though I struggled for many years with my husband where we several times seriously considered divorce, my marriage is strong, positive, productive, emotional intimacy is a daily practice of gratitude with one another and we are a solid team who has each other’s backs. This did not come without work, but I can stay with clarity and assuredness- this work has changed my life, and has secured my future as a functional, healthy, happy female of 61 years old now – looking ahead with gratitude and possibility.

I am happy to share this information with anyone interested in this work who needs help to function, and not just

Survive, but THRIVE.

Sincerely, Laura Corbin
Santa Fe, NM

Return to List