What Is Biofeedback?
Biofeedback is a self-help technique in which individuals are taught to address the physiological symptoms that are associated with stress, anxiety, and other concerns. This is accomplished by incorporating your breathing, focusing on your heart rate, and changing your thought process to make the necessary efficient adjustments.
Biofeedback utilizes highly sensitive computerized instruments that can let you know when you're stressed or relaxed even when you may not realize it. Specialists in many different fields use biofeedback to help individuals cope with stress, anxiety, depression, anger, test anxiety, and many other concerns.
How Stressed Are You?
- Do you feel like stress is taking over your life?
- Do you feel overly tired or fatigued?
- Do you often feel nervous, anxious, or depressed?
- Do you have sleep problems?
- Do you experience anxiety before an exam or when a paper is due?
- Do you worry about school, finances, or your future?
If you answered 'yes' to any of the above questions, then biofeedback can help you.
How Can I Schedule An Appointment For Biofeedback?
If you are not already a client at Counseling and Psychological Services, call 850.474.2420 and let us know you want to participate in biofeedback. We will first schedule you for an initial assessment appointment. This allows you the chance to discuss your goals and to make sure that biofeedback is the right service for you. We can then get you scheduled for a biofeedback appointment.
Download a print-friendly PDF of this information: Biofeedback flyer
There's An App For That
These apps are from a selective list your biofeedback counselor will recommend, helping you monitor your progress.
This timer contains hundreds of customizable features for tracking your meditation practice: peaceful, interval and random bells; presets for storing your favorite daily configurations; and a journal.
Learn to meditate in just 10 minutes a day. Daily meditation has been shown to help people stress less, exercise more and sleep better. Practice the basics of with Take10, Headspace's free introductory series.
Paced Breathing helps you improve your breathing by giving you visual, audio and haptic (vibrative) breathing cues. This isn't just useful for yoga and meditation, but intense exercise training too.