The A.D.D. Centre® began in the fall of 1992 and was incorporated in 1993. We currently operate with a Director, CEO, and 15 part-time staff with university degrees (many with advanced degrees - Masters and Doctorate levels) or professional qualifications in education and health related fields.
We are currently the largest centre in Canada using EEG Biofeedback for ADD, with over 100 hours of training provided each week. Although clients include University professors, professionals, and senior executives who come to optimize performance it also works with patients in the treatment of epilepsy, Asperger's Syndrome, learning disabilities, Tourette's syndrome, closed head injury, autism, mood disorders, tension, and anxiety. The approach is one of education, training, and learning.
Dr. Lynda Thompson, Ph.D., BCIA-EEG, is a Registered Psychologist with experience in teaching, clinical psychology, school psychology and ownership of learning centres. She has been the Executive Director of The ADD Centre® since 1993. Her doctoral dissertation (1979) dealt with self-esteem in hyperactive children treated with methylphenidate. Dr. Lynda Thompson is co-author with pediatrician William Sears ofThe ADD Book: New Understandings, New Approaches to Parenting Your Child, published by Little, Brown & Co. of New York.
Dr. Lynda Thompson has authored Setting Up For Clinical Success (with the Biograph Pro-Comp +/biograph) published by the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe.
She has also co-authored the basic textbook for this area of professional work; The Neurofeedback Book, An Introduction to Basic Concepts in Applied Psychophysiology, published by The Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.