Applied Behavior Analysis focuses on the principles that explain how learning takes place. Positive reinforcement is one such principle. When a behavior is followed by some sort of reward, the behavior is more likely to be repeated. ABA uses these techniques and principles to bring about meaningful and positive change in behavior. Dr. Alston trains the parents to perform ABA at home. These sessions are not ABA treatments, but training and counseling to help you do ABA at home with your child.
Genetics are your cookbook, your recipe. Why are you susceptible to a certain illness? Heart disease, depression, autism, celiac, migraines, etc all have a genetic influence. MTHFR is one of the many genes people are becoming familiar with to choose the best treatments to help them feel their best. Our physicians will guide you to the best testing.
Our office offers both of these similar treatments. Our Low-Energy Neurofeedback System (LENS) directly trains the central nervous system and brain in such a way to improve its function and self-regulation. Treatments last a few minutes and are beneficial for autism and ADHD. Our Biofeedback System, Heartmath, trains behavior while children with ADHD and Anxiety play computer games for 20 minutes.
Homeopathic medicines contain small amounts of natural substances that stimulate a healing response within our bodies. Homeopathic medicines can be used for almost any ailment. The benefits of homeopathy are that it is highly cost effective and safe for everyone, including pregnant women, children, and the elderly
HBOT is an amazing therapy that utilizes the basic function of healing: Give the body the fuel it runs on and watch it heal itself! Our HBOT chamber doubles the amount of oxygen you are breathing and increases pressure up to 4psi.
- A parent and child can fit together in the chamber.
- You CAN bring electronics: iPad, phone, DVD players.
- You CANNOT use the chamber if you have an ear infection.
- To respect others, no strong scents.
"How wonderful to be treated with compassion and skill, to be viewed as a whole person, rather than an ailment, to have caring professionals seek the root cause. I am so very appreciative and a true believer in the wisdom of naturopathic medicine."
- Lynne, Avon, CT.
Acupuncture opens the channels of energy to help the body heal itself. Used for thousands of years, tiny needles stimulate Qi along energy meridians that can create healing more than any conventional Western medicine. Heal your physical, emotional, and spiritual self.
A balance of our brain chemistry: serotonin, dopamine, adrenaline, etc control sleep, behavior, mood, development, temper, sensory, and motor function. Amino acids and other vitamins can bring balance back by adjusting brain chemistry. Did you know a simple urine test can analyze your brain chemicals? And covered by most insurances!
“I’m so glad we started hyperbaric with Dr. Skowron. My son’s language started to improve after the first dive! Even our speech therapist and family noticed the change.” -Ann.M. Meriden
The basis of good living and lifestyle is healthy eating. There is no 'one magic diet' for everyone. Different people respond to different foods and have different allergies and intolerances. Let our team hold your hand and walk you through diet changes that are easy to implement and maintain for the entire family.