Biofeedback encompasses a range of procedures which can be integrated into a higher-level treatment concept for psychoeducational and training purposes.
The effectiveness and of client acceptance of Biofeedback methods are ducumented by a wealth of studies
In some of the areas listed below there are already tried and tested training procedures, in others the emphasis is still rather on research, than training.
In most cases various psychological parameters can be used with a given training picture.
For the healthy user, Biofeedback also offers a wide range of ways to influence the vegetative nervous system, e.g. to alleviate the effects of stress and tension.
The general term for this area of use is Peak-Performance-Training.
But this is not only a product for athletes, or people with highly demanding jobs. The benefits are open to anyone of any age.
The principal aim of Biofeedback centers around an increase in flexibility in the interaction between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, the central regulators of excited or calm physiological states. Biofeedback Training helps us to learn to react more flexibly to the demands of everyday life, process stress more effectively and use breaks more productively.