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For over 30 years, Dr. Diane has been helping others overcome life’s challenges and achieve their goals. Here’s what customers and clients are saying about our products and services!

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“Dr. Diane is a true treasure to those who are fortunate enough to come to know her. My daughter has suffered from concussion and post concussion syndrome for almost a year. More than any other Neurologist or M.D. Dr. Diane has helped my daughter in profound ways and has improved the quality of her life greatly in just a little over a month. Through brain mapping and neuro feedback technologies and other therapies. I personally have worked for many years in medical environments and for several Doctors and Surgeons and have found Dr. Diane’s to be most remarkable in the level of success and nurturing care she provides to her clients. I could go on for hours about the dynamic woman who she is and her amazing accomplishments in her life. My daughter and I are truly blessed to have come to know her. She has taught my daughter and I both that, you can be your personal best and retrain and maintain your brain and live your best life! I encourage everyone in need of help to call her for a consult. She helps.”

– Beth G (3/14/16)

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I suffered a concussion/mTBI about 1 1/2 years ago. Went over my bicycle handlebars and landed on my head. I wanted to let you know that I have read your book and found it very helpful. It has been extremely difficult to get any help at all. I just recently hooked up with an agency that has found me somewhere to go for anger management and hopefully somewhere else to get some counselling. These places don’t specialize in mTBI, but they are better than the blank stares and being told there is nothing for me because my TBI is only ‘mild’. For a long time your book was the only real help that I had. Thanks again.
-Anonymous

This was THE book recommended for me after my accident. A wonderful book, amazing information.

-Dawn Compton

Good book. Much needed to help the caregivers as well as the patient.

-Leigh Hollowell

Thank you Diane Roberts Stoler, I think you saved my sanity. This book has it all and much, much more than I could read in the early days but I will continue to go back to parts, if for nothing else to reassure myself that this is normal and I will survive. I loved that she wrote conventional AND alternative healing ~ I started the Hemi-Sync and Binaural beats right away. I also started with the supplements and anti-inflammation diet in the early days. So VERY thankful I had this e-book as my doctor just didn’t get that I was dealing with so many issues.

-Willow

It is difficult to find a book that explains post concussion syndrome and coping strategies for dealing with this complex condition so well. The information is current and the tips are very relevant and useful. The author uses real-life stories and situations people with mTBI can relate. Her resources and detailed explanations are excellent. This is a wonderful resource and a must read.

-Anonymous

Five stars. Great helpful book.

-Julie Rachford

I had a bleeding aneurysm in 1990 and found the first book in 1997 that Diane Stoler wrote and it was a big help to me and also valid many of my problems that the doctors didn’t try to explained to me. I helped a nurse get the book to read and she told me, her doctors and physical therapist didn’t listen to her, but the book valid everything she been trying to tell them. The answer she and I got was, “It’s all in your head.” Right, we had damage in our heads that was causing the problems. I got this new edition, so I can see all the new advances in detecting brain damage. Since there is more emphasis on traumatic brain injuries, I find this book very informative and useful. I got one for my niece, after she got a concussion. Injuries doesn’t show up for weeks or months later.

Glad Diane Stoler wrote her second book and since she also had concussions, she understand it as a patient and as a practicing psychologist. Good luck on her new book.

-Gloria W

Extremely informative and easy to read for the expert and novice. Makes TBI understandable and provides hope for the afflicted and the ones who support them.

-Bill

I just wanted to thank you so much for your wonderful work. I have been working with people with ABI on Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada since 1997 and I have been quoting you and loaning / recommending your book for well over 10 years. It is by far the best resource that I can give to people to help them to begin to normalize their experience, to understand their symptoms while acknowledging the strengths that remain as they adjust to their new lives – no matter the severity of the brain injury. I have quoted you in the grief and loss work that I do with ABI survivors and family members and your book has been a valuable resource as people transcend the experience of ABI and adjust to their rebuilt lives/selves.

Over the years the books that I loan out gradually do not come back. In recent years there is a lot more information on the internet and many new books being published but I still find your book to be the best reference and the most “user friendly”. Since I just loaned out my last book and likely will not have this one returned I went online to purchase a few more and was thrilled to see your new book with even more information.

You may not realize how far reaching your book has gone; helping those who do not have access to support groups or other resources, how many lives it has helped and you may never know how much you are appreciated. You have been a part of my life as a support to me in my work for many years now and I just wanted to make the time to let you know what a difference you make in the lives of others. People whom you will never see or hear from – but they are out there.

-Linda, Vancouver Island, B.C. CA

We ordered your book over the weekend and it arrived yesterday. So fast!! I sat in bed this morning and cried as I read the very symptoms I had been experiencing since my fall last March 23. I’m not crazy and not alone. Doctors in the Atlanta area have been of no help so now armed with new knowledge I will set about finding someone to listen.

I can’t wait to share your book with my husband who had a stroke of the cerebellum (at age 44) in June 1998 and has many of these maladies too. Both of our brains are drained tonight so Sat. we will talk. Friends and family affectionately call us the dizzies.

-Gail and Tony P.

A virtual encyclopedia of concussion and its many treatments.

-Robert C. Cantu MD, FACS, FAANS, FACSM, Chairman Department of Surgery, Emerson Hospital, Concord MA, Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University School of Medicine

“Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury”, provides a thorough, detailed investigation into both the traditional medical and alternative hypotheses and treatments for concussive brain injury.

-William P. Meehan III, MD Director, Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention & Sports Concussion Clinic, Boston Children’s Hospital

Incorporating detailed information, practical suggestions and personal insights, Dr. Stoler has compiled a must-have encyclopedia for managing life after concussion.

-Susan H. Connors, President/CEO Brain Injury Association of America

I chose the rating of 5 stars because this book was recommended to me by my therapist. It is as if the book was written about me.

-Sandy Ulver

My name is Kate. I am a massage therapy student, and subarachnoid hemorrhage survivor.
I would like to tell you that your book, “Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury,” recommended to me by my speech language pathologist, has been an extremely important tool in my recovery. Thank you for all the work you do.

-Kate R.

This is a great book for all people who have suffered a mild BI or for families of people with mild BI. Helps you better understand what the patient is going through.

-A. J. Uebelhoer, Windy City, USA

I gave this book 5 out of five stars because I could really relate to what was written in this book. I suffer from post concussion syndrome also known as mild traumatic brain injury. I learned a lot from just reading this book that the doctors haven’t even explained to me. Being armed with information about my mild traumatic brain injury I was able to be an advocate for myself when talking to my doctor about my continuing symptoms and understand what to expect.

-Aaron Richard Wiles

My name is Kate. I am a massage therapy student, and subarachnoid hemorrhage survivor.
I would like to tell you that your book, “Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury,” recommended to me by my speech language pathologist, has been an extremely important tool in my recovery. Thank you for all the work you do.

-Kate R.

I was excited to have found a copy of this book. The author of this book has also undergone brain trauma so it’s neat to be able to get an expert perspective and a personal perspective at the same time. This book is not afraid of talking about the degrees of severity of brain trauma one can encounter, whereas mainstream and uninformed physicians prefer to glance over because it ends up being extensive work on their end to understand the underlying nuances and atypical symptoms.

It does not take much to create mild brain trauma exposure and unfortunately it goes highly undiagnosed. Stoler provides anecdotal examples of different people’s exposure to head trauma, even her own. You may recognize yourself in one of these stories. She establishes a few chapters devoted to some of the symptoms of brain trauma (ie dizziness, headaches, fatigue, headaches, motor coordination, etc.). A few of the chapters she gives insights in what procedures/treatments to do to start recovery from such issues (changing diet, avoiding sensitive foods, specialists to see, supplements, etc.). She also provides great advice as far as coping mechanisms for the individual with MTBI.

I think this is an excellent book for people who have just discovered they or someone they care for has mild traumatic brain injury. She even goes into a little bit about the legal aspects of it. Because of this, I think this is an excellent resource for physicians, lawyers, and people who may deal with individuals in car accidents, or rehab who may not have had such trauma themselves but will now get a sense of the life adjustments their client or patient may have been going through or need to make. I thank Stoler for providing literature that describes the medical and research applications for MTBI and also a more personal trial representation about what the individual with MTBI is going through.

This book will provide an excellent starting point for the patient, but it will be up to the individual with MTBI to do extensive research into how their particular MTBI is manifesting. For the individual with MTBI, they will be happy to know that someone out there understand their situation.

-Danielle, USA

This book saved my sanity when it first came out. When I had a brain aneurysm in 1990, I didn’t understand my disability until this book came out in 1997. I read about mal Petits seizures, which I was having. Later, had a paralyzing one. I was in an adaptive exercise class with a nurse, told her about it and ordered the book for her too. She cried and told me the book validates all her complaints to her doctor. She was still working at Stanford’s Hospital at the time. Her doctor, as well as my doctor said it was all in our heads. They didn’t understand it themselves. This book helped me to realize what was happening to me, as well as the nurse.

-Gloria W.

Dear Terri and Brainmaster folks…

Very clear, very understandable for anyone who reads it, well organized. A lot of diverse information that is highly pertinent to anyone with mTBI problems or anyone treating people with those problems. I found it to be excellent and very much worth the money. Diane has said on another list serve that there is an updated version coming out this fall and I plan to buy that one,too, then. I think she does a beautiful job of explaining a complex topic so that it is easily understandable to anyone who reads it. I spent many years trying to teach psychology and psychiatry residents at UTMB to write with her kind of clarity and simplicity. Very few of them even approached her level. There are a lot of people out there who have suffered concussions and their long lasting effects who can easily identify those effects in themselves such as decreases in their multitasking abilities. I am glad you mentioned the “Timeless” book–I’ll look it up. If I get one good idea from a book, then I know I have more than gotten my money back.

-Harold L Russell, PhD

Your book actually helped my brother understand that he also suffers from brain injury from several incidents. He had a total of 3 times that he hit his head and passed out, all occurring in the 70′s or early 80′s. Nobody really understood about head injuries back then and he was just labeled as a problem. Thanks for making your book detailed but still easy to understand, even for someone who has such a hard time comprehending the written word.

-Kimberly Millhouse Alley

I read your book in the early days of my recovery when it became my encyclopedia of TBI! Many thanks for your work for all of us with brain injuries!!
-Louise M.

Thank you Diane for your remarkable book, Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. It has been my bedside bible for the last 20+ months. God Bless you for writing it! I have shared it with every provider and person I know who asks about MTBI.

When we asked Lisa if we could share her comments she added:

Please! Share away! And know that your groundbreaking book has made such a difference in my life. Really – it was a treasure map for identifying causes of symptoms and exploring a variety of treatments that were right for me. As a breast cancer survivor, I have been involved with Living beyond breast cancer for many years, and had access to unbelievable resources for education and support at that time in my life. Your book is the sole resource that comes close to providing similar professional resources and support for people facing MTBI.

-Lisa Katharina Cooper

Dr. Diane challenged me to take hold of my aspirations and make them happen; all the time channeling my own initiative to achieve my goals. Dr. Diane also engaged others with whom she was working at the time to assist me, and I to assist them. Thanks to Dr. Diane’s efforts, I have doubled my income in four years; moved up the corporate ladder; and actually recorded a music CD in an effort to launch another means of income and satisfaction.

WARNING: Dr. Diane will not just sit and hold your proverbial hand — Dr. Diane will challenge you — directly when appropriate. Be prepared to work to reach your goal. If you are truly ready to achieve your dream, then you are ready for Dr. Diane. Even though I am some 400 miles from Dr. Diane now, I still call her from time to time. Time and space are not a problem. September 3, 2009.

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Creative

– Frank Gorrell, MSA, CPA

Audrey had three major injuries starting her junior year of high school. She was told she would never graduate college. Audrey graduated both high school and college with honors. You can read more in Case Studies of Applied Psychophysiology: Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treatments for Advances in Human Performance.

Dr. Stoler,
Thank you for my college graduation gift, it really does remind me how far I have come and I could not have done it without your help and support. I will keep your beautiful gift on my desk for years to come and I know I will continue to succeed in life!. Take care and I really do appreciate everything you have done for me.

-Audrey R., Essex County, MA

My name is Christine; we met last October in Columbus, Ohio. We had dinner together, the Thursday night before the Ohio Conference on Brain Injury. I was the one individual who told you that I had Epilepsy. We spoke about nutrition after your seminar.

You had so much valuable information to share. I continue to be energized. I was most interested in the change in diet you proposed. You asked that I try the new diet and e-mail you in two weeks. Well, surely this isn’t two weeks. I apologize for not writing you before. I feel my responsibility goes farther than just responding to you. This change is huge.

I’ve changed my eating habits and the clarity is unreal. Let alone there has been a big change in the daily “balance” I seek. I always knew an abundance of sugar could bring problems, however I never realized (or understood) the correlation between Carbohydrates and sugar. To think that I started each day with cereal!

My seizures are under control to a point. For about 10+ years I have had warnings, usually in the a.m. in the form of twitches or jerks. They may be the result of too much sugar, lack of sleep, my menstrual period or not eating enough food. Any one of those things combined with a situation that is exciting or stressful or missing a dose of medication might also lead to these “jerks”. There is a definite connection between Aspartame and jerks so I have eliminated it from my diet. I take Ativan (as needed) to stop the jerks (and prevent a potential grand mal seizure).

When these situations occurred, I used to be slow to take an Ativan. I felt I could “control” the jerks and I knew I’d be tired later in the day. I also saw it as a sign of defeat.

Since changing my diet I’ve learned that it’s easier to take a piece of Ativan than to try to control the jerks. The few seizures I’ve had have not afforded me the longer warning time I once had. Another change I’ve made is that if I miss a dose of medication it’s best to adjust and work it in. Since changing my diet, the jerks have decreased substantially. I had 3 grand mal seizures in January. That was a lot. However, a few of the reasons above can be given for each one. I have not had one seizure this month. I think I took a piece of Ativan one time.

I am most excited that I wake each morning with so much energy — and I maintain that energy throughout the day! I feel I have the potential to do as much as the next person. I feel like a cloud (I didn’t even realize was there) has been lifted from my brain. I do have to be a little more “heads up” with regard to the items I mentioned since changing my diet. In the past few years I have gained tremendous knowledge about how my Epilepsy affects me. I know (now from experience) that a balance can be achieved with a change in diet. I also know that I only listened to you because you had first-hand experience with what you were talking about. Thank you for your great advice.

– Christine, Columbus, OH

I had contacted Dr. Diane because I had a mild TBI in October 2009 and then had post concussion syndrome as a result. I had great difficulty with my balance and vision and experienced all the other symptoms that go along with these two diagnoses. I hit my head eight more times in a short period of time because I wasn’t seeing things as they are and my balance was off.

I cannot thank Dr. Diane enough, and I mean that with my whole heart and soul. The 90-minute phone consult she gave me has changed my life. It was like she had known me for years, and knew the solution to my symptoms and difficulties and was happy to share them with me. I felt much less brain fog from the change in my diet, and I was also able to be safer because I was more aware of what was around me. Her expertise, knowledge, compassion, and caring attitude has given me relief since my TBI. She helped me to function easier in life, and gave me the tools and resources which are assisting my body, mind, and spirit in further healing and enriching my quality of life.

– Dawn L., Sarasota, FL

I, Deborah Fulton, hired Dr. Diane Stoler to help with my son’s hearing to explain the problems that could result from a concussion. My son is sentence to prison because of the judicial’s system lack of acknowledge or refusal to accept the injuries that can be caused to the brain from a blow to the back of the head. Even though the results were not beneficial to my son’s case I can state from experience and comparison, it was not due to the lack of diligence and hard work performed by Dr. Stoler. Her own experience seems to have encouraged her efforts to provide help to others more than a personal touch, but a piece from her heart. Her dedication to be a positive partner in society and provide knowledge to those willing to learn will give them better and compassionate person towards those who may need help. I personally would not hesitate to hire Dr. Stoler and am grateful to have had the opportunity to have her on our side, because I know there was nothing else that could have been done on her behalf to help us. I feel Dr. Stoler will provide that help from beyond the normal and average to the experienced and heartfelt.

– Deborah Fulton

My name is Gail, a 59 year old Mito patient of Dr. Mark Korson. I was originally diagnosed and being treated for Multiple Sclerosis until I developed Myoclonus. I was then sent to Dr. Shoffner in Atlanta by my neurologist where I was then diagnosed with Mitochondrial Disease Complex I & III.

The diagnoses process took approximately 5 years. My symptoms which all looked like Multiple Sclerosis began in 2002. For a long period, I was being treated with pain medication for my muscle pain, nerve pain, burning, numbness, migraines etc. I was also on medication for high blood pressure and my myoclonus. After being diagnosed with Mitochondrial Disease, I finally found Dr. Korson in Boston where I began to get the proper help and direction for the supplements I needed to be taking and suggestions for managing my energy and disease. During this time I had to give up driving for 3 years because my myoclonus was so bad and I was using a cane due to balance issues and weakness.

By chance, I met a wonderful woman while walking the beach on the North Shore. She approached my sister and I as we were collecting shells. We were both walking with canes. She introduced herself and during our conversation asked us what health problems we were having. We told her and she said I can help you, told us her name and said feel free to contact me. Months went by and I decided to call her. Her name is Dr. Diane Roberts Stoler. She is a Nueropsychologist. We started with using neurofeedback to help with my pain, anxiety, sleep and myoclonus. She also used hypnosis to help with pain. It took close to a month using neurofeedback twice a week to start seeing a change. I continued feeling better and after some time my pain and myoclonus had improved so I was able to start driving again. Dr. Diane gave me tools to use I never knew existed – something for depression, anxiety and sleep. Today, through her treatments, coaching, support and teaching, I’ve learned to use hypnosis, meditation, forms of energy medicine and Reiki to help manage my disease. Today I no longer need any pain medications or Blood Pressure medication which I had been taking for years, nor do I need to use a cane . I rarely have pain and have rare episodes of myoclonus, and my balance is good. Dr. Diane not only introduced, treated and coached me with all of these tools along with her team, she also took the time to research what foods were best for my mitochondria as well as what to stay away from to help with my energy.

I know that I have to be disciplined and use all of my tools on a regular basis or I will revert to where I was several years ago. It feels great to be off the medications which cause side effects.

I believe Dr. Diane has so much to share that could help other health professionals and anyone with any type of Chronic Illness. She treats the Mind, Body and Spirit and can show how both Conventional, Complementary and Alternative methods can work together. I’m sharing this because Dr. Diane has been my Earth Angel and I want others to have the same knowledge and opportunities for a better quality of life.

– Gail N., Worcester County, MA

My son, Noah, started doing neurofeedback with Dr. Diane about a year ago after his pediatrician wanted to put him on medication to help him focus better at school. At that time Noah was disorganized, had trouble staying focused for more than a few minutes, and had difficult processing information at times. This affected his school work, his family and even his social life. As a parent I wanted to do everything I could before going the medication route. So we did Neurofeedback. It has changed his life. He is now focusing much better at school, he is able to do school work now that was difficult before, and he doesn’t have anymore tantrums which he had before. His teachers have seen a big improvement in him. Neurofeedback has truly made a big difference in our lives.

– Kim K., Essex County, MA

Words can’t describe how grateful I am that I met you. I remember the day I met you. You had been seeing my mother for almost a year for her myoclonic jerking and pain and I went in to meet you and learn all the wonderful things you had done to help my mother. You made a world of difference in her life, and by helping her you helped me before I even met you. You gave me my mom back who for years was in pain, and had gotten to the point where she could no longer drive. However, after she met you I saw a change in her. Her pain level went down, and her jerking stopped. I can finally say I have seen my mother smile again. Not to mention, you were the first therapist to ever help mend my relationship with her. There were years of pain between us, and somehow you were finally able to open the waves of communication again between her and I. Not only had you done a wonderful job helping my mother, but then you helped me. In May I went to see you, for my panic attack disorder that had gotten so bad I had to take an emergency medical leave from school. I was having panic attacks two to three times a week often passing out each time because I would hyperventilate so badly. I felt like I had lost hope in getting better. My panic attacks which I had been having since the ninth grade (I am now a senior in college) was an uphill battle for me, and it felt like every year it was getting worse. I currently have only been seeing you since May and it is now August but I have already noticed a world of difference. I have not had a panic attack in two months. I signed up for fall classes and now I can go back to school without having to worry if I am going to have another attack. Between the therapy, the biofeedback, and the Bach flowers I finally have my life back. I honestly believe you are truly a gift from God, and one of the most wonderful people that have ever walked this earth. You have finally given me hope again and brought a new meaning to the tattoo on my back which reads “always have hope”. I have seen many doctors in my lifetime, and I can honestly say I have never met one as wonderful as you. I can see in your eyes how much you care about every client who walks through your door. You are the first doctor that I have ever seen make a call to another doctor right then and there. There is virtually no waiting, and you always keep your promises. I know no one in this world is perfect, but you are damn near close. You are a true inspiration in my life, and inspire me when it comes to my social work career. You are everything I hope to be in a healthcare provider. Also, as a side note, you have some of the most awesome people working for you. Every time I call your answering service they are always so nice and polite and always call back. As for Paul your assistant in biofeedback he is a true gem. He is one of the nicest, most caring people I have ever met. He’s intelligent and witty, and has the best sense of humor. He’s an incredible person and I feel blessed to have met him. All in all, thank you and as my mother said God bless you.

– Kristin N., Essex County, MA

It has been a difficult journey for me since I suffered a concussion.  Within a year of my injury my husband died; I lost my job; the LT disability used the vulnerabilities from my injury to exploit my future, and I received little guidance from my doctors.  Then I found Dr Diane searching the Internet.  After reading her book I knew what I was experiencing was real and I also knew there were treatments for me. Dr. Diane used her own experiences to develop strategies to treat TBI and PCS. So I personally consulted with Dr. Diane and she not only validated my symptoms,  explained the anatomy behind my injury, but she also devised a treatment plan. Using her plan I set out to get the appropriate treatment in my geographical area because I had nobody to help me drive great distances and finances were a factor. This is when I learned that practitioners do not understand as much about head injuries as they claim or they were more concerned with payment than success. If I did not have Dr. Diane to verify what tests and methods are legally and medically appropriate and to keep finding me alternate professionals that are knowledgeable with my given problems I would truly be lost navigating my path for treatment. It is hard enough trying to live day to day by myself given my deficits. Only with Dr. Diane’s help have I been able to continue to pursue better health.  I am forever grateful for all she has done for me and everyone suffering from TBI or PCS and for all the medical knowledge she has acquired and shared with all.

– Betsy Bray, CT

Your support and experience has truly been a blessing to our family.

– Craig & Marti F., New York

Your 5 tips for better health are very exciting. I always thought my diet played an active role on how I have felt. I certainly will up my protein and eliminate many of the carbs and alcohol….

-Dave V., New York

I had contacted Dr. Diane because I had a mild TBI in October 2009 and then had postconcussion syndrome as a result. I had great difficulty with my balance and vision and experienced all the other symptoms that go along with these two diagnoses. I hit my head eight more times in a short period of time because I wasn’t seeing things as they are and my balance was off.

I cannot thank Dr. Diane enough, and I mean that with my whole heart and soul. The 90-minute phone consult she gave me has changed my life. It was like she had known me for years, and knew the solution to my symptoms and difficulties and was happy to share them with me. I felt much less brain fog from the change in my diet, and I was also able to be safer because I was more aware of what was around me. Her expertise, knowledge, compassion, and caring attitude has given me relief since my TBI. She helped me to function easier in life, and gave me the tools and resources which are assisting my body, mind, and spirit in further healing and enriching my quality of life.”

– Dawn L., Sarasota, FL

“I hired Dr. Diane Stoler to help with my son’s hearing to explain the problems that could result from a concussion. My son is sentence to prison because of the judicial’s system lack of acknowledge or refusal to accept the injuries that can be caused to the brain from a blow to the back of the head. Even though the results were not beneficial to my son’s case I can state from experience and comparison, it was not due to the lack of diligence and hard work performed by Dr. Stoler. Her own experience seems to have encouraged her efforts to provide help to others more than a personal touch, but a piece from her heart. Her dedication to be a positive partner in society and provide knowledge to those willing to learn will give them better and compassionate person towards those who may need help. I personally would not hesitate to hire Dr. Stoler and am grateful to have had the opportunity to have her on our side, because I know there was nothing else that could have been done on her behalf to help us. I feel Dr. Stoler will provide that help from beyond the normal and average to the experienced and heartfelt.”

-Deborah F.

It has been a difficult journey for me since I suffered a concussion.  Within a year of my injury my husband died; I lost my job; the LT disability used the vulnerabilities from my injury to exploit my future, and I received little guidance from my doctors.  Then I found Dr Diane searching the Internet.  After reading her book I knew what I was experiencing was real and I also knew there were treatments for me. Dr. Diane used her own experiences to develop strategies to treat TBI and PCS. So I personally consulted with Dr. Diane and she not only validated my symptoms,  explained the anatomy behind my injury, but she also devised a treatment plan. Using her plan I set out to get the appropriate treatment in my geographical area because I had nobody to help me drive great distances and finances were a factor. This is when I learned that practitioners do not understand as much about head injuries as they claim or they were more concerned with payment than success. If I did not have Dr. Diane to verify what tests and methods are legally and medically appropriate and to keep finding me alternate professionals that are knowledgeable with my given problems I would truly be lost navigating my path for treatment. It is hard enough trying to live day to day by myself given my deficits. Only with Dr. Diane’s help have I been able to continue to pursue better health.  I am forever grateful for all she has done for me and everyone suffering from TBI or PCS and for all the medical knowledge she has acquired and shared with all.

– Betsy Bray, CT

We have used Dr. Stoler’s Neuroband with great success for 6+ years. It is SOOO much faster than electrode paste and quickly gives a very low impedance connection. We use it with both gold electrodes for z-score and sintered silver electrodes for ISF training. To part the hair better under the pad once attached to the patient, we slide either a chopstick or a q-tip moistened with ElectroMist; this ensures an even better connection. The teenage guys especially prefer the Neuroband because they fear crossing the path of Miss America when they leave here with paste residue on their scalp. A scientist at the CDC in Atlanta asserted that the salinity level is so high in the electrolyte solution that no virus or bacteria would thrive. When we explain that, most patients don’t wince one bit to use the Neuroband directly after the previous person. When the rare person wants their own Neuroband and pads, they buy it and we keep it segregated in a plastic bag. We saved in time the cost of the Neuroband the very first day we used it.

-Paul & Larry, Discovery Learning Associates, Cambridge MA

No paste to put on and therefore, no paste to clean up is a major advantage to using Dr. Diane’s Neuroband. My son has a traumatic brain injury and we do daily neurofeedback sessions at home, as well as having done remote sessions with Dr. Diane in the past. With similar clarity of frequency, and no clean-up required I think home and remote trainers will be very pleased with using Dr. Diane’s Neuroband.

-Melinda, IL

My son has a traumatic brain injury. We are doing the neurofeedback training with Dr. Diane® at home and it is very easy with Dr. Diane’s Neuroband™. It makes the process effortless and comfortable, without the messy paste and cleanup after. And the clarity of frequency is comparable. I would highly recommend any home user doing remote training to try it. It’s a great product!

-Monte Bransfield, MA

Diane, All that I can say is WOW! What a great product! I received the Neuroband yesterday and tried it on myself to see how it worked. I was thoroughly impressed with it for two reasons:

  1. When I do my own neurofeedback, I noticed that the sensors tend to loosen their grip from start to finish due to my hair being so thick despite using copious amounts of the Ten20 paste. After processing, I typically need to push the sensors back into my scalp just to ensure good reading between the pre and post baseline recordings. This makes me wonder how effective any system would be when running into that type of an issue. With the Neuroband, I created the saline solution, soaked the pockets, hooked myself up and I was off to the races with no concern about losing sensor connection quality. What a dream come true!
  2. There was no post-processing clean-up which was a big concern as I’d like to work with multiple clients and was concerned about the sanitary issue and sending people out with “There’s Something About Mary” hair.

I used the neuroband on my first client this morning and I noticed that his processing was much smoother also and there was no degradation between the connection status from pre to post baseline testing. I do not know how you came up with this idea but am most grateful that you did!

-Tammy Whiteside

I have the highest regard for Dr. Diane, not only for what she has overcome, but also the sincerity of her message. I too believe that recovery from traumatic brain injury, regardless of cause, is a blend of physical, spiritual effort and the belief that life will evolve and change for the better.

-Marjorie N., Brigham and Women’s Stroke Support Group

Dear Diane,

Thank you for the wonderful presentation today for our Brain Aneurysm Support Group! Everyone loved it! I spoke to the Executive Director of the Brain Aneurysm Foundation- Christina Buckley about the need to lobby for patient care therapies. I told her you would be an amazing person to lobby on behalf of the BAF for patients.

-Diedre Buckley, MS, RN, ANP-c ,Nurse Practitioner, Division of Neurosurgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Dr. Diane,
I want to thank you so much for joining us and speaking to our support group last month. The information on grieving and acceptance really hit home with many of the group members. I have received a lot of positive feedback from people and very much appreciate your sharing your time and expertise with us.

-Barbara Bapobianco, SLP Barbara Bapobianco, SLP Salem, NH Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital

This is the best workshop I’ve been to in the last 10 years.

-Anyonymous (Attorney), First Annual Workshop on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

We all thoroughly enjoyed your presentation. Your ability to present the material. To make it interesting but not too technical was valued by many of our audience.

-Brian Sharp, Ph.D.Brain Injury Association of Georgia

Way of Marketing myself and Neurofeedback was excellent. Thank you very much for adapting your talk for me!

-Dr. Micah Altman, Psy.D.Benicua, CAFutureHealth Conference

The conference was a great success…thanks to your participation.

-Frances H. BatesonBrain Injury Association of Maryland

Extremely well done.

-Joseph Belforti, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Conference

You were the most delightful and informing individual we have had speak in many years.

-Karen B. Krout, Brain Injury Association of New Mexico

…your presentation was very informative and extremely well presented. ….it gave people hope and a positive energy.

-Ken Gilstein, Licensed Psychologist

Great speech!

-Lorrie Johnstone, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Conference

Your speech was inspirational.

-Linda Hunt, Ontario Brain Injury Association